Welcome to the Edinburgh Croquet Club
Croquet is a game of strategy, tactics and skill.
The Edinburgh Croquet club is based in the magnificent surroundings of Lauriston Castle in Edinburgh with the lawns having a fabulous outlook over the waters of the Firth of Forth.
On this site you'll
find information about our activities and facilities, along with details of how you can participate in this unique sport.
We hope you will find all of the information you are looking for about our club.
The Association Croquet 18+ handicap tournament
will be held on Sunday 28th September. Depending on numbers this may be played in the morning, leaving the
lawns free for the usual Golf Croquet session in the afternoon. Entries please to Allan Hawke by a week beforehand.
The end-of-season competitions will be held on the weekend of 12 / 13 October.
News from 2014 Season
Beginners' Course and Lauriston
was a good turnout for the Ells competition at the end of the Beginners' Course. 6 people played golf
croquet and 7 played association croquet.
of the golf croquet trophy was Elizabeth Harvey, with 3 wins from 3 games. The association croquet competition produced
a close-fought final between Rosemary Saunders Robertson and Alastair Burn-Murdoch which was narrowly won +1 on time by Alastair.
Congratulations to Elizabeth and Alastair and to everyone who played in what was a higher standard of competition
than usual this year.
Short Croquet Tournament
The Short Croquet Tournament was won by Andrew
Macmillan with 2 wins from 2 games.
TheTeam Competition ran between Friday
27th and Sunday 29th June. There were three teams of four players: team A (the Wilson Wanderers),
team B (Macmillan United) and team C (Hawke Harriers). Each match comprised a doubles Association Croquet game and best
of three doubles Golf Croquet games. Every one of the three matches was a draw so total hoops won were counted
to decide the result. Hawke Harriers were awarded the Diamond Jubilee Trophy by a short head from Macmillan United. .
Both old and new members took part in the Fun Doubles
which were won by Rosemary Saunders-Robertson and Morven Wardley (pictured).