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Sporting Event, Fri 10 - Sun 26 Jan 2020, £5-£219

Potters Leisure Resort

Potters Leisure Resort

Potters Leisure Resort


Football has Wembley, cricket has Lord’s and indoor bowls has Potters Resort at Hopton-on-Sea in Norfolk, which will welcome over 20,000 to the five-star Resort when it hosts the Just 2020 World Indoor Bowls Championships in January.

Taking place over 17 days, bowls biggest tournament will see the best indoor bowls players from across the world, coming from as far away as Australia, competing for victory between Friday 10th and Sunday 26th January 2020.

The blue carpet will be rolled out in the International Arena as bowls royalty steps up to the mat in five categories - the World Pairs Championship, Mixed Pairs Championship, World Under 25s Championship, Ladies Matchplay and the Open Singles Championship. The highlight of the indoor bowls calendar, it is the only world Championship final to be held in East Anglia and the final week is televised live by BBC TV.

2019 was another thrilling year with Scotland’s Stewart Anderson winning his second open singles title after defeating surprise qualifier Simon Skelton in the final. Julie Forrest of Scotland defeated Alison Merrien of Guernsey to win the women’s singles, while Scottish players Alex Marshall MBE and Paul Foster MBE won the open pairs title together for the fourth time. Somerset’s Robert Paxton and Cambridge’s Ellen Falkner won the mixed pairs event.

2020 is set to be another electrifying year and the winner of the Open Singles Final will be presented with a Langham blue glass trophy and a cheque for £50,000 – bowls biggest prize money.

As well as day tickets being available for every day of the Championships, regular visitors know that the best way to soak up the atmosphere is to stay on a short break. As well as premier world bowls action with entry into the International Arena for every day they are on Resort, guests will also be sharing the same facilities and restaurants as the players. Each break includes comfortable accommodation, four meals a day for each full day, activities, use of the sports and leisure facilities, and live evening and late night entertainment.

Day tickets start from as little as £5 per person, per day with the option of adding on lunch or dinner. A two night world bowls break starts from £219 per person based on standard bungalow accommodation. The International Arena seats 1,100 spectators.

The Just 2020 World Indoor Bowls Championships are organised by the World Bowls Tour and sponsored by Just.

For information on Potters Resort or to book call Potters Reservations Team on 0333 3207 497 or visit

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Fri 10 - Sun 26 Jan 2020


Day tickets start from £5 and residential breaks are also available. A two night world bowls break starts from £219 per person based on standard bungalow accommodation, and includes four meals a day on each full day, live evening and late night entertainment, activities, use of the sports and leisure facilities and entry into the Arena.



Coast Road,
Great Yarmouth,
NR31 9BX


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality


See location of Potters Resort on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 533002  Lat: 52.54068 Long: 1.73403

By Road:

Take the A12 out of Great Yarmouth towards Lowestoft, following signs for Hopton-on-Sea.