Our seven-lane cricket practice facility at the National Cricket Centre is located pitch-side at Sophia Gardens. The centre is used by Glamorgan's professional players and the Welsh age group squads but there's more than enough time set aside for club cricketers and aspiring young players to hone their skills.

All booking must be made online and we ask that you read the following documents, and return the Code of Conduct form on arrival at Sophia Gardens.

You can only book online - either use the form or email ed.smart@glamorgancricket.co.uk

We kindly request you provide 48 hours notice for all bookings. 

Risk Assessment for Indoor Cricket at Glamorgan

Indoor School Education Document

Opt In Form Code of Conduct (must be returned)




What's on offer at the National Cricket Centre?

• State of the art Merlyn Bola Machine with simulated bowlers run-up and automatic feed

• Three Bola Machines with automatic feeders

• Seven net lanes and extended cushioned run-ups

• Uniturf playing surface

• Fielding machines and equipment

• Fully qualified coaching staff, including current and past Glamorgan players

• Spacious changing and showering facilities



Net hire

Hire a lane and hone your skills. Whether you're an experienced club cricketer looking for solo practice on an automatic bowling machine or a recreational team looking to dust off the cobwebs, our facility provides the perfect practice environment and cutting edge kit.

One-to-One Coaching

Our coaches deliver one-to-one sessions for those wishing to accelerate their development and learn the techniques required to excel. All of our coaches possess ECB qualifications.

School Holiday Coaching Camps

We offer a number of holiday camps throughout the year for all ages and abilities. We hope to see you there.


For more information please contact the Community Team: ed.smart@glamorgancricket.co.uk




Let us know what we can help you with below

What would you like to book?*

Please confirm the following:*

View our Privacy Policy