A Guide To Limuru Country Club
Limuru Country Club is surrounded by luxuriously verdant tea fields. It is an eighteen-hole course opened in 1949. The course is a delight to play and this combined with the ever verdant fairways, cool climate and beautiful location makes the Limuru course very popular.
Tour our course
Golf is a dominant sport at Limuru country club. Just 30 minutes from Nairobi city centre, Limuru’s eighteen hole course is widely regarded as the most scenic in Kenya with one of the best club house veranda views in all of Africa. At seven thousand feet altitude and set amidst the famous local tea plantations and rolling farmlands, Limuru provides a unique hole-by-hole challenge for all members, visitors and guests. Here is our course guide with hole-by-hole playing tips:Tour of the course.
How about lawn bowls on our magnificent bowling green?The Game is played on a Bowling Green. The surface is generally grass but in some of the hotter, drier countries artificial surfaces are increasingly being used.
It does tend to have a crusty, “old people’s game” image due largely to the use of sponsors within the local communities. The reality is somewhat different and at our club level where the average player’s age is probably somewhere in the forties. Competitive bowling can be an exhausting game and in matches players are expected to perform for three to four hours without a break. During these games they can walk two or three miles and bend up and down about 100 times. It’s no wonder that bowlers traditionally suffer from both back and knee injuries. Add to that the concentration and effort required and you can see why we need a seat and a few beers after the match
The Cricket Pitch is Situated right next to the practice range and at the front of the Club House. It is the Only cricket pitch in East Africa that has a grass Wicket.
Cricket is the second most popular sport in Kenya. Kenya has competed in the Cricket World Cup since 1996. They upset some of the World’s best teams and reached semi-finals of the 2003 tournament. They also won the inaugural World Cricket League Division 1 hosted in Nairobi and participated in the World T20.
Family & fun day
Enjoy our heated side pool and heated whirlpool with service from the club house served directly to our pool area.
On weekends and holidays,we have a really good day in the pool area with a several families and loads of enthusiastic kids all learning to dive for the very first time.Families set up parties for their Kids birthdays and participate in bouncing castle activities with each other.
Limuru Country Club is located just 25 kilometers (15 miles) from Nairobi, surrounded by luxuriously verdant tea fields stretching for miles and miles on either side of the road. The drive takes you up the Uplands Escarpment as the countryside begins its ascent towards the Aberdare Mountain Range. Continuing along this escarpment, past Limuru, towards Naivasha you will witness magnificent views of the Great Rift Valley.
Visitors always remark on the scenery while the view from the clubhouse verandah is unrivalled at any other Kenyan golf course and includes the finishing holes for the front and back nine. During the cooler evenings of the July and August ‘winter season, members retire indoors to the hearty, warm fireside. The clubhouse which has seen many improvements over the years gives the feel of an old English pub on one side and a banqueting hall on the opposite side. Many of the original fittings remain. The hardwood floors and bar, the tavern-style tables and benches in the lounge and the roaring fires lit nightly, combine to exude a warm and hospitable atmosphere. The kitchen serves three meals a day and all-day snacks from an extensive menu. Large picture windows afford diners unobstructed views of the ninth and eighteenth greens.
Facilities At A Glance
- 18-hole golf course
- Lawn bowling
- Tennis courts
- Squash court
- Horse riding (extra – privately run)
- Swimming pool
- Snooker and billiards
- Bar and restaurant
- Children’s room incl. TV/play station
- Conference/workshop facilities
- Scenic walks
Limuru Country Club Contacts
Attraction Type: Sports
City / Town: Limuru
Telephone: 254 20 202 2299
254 722 645941
Entrance Fee: Yes