Welcome to Bath Croquet Club

You will find us in the centre of Bath, in a stunning location, on Bath Recreation Ground.

Croquet is an inclusive sport that people of all ages and skill levels can play. We have four lawns that are open daily and our friendly membership are on hand to welcome visitors and potential new members.

New players can be assured of a great start to their enjoyment of this game. If you are looking for an activity which satisfies your competitive instinct, or just fancy a relaxed game on a Club afternoon please use the contact page to register your interest.

Jane Austen Festival at Bath Croquet Club

September 11th 2023

Bath Croquet club welcomed visitors celebrating the Jane Austen festival to engage in a game of croquet and partake of refreshments in the Clubhouse. Croquet wasn’t invented in Jane Austen’s lifetime, in those days they were still playing a game called Pall Mall involving mallets, balls and hoops – the same equipment as croquet. Jane

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Internal Competitions – Finals Day

September 11th 2023

Last Saturday saw the culmination of the majority of this year’s internal competitions. The number of matches played on Finals Day was dictated by some members being in multiple finals and injuries. Roger Hayes had a good day winning the Alderwick Cup in the morning against Peter Miles and again in the afternoon Short Lawns

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Short Lawns Tournament

September 1st 2023

At the latter end of the season, thoughts of AC players turn to Short Croquet, with 75 minute fully-bisqued games played on half-lawns. The internal Short Lawns League is still in full swing, with the semi-final and the final scheduled to be played at Finals Day next Saturday, but 12 of us also got together

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Bath have ‘a Ticket to Ryde’

August 21st 2023

Bath played host this year to the SW Regional Final of the All-England GC Handicap, held on Sunday 13thAugust, and managed by Philip de Glanville, with Martin Leach from Bristol who had very kindly agreed to come over and referee. There were 10 qualifiers, from all over the South West. Clubs as far apart as

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Last match of the season resulted in a draw for Bath and Weston super Mare GC HH teams.

August 11th 2023

With good weather and lawn surface running well after the rains over the summer, a promising start for both teams as an alternate win and lose sequence was established. Weston super Mare’s team of five had handicaps of 8 and 9, whilst Bath’s six players ranged from 8 to 12. Robust play was demonstrated by

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