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The 2025 World Indoor Bowls Championships

This year’s Championships have drawn to a close and what superb competition it was! Congratulations to all our winners and a huge thank you to all the players, officials, fans and the Potters Resorts team who made this event a huge success.

Looking ahead to the 2025 World Indoor Bowls Championships

We’re already counting down the days until the 2025 edition of the World Indoor Bowls Championships and it'd be great see you there.

After all the thrilling action from this year's tournament, 2025 breaks are selling fast, so if you want to secure your spot head over to our 2025 World Bowls Breaks now.

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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. Scotland's Stewart Anderson played magnificently to hold off a resurgent Alex Marshall MBE to win his third open singles title in 2024.

Ladies World Matchplay

Ladies Winner - Potters Resorts

England's Katherine Rednall reigned supreme to make it three world matchplay titles in a row, and six in total in 2024. Once again she is the player some of the world's best female players have to beat to claim this prestigious singles trophy.

Pairs World Matchplay

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Scotland team-mates Stewart Anderson and Darren Burnett achieved their second pairs title in the last three attempts in 2024 confirming the high quality of their partnership. The strongest combinations in the field will be raring to try and take their title in 2025.

Mixed Pairs World Matchplay

Mixed Pairs Winner - Potters Resorts

A seriously high-quality final in 2024 produced a win for Julie Forrest and Nick Brett over the defending champions. When the best male and female bowlers combine, there's never a shortage of brilliant bowls on show in the mixed pairs.

Under 25 Singles Championship

Under 25's Winner - Potters Resorts

The U25 championship is your chance to see the next generation of champions displaying their skills on the famed portable rink. After being runner-up in the previous two editions, it was third time lucky for top Scotland prospect Darren Weir in 2024.

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. 2025 will be our 27th 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

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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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