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Petanque is a hugely popular sport and even has its own world cup. The concept of the game was created by the Romans by throwing coins towards a target however it is the French who gave it the name of ‘Petanque’. It is France’s tenth most popular sport and the world cup is held there.
Across the world it has many followers, it is thought that between 10 -12 million people play it worldwide with an estimated 1.5 million children in China playing it at school. It is a popular sport because every generation can play it and can play together.Book now explore kielder
"Absolutely beautiful, tranquil surroundings. A perfect get away for all my family. Brilliant for my cycling brother ; for me and my dog excellent walks and glorious scenery for everyone. Hot tub was a complete joy. Feeding the birds, and other wildlife was amazing. I can't recommend it highly enough."
"A very relaxing holiday in beautiful surroundings."
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