All Inclusive Bowls Breaks

Hosting more than 50 All-Inclusive Bowls Breaks a year as well as showcasing The World Indoor Bowls Championships every January, Potters Resorts is synonymous with the sport of Bowls.

With superb playing facilities at both of our Resorts, whether you’re new to bowls or an experienced player, we offer the very best bowling break experience anywhere, with free-to-enter bowls tournaments on many of our Midweek breaks between September and May.

Our breaks cover all formats of the game, as well as additional experiences such as Celebrity Bowls Breaks, Pro Coaching with Andy Thomson MBE, or Bridge & Fun Bowls with Eddie & Kathy Williams. With so much on offer you're certain to find the perfect break for you and your friends at Potters.

Don’t forget, as well as the superb bowls facilities and optional tournaments, every break at Potters Resorts includes comfortable accommodation, four delicious meals a day, a variety of sports, leisure facilities and activities, West End quality entertainment and your drinks, all included in the price.

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What’s included in your Potters Resorts Bowls Break

As well as superb bowls facilities and free-to-enter tournaments, when you join us at the UK’s Only All-Inclusive Resorts, everything you need to enjoy your holiday comes as standard, in one simple price…

Free-to-enter Bowls Tournaments
Join up with Club players from around the UK and compete in a free-to-enter Bowls tournament designed for all abilities.

Delicious full board dining
Each day you’ll tuck into a hearty breakfast, three-course lunch and dinner, plus a midnight dish to satisfy late night nibbles.

Comfortable accommodation
From cosy coastal Bungalows to spacious Hotel Suites nestled in the countryside, our accommodation is designed to meet your needs.

Sports, Leisure & Activities
On top of our superb Bowls facilities, you will also enjoy a huge variety of sports and leisure as well as a jam-packed activities programme.

West End quality entertainment
Let us entertain you with live music, comedy and quizzes, culminating in a West End quality show for each night of your stay.

Your drinks are on us
We’ve got your bar bill covered with dozens of popular branded beers, wines, soft drinks and hot beverages all included.

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Our bowls club booked a visit and we decided to join it. The spirit in the bowling groups was brilliant fun. Would I recommend it as a 4-Night break? YES definitely, great fun

KPH771267 - December 2022

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Tournament Formats

Indoor Bowls

Annual Association Breaks

Pro Coaching Breaks

Bridge and Fun Bowls

Carpet Bowls

Short Mat Bowls

Bowls International Celebrity Breaks

Outdoor Bowls

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Bowls Breaks at Hopton-on-Sea

Bowls Breaks
at Hopton-on-Sea, Norfolk

With superb bowls facilities, and as home of the World Indoor Bowls Championships since 1999, our Resort at Hopton-on-Sea on the Norfolk Coast is synonymous with the sport.

Boasting 14 indoor rinks, 4 outdoor rinks and additional facilities catering for all forms of the game, we offer a range of breaks at Hopton-on-Sea including free to enter tournaments in the following formats:

Indoor | Carpet Bowls | Short Mat Bowls | Association Breaks

You’ll be well looked after by our friendly bowls team and legend of the sport, former World Number 1 and World Indoor Bowls Champion, Greg Harlow, who we’re proud to have as our Bowls Ambassador.

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Bowls Breaks
at Five Lakes, Essex

For over 40 years, guests have visited Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea to combine a short break away with a memorable bowls experience. You can now enjoy that experience at Five Lakes; our new Resort in the Essex countryside just a stone’s throw from the stunning Blackwater Estuary and a short drive from the historic towns of Tiptree and Colchester.

With five newly installed Dales rinks and a variety of fabulous bowls breaks to choose from, you simply must experience a Bowls break at Five Lakes; a great place for friends and clubs to relax and enjoy bowls together, the Potters way.

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Bowls Breaks at Five Lakes

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Bowls Groups & Clubs

Bowls Clubs & Groups

As the UK’s Number One Choice for Bowls Breaks, we welcome hundreds of clubs to Potters every year to compete in friendly, free-to-enter indoor tournaments or for their annual summer tours in Norfolk and Essex. Not only will you receive exclusive group savings and benefits, you’ll be supported by a dedicated team with over 150 years of experience in the group leisure industry.

They are there to assist you every step of the way, with personalised paperwork and promotional materials to help you grow your group, and on-Resort support during your stay to ensure your break is going as planned.

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The World Indoor Bowls Championships

Each year we welcome the greatest players from across the world to compete in The World Indoor Bowls Championships in our International Arena at Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea.

If you’d rather watch the sport of Bowls, rather than play, join us by purchasing day tickets, or enjoy a 2-Night stay on an All-Inclusive World Bowls Break. Hurry, availability is EXTREMELY limited each year.

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Potters Bowls Shop

Don’t forget to visit the Potters Bowls Shop on your next Bowls Break at Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea!

Run by Greg Harlow and his friendly team of bowls specialists, it’s the home for all your Indoor, Outdoor and Short Mat Bowls needs, including bowls equipment, clothing, shoes and accessories. All of their products are available to buy online too.

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Choose from two fabulous locations

Whether it's relaxing on the picturesque Norfolk coast to unwinding in glorious Essex countryside, our Resorts offer two perfect places to enjoy a short break.

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