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Sports Grounds & Pitches

Bayham road playing fields

  • Cricket pitches - 1 adult wicket, 1 junior wicket
  • Football pitches - 2 adult pitches, 1 9x9 pitch and 6 junior pitches
  • Stoolball and rounders pitches
  • Changing room

Cadogan playing fields

  • Football pitches - 2 adult pitches
  • Changing facilities

Colebrook recreation ground

  • Football pitches - 1 adult pitch and 1 9x9 junior pitch
  • Changing facilities
  • Outdoor Gym

Located between Clifton road, Caley road and Apple Tree lane

Hawkenbury Recreation Ground

  • Astro turf for five-a-side and hockey
  • Changing facilities
  • Cricket pitch - 1 adult wicket, 1 junior wicket
  • Football pitches - 1 adult pitch, 1 junior pitch and 1 mini pitch
  • Stoolball and rounders
  • Tennis courts

Accessed from Hawkenbury road or Boundary road

Please note the Hawkenbury Astro turf is closed from 23 December, re-opening on the 27 December. It is also closed from 31 December, re-opening on 2 January.

Hilbert Recreation Ground

  • Football pitches - 1 adult pitch and 2 7x7 junior pitches
  • Wheeled sports area
  • Changing facilities

Adjoining Grosvenor recreation ground

Rusthall Playing Fields

  • Football pitches - 2 adult pitches, 1 9v9 pitch
  • Changing facilities

St Marks playing fields

  • Cricket pitches - 2 adult wickets and 2 junior wickets
  • Hockey pitches
  • Rugby pitches
  • Changing facilities

Located on the corner of Frant road and Forest road

The Nevill Ground

  • Cricket pitch - 2 adult wickets and 2 junior wickets
  • Changing facilities

Home to Tunbridge Wells Cricket Club and Tunbridge Wells Hockey club

At times pitches will not be available at short notice due to weather conditions. For up to date information please contact pitch line 01892 534472

Out of hours contact number: 07920 534369

Book

To book a football pitch

Telephone01892 554031
Emailparks@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Football pitches must be booked two days in advance

Type of hire Cost of Pitch (excluding VAT) Cost of Pitch (including VAT)
Adult pitch £79.00 £94.80
Junior pitch £34.00 £40.80
Youth football (11v11) £41.00 £49.20
Minis & training £62.00 £74.40
Children’s football party (including use of pavilion)   £82.80

Pitches

Pitch Junior pitch Senior pitch Changing facilities
Bayham Road
Cadogan Playing Fields
Colebrook Recreation ground
Hawkenbury Recreation Ground
Hilbert Recreation Ground
Rusthall
Out of hours contact number: 07920 534369

Book

To book a cricket pitch

Telephone01892 554031
Emailparks@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Cricket pitches must be booked one week in advance

Type of hire Cost per match
(10 bookings or more)
Cost per match
(1-9 bookings)
Adult before 5pm £85.00 £102.00
Adult after 5pm £82.00 £98.40
Youth match (Adult wicket) £42.00 £50.40
Junior match £36.00 £43.20

Pitches

Pitch Junior pitch Adult pitch Changing facilities
Bayham Road
Hawkenbury recreation ground
St Marks Playing Field

Book

To book a cricket pitch

Telephone01892 554031
Emailparks@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Cricket pitches must be booked one week in advance

Type of hire Cost per match
(10 bookings or more)
Cost per match
(1-9 bookings)
Nevill Main All Day £200.00 £240.00
Nevill Main All Afternoon £155.00 £186.00
Nevill Main After 5pm £123.00 £147.60
Youth Cricket (Adult wicket)
(Main and Upper)
£42.00 £50.40
Juniors (Main and Upper) £36.00 £43.20
Junior Festival (Main and Upper) £64.00 £76.80
Nevill Upper £92.00 £110.40

Book

To book an astroturf pitch

Telephone01892 554031
Emailparks@tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Area Hired Time of Hire Cost per Hour (block booking of 10 or more games) Cost per Hour (booking of 1-9 games)
Whole Area 9am - 6pm £62.00 £74.40
Whole Area 6pm - 10pm £108.00 £129.60
2/3 Pitch 9am - 6pm £50.00 £60.00
2/3 Pitch 6pm - 10pm £87.00 £104.40
1/3 Pitch 9am - 6pm £34.00 £40.80
1/3 Pitch 6pm - 10pm £59.00 £70.80

Pitches

Pitch Astroturf pitch Changing facilities
Hawkenbury Recreation Ground

Current Vacant Astroturf slots

  • Mondays between 5pm-8:30pm
  • Tuesdays between 7pm-8pm
  • Wednesdays between 5pm-7:30pm
  • Thursdays between 6pm-10pm
  • Fridays between 6pm-10pm

What’s included in the price of hire?
Use of changing facilities, showers, nets and corner flags.

How do I pay for the pitch?
One off bookings are payable in advance. Payment can be made over the telephone with a debit or credit card by calling the Parks team. For block bookings of 10 or more matches, you will be sent an invoice every month. Pitch fees are reviewed each year  on 1 April. If you require further information please contact the Parks team.

What if there’s a problem with the pitch, changing rooms or equipment?
We will do our best to ensure everything is ready for your match, however, occasionally things go wrong. In this case contact the site representative who will do what they can to assist you. Alternatively contact the out of hours service on 07920 534369.

Who puts up the nets?
The site representative will put up nets and corner flags. They may make other arrangements with individual clubs/teams where clubs are willing to assist.

Who is responsible for cancelling matches?
We carry out pitch inspections 24 hours prior to games being played and pitch line is updated with the current information. A further inspection is carried out on the morning of the booking. Pitch line will be updated again at this point. Match officials may decide to cancel games at short notice due to pitch conditions for health and safety reasons.

How do I know if my match has been cancelled?
You can contact pitch line on 01892 534472. Clubs and teams will be contacted by email. Cancellations will also be posted on twitter, follow us at TWBC@TWellsCouncil.

If the information you require is not shown above please contact the Parks team.
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