Why choose Sidmouth for a Devon bowling holiday?

If you’re a keen bowling enthusiastic and would like to enjoy a Devon bowling holiday, we recommend you base yourself in Sidmouth.

Bowling is a popular pastime in Devon with many friendly clubs that welcome visitors. Sidmouth’s location in East Devon makes it an ideal base to enjoy the variety of clubs offering all types of bowls from indoor to outdoor, and long to short mat.

You won’t even have to travel far as Sidmouth itself has a bowling club in the heart of the town next to the beautiful Blackmore Gardens. Affiliated to both Bowls England and Devon County Bowls Associations, the Sidmouth Bowling Club has facilities for both indoor (3 rinks) and outdoor (12 rinks).  The club welcomes touring teams and guest bowlers.

Devon’s largest bowls club, Madeira Bowling Club in Exmouth, is just 10 miles from Sidmouth and offers all-year-round facilities at its seafront location. The club has two excellent outdoor greens and three indoor rinks which are available to touring clubs to enjoy.

With a further 10 bowling clubs in East Devon and a total of 200 countywide you really will be spoilt for choice.

The Royal York & Faulkner Hotel is the perfect base for your bowling holiday in Devon. When you fancy a break from bowling, there is plenty to entertain you in Sidmouth including seaside and clifftop walks; local music and theatre; and a thriving shopping centre with many independent shops.

After a busy day, bowling or out exploring the local area, you can relax in one of our three beautiful lounges or enjoy our contemporary spa with hydrotherapy pool and range of spa treatments.

To help you plan your visit, we can provide you with information on the local teams, bowling greens and fixtures, as well as contact details for the local clubs.

To inquire about a Devonbowling holiday at the Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, please call us on 0800 220714.

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