Things to do


A stay in Thorpeness is all about having fun and taking time to enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

We’re lucky enough to have beautiful coastline, ideal for strolling, skimming and splashing. It’s also an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and one of Britain’s finest landscapes with wildlife-rich wetlands, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic homes and gardens.

So with the wonderful weather, stunning scenery and surroundings and fun filled things to do for all ages, join us at Thorpeness for a spectacular summer!

Your Thorpeness Summer



As well as our golf course, Thorpeness also offers up tennis at Thorpeness Country Club. Have fun with family and friends with this quintessentially English summer sport!

For a more relaxed and laid back summer, a trip to the Meare is a must! Serene and peaceful, rent a boat and feel your worries float away on the magnificent Meare and explore the Peter Pan themed islands.

And summer has definitely arrived on our stunning grounds when we welcome back our Regatta Celebrations!

Regatta Celebrations – 21 August 2015, 6pm start


Our yearly spectacular returns to the village and it that is so popular with the locals and those who come from afar to sample this classically English celebration of the summer. Celebrate with us in our Meare gardens and enjoy front row seats to the magical lit boat parade at dusk and fireworks at 9pm.

Our Regatta Celebrations include:


  • Live Music

  • Family Entertainment and Activities – photo boards, giant Jenga, crazy golf

  • BBQ (hot dogs, burgers, veggie burgers, chicken skewers, salad bar)

  • Paella – seafood and vegetarian options
Ticket prices
£12pp, £7.50 children under 12
Ticket includes food from both BBQ & paella pans

Tickets are available from Thorpeness Hotel reception

Call 01728 452176

Email events@thorpeness.co.uk

Jessie J, Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Tribute Night at Thorpeness Country Club - 13th August


Live tribute night at Thorpeness Country Club, featuring the exceptional sounds of Jessie J, Katy Perry & Lady Gaga, all acts are performed by the authentic tribute Vicky Jackson.

Ticket Prices
£10 Adult / £5 Junior (5yrs-12yrs)
£25 Family (2ad/2ch)

Begins 6.30pm

Food available to purchase on the night (NOT included in the ticket)

For tickets, Call 01728 452176 or email events@thorpeness.co.uk

Summer Programme - 6th July–30th August


Thorpeness Country Club is the place to be over the summer months, our events team are hosting a full programme of events with a range of activities for the whole family to get involved in.

Activities include:


  • Tennis coaching and clinics
  • Tennis tournaments
  • Yoga sessions and private lessons by the sea
  • Fitness boot camp
  • Movie & pizza nights
  • Children’s five-a-side football
  • Family rounders & crickett
  • Children’s activities: arts & crafts, races and archery
  • Family bingo

Yearly and temporary memberships are available, call 01728 452176 or email for more information.


Thorpeness Tennis Clinics with Christine and Amanda Janes & Special Guest Barry Cowan


Thorpeness Country Club has a strong history of excellent tennis. Boasting six hard courts and a further three grass courts in the summer. It offers a safe, fun and when you want it, competitive environment.

New for 2015 are two tennis coaching weeks being held in September.

Tennis weeks
21st September Monday - Friday
28th September Monday - Friday

Throughout the week groups will be coached by Christine Janes (nee Truman) a former Wimbledon ladies finalist and her daughter Amanda Janes, who herself rose to become Britain’s number two female tennis player and has gone on to have a very successful coaching career.

They will be joined by special guest Barry Cowan, who once famously held Pete Sampras to a five set match at Wimbledon. Barry will be joining on the Wednesday to offer coaching and his top tips for improving your game.

Thorpeness Tennis Clinics include;


  • 5 hours of tennis per day
  • Match play on the final day
£300 per person
Price inclusive of 5 days of tennis coaching at Thorpeness Country Club with a light lunch and refreshments each day.

To book, email or call 01728 451021