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Welcome to THE WEBSITE OF Shepherds Cot Trust

We hope you enjoy your visit. Please contact us via the contact links if the information provided on the site does not answer any questions you may have.

Situated between leafy Highgate and cosmopolitan Crouch End, six miles from the City of London and seven or so from the Palace of Westminster, the Shepherds Cot Trust is an extraordinary green oasis near the centre of one of Europe’s great capitals.

Run by eight volunteer Trustees drawn from our three member Shepherds Cot Clubs (Hanley LTC, Highgate CLTC and North London CC), the Trustees hold the freehold to the land described on the plan that can be printed from this site. We are affiliated to Fields In Trust and landlord to Georgians Tennis Club.

Cricket has been played on the Shepherds Cot land for over 150 years; tennis for a little less. While these sports and the Shepherds Cot Clubs are our priority, we welcome all visitors – players from other clubs, dog walkers, neighbours, Highgate Wood students or just passersby. All we ask is that you respect the Trustees’ and the Clubs’ values and rights when you are on our land.

We hope to see you soon.

High Gate
England and Wales Cricket Board
Hanley Tennis Club
fit fields in trust
British-Tennis-LTA
North London Cricket Club
Shepherds Cot Trust. Tel: 0771 307 3171