Recreation and Facilities

Recreation and Facilities

In and around the village there are great opportunities for recreational activities.

The parish council are able to provide two recreation grounds, once at Bells Hill and one on Plough Lane.

Bells Hill rec was left by Lord Decies in the 19th Century and provides an open space for families and children with swings and an adventure playground, there is a superb football pitch with changing rooms and a kick-wall is available for budding footballers in the village. With seating pods in the recreation ground there is also an area that young people can meet and chat in a space of their own.

Another wonderful recreation ground is situated at Plough Lane, providing ample open space for families and children with a sectioned off swings and children’s play area, along with seating pods and a kick-wall.

Allotments are situated at the northern end of Duffield Lane. They are set in a quiet rural location with wonderful oak trees and historical hedgerow surrounding plots.

Stoke Common lies on the outskirts of Stoke Poges and contains the largest area of heathland in south Buckinghamshire. Lowland heath is a rare habitat and Stoke Common is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Stoke Poges is very lucky to have some very good local golf courses: Stoke Poges Golf Club, is a world class private club with an immaculate 18 hole course and 9 hole course in fantastic parkland surroundings; Wexham Park Golf Course an 18 hole course (blue), a very nice 9 hole course (red) and a further 9 hole parkland course (green); Farnham Park Golf Club is a municipal 18 hole golf course which is always in superb condition and a test for any standard.

Bucks County Council provides a Mobile Library service for the village. It is available for use outside the Village Centre, Rogers Lane.