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Sports Grounds in Loughborough

Below is some useful information on local sports grounds in Loughborough, including Derby Road playing fields, Nanpantan sports ground, Park Road sports ground, Lodge Farm playing field and Charnwood Water.

Follow the links for more information on: Queens Park, Dishley pool, Shelthorpe golf course.

There is a charge for use of any football and cricket pitches; please do not use the pitches if you have not booked. Other areas of the playing fields, away from the pitches, can be used for practise sessions and informal kick-abouts.

For more information please contact Green Spaces on 01509 634565 or email: cleaner.greener@charnwood.gov.uk.


Derby Road playing fields

The Derby Road playing fields are located off Cotton Way, Loughborough, LE11 5FJ. They are mainly used by Saturday and Sunday League Football Clubs, Junior Football Clubs, League Cricket Clubs, and by members of the public for friendly football or cricket matches. The fields currently comprise of:

  • 5 full-size football pitches
  • 3 junior football pitches
  • 3 mini football pitches
  • 2 cricket wickets

The area is also used by the Leicestershire Model Flying Club. For bookings please call 01509 271565 or email charnwood@quadronservices.co.uk

Prices for 2015/2016:

  • Adults: £54 with changing facilities (£48 without)
  • Juniors: £27 with changing facilities (£24 without)


Nanpantan sports ground

These playing fields are located at Watermead Lane, Loughborough, LE11 3YE. The fields are used by Saturday and Sunday League Football Clubs, Junior Football clubs, League Cricket Clubs, and comprise the following:

  • 3 full-size football pitches
  • 3 mini football pitches
  • 3 cricket pitches

Prices for 2015/2016:

  • Adults: £54 with changing facilities (£48 without)
  • Juniors: £27 with changing facilities (£24 without)

Tennis courts are charged per hour: adult - £6.72 and concessionary - £3.36

Rounders pitches are booked as a group booking: adult - £40.80 and concessionary - £20.40

This facility is also used by Brush Bowling Club. For further information contactMr. B. Bentley, Brush Bowling Club, 14, Ulverscroft Road, Loughborough. LE11 3PU.


Park Road sports ground

Park Road sports ground is situated within walking distance of Loughborough town centre on Park Road, Loughborough, LE11 2ED. Tennis courts are available to the general public to use free of charge.

The sports ground comprises the following:

  • 6 tennis courts
  • 1 netball court
  • The bowling green

There is an hourly fee for the use of the netball court:

  • Adult: £11.10
  • Concessionary: £5.52

The bowling green is used by Granby Bowling Club. For further information contact Michael King:

Tel: 01509 215840

Email: granbybowlingclub@btconnect.com


Lodge Farm playing fields

These playing fields are located off Oakley Drive, Loughborough, LE11 3LR and are utilised by Saturday and Sunday League Football Clubs and comprise the following:

  • 3 Full Size Football Pitches

Prices for 2015/2016:

  • Adults: £54 with changing facilities (£48 without)
  • Junior: £27 with changing facilities (£20 without)


Charnwood Water

This former clay pit is situated off Tuckers Road, Loughborough, LE11 2PH and covers an area of some 27.12 acres. It is used mainly for leisure purposes by the general public and has both a car park and disabled toilets.

Ticket prices for fishing at Charnwood Water are available in either a day ticket or a season ticket and are to be shown to a Water Bailiff when asked. These are joint tickets also entitling ticket holders to fish at Dishley Pool. Prices for each are as follows:

  • Day Tickets:
    • Adults per rod: £4.40
    • Concessionary per rod: £2.20
  • Season Tickets:
    • Adult: £46
    • Concessionary: £23

The Model Yacht Club have the use of Charnwood Water on an annual agreement basis.

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