Serious About Skittles Venues


The excellent venues that we have hand-picked to host our Serious About Skittles Events, are geared to ensure your skittles weekends are both seriously enjoyable and fun from the minute you arrive until we wave you farewell.

For more information on each of these venues, we’ve listed below some more information and a little taster of what you can expect at each venue…



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The Derwent Hotel in Torquay, Devon is fantastically situated on the sunny English Riviera complete with palm trees and sandy beaches. The Derwent is the only a stone’s throw from the beach and short amble into the town centre, so its location is a winning combination! With the amazing Aztec Spa complete with a 25 metre pool and Elemis spa, ladies, you’ll have the chance for some great pampering! Gents, there is a massive games room with pool and snooker tables and ten pin bowling too! Plus plenty of bars and lounges to partake in a tipple with your team mates. Then there’s the ballroom where the central focus is on some cracking entertainment and a chance to dance the night away to classic tunes …then it’s just a lift ride away to get some zzz’s !

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 11am plus Sunday Lunch

8 Skittle alleys, 32 skittles teams.

Trips out: Torquay Harbourside, Totnes Historical town.

2018 Dates 

9-11 March

20-22 April

11-13 May

visit hotel website: www.tlh.co.uk/derwent



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Mill Rythe Holiday Village, Hayling Island, Hampshire… Conveniently close to Portsmouth and on the western side of Chichester Harbour, Mill Rythe is our second largest venue. With a large tiered ballroom ensuring a great view for the entertainment and its own pub hosting the late night bar and karaoke, it has it all! The fabulous restaurant is always a winner with its great choice of menu plus well stocked salad bar, omelette and curry bar – you will be spoilt for choice. From a leisure suite where you can enjoy a dip or the steam room to the plentiful bars to share a drink or three, Mill Rythe fits the bill. Topped off with wonderful comfy rooms close by, your tired dancing feet won’t have far to totter!

Full board including Sunday Lunch

8-10 Skittle alleys, 32-40 skittles teams.

Trips out: Portsmouth City Centre, Chichester Market & town.

2018 Dates 

23-25 March

visit hotel website: www.mill-rythe.com



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Sand Bay Holiday Park, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset… The biggest of the venues….ideally located just a few miles outside Weston off the M5 near Bristol. Right on Kewstoke beach great for a paddle or to sit and watch the sun go down… or even up! There are loads of facilities to enjoy with an indoor leisure centre, sauna, pitch n putt and arcade to name but a few. With a massive ballroom to seat everyone, it’s the place to get the party started in the evenings plus the late night bar and Karaoke, all under one roof and within level staggering distance to your rooms after your night time tipple!

Full board, self-service restaurant including Sunday Lunch

10-11 Skittle alleys, 40-44 skittles teams.

Trips out: Weston-super-Mare town centre and sea front. Cadbury Garden & Leisure.

2018 Dates 

6-8 April

20-22 April

4-6 May

visit hotel website: www.pontins.com/holiday-parks/sand-bay-holiday-park



Penstowe Manor Holiday Park, Bude, Cornwall… is a 19th century Cotswold manor house set in nearly 30 acres of parkland featuring a wide variety of accommodation*. Its superb cabaret suite with sunken dancefloor is ideal to view the fantastic entertainment and dance the night away. it’s a welcome return for this unique skittles venue. So much to do at Penstowe with a huge pool, Jacuzzi and gym or chilling out with your mates in your own self-contained accommodation after a fun night of skittles, karaoke and dancing. *not suitable for wheelchair users or persons with severe walking difficulties.

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 11am plus Sunday Lunch

Trips out: Bude town and Kilkhampton.

6 skittle alleys. 24 skittles teams

2017 Dates

21-23 April

12-14 May

visit hotel website: www.penstoweholidays.co.uk



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Durley Dean, Bournemouth, Dorset… Superbly located on Bournemouth’s West Cliff, the recently refurbished Durley Dean Hotel is an historic Victorian townhouse hotel situated a mere stone’s throw away from the picturesque sea front, a perfect spot to relax and take in the sea air. With its indoor swimming pool, cardio gym and sauna you can work up a sweat or let your credit card feel the burn instead in the nearby shops, boutiques, and cafes where you can “shop ‘til you drop”. There’s a leisurely lounge bar to relax in comfy sofas after enjoying the delicious meals served in Restaurant 28 from their spacious carvery.

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 10.30am plus Sunday Lunch

4 Skittle Alleys. 16 skittles teams

Trips out: Poole Town Centre. Christchurch Town Centre

2018 Dates 

16-18 February

9-11 March

visit hotel website: www.durleydean.co.uk



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Durrant House Hotel,

Bideford, North Devon… Situated on the outskirts of the historical port of Bideford, with stunning views over the Torridge estuary, the Durrant House Hotel oozes old world grandeur with its marble foyer, oak panelled dining room and chandelier Venetian ballroom. Its choice of bars and lounges offers something for all, be it watching sport with a pint, playing skittles and then all coming together to be entertained by night in the ballroom. Sumptuous rooms top off the experience and a recently added Spa gives you the opportunity for some well-earned pampering as well.

Full board including Sunday Lunch

4 Skittle Alleys. 16 Skittles teams

Trips out: Barnstaple Town Centre and Greenlanes Shopping Centre. Bideford Quayside. Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping

2018 Dates 

6-8 April

11-13 May

visit hotel website: www.durranthousehotel.com



The Carlton Hotel, Torquay, devon… Torquay with its stunning views across Torbay, a spacious ballroom to host the skittle alleys and a fabulous dining room to wow your palate, it’s a welcome return for a very popular hotel. A hearty Saturday brunch give you all the staying power needed for some retail therapy or a visit to the harbourside attractions. Sister hotel to the Derwent, the Carton also boasts the Aztec complex of spa, pools, gym, games room and much more. Boogie the nights away with the palm tree back drop of the English Riviera!

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 11am plus Sunday Lunch

3 skittle alleys. 12 skittles teams

Trips out: Torquay Harbourside, Totnes Historical town.

2018 Dates

23-25 February

16-18 March

visit hotel website: www.tlh.co.uk/carlton



Pentire Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Pentire Hotel Newquay, Newquay, Cornwall

…With its stunning views across Fistral Beach, wonderful leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool, sauna, beauty spa and fitness studio, The Pentire Hotel has something for everyone. Three skittle alleys and two well stocked bars to accommodate the odd tipple or three. Superb food and fabulous entertainment will ensure a walk across the North Cornish coast is a must to blow away the cobwebs. Whether browsing in the shops, strolling across the headland or watching the surfers ride the waves, Newquay is the place to be.

Full board including Sunday Lunch

3 Skittle alleys. 12 Skittles teams

Trips out: Truro city centre & Newquay town centre

2018 Dates 

2-4 March

visit hotel website: www.pentirehotelnewquay.co.uk



The Grand Hotel - Swansea, Wales

The Grand Hotel,

Wales’ second largest city of Swansea is the perfect location for our FIRST Welsh venue. The Grand Hotel is a mere 10 minute stroll from the heart of the city centre and an ideal opportunity for some retail therapy in the vast array of shops and huge indoor market or a chance to explore the Swansea sights! Beautifully decorated comfy rooms, wonderful selection of scrummy food, fab entertainment and well stocked bars all await you at The Grand Hotel. When you’re finished skittling kick back and relax in Malonys Bar, with two big screens, 5 TV’s and coverage of all major sporting events. There really is something for everyone at the Grand Hotel.

Half board with Saturday Brunch till 10.30am plus Sunday Lunch

2 skittle alleys. 8 skittles teams

Trips out: TBC.

Pre Xmas 2017

3-5 November 2017

2018 Dates

2-4 February 2018

9-11 February 2018

visit hotel website: www.thegrandhotelswansea.co.uk


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