Bolton: Plans unveiled for an adventure golf featuring ‘monkeys in palm trees’, a volcano and elephants

Plans have been submitted for an adventure golf course in Bolton which will feature ‘palm trees with monkeys’, ‘elephants’ and a ‘volcano’. Regent Park Golf Club, Links Road, Lostock have submitted plans for an 18-hole themed adventure golf attraction on land at their current conventional golf course.

Documents submitted to Bolton Council in the past week include plans from City Golf Europe which suggest a ‘jungle’ theme for the course. Among the features for the course detailed on the plans are ‘palms tree with monkeys’, a gorilla box, turtles, crocodiles, elephants, parrots, a volcano and a man in a safari suit lying in a hammock.

City Golf Europe, who are based in Sweden, have installed more than 2,300 mini golf courses and 250 adventure golf courses worldwide. Their website, states: “Variants can be jungle golf, pirate golf, medieval golf or your own choice of theme.

Example of previous City Golf Europe designs

“Adventure golf offers courses set in thrilling settings with exotic obstacles. These themes offer many inspiring options for designing your own unique course.

“This is adventure golf where only your imagination sets the limits. We design and build high-quality mini golf and adventure golf courses for all situations, from recreational golf to top level competitive golf.”

The firm have recently completed similar courses such as a Peter Pan themed course north of Berlin and a Jurassic style course n the Dutch city of Gouda.

The plans state the course would cover an area of 1,200 square metres. Regent Park Golf Centre currently boasts a 18 hole championship course , a 20 bay floodlit driving range, a par 3 academy course, a footgolf course

and a clubhouse with function room.

A highways department comment with the plans, said that as the adventure golf course was ancillary to the main elements of the golf centre there would be negligible impact on traffic in the area.

Planners at Bolton Council will decide on the plans in the coming weeks.

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