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Discover Petanque at Landal Kielder Waterside

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Discover Petanque

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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  • What our customers have to say

    "Beautiful scenery, peaceful surroundings. Very quiet location. Good cycle/walking routes, (a few steep hills). Activities were good. Bird of Prey centre was excellent."

  • What our customers have to say

    "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."

  • What our customers have to say

    "Brilliant holiday with lots to do for all ages and abilities."

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