Welcome to Amherst Tennis Club

About Us

Amherst Lawn Tennis Club, situated in the heart of Hastings in beautiful public gardens, is a well established members' club which has a reputation for its good facilities, friendly atmosphere and range of tennis activities to suit all age groups and playing standards. As a community amateur sports club, membership is open to all.

Amherst LTC was established in 1922 with 5 grass courts. Through the years the club has produced junior and senior County Champions whilst men’s, ladies and mixed teams have consistently competed in the top Sussex Club League divisions. Today it is proud to welcome all standards of player into its friendly atmosphere whilst retaining its high competitive standards for those who wish to represent the club in team events.

Social Events

Held year round these include fun tournaments,  quiz nights and themed tennis supper evenings.


Amherst Tennis Club competes in many different competitions and leagues - varying in age, ability and gender. Details are on the Teams & Tournaments notice board. If you would like to play for a team contact the Men’s or Ladies captain or the club coach.


Amherst Tennis Club members and visitors benefit from the use of:

  • 7 tennis courts
  • 2 new artificial clay courts
  • 5 artificial grass courts – all floodlit
  • Practice wall
  • Tennis balls supplied for all social and match play
  • Full changing facilities with showers / disabled toilet
  • Licensed bar

Things You Need To Know

The club is open all year round.

Balls are provided by the club for all play and are located in the cupboard in the clubhouse.

The club has 5 floodlit courts - £1 per 10 minutes, payable in the clubhouse.

To read the What you need to know about Amherst....information sheets, click here

To read the Amherst LTC Club Rules 2024, click here.



Join Now!

New members can join at any time during the year, with memberships running for a year from date of subscription. 


How to find us

Amherst Lawn Tennis Club
Amherst Lawn Tennis Club, Amherst Gardens
TN34 1TU

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Our Partners

Amherst Coaching
6 Love Sports Coaching
Wisdens Ltd, Hastings