Coombe Dingle Sports Complex

A superb sporting facility which provides a unique atmosphere. Emphasis is placed on quality and the combination of a wide range of outdoor and indoor opportunities for all students.

Most of the University’s ‘traditional’ outdoor sports are played at Coombe Dingle, including all inter-university matches (British universities and Colleges Sport), local league matches and training sessions.

The Coombe Dingle Sports Complex consists of the following facilities:

  • artificial pitches (sand dressed / floodlit)
  • cricket squares and nets (including grass)
  • grass pitches for football and rugby
  • indoor and outdoor tennis courts (floodlit)
  • lacrosse pitch
  • netball courts
  • Olympic weight lifting room
  • softball and rounders facilities
  • pavilion, lounge bar and meeting rooms.

Hire a facility

Artificial pitches and tennis courts are available for hire, see our price list (PDF, 476kB). Please contact us for availability and further information.

Opening hours

Opening hours for Coombe Dingle Sports Complex
DaySports Complex
Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 11 pm
Saturday 8.30 am - 9 pm
Sunday 8.45 am - 10 pm

Closure dates

We are closed during university closure dates.


All activities take place in a safe, relaxed and tranquil environment on a 38-acre site in the heart of Stoke Bishop in North Bristol.

You can view the Sports Complex location and get directions using the University's Google precinct map.

Sports Medicine Clinic

Physiotherapy and sport massage treatment is available. To book an appointment contact us.

Tennis coaching programmes

Tennis coaching programmes available for all ages. For further information please contact the Tennis Director, Peter Bendall (

Become a member

See our membership options available to students, staff and members of the public.