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Pétanque Games at Kielder Waterside

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A game of French Boules for you to enjoy.

A family friendly activity.

£5 equipment hire Age: 8+ 1 hour
  • Test your co –ordination skills by using the boule to try and hit the target.
  • An activity for everyone; grandparents, parents, children, friends, everyone can play no matter what their fitness level. (Children under 16 must be supervised by an adult.)
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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.

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    "A lovely place to relax in beautiful surroundings."

  • What our customers have to say

    "Had a wonderful time will return next year loved every minute."

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    "A beautiful place to stay, friendly and helpful staff, lodge was clean and tidy, would recommend to anyone"

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