Pavilion & Recreation Ground

Binsted Parish Council owns facilities that are available for hire for public use including the Pavilion at Binsted Recreation Ground. In addition to the Pavilion there are allotments,  cricket nets, a tennis court, football goals, a children’s playground and a basketball ring available at the Recreation Ground.

The council also owns some fields (The Oval at Bucks Horn Oak and the Recreation and Allotment fields on the Blacknest Road) which are either rented out or available for hire when not in active use.

To book or enquire about hiring any of our assets please contact Karen Ray, the Deputy Clerk, via email on;, 

or by phone on;  01420 544 477 / 07805 800 373

The current regular users and their contacts are detailed below.

Parish Council Office will be open from 5.45pm – 6.45pm on the same day as the Parish Council Meetings, or by appointment between 9am – 1pm Monday to Fridays
Cleaning is normally carried out on a Monday morning.

Recreation Ground:
Binsted School use the grounds on Monday mornings, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1-4.30pm during term time
Croquet is played every Friday evening during the summer months
Binsted Junior Running Club use the recreation ground on a Sunday
Binsted Junior Cricket train on a Friday evening

Rowledge team contacts:

3rd XI Captian Carlo Bruno 07941 683235
Ladies Secretary Katie Forward 07956 946030
Casuals Clive Hartless 01252 794741
John Wills 07545 321258
Under 13A Hugo Young 07771 613708
Under 15B Simon Clark 07590 605410

Tennis Court:

Binsted Tennis and Croquet Club is open to new members. Further information can be found on the Binsted Tennis and Croquet Club website –

The court is generally locked and accessible only with a key, although during school holidays it is free to use for school children on weekday mornings (whilst the Parish Clerk/Deputy Clerk are at the Pavilion and they would open the court on demand) however the court will be unsupervised.

One hour sessions can be booked up to a month in advance and can be booked by contacting Karen Ray on, 
or by phone 01420 544 477 / 07805 800 373.

Binsted tennis court