Its a cracker. Course is situated about a 1.5 hour drive from London on Hayling Island itself which is a small bit of land near Portsmouth that is cut off during high tide. The opening par 3 is OK but not that inspiring but then the course gets going with an excellent dogleg par 5 second and a series of testing long par 4s. The other outstanding holes are the short par 3 5th called the Narrows because of the shape of the green, the 11th a sort of clifftop par 3 green, the 12th with the famous widow bunker (I didn't think it was that intimidating) and the 13th a lovely par 5 around the edge of the marshes. I remember the greens being very fast in particular.
Donald Steel put it in his book about the great Links courses of GB and Ireland which is worth reading for other hidden gems such as Seascale and Silloth etal.
Hope this helps - it is well worth playing !!