Ripon Spa Hotel

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 Chairman:  Fergus Thompson
Ripon Spa Hotel, Park Street, Ripon, HG4 2BU.
Tel 01765 602 172 –
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About the club

Founded in 1995 Best Western Ripon Spa Hotel Croquet Club  is delighted to host and sponsor the following prestigious competitions:

  •  Yorkshire International Open
  •   The Ripon Rowel Cup
  •   Women’s Open Golf Croquet Championship
  • The Black Sheep Yorkshire Open Doubles Championship
  • The Margaret Williams Short Lawn Association Trophy

Home of ex-England player Samantha Thompson, who is the resident coach, together with Fergus Thompson, we have three and a half courts and beginners are welcome to make use of club mallets. We are delighted to have hosted visiting clubs from all over the UK as well as some of the very best international players.

We have 40 members and subscriptions for 2010 were £120.