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.Polo has finished for 2018 and we will be starting the new season mid April 2019.See you then............

Welcome to Taunton Vale Polo Club

Founded in 1911 by the Officers of the Regimental Depot of the Somerset Light Infantry, together with other enthusiasts, Taunton Vale Polo Club has the oldest polo ground in England. Join us from April to September to play or watch some of the best polo the Westcountry has to offer. We provide polo for all ages and abilities from beginners to professionals with varying tournament levels allowing all members to be involved.

•    Two boarded grounds and practise ground
•    Wednesday chukkas and weekend tournaments 
•    Ponies available to hire
•    Coaching and lessons available 

The ground is open to spectators, so bring along a picnic and watch the action from the sidelines or from the beautiful thatched clubhouse open to visitors and members alike.
•    Free entry (some finals day may incur a small charge)
•    Dogs welcome (to be kept on a lead at all times)
•    Refreshments available from the clubhouse
•    No dress code 

“A fun and friendly club in the lovely Somerset countryside showcasing low goal polo at its best…”

Photos: Clayton Jane & Nick Harrison-Sleap


Latest News

The 2018 polo season is up and running.

New season, new web site. The old site was looking a little dated so we wanted a fresher more modern look, but to maintain the clarity and ease of use. Hopefully we have got the right result.


The season has finished for 2018. We will be starting the 2019 season approx mid April.Any enquiries please email the Secretary.

Thank you for all your support and thank you to all our sponsors throughout the season.


Latest Results

An amazing set of matches over two days produced a thrilling final to the Sarafand Cup, with TBK just edging it by half a goal over The Fighting 43. A fantastic weekend's polo.

TBK Team: Steve Tipper,Mike Ball,Alex Dowling,Adrian Aplin.

Well done all teams for some wonderful polo.





Sarafand Cup

Stephen Tipper, Mike Ball, Alex Dowling, Adrian Aplin


Wickham Trophy

L/R: Anthony Carter, Mark Williams, Jed Peacock, George Amor.

The Royal Navy

The Faulkner Cup

L/R: Adrian Aplin, Steve Spiller, Dean Bassett, Josh Morris.


Grounds number 1 and 2 (both boarded) are at Orchard Portman, 3 miles from Taunton.

Directions from M5 From the M5, Junction 25, *proceed towards Taunton. Turn left at the second set of traffic lights (Creech Castle Hotel) and follow signs to the Racecourse. Having crossed over the M5 again, take the first turning left, towards Orchard Portman. The Polo grounds are approximately half a mile on the right hand side.

Directions from A303 From the A303, Ilminster bypass, take the A358 to Taunton until you reach the M5 roundabout and then as above*

If using a SATNAV please enter Postcode: TA3 5DQ