To get there: Junction 23 off the A16 motorway from Calais Golf d’ Abbeville Domaine du Val 80132 Grand-Laviers Telephone: 0033 (0)3 22 24 98 58 Fax: 0033 (0)3 22 24 49 61
Par 73 - 5924m
This physically demanding course has some spectacular holes with dramatic changes
in elevation. It has been particularly well integrated into its landscape, taking
advantage of the steep natural contours, woods, hedges, thickets, marshes and water,
so that artificial hazards are few and scarcely necessary. That said, it’s not
as difficult as it looks, and you will find that its most potent defence is player-fatigue
- unless you hire a ‘voiturette’, of course.
Abbeville is rarely very busy except on Sundays in May and September when they have
a lot of club competitions, and the greens are usually in good shape. Keep your
eyes open for a very wide variety of bird-life, particularly during migration seasons.
There's a decent practice range, although the ball machine is not very generous for
your 3 euro token.
The clubhouse is attractive with a nice bar where you can get simple food during