Sports Clubs


Badminton Club

Club meets Thursdays 8-10pm in Sharnbrook Upper School Sports Hall.   Two courts are available.

Contact: Edna Froggatt
Tel: 01234 720827


Bridgman Bowling Club

Open to all, men, women, and young people aged 10 – 100.
Indoors (October – April) daily 10.30 a.m. – 10.30 p.m,  outdoors (May to September) daily 2.00 p.m. to dusk.  A high-class venue at which everyone can enjoy the game of bowls and make and maintain friendships. Social members also welcome.

Location: Eagle Way, Harrold MK43 7EW
Tel: 01234 720984


Harrold Cricket Club

Harrold Cricket Club is a progressive, inclusive and friendly club based in the picturesque village of Harrold, North Bedfordshire. We are an ECB Clubmark accredited club and offer midweek and weekend cricket for all ages.

All players and supporters are very welcome, regardless of age or experience. if you would like to find out more, just get in touch!

In the 2023 season, Harrold will offer:

Adult Cricket
Harrold Pilgrims 1st XI – Four Counties Cricket League
Harrold Pilgrims 2nd XI – Bedfordshire Invitational Cricket League
Harrold CC – Bedfordshire County Cricket League
Harrold CC – Bedford Midweek Cricket League
Junior Cricket
Friday night junior coaching starts in May and will continue throughout the summer.

Harrold CC also provides an impressive junior cricket programme, run by ECB qualified coaches with regular playing opportunities to provide a pathway to adult cricket. Or just to meet new friends and enjoy the game.

In the 2023 season, Harrold will enter four teams: 1xU11, 2xU13 and 1xU15. We also hope to introduce a new girls team soon. a fast-growing club with a friendly family atmosphere, and fields two Senior Sunday XIs which play in the Bedfordshire League.  For Juniors, Harrold CC runs squads for age groups from Under 16s down to Under 4s and in 2010 entered 6 teams in the Beds Colts League. We now have nearly 250 registered players.

Location: Harrold Playing Fields, Carlton Road, MK43 7DT
Tel: 01234 720898


Harrold and Carlton FC

An inclusive football club serving Harrold, Carlton and the surrounding villages of North Beds. Comprising 12 squads; our U6’s (train only) and U7’s through to U13’s play in the MKDDL League while the U16 ‘s play in the BYSL.  Our aim is to provide football in a safe and friendly environment for as many boys & girls as possible – From under 6’s to over 60’s, the club has a place for all!

Location: Harrold Playing Fields,  Emmaus Carlton, and The Turvey Rec.
Tel: 07917 065450


Sharnbrook Community Sports Centre

A local, friendly community sports centre set in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside, offering up to date gym and sports centre facilities available to both members and non members alike.  In-house classes and membership available for all aged over 16.

Location: Odell Road, Sharnbrook, MK44 1JL
Tel: 01234 783801


The Fox Golf Society

Golfers of any age or sex.  Meeting around 6 times per year, we play for trophies at various golf courses throughout the year.  We have an annual Ladies Night and Presentation Dinner.

Location: Based at the Fox Inn Carlton
Tel: 01234 720878

Martial Arts

Martial Arts Club

All ages over 8 years.  Every Monday evening 7.30 p.m. until 9.00 p.m. at            Carlton Village Hall.   Qualified experienced instructors teach a combination of
traditional Ju Jitsu and modern self defence/self protection.

Location: Carlton Village Hall, The Moor, Carlton
Contact: Jim McKeown
Tel: 01234 720148


Harrold and Carlton Snooker Club

Full size table.  Open to anyone wishing to play aged 18 upwards.
Open 7 days a week to midnight.  Key from The Muntjac public house with fees payable on return of the key. Membership £10.00 per year.

Location: Harrold Centre, High Street, Harrold MK43 7BH
Tel: 01234 721100


Carlton Squash Club

Open all year to all over 8 years of age.   Caters for all abilities, offers 2 courts + shower facilities.   A variety of in-house leagues competitions introduces you to opponents of a similar standard. Coaching available.  Annual individual membership fee £70 adults, £100 family, £15 concessions. The Club now offer junior coaching and run two senior teams in the Northants League. 

Location: School Lane, Carlton, Beds MK43 7LH


Harrold Tennis Club

Harrold Tennis Club has two outdoor tennis courts for club members to use. Mixed club sessions are on Thursday evenings from 6:30pm (when evening light permits). There’s a club morning every Sunday from 09:30am for both ladies and men. We have ladies and men’s doubles teams currently playing in the Bedfordshire leagues. We also run coaching for junior and adult members, and welcome new members of all standards and ages.

Location:  Harrold Centre, High Street, Harrold