The Parish Council purchased the tennis courts in January 2008. The courts are situated at Charlton Down, in the grounds of Herrison House.

There are 2 courts and they are open to any resident of the Parish and their guests.

Charlton Down Tennis Courts

To book the Tennis Courts please follow this link

  1. Booking System Instructions:
    • The tennis courts are now booked via the LTA using ClubSpark and you will need to set up a log in on your first booking.
  2. Court Fees:
    • The court fees are £4 per court, per hour.
  3. Court Usage Rules:
    • Please adhere to the specified hours to avoid any disturbances for nearby residents.
  4. Access to Courts:
    • There is no parking allowed in the car parks and on the roadway into Herrison House. Court users should park on the public road or in the Village Square where the shop is located.
  5. Rules of Use:
    • The Tennis courts are to be used for tennis only. Cycling, football, skateboarding etc are not allowed on the courts as these activities damage the playing surface.
  6. Gate and Net Management:
    • Please ensure the gate is closed and locked after use to prevent vandalism. Please wind down nets after use to reduce the tension and prevent long term damage.
  7. Behavioural Guidelines:
    • We would like to remind users to be mindful of noise levels to respect local residents. People waiting for others playing/watching must wait at the rear of the court in the area of the bench and not wander (or allow their children to wander) around the private grounds.
    • Climbing on any of the fences is not permitted.
    • Only suitable footwear to be worn on the courts.
    • All litter is to be taken home.
    • Sitting, pushing or pulling on tennis nets is prohibited. Climbing on, running into, hitting or kicking balls into the nets is prohibited.
  8. Contact Information:
    • Please contact the Parish Clerk if there are any issues on [email protected] or call 07946 489488.
  9. Lost Balls:
    • Lost balls may be recovered from the grounds but care must be taken to avoid damage to the plants/shrubs lost balls, these can be placed in the container provided.
  10. Acknowledgment of Rules:
    • Please note that on booking you are accepting and adhering to the rules of the use of the courts.