Welcome to Chapel Gate

Chapel Gate is a 65 acre multi sport site, specialising in outdoor field sports such as cricket, football, hockey and rugby, but also hosting archery, squash, table tennis and a shooting range. Chapel gate is owned Bournemouth University, and is home to Bournemouth University sport as well as other community sports teams and schools. 

Our current facilities include 2 sand dressed artificial grass pitches, 8 fun size football pitches, 6 junior football pitches, 3 fun size rugby pitches and 3 cricket pitches. There are also 3 different options fo social spaces, with a full range of foot and drink offerings. Chapel Gate is also home to a separate Squash club, Shooting range, and Table Tennis club.

Being located next to Bournemouth Airport, there are strong transport links with local towns such as Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, as well as routes throughout the county and region.

As our outdoor space is designated for sports, we are a ‘No Dog Site’, and would appreciate your cooperation with this policy.

Contact Us

For any queries or questions, please feel free to contact us.


BU Sports Campus, Chapel Gate, Parley, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6BL

t: 01202 581933

e: sportcampus@bournemouth.ac.uk