Edinburgh Croquet Club

Location Lauriston Castle, Cramond Road South map
Website   www.edinburghcroquetclub.com
Secretary Allan Hawke This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chairman Hamish Duguid This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Edinburgh Croquet Club was founded in 1950 at a meeting organised by the distinguished author Moray McLaren.  A site was found for it at Lauriston Castle and the first lawn was laid out that year.  Two more lawns - full length but slightly narrow and sloping - were added during the 1950s.  Some long-awaited levelling work was carried out in 2004, and the club now has two full-size level lawns, with lawn 3 remaining narrow and on a slope.  The lawns enjoy a superb setting with the castle on one side and a view across the Firth of Forth on the other.

The main club session at Lauriston Castle is on a Saturday afternoon, and there are other sessions on Monday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Wednesday afternoons (Association Croquet) and on Sunday and Thursday afternoons (Golf Croquet).  The club runs a beginners' course at Lauriston in May and June each year, and an annual six-day tournament in August - usually during the first week of the Edinburgh International Festival - in the grounds of Fettes College.

New members and visitors are always welcome.  Further information can be found on the club's website at www.edinburghcroquetclub.com.