Local Clubs (For other Derbyshire sports clubs see here)

Ashbourne Bowls Club

Ashbourne Bowls Club
At Green off Wyaston Road
Off Wyaston Road, Ashbourne

Mr Bob Hudson
01335 345319

Ashbourne Business Club

Ashbourne Business Club has been developed by local business owners Tim Polkinghorne of Nirvana Coaching and Julia Chisholm of JCC Personnel Consultancy to give businesses an avenue in which they can meet other like minded people forging friendships and increasing their businesses

Office tel. 0133 534 8444
Mobile tel. 0780 301 7061

Ashbourne British Legion Branch meetings at Ashbourne Ex-Serviceman's Club 1st Sunday each month at 11:30 am Sec. Mrs Olwin Ollerenshaw - 07774 782799

Ashbourne Conservative Association

The Ashbourne Branch of the Derbyshire Dales Conservative Association is a friendly gathering of Conservative Party Members from Ashbourne and the surrounding district who organise social events for good company and the opportunity for fundraising.

The Ashbourne & District Conservative Coffee Club.  Ladies are welcome to join the monthly meeting held on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of the month at the Dovedale Suite, Miraj Hotel, Derby Hill, Ashbourne 10.00am. 

We have a wide variety of interesting speakers and outings and visitors are very welcome.  For further details please telephone the Chairman 01335 300955

For further details please contact the Branch Secretary - Kathleen Pratley on 01335 348950 or

Ashbourne Cricket Club

Ashbourne Cricket Club
Ashbourne Recreation Ground
Contact Mr Richard Bates
Contact Phone 07875391927

Ashbourne & District U3A

The University of the Third Age is an organisation for retired people who wish to continue to learn in the company of others. No qualifications are required; nor are any awarded. Learning is for sheer enjoyment and for its own sake

To find out more about the U3A and the Ashbourne Group please log on to our website


 or contact our secretary

John Green   347488

Ashbourne Aztecs Junior FC

Ashbourne Aztecs Juniors FC
Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Ashbourne Ladies Circle

We are Ladies Circle and there is a group that meets in Ashbourne on alternate Wednesdays.

Ladies Circle is a social group for women aged 18-45 years who meet to enjoy friendship fun and fellowship. Along the way they rasie money and this year the Ashbourne Ladies Circle have been raising funds for the 'Key to the Edge Project'.

See web site.

Ashbourne Lions Club

 We hold a business meeting at the Ashbourne Exservicemen's Club in the Market Place on the 1st Monday of each month at 8 pm.

Committee meetings are usually on the 3rd Monday and our monthly Social meetings are flexible.


To find out more about Lions, how you could join us or how we could help you, please logon on to our website

Embroiderer's Guild - Ashbourne Branch

New members and visitors always welcome.  We offer a varied programme of talks, demonstrations and workshops open to people of all abilities.  A great opportunity to socialise and share your interest in textile arts.  Topics covered include: Hats, Indigo Dying, Patchwork, Ribbon Embroidery, Batik and Kantha Quilting

We meet at St. John's Church Hall in Ashbourne, on the 3rd Monday of every month (except August).

For more information contact:Kate Yorke - (01889) 590379

Ashbourne FC

Ashbourne Football Club is committed to providing the best opportunity for the people of Ashbourne and surrounding areas to play or be involved with football. Ashbourne Football Club was formed in May 2009 by merging Ashbourne United FC and Ashbourne Town FC

See website for contact details

Ashbourne Golf Club

Visitors and Societies are most welcome on all days of the week. We are situated fifteen minutes from Alton Towers - many parents and groups arrange to drop off their children at the theme park and then play on our beautiful course before meeting up at the end of the day.

Our 18 hole course, which is Par 71, SSS 71, is undulating with spectacular views of Dovedale and the Peak District. The clubhouse has excellent changing rooms with showers, a bar with a large seating area overlooking the course, a dining area and snooker table.

We have a well stocked Professional's shop, with leading equipment and clothing at competitive prices.

The clubhouse can be hired out to members for private parties and the Committee room can be hired out for Business meetings - both at very reasonable rates

Ashbourne Golf Club
Wyaston Road

Club Contacts:
Professional Shop (bookings): 01335 - 347960
President: 01335 - 342381
Secretary: Paul Cook - 07831 - 824685
Social Secretary (for hiring of facilities): 01335 345378

Clubhouse - 01335 - 342078

Ashbourne Squash Club


Ashbourne Tae Kwon Do

Monday - n/a
Tuesday: Ashbourne Leisure Centre, Little Warriors 5.00pm, juniors 5.50pm, adults 7.30pm
Wednesday: Uttoxeter Leisure Centre, juniors 6.30pm, adults 8.10pm
Thursday: Wirksworth Leisure Centre, juniors 5.30pm
Thursday: Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock, juniors 7.00pm, adults 8.00pm
Friday: Ashbourne Leisure Centre, Little Warriors 5.00pm, juniors 5.50pm, adults 7.30pm

Ashbourne Tae Kwon Do
Ashbourne Town Hall
Derbyshire, DE5 0HN

Ashbourne and District Gardeners' Club

Shows held at the Ashbourne Ex- Servicemens Club

Stuart Lees - Secretary - Tel 01335 344598

Ashbourne Rugby Union Football Club

Plays at the Ashbourne Recreation Ground

email to

Ashbourne Divers

We meet every Thursday night 8pm at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. We have been going for some years now and have members ranging from 8 years old to 72 years old.

email to

Ashbourne Running Club

We are a small friendly club involved in road running, cross country, fell running, and local relay events.

All ages and abilities welcome from age 12yrs +

We meet on Tuesdays 7:00pm at the Ashbourne Leisure Centre

Also regular Sunday runs around the local countryside - Start 09:00am Summer from Ashbourne Leisure Centre 09:30am Winter



Sec. Steve Tilsley
9 Lodge Farm Chase
01335 347146

Derby Chamber of Trade

Derby Chamber of Trade
Innovation House
Riverside Pk
Derby, DE21 7BF

Inner Wheel Club

Inner Wheel Club
Sandybrook House
01335 348466/01335 345879 fax

Ashbourne Rotary Club

Secretary is now Mr John Hallam,

5 Old Derby Rd. Ashbourne Derbys,

. tel 01335 348046

Ashbourne Singers

If you are looking to sing in a friendly fun choir, why not come along and have a go.

Linda Perry Smith

01335 300327

Ashbourne Swimming Club

Welcome the Ashbourne and District Swimming Club Web Site.
We train on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at Ashbourne Leisure swimming pool.

If you want to join the Club, come and see us on one of the training nights so that we can arrange a time for your assessment.

Ashbourne Tennis Club

The club plays on the school tennis courts at Queen Elizabeth's Grammer School in Ashbourne.

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
Green Road, Ashbourne
Derbyshire, DE6 1EP
Tel 01335 343947

Frank Beer - Secretary
Tel 01335 345806


Ashbourne Ex-Servicemen’s Club

Market Place, Ashbourne.

Peter Harrison

01335 342079

Ashbourne Town Band

Practices are held at St. Johns Community Centre, The Green Road, Ashbourne every Wednesday and Sunday evening 8.00pm to 9.30pm. The only exception is when the band has an engagement on the same day

Band Secretary (S.Pountain)

(see website for details)

Ashbourne & District Pipe Band

The band meets twice a week for practice, on a Tuesday the practice is held at Egginton School, and on a Thursday it is held at St. John's Church Hall  in Ashbourne. Both of these practices commence at approx 19.30 hrs. THERE IS NO PRACTICE ON THE SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH!

Contact email

Waterhouses Young Farmers

A small group of young people aged between 10-26. We meet at Onecote Village Hall every other Monday night. It is not just for farmers, but for anyone who just likes meeting new people and having fun. There are young farmers clubs all over the country. We are in the Staffordshire area. Young people have the chance to learn new skills and take part in competitions. The organisation is well known for its excellent socials and discos.
We also go on alot of trips which have included ice skating, cinema, bowling, quasar, roller skating and a trip to the theatre.

Ashbourne Womens Institute

We are a small but friendly group of women who meet monthly for a mixture of interesting talks and activities.  From time to time we visit interesting places such as open gardens, workshops, and musuems.  

We meet at 7:30pm on the second Thursday of each month (apart from August) at St John's Church Hall, Auction Close, Ashbourne. 

There are more details of all our activities on our website

For more information contact Mrs Lois Wilkes 01335 343443 .

email : ashbournewi@yahoo.co.uk

Ashbourne Darts League


Clifton Cricket Club

The Club also runs a Sunday XI which is largely designed to introduce young players to competetive cricket.
Clifton Cricket Club has a thriving youth policy and has teams at U13, U15 and U17. In addition, the very popular Kwik Cricket has a large following and coaching in this area takes place on Sunday mornings throughout the summer.

New players and social members are always welcome and the Club can be contacted by telephone or e-mail


Peter Harvey
The Language Business
01335 330808

Brailsford & Ednaston Cricket Club



Save The Children - Ashbourne Branch

Anyone wishing to know more about the work of 'Save the Children' could look for more information on www.SavetheChildren.org At a local level we organise fund raising events for the charity and we meet approximately 4 times a year to discuss events.
Any wishing to join the group/ and or help with a street collection would be very welcome.

Jackie Nicholson (Ashb 342566) or Audrey Rose (Ashb 342828)

Chernobyl Children Lifeline

Hosting Belarussian Children annually, for life-enhancing. Life-prolonging rest-aid recuperation.

Ashbourne and Utoxetter Chernobyl Children Lifeline

Dove Valley Decorative and Fine Arts Society

A not for profit organisation meeting in Ashbourne Town Hall on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from October to June

Pl see website for further details

Derbyshire Dales Woodcraft Club
Meet on the first Saturday of each month to learn and pass on skills in woodturning, carving, pyrography etc.

James Sharpe



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