Limuru Golf Club

Golfing in the Limuru area actually began back in 1926 when local farmers Scott, Bradshaw and some neighbours established a course and hotel at what is now the Brakenhurst Baptist Conference Centre. However, the land was sold some years later and local golfing enthusiasts began the quest for a new facility. Negotiations with the government over 80 hectares (200 acres) of Crown land began in 1945. The land was finally secured on a 25-year lease, through the unwavering efforts of Major C.E.V. Buxton and Colonel E. Hutchison. 

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.

The scenery and view from the clubhouse verandah is unrivalled by any other Kenyan golf club 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.

    • 18-hole golf course
    • Lawn bowling
    • Tennis courts
    • Cricket
    • Squash court
    • Swimming pool (heated)
    • Pool table
    • Bar and restaurant
    • Conference/workshop facilities
    • Scenic walks