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The Imagine Cruising 2024 World Indoor Bowls Championships

After a fantastic tournament this year, we're already looking ahead with excitement and anticipation for what The Imagine Cruising 2024 World Indoor Bowls Championships has in store!`

Experience the world’s best players competing for the most prestigious titles in the sport over 17 days of championship action, live from Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea's International Arena.

Join us for next year on an All-Inclusive World Bowls break. But you'll have to hurry, our breaks are incredibly popular and often sell out months in advance, so we recommend you book before it's too late.

A Word From Our Sponsors, Imagine Cruising

Following the success of this year’s sponsorship of the 2023 World Indoor Bowls Championships, we’re thrilled to announce that we will, once again, be the main sponsor of a prestigious tournament that sees some of the best players around the globe compete.

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at this year’s tournament, and we can’t wait to be back with you all again next year.

Imagine is an exclusive and luxury global tour operator with offices in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. We specialise in once-in-a-lifetime holidays and cruises across the globe, individually curated by destination experts.

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Five star-studded competitions, one venue

Singles Championship

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Enjoy the action as the world's top 16 ranked payers take on all-comers for the ultimate glory of winning the signature event. Qualifier Jamie Walker surprised absolutely everyone in 2023 during his run to become the first unseeded open singles champion in 17 years!

Ladies World Matchplay

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Watch a selection of the world's best female players, including record five-time matchplay champion Katherine Rednall, compete to win the 2024 edition of this prestigious trophy.

Pairs World Matchplay

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The strongest Pairs combinations go head-to-head for this coveted title. Nick Brett & Greg Harlow proved their partnership is as strong as ever by winning their third title in 2023, but can they do it again next year?

Mixed Pairs World Matchplay

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There's always a top-class field of male and female combinations in action hoping to claim the Mixed Pairs title, so it's a competition not to be missed. With plenty of smiles and high quality bowls, Cerianne Glen & Stewart Anderson teamed up to lift the trophy in 2023.

Under 25 Singles Championship

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Some of the best Under 25 players from around the world have a chance to display their skills on the famed portable rink and compete for this prestigious title currently held by back-to-back winner Daniel Pool. Could the 2024 winner go on to be a future Open Singles champion?

The World's Best Players

We can’t wait to welcome the very best players from around the world to Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea, the UK’s first All-Inclusive Resort this year. We caught up with the top 16 ranked players to find out what made them tick.

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The World Comes To Norfolk

Every World Bowls Championships, the world's best players descend on the picturesque Norfolk Coastline, in the quaint village of Hopton-on-Sea

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Enjoy A Break On The Glorious Norfolk Coast

About Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea

Like Snooker and The Crucible or Darts and Ally Pally, Potters Resorts rolls off the tongue whenever you think of Bowls. 2024 will be our 26th year in a row of hosting the World Indoor Bowls Championships, and we host a variety of Bowls Breaks all year round.

But Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea isn’t just for World Bowls, it’s the UK’s first All-Inclusive Resort, now joined by our second location Potters Resorts Five Lakes in Essex. Find out more about our award-winning resorts, and discover why we’re the perfect choice for your next short break.

At Potters Resorts Hopton-on-Sea, everything is included in your break price:

Full board dining including four meals a day
With a different menu each day providing a varied selection fit for all appetites, you’ll find plenty to tickle your taste buds.

Comfortable accommodation
From Bungalows stretching down to the sea to Hotel rooms surrounding the facilities, your perfect accommodation is waiting.

Sports, leisure and facilities
Get your pulses racing with a range of fun sports and leisure facilities from The Giant’s Swing to Cliffhanger climbing wall and many more.

West End quality entertainment
Enjoy fabulous entertainment featuring live music and quizzes in the day and culminating in a West End quality show in the evenings.

Drinks included throughout your stay
Don’t worry about dipping into your pocket every time someone’s thirsty, your drinks are on us, with a great selection to choose from.

Bowls Breaks at Potters Resorts Five Lakes

Join Us For An All-Inclusive Bowls Break

For over 40 years, guests have visited Potters to combine a short break away with a memorable bowls experience. Now, as the UK’s Only All-Inclusive Resorts where everything you need to enjoy your holiday comes as standard, Potters remains the number one choice for your bowls getaway.

We now offer All-Inclusive Bowls Breaks at both of our resorts, Hopton-on-Sea in Norfolk and Five Lakes in Essex.

With superb playing facilities at both locations, whether you’ve enjoyed watching the World Indoor Bowls Championships and want to give the sport a try, or if you're an experienced player, we offer the very best bowling break experience anywhere.

Join us on a free-to-enter bowls tournaments on many of our Midweek breaks between September and May.

Potters Bowls Breaks

Fancy having a go yourself? Join us for an All Inclusive Bowls Break and compete in tournaments designed for all abilities. The tournaments are competitive, yet fun, and our warm and friendly atmosphere is the perfect way to play with old friends, and make new ones.

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Potters Bowls Shop

Don’t forget to visit the Potters Bowls Shop on your next visit! Run by Greg Harlow and his friendly team of bowls specialists, it’s the home for all your bowls needs, including equipment, clothing, shoes and accessories. All of their products are available to buy online too.

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New To Bowls?

Don’t know your Carpet from your Short Mat? Discover more about the sport of bowls and the differences between the set up and rules of the four different formats: Indoor, Outdoor, Carpet and Short Mat Bowls.

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