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York Croquet Club

York Croquet Club

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York Croquet Club is a small, friendly club playing the Queen of Games in the heart of Yorkshire. New members are always very welcome.

Because croquet relies on strategy not strength, it can be played on equal terms by either sex and by people of any age. The playing season runs from April to September. We are lucky enough to have two of the best croquet lawns in Yorkshire

The game lends itself to developing team building, or simply as an occasion for trying something new and enjoyable as a works social event.

Also suitable for holiday tours wishing to provide something different in the evening or during the day.
We can accommodate any number of people between four and twenty-four on the lawns at one time. Prices start from £12 per person. We will be very happy to tailor arrangements to suit you: a typical one-and-a-half or two-hour programme might include welcome tea and biscuits; a short introduction to Golf Croquet and its tactics; basic guidance on holding the mallet, hitting the ball and hoop running; and plenty of time for sociable play.

Welcome HostAccepts groups

Contact

Mr Hywel Benyon

01904 654926

Address

Scarcroft Green,
Scarcroft Road,
York,
yo24 1dd

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 596510  Lat: 53.95197 Long: -1.09237

By rail: we are ten minutes’ walk from York Station. To walk to the club from the station, turn right out of the main entrance, and, keeping the city walls on your left, walk to the traffic lights. Turn right down Blossom Street. Continue past the cinema and over the junction with Holgate Road/East Mount Road. At the next set of lights, turn left down Scarcroft Road. The Club is on the left after the seven semi-detached houses

By bus: there are some two dozen local and regional bus links within five minutes’ walk of York Croquet Club. Alight/board at The Mount bus stop for services 4, 12, 13, 13A, 24, 37, and Yorkshire Coastliner 840, 843, 844 and 845. Alight/board at the Blossom Street bus stop for services 1, 3, 10, 10A, 14, 16, 40, 44, 142, 143, 412, 413, 743, X40 and X45. Alight/board on Scarcroft Road for service 11 and on Bishopthorpe Road for services 11A, 21 and 26.

By car: use the satnav postcode YO24 1DD. There is some unrestricted parking in Scarcroft Road; the rest of the road offers two-hour parking. Other long-term parking is available in Albemarle Road, five minutes’ walk away.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from York station

Facilities

  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

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