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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
"Beautiful scenery, peaceful surroundings. Very quiet location. Good cycle/walking routes, (a few steep hills). Activities were good. Bird of Prey centre was excellent."
"Great place to go. Scenery beautiful. Cabin very comfortable, modern and well equipped. Staff in reception so welcoming and happy to help. Would definitely go again."
"Brilliant holiday with lots to do for all ages and abilities."
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