Europe’s largest polo tournament, Chesterton’s Polo in the Park, is held in Fulham’s Hurlingham Park. Featuring simplified rules, the main event is a fast and furious polo tournament featuring players from six cities around the globe. New for 2017, if you attend on Friday 9th June, you’ll be able to see an England International game. As well as watching all the action from the grandstand, there’ll be plenty of bars where you can sip champagne, a kids’ club for the youngsters and a luxury shopping village stocking everything from fine cigars to beautiful cashmere garments. Whether you’re a seasoned attendee at polo events or if this is your first time, you’re sure to enjoy this unique event.
This event is held in Fulham’s Hurlingham Park in West London from 9th to 11th June 2017. If you’re travelling by tube, the nearest stations are Putney Bridge (a 5-minute walk to the venue) and Parsons Green (a 10-minute walk to the venue). Hurlingham Road and Broomhouse Lane are the main entrances to the event. The event is open from 12pm to 9pm on 9th June, 12pm to 8pm on 10th June and 11.30 to 7pm on 11th June. General admission and VIP hospitality tckets are available to buy from the official website here.
You’ll find that there’s plenty to do in between the polo games. One option is the Great Polo Food Festival, held in conjunction with the event. You’ll find some of London’s finest culinary fare on offer at the event’s Grazing Paddock. Smokestak, HIX and Bubbledogs are just a few of the kitchens providing tasty food. And the party doesn’t end once the polo tournament finishes. The organisers have teamed up with some of South West London’s trendiest establishments to make sure that everyone who attends the polo can take advantage of some great offers at nearby bars and clubs such as Mahiki, Raffles and Juju.
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There are plenty of spectacular sights to see around South West London: head to the river in the evening and watch the sun set over Hammersmith Bridge; check out the wares, from food to clothes, that Shepherds Bush Market has to offer; and take some time out at the gorgeous Ravenscourt Park.
To find out more information about this unique event, please head to the official website, where you’ll be able to find out about the dress code for the event, how to get tickets and the exact location of Hurlingham Park.
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