Five Lakes Golf Course near Colchester and Maldon

Lakes Course Guide

The Lakes Course is kept in superb condition all year round and offers a variety of golfing challenges. The gentle undulation of the course makes walking easy and the architecture combines lakes, well placed bunkers, mature and new trees with hedgerows.

Lakes Statistics

  • White Tees – 6767 Yards, Par 72
  • Yellow Tees – 6313 Yards, Par 72
  • Red Tees – 5765 Yards, Par 72


If you’re looking for golf lessons, Colchester is lucky enough to have Five Lakes’ very own Head Professional, Gary Carter. Five Lakes has been able to call Gary our pro for 19 years, so if you’re just starting off or want to gain a new insight into how to improve your game, Gary has all the experience required to see your handicap improve. Not only will you get more from the green, you’ll be able to learn from a 26 year long PGA member.

Lakes Course Videos

To score well on the 6,313-yard course measured from the yellow tees, you will need long drives and accurate approaches. As the name suggests, water features on a number of holes across this par 72 course. The Lakes can be one of the most enjoyable golf days in Essex.