Come & Play Croquet

Croquet is an outdoor game you can learn to play in just 10 minutes. Whilst you need skill, tactics and strategy to play in leagues and championships, croquet is a fun and sociable activity for everyone, whether you’re young, old, disabled or non-disabled. It can even be played in your garden!

Learn how to play the game

Not sure where to start?

If you want to try croquet before you commit to joining a club or you’d like to share the sport with your family and friends, garden croquet is a great way of enjoying the game in the comfort of your own property or local park.

Click to find your nearest club

Ready to try croquet but not sure where your nearest club is? With over 200 croquet clubs in England, your local club could be just a walk or short drive away. Our clubs are full of enthusiastic, friendly people who enjoy sharing their knowledge of the sport and some friendly competition.

Get your equipment here

Croquet Set

Croquet Sets

From £118.50

Croquet Mallets

Mallets

From £28

Clothing

Balls

Championship Croquet Hoops

Hoops

Accessories

What is Croquet England?

We are the national governing body for croquet in England, meaning we oversee the sport’s rules, clubs, coaching and competitions. We’re made up of croquet players and are passionate about croquet. As a result, we’re committed to getting more people involved with croquet in more places and are convinced it’s one of the best sports in the world.

Championship event calendar

Ready to take your croquet game to the next level? Championship events are organised for players of all levels. There are also many tournaments organised by croquet clubs and federations that you can join, with more than 300 in the UK from April to October. If you’re interested in participating, please contact your local club.

Recent News

Here is a selection of our latest croquet highlights including Championship winners, charity events and the latest Croquet Association projects.

Croquet’s Most Improved Players 2023

28/11/2023

Celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet

Over 40 countries around the world will be celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet on 14th December 2023.

15/11/2023

USA win the Solomon Trophy 14-7 vs Great Britain

Congratulations to Team USA who finished the test match with a convincing win against Great Britain (14-7)

13/11/2023

Good luck Team GB!

The Solomon Trophy, Association Croquet Test Match between USA & GB, begins 9th November 2023

09/11/2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023 defeating Jenny Clarke (NZ) in the best of five final, winning the match 3-1

21/10/2023

Dulwich win European GC Club League

Dulwich win European GC Club League with 4 match wins

17/10/2023

Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match

Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match which took place in Cairo on 7th October 2023.

10/10/2023

Australia announces World Championship Golf Croquet Squad

The Australian Croquet Association has announced their Golf Croquet players selected to play in the GC World Team Championship, known as The Openshaw Shield

26/08/2023

Jamie Gumbrell is the Women’s GC World Champion 2023

Jamie Gumbrell from Australia won the final against England's Rachel Gee in four games, winning 3-1.

17/08/2023

Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship

Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship for the sixth time at Hurlingham beating Matthew Essick(USA) in a very close five game final.

01/08/2023

Croquet’s Most Improved Players 2023

28/11/2023

Celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet

Over 40 countries around the world will be celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet on 14th December 2023.

15/11/2023

USA win the Solomon Trophy 14-7 vs Great Britain

Congratulations to Team USA who finished the test match with a convincing win against Great Britain (14-7)

13/11/2023

Good luck Team GB!

The Solomon Trophy, Association Croquet Test Match between USA & GB, begins 9th November 2023

09/11/2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023 defeating Jenny Clarke (NZ) in the best of five final, winning the match 3-1

21/10/2023

Dulwich win European GC Club League

Dulwich win European GC Club League with 4 match wins

17/10/2023

Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match

Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match which took place in Cairo on 7th October 2023.

10/10/2023

Australia announces World Championship Golf Croquet Squad

The Australian Croquet Association has announced their Golf Croquet players selected to play in the GC World Team Championship, known as The Openshaw Shield

26/08/2023

Jamie Gumbrell is the Women’s GC World Champion 2023

Jamie Gumbrell from Australia won the final against England's Rachel Gee in four games, winning 3-1.

17/08/2023

Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship

Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship for the sixth time at Hurlingham beating Matthew Essick(USA) in a very close five game final.

01/08/2023

The Croquet Gazette

The Croquet Gazette is a magazine published  by Croquet England six times a year to help members keep up to date with croquet activities in the UK and overseas.  We love to share interesting articles about players and tournaments, whilst keeping the croquet community up to date with the latest committee news.

The Gazette

10 Things You Might Not Know About Croquet England