Bowls Durham

Founded in 2008

Middleton Cup

"when the dream became reality"

Middleton Cup 2000


Walker Cup 2013

"another dream came true"

Bowls England

Full details of the "Roll Up To Bowls" campaign are available in the NEWS section


Let's not undo all the good work so far, if you are opening then PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE follow the Bowls England COVID-19 club guide


Following the unification of the male and female associations this is the new home of County bowls within Durham County. Its aim is to provide bowlers access to all the latest news and results within Durham County. The site will also publish the various selected County teams and will also provide a focal point for the various county competitions.

If you wish to contact Bowls Durham then please e-mail the County Secretary Foster Johnson using the following e-mail address –

Bowls England COVID-19 Club Guide (last updated 6th August 2020)

As per Bowls England – We recommend that all clubs consider the latest COVID-19 document together with the Government guidance. All items may be adapted as necessary to meet your club’s specific circumstances, so long as your actions remain consistent with Government advice and social distancing requirements.

PLEASE NOTE – “All those clubs who have or intend to open up their clubs PLEASE check with your 3rd Party Liability Insurance providers to ensure that they have appropriate and adequate insurance provision in place to cover them, it may well be that you are covered but it is best to check and safeguard yourselves. Those who have provision through Sutton Winson under the Bowls England scheme will have contact details that came with their certificate.”

A guidance to inform clubs of financial support that may be available to them during this period of uncertainty. This includes details of schemes available via Government at local and national level, plus information on the £20 million Community Emergency Fund announced today by Sport England.

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Full details on Bowls England “Roll up to Bowl” campaign are in the “NEWS SECTION”