Bracknell Hornets play in the British semi-professional ice hockey league – the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL).

The team play home games at Bracknell Ski Slope & Ice Rink (better known as The Hive) located on John Nike Way in Bracknell.


The complex is just a 5 minute drive from Junction 10 of the M4 motorway or a short bus ride from both Bracknell Bus Station and Reading Bus Station on the X4 with Reading Buses.

To book a taxi call any of the following local companies:

  • JJM Taxis – 01344 455355
  • Bracknell Cars – 01344 485000
  • Radio Cars – 01344 412312

Address: Bracknell Ski Slope & Ice Rink, John Nike Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8TN


There is plenty of free parking available in the car park.


The complex has fantastic facilities with a Family Friendly Bees Knees Bar on the first floor serving alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, tea and coffee. On the ground floor there are Vending Machines and hot food is available in the Rink Side Café serving a delicious range of hot food including Burgers.


Ice hockey games are played over three periods, each 20 minutes long with two intervals. The total length of the game is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including stoppages in play.

Want to know more? Check out our quick guide to the Rules of the Game.



Ice hockey is a dangerous sport with pucks travelling at high speeds. During warm-up and when the game is in play, please keep your eye on the puck at all times.


Video and photographs taken by club are sometimes used for promotional purposes, such as on our website and social media. As a visitor your image may be captured and subsequently seen in the media. Please note, flash photography is prohibited as it can be distracting for the players and officials on the ice.