The best place in the UK – if not the world – to watch polo is, without doubt, Guards Polo Club. Situated in the heart of the impressive Windsor Great Park, Guards Polo Club was founded by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1955. He was an active and committed President for an incredible 66 years (1955 - 2021).
Guards Polo Club is host to more than 500 matches a season, making it the largest club in Europe. It plays at two locations within Windsor Great Park – 10 grounds at its original home here at Smith’s Lawn, including the high-goal Queen's, Duke's and Princes' Grounds, plus the two grounds at Flemish Farm, with their spectacular backdrop of Windsor Castle. Guards Polo Club also manages the polo at neighbouring Coworth Park.
In addition to an impressive fixtures list, featuring some of the spotts most important tournaments.Highlights include the Cartier Queen's Cup, Out-Sourcing Inc. Royal Windsor Cup, Hildon Archie David Cup, Indian Empire Shield, Duke of Cornwall Trophy, La Martina Varsity Day, Duke of Wellington Trophy, Inter Regimental Trophy and the Autumn Nations Trophy,
Our Smith's Lawn location also boasts two Royal Boxes, plus an elegant, members-only, field-side Clubhouse restaurant and bar, which is managed by the private dining experts Mosimann's. Guards Polo Club also has a children's play area for our younger visitors and our events team, in partnership with Mosimann's, is expert at creating fun events on Bank Holiday Mondays for our very young members, such as face painting and children's entertainers.