Our Specialist Polo Academy is famous for providing great days out for groups large and small - whether you wish to entertain clients or offer a team-building day with a big difference, the club is very experienced in providing bespoke polo days for large groups.
We welcome non-riders – about 65% of those we teach have never ridden before – and we provide all the necessary equipment, including specially trained (and understanding!) ponies.
Our coaching system enables even non-riders to take part in their first chukka within one session.
Therefore, all you and your guests will need to enjoy the King Of Sports is a sense of fun and adventure
Our unique Learn-to-Play Polo Experience - combines a very different learning experience with beautiful surroundings and top class hospitality. With no prior riding experience necessary,
It is an ideal solution for:
Networking & relationship building events
Family fun days
"Your guests really will play their first polo match at the end of their experience!"
Our traditional Argentine Asado lunch is a novel yet very popular experience where whole lambs and sides of beef and traditional chorizos are cooked over open wood fires for up to 6 hours, to produce a wonderful feast accompanied by an array of beautiful salads with only the best local ingredients. We cater for vegetarians too!
Corporate entertainment events cater for 12 people or more, and will teach everyone the basics of rules and tactics, riding and the all-important swing technique. The day can be structured in different ways, for example towards team building if that is your requirement, added to a healthy dose of competition, is guaranteed to ensure your guests don’t forget your day any time soon.
Packages start from £195 + Vat, discounts are available for larger groups and this includes welcome coffee and bacon sandwiches or pastries and croissants, followed by the 3 hour polo experience, and our special Asado lunch package.
Contact us to find out more and also you can make this a full day package, with additional lunch courses, drinks packages, all professional exhibition matches, additional activities and afternoon teas.
With over 70 acres of open parkland and a further 60 acres of farm and grazing land, there isn’t much we cant do, so chose a package which includes polo as part of your day or we can build one that doesn’t, its entirely up to you! Take a look through our other options below:
Air Rifle Shooting
Using the latest Air Magnum weapons with telescopic sights Guests are supervised by professional shooting instructors to shoot at remotely controlled paper targets, then pyrotechnic flash pods on the moving shooting gallery. Producing the flashes and bangs with clouds of smoke when hit, they are a challenging show stopper.
Archery & Crossbow
Providing a selection of bows to ensure participants have the right equipment to obtain good results and professional instructors helping guests to acquire the necessary skills to enjoy this popular, traditional activity, it always hits the spot. We use high quality competition re-curve bows which are fitted with sights to ensure the best accuracy and aim.
Clay Pigeon Shooting
No matter the experience level, from novices to experienced shooters, we can design the shoot layout specifically for your needs. Guided by our qualified, professional instructors with full safety and all equipment provided including the guns, cartridges and cages- you just need to turn up and enjoy the shooting experience.
Can you control sheepdog and herd ducks through an obstacle course? There will be instruction and support from a top sheepdog handler who will supervise as you control your dogs and ducks through the course, this has potential to be one of the comedic activities.
Enjoy a static display of many different hawks, owls and falcons as well as having the chance to hold and fly these trained birds of prey from your fist. This ancient, noble sport is both thrilling and fascinating, with our professional Falconers who have many years experience of handling and flying these majestic birds and can execute a spectacular flying display as a grand finale!
Become thoroughly involved, entering the ferret into the pipe course then dashing to the other end of the course encouraging their ferret to win the race. Ferret Roulette can also be incorporated, where the ferret is placed in a drum with a number of exits at the base and guests bet on which exit the ferret will appear from.
The art of this skill is taught, emphasizing the requirement of technique, not strength to achieve results by professional and qualified instructors and dependent on experience- with different length rods. Fly casting techniques taught are Trout and Salmon Fly Casting, with an accuracy competition on grass or water to assess your development.
(Radio Controlled Model Aircraft)
This is one of our most exhilarating activities; using conventional shotguns as an experienced pilot flies the plane, all you have to do is try and shoot it down in your teams of up to 5! The qualified and professional instructors will ensure competition, with the pyrotechnic flash pods on the plane registering all hits, complete safety and spectacular crashes when the GNAT is shot down.
Gun Dog Handling
Guests have the opportunity for close contact with the friendly and approachable dogs that the experienced, professional trainers bring with them, including a range of breeds such as Labradors, Spaniels, Pointers and Retrievers. You can learn about and participate in training methods including an interactive obstacle course.
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
Supervised by a qualified shooting instructor, from five to ten can shoot at targets together safely with specially adapted shotguns that fire beams of infra-red light at reflective clay pigeons and scores are displayed electronically! This activity is ideal for larger events and areas where conventional shooting is not possible due to noise or safety grounds.
Laser Helicopter Shooting
This is an upgrade option on laser clay shooting, whereby a reflective clay replica will be replaced by a remote control helicopter to add some more excitement. This activity has a pilot controlling the helicopter to ensure full safety.
Muzzle Loader Shooting
Our instructors, in period shooting costume, bring a wide selection of antique weapons including flintlocks, muzzle-loaders and blunderbusses. The history and development behind the weapons are explained before guests shoot them, with lots of noise, smoke, and a fascinating insight this activity is always a popular choice
Take your shot at a variation of target options, tailored to your experience and difficulty level, with our extremely accurate guns powered by CO². Firing air gun pellets, yet handling just like the real thing, you can ensure a great shooting experience without the risk of recoil.
Simulated Game Shooting
We can take care of everything- providing qualified, professional instructors, guns and cartridges. With ideal numbers being from 12-16 guests, lots of experience and a range of venues in different parts of the UK, we can give you one of the best Game Shoot experiences possible. A typical day includes 6 different drives, interspersed with lunch and a tea at the end. Clay pigeons are presented to simulate the flight of high pheasants, driven partridges and other game species, in addition to this, our Flurry Launcher, mounted on a 15m hoist can show high birds, even on flat ground! Our instructors will stay with you for the full day to instruct and supervise. It is an experience that inexperienced shooters will benefit hugely from.
A shooting option that provides realistic firearms and shooting experience safely, via a firearm which emits a laser pulse directed at a screen. Using up to date technology a wide range of challenging targets are available to test novices to experienced shots.
Run with an instructor on a court and a range of sizes in shuttlecocks, rackets, nets and pitches to ensure for an extraordinar game of badminton to remember. A mini league can be organised depending on the amount of people attending.
With up to 3 teams playing at a time, this competitive non-stop clock format is a fantastic team game. Run by qualified instructors to guide and improve skills required and ensure safety during the activity, in addition to the safer and more risk free equipment.
This game can be adaptable in size depending on the group sizes, big or small Croquet fits easily in to team challenges.
The whole activity is run by qualified instructors, can be very competitive and won with a strategical mind-set.
Golf Chipping Challenge
While supervised by instructors and with a choice of golf clubs to use, the challenge is essentially to chip 10 balls into a number of fun and challenging targets.
This is a similar game to hockey but alternatively is played on a smaller pitch, with supersized goals and flexible hockey sticks that can be used on either side. The qualified instructor will run the games with the playing ball being an “air ball” which is fantastic as it is realistic and fun for informal competitions
Human Table Football
Just like the original pub game, except for you’re in an inflatable 30x50 inflatable arena, strapped in, and you’re a player...This can be the ultimate team game, as the players are attached to the bars that slide from one side to another, with only 2 or 3 people per bar, teams need a combination of co-ordination, skill and luck to score goals! We can stage mini leagues if requested in any number for any scale of event.
With up to 3 teams playing at a time, games will be fully instructed and at a safe level of playing and teams will have all relevant equipment to hand, literally being given everything including the catching gloves and bats.
We run Tag Rugby as a fun and exciting form of non-contact rugby, this can be suitable for male or females of all ages and abilities. It is run by qualified instructors, and there will be no scrums, line outs or contact tackling.
Mini Tennis is an instructor led activity with the potential to be organised into a mini league to find a winner. The activity can be played with a range of sizes in balls, rackets, nets and pitches to ensure for a fun and memorable game of tennis.
Tug ’O’ War
Pull as hard as you can against your competitor to be crowned the winning team of tug of war, in the classic competitive fun spirit of the game.
Giant volleyball is fun for everyone in small or large numbers, played on a normal size court however with an oversized Volleyball...up to 60cm in diameter creates a different spin on the already fun sport. It will be supervised at all times by instructors, with mini leagues provided to see a clear winning team at the end.
It’s a WIPE OUT.
This is an inflatable world of challenges, for teams or for individuals, there is so much variety in courses to keep you busy having fun! Testing your bouncing, balancing and agility, this can be a wet or dry experience, safely run by instructors.
Fun other activities on offer can include...
Fun Boules, Frizbee’s Swingball, Circus Activity Selection, Giant Connect 4, Giant Jenga, Horseshoe Tossing and even Welly Wanging!
Blindfold Land Rover Driving
With a course set out by qualified instructors, and anexperienced instructor travelling in the front passenger seat, the aim of the game is to negotiate an obstacle course in the shortest time. The driver of the Land Rover is blindfolded and other guests or team members sit in the vehicle to give directions.
Flying a hovercraft machine is an experience like no other, it can be fun yet challenging trying to control them on water or land. Instructors will set out the courses to complete and they will also provide all safety equipment and instruction.
Quad Bike Obstacle Course
Full safety briefings and demonstrations are given to operate the quad bikes which are the Suzuki 160cc or Honda Big Reds 4 wheel bikes. The instructor will set the obstacle course including see-saws, a limbo bar and parallel logs and you will be in for a very fun ride!
These Segway’s are fun to master to see what it’s like to “hover” above the ground and glide around. They are stand on machines so you will feel connected to the machine and our event crew will provide all the necessary equipment and rider training to make sure all experiences are safe and positive, even inflatable courses can be provided! These machines can be a smooth and graceful experience and can make for great team building challenges too!
Sporting Trials Cars
These trial cars are two-wheel drive vehicles driven using road tyres, over seemingly impossible routes on a dedicated off-road course, you will be accompanied by a qualified co-driver in the vehicle. And here’s a top tip for when you begin, make use of the fiddle breaks, you’ll need them to succeed!
THE SHREDDER EXPERIENCE
AN ADRENALINE RUSH LIKE NO OTHER!!
Looking for an extreme thrill? The mighty DTV (Dual Tracked Vehicle), also known as the Shredder, is the first true cross-over vehicle for power sports. A combination of a tank, skateboard and motocross bike is the only way to describe these little mean machines. Shredder experiences can focus on motivation, communication, relationship building, but more importantly having fun! We provide a variety of bespoke packages for either small group sessions to full day events at a location of your choice.
If you have any special ideas, please do run them by us…….it’s simple, if we can we will, with 120 acres of open space, the possibilities can’t be far from endless!
For further details and to discuss how we can tailor the day to be just right for your company’s important guests, please contact us directly on: