The 1st XI Cricket ground is widely known as one of the most beautiful school grounds in the country.
It is prepared, maintained and developed to the highest of standards which makes for a superb playing surface. There are seven more cricket grounds and fourteen artificial cricket nets on site.
A number of the nets have recently been re-laid. These pitches and nets are available from mid April to mid August. In addition there are two pavilions:
- XI Pavilion – The Pavilion has recently been beautifully and skillfully restored after a benefaction by Mrs Jane Rose in memory of her late husband Henry (C1 1953-57). The restoration will enable future generations of Marlburians and Old Marlburians to provide first class hospitality to visiting teams and guests.” (Marlborough College website – cricket). Amenities include: two changing rooms (with showers), a large kitchen area servicing the central function room, two viewing balconies, two small rooms (cricket related) and disability access.
- LB Pavilion – upfield from the XI pavilion, the LB pavilion comprises two levels, each level being made up of two changing rooms (with showers), and a central meeting area which contains a small kitchen and toilet facilities.