Logo of Bideford Bowling Club




Chingswell Street,


EX39 2NG

Telephone: 07518 903 118


Secretary: Michael Blight

Telephone: 01237 472246 (07713783902)



Image of a short map in action

Short Mat in Action

You are most welcome to apply for membership:

  • Full Playing
    • New members with no bowling experience pay 50% for their first season.
    • Lawn green and short mat bowling plus social events.
    • 2020 fee: £105.00
  • Short Mat Playing
    • Short mat only available to ex full playing members (subject to approval) plus social events.
    • 2020 fee: £30.00
  • Social
    • Social events.
    • 2020 fee: £6.00
  • Junior
    • Activities are as for a full playing member but you must be  less than 18 years old or in full time education.
    • 2020 fee: £20.00

Car Parking is available for a reasonable annual fee.

Membership may commence at any time and scaled fees will apply.
An open day is held at the beginning of each summer season, when members of the public are invited to inspect the premises and to try their skills on the green.
All equipment is provided, so why not come along, have a cup of tea with us and give it a try?
For 2020 this will take place on: Saturday,  April 25th 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday 26th April 10 till 4pm

Alternatively, call into the Club any Monday afternoon or evening when our members will discuss your requirements and, if you so wish, arrange for you to try your hand at bowling.

Inexperienced playing members will be given coaching in the techniques and etiquette of the game and will be encouraged to participate in games when they feel comfortable to do so.

Further information or an application form may be obtained by contacting the Club Secretary, Mr. Michael Blight (details in the heading above) or by downloading here


An image of members from a trip to Newport/Cardiff

Members enjoyed a weekend trip to Newport/Cardiff during September 2015