Defining the polo experience - Learn to ride and play polo for the very first time, or take your skills to the next level.

Whether learning to ride and play polo for the very first time, or taking your skills to the next level through practice games and chukkas, Guards Polo Academy offers a diverse range of options through which to enjoy the challenges of the world’s oldest, most graceful and exhilarating sport.

Set in 240 acres of stunning parkland, Dorchester Collection’s Coworth Park Country House Hotel and Spa provides the ideal venue for the ultimate polo experience – a peerless blend of Coaching and Hospitality.


Learn to Play Polo

For the novice or first time player

Perhaps you have never played polo, maybe never even sat on a horse before. Our coaches will provide a safe and secure environment and will have you hitting a ball from your polo pony within the hour.

All equipment is provided

  • Individual from £195
  • Group of three or more from £170 per person

Bespoke Polo Training

For experienced players

Practice makes perfect! Even lifelong polo players have something new to learn and practice. Whether you require a one-off specialised lesson or a practice match, every level of player is catered for. Individually tailored, multi-day and residential courses are very popular with our overseas visitors and ensure optimum improvement.

  • Individual from £195
  • Group of three or more from £170 per person

Gift Vouchers

Click on the link below to contact the Guards Polo Academy team to find out more about polo experiences or bespoke tuition or to buy gift vouchers.

Enquire about vouchers

Corporate polo experiences

We deliver an exhilarating and unique ‘hands on’ activity alongside a fascinating insight in this quintessentially English sport.

From half-day Master Classes to week-long Challenges, plus customised and branded Exhibition Games with superb hospitality.


The Academy is located at Coworth Park, situated near Ascot in Berkshire. Just 45 minutes from Central London and 20 minutes from Heathrow Terminal 5

Find Us

Guards Polo Academy
Coworth Park, Blacknest Road, Ascot,
Berkshire, United Kingdom, SL5 7SE


T: +44 (0)7470092251

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