Croquet in the North West

NEW CROQUET ACADEMY – has opened in the north – see Post in Latest News.

GRAB A WINTER BARGAIN – Bowdon Croquet Club are selling off some lawn maintenance machinery, north west croquet clubs and members have priority in the first instance – negotiate your own price!    See Post in Latest News.

Advanced B League: Bowdon; Southport; Bury; Fylde; Pendle; Chester.
Weekend Handicap: Chester; Bowdon St Marys; Fylde; Crake; Southport; Pendle; Bury Peelers; Bury Caesars; Bowdon Firs.
Midweek Handicap: Westmorland; Chester; Bury; Southport; Bowdon Griffins; Pendle; Bowdon Earls.
Short: Bowdon; Westmorland; Bury; Southport; Chester; Pendle; Fylde.
Golf Handicap: Southport; Llanfairfechan; Westmorland; Culcheth; Fylde; Bury South; Bowdon; Bury North; Chester.
Level Play Golf: Bowdon Bandits; Chester Chariots; Southport; Pendle Forresters; Bury; Pendle Tykes; Bowdon Sinners; Culcheth; Chester Centurions.

DRAFT FIXTURE LIST FOR 2017 – you can see all the draft fixtures for 2017 on the Google Calendar below and also on the individual league calendars on the league pages.  All dates are subject to negotiated changes until 1st March when the official fixture list is published.  The calendar will be regularly updated so check dates before suggesting any changes.  Details of team captains can also be found on the League pages or the Who’s Who page.

DRAFT LEAGUE RULES FOR 2017 – you can see the draft League Rules for 2017 in the Post in the News Section on the right.

League winning captains with trophies - l to r - Bowdon's Graham Good (Level Play Golf League); Southport's Don Williamson (Golf League); Bowdon's John Haworth (Short League); Chester's David Boyd (Handicap League); Bowdon's Steve Reynolds (B League); Bowdon's David Walters (A League); Westmorland's Ivan Wheatley (Midweek League).

League winning captains with trophies – l to r – Bowdon’s Graham Good (Level Play Golf League); Southport’s Don Williamson (Golf League); Bowdon’s John Haworth (Short League); Chester’s David Boyd (Handicap League); Bowdon’s Steve Reynolds (B League); Bowdon’s David Walters (A League); Westmorland’s Ivan Wheatley (Midweek League).

Download a draft of the 2017 League Rules HERE 
You can see the New Constitution HERE
You can read the unratified 2016 Federation AGM Minutes HERE
If you look at the ‘YOUR NWFCC’ tab at the top of the page then go to ‘EVERYTHING ABOUT NWFCC’  you will find a library of NWFCC Documents and Minutes


Fylde - 2016 Festival Champions

Fylde – 2016 Festival Champions

Read more about the Festival and view photos here 

You can see all your club results here

Press here to see the Festival on the South Lawns on Saturday (by Brian Kerr)

Press here to see how a flock of Seagulls viewed us (by Brian Kerr)

Seagulls Eye View of the 2016 Festival (Photo: Brian Kerr)

Seagulls Eye View of the 2016 Festival (Photo: Brian Kerr)


National Club Competitions  see details here 
Details of proposed new Federation Constitution see details here 


Whether an experienced player, a beginner or just curious about Croquet, you will find a friendly welcome at any club in the north west. There are tournaments to suit all levels, competitive leagues, excellent coaching and many opportunities to play for relaxation, friendship and fitness. New players are always welcome and most clubs provide excellent introductory and corporate sessions with all equipment provided. There are many links from this website into the croquet world but if you require any further information please email:

2016 North West Croquet Calendar


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