Five Lakes Golf Club, Colchester


Five Lakes Resort is home to two of the best golf courses in Essex. The tees and greens are meticulously maintained, and present a challenge to golfers both novice and experienced.

With excellent short game practice facilities and an onsite driving range, the scene is set for a day or a weekend of Essex golf heaven.

Book your tee time now, call the Five Lakes Golf Club now on 01621 862 326 or email us

We had a great couple of days at Five Lakes. The feedback was very positive by all who attended the golf event and all staff were very helpful. We look forward to coming back again.



Whether you’re just getting started with golf or are looking to improve your game, you can access quality training with our coaching program. You can receive one-to-one coaching with our own Head Professional on the course, Gary Carter.

Gary Carter has been a PGA member for over 26 years and has been the pro here at the Five Lakes Resort for 19 years. An accomplished player himself, he’s won the Essex golf PGA championship and has an enviable reputation in the wider competitive circuit. His coaching is available for all ages and stages of golfing and starts from just £28 for 30 minutes, with junior lessons available for half price.

Dress Code

All golfers MUST respect the resort’s dress code:

  • All shirts must have a collar
  • Shorts or Trousers must be Tailored
  • Sportswear (ie football shirts etc.), camouflage items and denim are strictly prohibited
  • Golf shoes must be worn

Each golfer must have their own set of golf clubs.

Slow play will not be tolerated, please ensure that you keep up with the game in front.


Open to members and non-members alike, our fully-stocked onsite Golf shop is open seven days a week. We offer an extensive range of clothing, shoes and accessories to satisfy even the most demanding golfer. Our experienced staff will be on hand to advise you on our best selling products to make sure you improve your game and look good on the green!

Brands include: Callaway, Under Armour, Titleist and Skechers


Monday – Friday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

For further information or to book your tee time call our Golf Shop on 01621 862 326

The course was in really good nick and the weather was brilliant The rooms met all our expectations and the food was again spot on


Golf Facilities

  • Short-game practice area for chipping, pitching and bunker practice
  • Three practice putting greens
  • 8 bay driving range
  • The services of a PGA professional
  • Golf and sports shop
  • Changing Facilities
  • Trolley and buggy hire

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