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…



The Derwent Hotel in Torquay, Devon

The Derwent Hotel, Torquay, Devon. Near the beach and a short walk to the harbourside area, this hotel has the lot: a gym, spa and a fabulous 25 metre indoor pool, snooker tables and even ten pin bowling.  Not to mention, scrumptious food, great bars and an amazing ballroom to dance the night away with your friends.

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 11am plus Sunday Lunch

8 Skittle alleys, 32 skittles teams.

Trips out: Torquay Harbourside, Seaside Town of Brixham or Teignmouth.

2021 Dates 

5-7 March

23-25 April

14 -16 May

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Mill Rythe Holiday Village, Hayling Island, Hampshire… Conveniently close to Portsmouth and on the west side of Chichester Harbour, There’s a great choice of food from the fabulous restaurant as well as the salad, omelette and curry bars.  The large tiered ballroom provides great viewing for the live shows and entertainment, along with late night karaoke at the Boat House

Full board including Sunday Lunch

10 Skittle alleys, 40 skittles teams.

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

2021 Dates

26-28 March

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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.  Right near the beach, it’s a firm favourite with our skittlers.  The Leisure centre boasts a swimming pool and sauna plus pitch ‘n’ putt and arcades.  Tghe party really gets started in the massive ballroom plus late night karaoke in the Vic Bar next door.

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.

2021 Dates 

16-18 April

7-9 May

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Durley Dean, Bournemouth, Dorset… S This recently refurbished  Hotel is just a short walk from the picturesque sea front and shopping areas.  With its indoor swimming pool, cardio gym, sauna and spa treatment rooms, there’s plenty to do. Delicious meals from the well-stocked carvery are guaranteed to have you loosening your belts by Sunday !

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

2021 Dates 

19-21 Feb

5-7 March

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Durrant House Hotel,

Bideford, North Devon… overlooking the Torridge estuary,this elegant hotel offers sumptuous bedrooms, an oak panelled dining room and a chandeliered Venetian ballroom where you can dance the nigh away. There’s a choice of bars and lounges for relaxing and enjoying some top entertainment, not forgetting the R&R Spa.

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

2021 Dates 

9-11 April

7-9 May

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The Carlton Hotel, Torquay, devon… Torquay Just like its sister hotel, the Derwent, the Carlton enjoys a fabulous location near the beach, town centre and harbourside.  Its spacious ballroom is the scene for the skittle alleys and your evening entertainment.  Our skittlers particularly love the Saturday brunch, Aztec Games room and Spa facilities.

Half Board with Saturday Brunch till 11am plus Sunday Lunch

3 skittle alleys. 12 skittles teams

Trips out: Torquay Harbourside, Seaside town of Teignmouth.

2021 Dates

26-28 February

12-14 March

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