Links to other croquet web sites

If you’re interested in more aspects of the game, here are some links to other croquet web sites:

Croquet England

Croquet England (CqE) is the national governing body for croquet in England. Its web site has a wealth of useful information on association and golf croquet. There is also a shop where books, equipment and clothing can be purchased. Details and results of national competitions can be found at the following links:

Mary Rose Longman Secretary’s Shield Short

North West Federation of Croquet Clubs

Our regional federation organising coaching, development and leagues. The website contains a rolling calendar of events together with latest news and results.

 Advanced B Level  Weekend handicap  Mid-week handicap
 Short lawn  Golf handicap  Level play golf

There is also a useful list of croquet clubs in the north west  together with contact details of club officers and match organisers and of mallet suppliers. Clubs and links to their websites are listed below.

Bowdon Culcheth – closed Keswick Penrith & North Lakes
Bury Ellesmere Liverpool – closed Salford
Chester Flixton Llanfairfechan Southport & Birkdale
Crake Valley Fylde Nannerch Tattenhall
Craig-y-Don Isle of Man Pendle & Craven Westmorland

Oxford Croquet

An independent and impressively comprehensive source of coaching tips and in depth technical information run by Dr Ian Plummer of Balliol College, Oxford.


An excellent website run by Chris and Jenny Clarke covering a wealth of croquet topics including laws training, stroke play, tactical coaching for both association and golf croquet, equipment and chosing the right mallet, lawn care and some fun stuff such as croquet trivia quizzes. Access to the website is free but full access requires enrolment and log-in.

Northern Croquet Academy

Launched in 2017 as a centre of excellence for croquet coaching and development in the north of England and now running a full programme of courses.  Based at the grounds of York Croquet Club near the centre of the city and within a few minutes’ walk of the station.

Croquet Academy

Founded in 2007 as a centre of excellence for croquet tuition and runs a comprehensive programme of courses. Located at Sussex County Croquet Club in Southwick near Brighton.

Croquet on Film

A website dedicated to collecting and showing good croquet videos and photographs. Contains some excellent video clips of top quality games but, sadly, the site is not being kept up to date.

Croquet World Online

A US-based online magazine featuring all aspects of the game.