Coombe Dingle Sports Complex

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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:

  • 3G pitch
  • 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

Grass/artificial pitches, rooms/hospitality, our OWL Gym and tennis courts are available for hire, please see our Facilities hire price list (PDF, 186kB) and Tennis court and lesson prices (PDF, 309kB). Please email for availability and further information.

Opening hours

Opening hours for Coombe Dingle Sports Complex
DaySports Complex
Monday & Tuesday 8 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 10 pm
Thursday & Friday 8 am - 8 pm
Saturday 9 am - 8 pm
Sunday 9 am - 2 pm

*NEW* From 5 October 2020

Opening hours for Coombe Dingle Sports Complex
DaySports Complex
Monday to Friday 7 am - 10 pm
Saturday 7:45 am - 8 pm
Sunday 7:45 am - 8 pm (provisional)


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.

Tennis coaching programmes

Tennis coaching programmes available for all ages. For further information please contact the Director of Tennis, Andy Trott (

Dogs on site

Visitors are politely asked not to bring dogs on site, except Guide Dogs.

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