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The Spread Eagle's Polo Experience

Have you always wanted to learn more about the great game of Polo?

We have joined with The Cowdray Polo Academy to offer you the chance to experience this exhilarating sport which has been played at Cowdray Polo Club for over 100 years. The club plays host to the annual British Open Polo Championship - highlight of the polo calendar, cementing their reputation as 'The Home of British Polo'.

This package can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities - from beginner to intermediate. Choose to take part in a private one-hour lesson or a full day. You will learn insider techniques and gain invaluable knowledge from the experts. Guests will also take home a personalised, initialled polo stick - the perfect memento for budding equestrians.

In the evening, enjoy a leisurely drink in the sun on the terrace or in the conservatory before heading through to the candlelit restaurant for a delicious three-course dinner.

What's included?

  • One night's accommodation with full English breakfast**
  • Delicious three course dinner created using the finest locally sourced ingredients
  • Polo lesson at Cowdray Park Polo Academy*
  • Personalised Polo Stick to take home
  • Full use of spa facilities and indoor swimming pool

From £415

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Terms and conditions

Price quoted is based on two people sharing a Midhurst room - other room categories are available - with one adult taking a one hour private polo lesson. **Special rate available on request for additional night stays.

Children go free on a Bed and Breakfast basis when sharing room with adults.

*One hour, three hour (half day) or five hour (full day) polo lesson experiences available - please enquire at time of booking.

Available Sunday - Thursday from 1st June to 30th September 2018 - please enquire for Friday/Saturday availability and stays, this may depend on match play. Dates for 2019 from 1st May - please enquire

All lessons are bespoke and private - maximum group size is 10-12 and groups (corporate or leisure) need a minimum 3 hour session.

Kids - minimum age of 8 years & 16 years maximum. A one hour lesson is recommended for 8-11 year olds and 12 years could extend to a half day.

Please note a minimum of one week's notice is required to book​ this experience.

Please supply initials for Polo Stick one week in advance of booking to collect on the day

All levels and ages welcome - no experience necessary. However please note with the ponies welfare in mind, there is a weight restriction of no than 14+ stone.

Hats, boots, sticks, ponies are all provided - specialist clothing not required, we recommend wearing loose, comfortable trousers.

Lesson start times are either 9h30 or 14h - there is some of flexibility, please ask at time of booking.

An afternoon of spectating with a day pass can be arranged at an additional cost £10 per person.

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