Below is a selection of helpful information designed to make your visit to Guards Polo Club even more memorable.

Getting to Guards Polo Club

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By Car

Leave the M25 at junction 13. Take the A30 towards Basingstoke and Camberley. Opposite Wentworth Golf Club, turn right onto the A329. After 1 mile turn right into Blacknest Gate Road. Blacknest Gate (sat nav code SL5 0PT) is 100 yards on the right. Pass through the gates and follow the road through Windsor Great Park for 1 mile where Guards Polo Club will be found on the right.

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By Plane

From Heathrow Airport

A taxi will take approximately 20 minutes. Please ensure the driver knows the sat nav code - SL5 0PT - to ensure arrival at the correct entrance to Windsor Great Park.

From Gatwick Airport

A taxi will take approximately 2 hours. Please ensure the driver knows the sat nav code - SL5 0PT - to ensure arrival at the correct entrance to Windsor Great Park.


By Rail

Trains from Waterloo to Reading offer the closest stops to Guards Polo Club.

Regular taxi services from:

  • Egham - approximately 15 minutes
  • Virginia Water - approximately 10 minutes
  • Sunningdale - approximately 10 minutes
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By Helicopter

The closest helicopter landing site to Guards Polo Club is at Coworth Park - 1.5 miles from Guards Polo Club.

Prior permission is required - please call tel: 01344 875155

Follow our exclusive guide to make the most of your visit to the most famous polo club in the world


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  • Please ensure your party has the relevant car passes before arriving at any event
  • Guards Polo Club does not recommend purchase of tickets from an unofficial agent
  • Please check your tickets carefully as mistakes cannot always be rectified
  • Please look after your tickets as duplicates cannot be issued
  • No access to grandstand seating or the Clubhouse without the correct tickets or members' badges
  • No monies can be refunded under any circumstances
  • A seat ticket is required for each child, however small babies under 2 years of age may sit on your lap
  • Ticket holders consent to the photographing, recording and filming of themselves as event attendees
  • There is no access to and from the stands during play
  • All seating is allocated for the Cartier Queen's Cup - parties wishing to sit together must book their tickets together
  • Each pass entitles you to a 3m x 3m space behind your vehicle in which you may have a picnic (BBQs are not allowed). It is not possible to block book these spaces. All car park passes are for vehicles - you cannot purchase a car pass in order to host hospitality in this area.

Dress Code

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  • All Areas: Smart Casual
  • Clubhouse: Gentlemen - Collared shirts with trousers, chinos or smart jeans. Smart shorts to the knee.
  • Clubhouse: Ladies - Dresses, skirts, trousers, smart shorts to the knee or smart jeans. Sandals are permitted for ladies only.
  • No beach attire or rubber flip flops
  • Polo attire is allowed for Guards Polo Club's own players or visiting teams who have matches on that day
  • Royal Box: Gentlemen - Collared shirts and ties, lounge suits, jackets or blazers with trousers or chinos
  • Royal Box: Ladies - Dresses, skirts or tailored trousers
  • Members/Formal Lunches: Gentlemen - Collared shirts, trousers and jackets
  • Members/Formal Lunches: Ladies - Dresses, skirts, tailored trousers
  • Please note all grandstand seating is outdoors and uncovered so please dress appropriately for the weather


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  • Members can pre-book tables in the Members' Restaurant, managed by Mosimann's at Guards Polo Club. Please call 01784 635400
  • Mosimann's at Guards Polo Club hosts a Thursday evening Supper Club throughout the season from 6.30pm. Call 01784 635400 for more information or to book your table.
  • The Airstream Diner on the north side of Smith's Lawn is open every day from 11am to everyone and offers an array of hot food, hot and cold drinks, beer and wine and ice creams
  • Refreshments are available in our public catering enclosures during the Cartier Queen's Cup Finals
  • Spectators are welcome to bring their own food and drink to any event at Guards Polo Club
  • BBQs are not permitted anywhere at Smith's Lawn due to the damage they may cause to our grounds

Club Information

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  • Members and their guests must have their badges visible at all times while at Smith's Lawn and Flemish Farm
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and NO DOGS, except guide dogs, are permitted in the grandstands, Clubhouse Restaurant, Bar or Royal Box
  • Cancellation of an event will only take place if extreme circumstances make it unsafe to play. This will be announced on the website and via our social media
  • Children must be supervised at all times while at Guards Polo Club by a parent or guardian and are not allowed in the pony lines at any time
  • Guards Polo Club reserves the right to refuse admission or remove ticket holders without giving a reason

Disabled Spectators

Disabled spectators are asked to display their government issued disabled passes as well as their car pass for preferential parking. Disabled spectators with special requirements are asked to call the Ticket Office to discuss their needs on 01784 437797 and our team will be able to organise the best viewing of the game to suit your individual needs.

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