Bowling is a popular pastime here in Torbay with over 20 bowls clubs located within Torbay itself, not to mention the many clubs in surrounding villages and towns. Boasting some of the most beautiful bowling clubs in Devon, Torbay offers bowling for everyone whether you prefer indoor or outdoor, long or short mat bowls. With seafront clubs which have stunning views out to sea, central clubs close to the town centre or clubs in the middle of country parks in between rolling hills.
With so many clubs to choose from it is not surprising that Paignton is one of the most popular destinations for bowling holidays. Our local clubs are very pleased to welcome touring teams and are proud to offer excellent facilities, with many clubs coming year after year to meet friends old and new.
Paignton Bowling Club is situated just ½ mile from the hotel in the heart of Paignton with over 150 members they pride themselves on being very friendly and social. With a beautiful green for summer bowling and a short mat for the winter bowling months. You will be more than welcome to join them for a tot in the club bar after a hard days bowling. Marldon Bowls Club is situated in the middle of the countryside within 5 miles from the hotel. Offering 7 rinks, catering and bar facilities this is the ideal venue for one of your matches. Torquay bowling club is located just a stone throw away from the beach and Torre Abbey gardens in a stunning seafront location. Accommodating up to 8 rinks on a stunning outdoor green and 2 short mats during the winter months this is one of the largest clubs in Torbay. It is one of the venues for the famous English Riviera Tournament and has recently hosted the finals of the Bowls England Ladies Top Club Competition. Their large club house offers a relaxing atmosphere for and after match drink.