Spectators

Watching a polo match is exciting and great fun for the whole family. At Hertfordshire Polo Club spectators are welcome to enjoy a thrilling day of polo.   

 

Extensive, free parking is available at the Club and there is no entry fee to come to any of our tournaments.  On arrival we recommend that you collect a complimentary tournament brochure and Yearbook from the Clubhouse. The brochure outlines the teams that are playing, the names of the players and their handicaps which makes it easy to follow the play. The Yearbook outlines the rules of the game along with lots of information about the Club and our facilities and events. Most of our tournaments are commentated by one of our team of professional commentators which adds to the exciting atmosphere.

We pride ourselves on our warm and friendly atmosphere and spectators are welcome to use the Clubhouse which houses a fully licensed bar and from which a range of hot and cold meals can be ordered.

Details of polo tournaments for the current season are available on this website on the Fixture List page. Tournaments are played most weekends between May and mid-September and are usually played over a weekend with the final matches being played on Sunday afternoons.

What to expect:

A fun packed, exhilarating experience in the beautiful setting of Woolmers Park.

It is a good idea to bring some canvas chairs and a blanket so that you can select your own spot from which to view the action. Whilst there are seats available in and around the Members Enclosure these can fill up very quickly! Polo is the fastest contact team sport in the world and as such there are rules on how close to the ground spectators may sit. We ask all spectators to respect the rules of the Club and to keep their children under supervision at all times. We do encourage spectators to “tread in the divots” at half time and so be prepared to be participate!

What to wear:

Polo at Hertfordshire Polo Club is relaxed informal and fun. You do not need to dress for Ascot! We recommend that ladies wear flat shoes or wedges as heels can be uncomfortable on the grass.  
If after having visited the Club and enjoyed the “Game of Kings” why not consider booking an Introduction to Polo lesson. This two hour lesson is designed to give the polo novice a taste of the game and no riding experience is necessary. Gift vouchers are available.