Playing Instructions for the 2022 Season

The Season will start on Monday 4th April and finish on Thursday 13th October.

The lawn is situated inside a walled garden, adjacent to the Main Car Park.

Club Members playing times are as follows:

Monday                 10.00am to dusk

Tuesday                10.00am to dusk

Wednesday          10.00am to dusk

Thursday               10.00am to dusk

Our arrangement with the Four Seasons Hotel does NOT allow play at other times.

  • ONLY TRAINERS OR SHOES WITH FLAT CONTINUOUS SOFT SOLES may be worn on the lawn. Bare feet are NOT recommended due to risk of injury from balls and mallets.
  • Club Night is each Thursday from 5pm onwards.
  • A ‘BYO’ evening(bring your own drinks/nibbles) will be held the last Thursday of the month, 5pm onwards.
  • Mix-inswill be held on Tuesdays 2 pm. Please try and arrive on time to take part in draw for first games. Each game will be re-drawn for partners/opponents, so later arrivals can take part in the next game. 
  • The code 1745 will open the Croquet Equipment Box combination padlock. The last persons playing MUST ensure all equipment is locked away in the Box and the notice board returned to a closed position.
  • If you borrow a Club Mallet for matches, please put your name and the date in the back of the Guest Book. Return the Mallet as soon as possible.
  • Do not use the hotel equipment at any time(identified usually by lying unattended in gazebo or around lawn).
  • The Hotel has asked that, should Hotel Guests wish to play, we incorporate the guests into the game we are playing, or they may like to play on the Smalllawn.
  • When playing in matches and competitions with other clubs and in the singles final, whites must be worn. Handicap Cards are to be completed for all singles competition matches.
  • Beginner Lessons will be arranged for New Members, please contact the Secretary.
  • Please look at the Club Website for Club News, Information, Lawn Booking, Members Contact List, Club Tournament Draws and Results.
  • Guests.Please put your name and the name of your guest in the Guest Book attached to the notice board, this includes children. A small charge of £2.00 per guest, per appearance, will be made and Members billed at the end of the Season.
  • Changes may be made to the above instructions during the season. If so, members will be advised by email and details will be on the club website.

Please contact the Secretary, Jill Catt, if you have any questions.

Tel: 07534 360812 (this number is preferred but if urgent then call 01252 842901)