Facilities

The Club, which was founded in 1929, has the exclusive use of five good full-sized lawns and a grade II listed pavilion, with shared use of a further three lawns on the adjacent bowling greens.  It provides all the necessary equipment (mallets, balls, hoops), so prospective members and casual players need only bring a pair of flat-soled shoes.  The pavilion has cloakrooms and a recently re-fitted kitchen.  There is a telephone, 0115 922 2237 (but this will only be answered if someone is within reach) and WiFi broadband connection.

During the season, which runs from mid April to early October, the lawns are available to members all day (weather permitting) seven days a week (except during tournaments).  Tuesday afternoons and evenings are the club day and (weather permitting) members will turn up and play - most games are arranged informally between members.  A group play Golf Croquet and give coaching to those new to that form of the game on Wednesday mornings.  Saturday afternoons are also popular and occassional socials and club teas are held. Coaching courses for beginners are run each year, one starting in May and the other in July, following the Open Days, and subsequently informal coaching at all levels is given freely by experienced members.

Out of season, the lawns on the bowling greens are available subject to maintenance and frost.