Welcome to Bideford Bowling Club

2021   Fixtures are now available - Please note that these may be subject to change.

2021 Club competition form now available 

Sign-up sheets for matches are on the External notice board as usual

                    The latest government announcement on Covid 19 has now been announced (15/07/2021)

                                          Return to Play - See latest information from Bowls England


Although there is no tournament this year, many of our friends from Scotland and all points in England are traveling down as normal for their summer break. The G&E Committee have arranged several events next week to thank them for their continued support of Bideford and you are all invited to join in and support them and your Club. The Committee have put a poster up at the Club giving full details of what is on during the week.

Briefly, the bar will be open on Saturday 31 July afternoon/evening as people arrive.

                                                   Sunday          1 August –    Nothing

                                                   Monday         2 August –    Spoons 5pm - B-B-Q 6:30pm

                                                   Tuesday        3 August –    Nothing

                                                   Wednesday  4 August –    Nothing

                                                   Thursday      5 August –    Bar open in the evening

                                                   Friday           6 August –    Fun afternoon, Bowls or Indoors if there's poor weather -

                                                                                            Start at 2:00pm - Sign-up sheet on the board


                                                                                     Thank you for your support.


37 Chingswell Street


EX39 2NG

Telephone - 07518 903118

Club Secretary

Michael Blight

Telephone - 01237 472246

Mobile - 07713783902

Email -



Bideford Bowling Club was founded in 1889. It has been located adjacent to The Strand, Bideford since the early thirties and is now known colloquially as ‘Bideford Strand Bowling Club’.  It is owned by the members and has been a mixed club since 1997.

The clubhouse was rebuilt in 1993 and has a seating capacity for over seventy. It has a modern kitchen and fully stocked bar. The green is acknowledged to be amongst Devon’s best.

A tour in June is arranged most years and a tournament is held each year in early August.

Throughout the outdoor bowling season the club has a very busy schedule. Games at Club, County and National level ensure that members have the opportunity to participate in a comprehensive selection of home and away games, ranging from friendly to competitive.

Short mat bowling is available during the winter months for present and approved past outdoor bowling members.

We give a high priority to ensuring that all our visitors are given a warm welcome and an enjoyable time whilst with us.

New members are always assured of a friendly welcome. Experienced bowlers and those new to the game will be given every assistance to ensure that they obtain the maximum benefits from the activities in which they choose to participate.

Social events are arranged throughout the year.


Affiliations -

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsorship of Brend Hotels.  

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