We have provided a number of useful links to external websites below. Although utmost care is exercised in providing links to sites that share our high standards, Ampthill Bowls Club shall not be responsible for the content, security, availability and privacy practices used by such linked sites. The linked pages are provided for the convenience of our web site users only and do not constitute an approval of their services or practices.
Bowls England - https://www.bowlsengland.com/ - Bowls England is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Flat Green Lawn Bowls in England. It was formed as a company limited by guarantee on 1st January 2008 following a unification of the English Bowling Association (EBA) and English Women's Bowling Association (EWBA). The Bowls England website is a good resource for all Bowlers and Bowling Clubs. The Rules and Regulations of Bowls can be found on this website.
World Bowls - http://www.worldbowls.com/ - World Bowls is the recognised International Federation for the Sport of Bowls. Their website provides useful information about bowls including a newsletter and a Bowls Magazine which is a free.
The Club is affiliated to Bowls Bedfordshire. [Contact: Peter Lee, County Administrator and Men's Secretary, 01525 384114 / 07415 624967 or www.bowlsbedfordshire.com .
Indoor Bowls Clubs - Many members of Ampthill are also members of local indoor clubs, where they play over the winter months:
- Kempston Park Indoor Bowls Club - https://kempstonparkbowls.co.uk/
- Bedford Borough Indoor Bowls Club - https://www.boroughbowling.org.uk/ . The club have a shop which is stocked with clothing, shoes, accessories and bowls.
Ampthill Micro-Museum - https://www.ampthillmicromuseum.com/
Riverain have a fully stocked shop offering all that a bowler may need. From measures and chalk, through clothing and shoes to a full range of bowls of all kinds. The shop is open whenever the main indoor club building is open. The shop does not provide a mail order service. They have ranges of bowls clothing and shoes from a number of major manufacturers. https://riverain.co.uk/shop.html
Potters Resort - https://www.pottersholidays.com/world-bowls - Potters Resort has been the proud home of indoor bowls since 1999, and 2019 marks the 21st year of the Championships on the Norfolk Coast. The Just 2019 World Indoor Championships contain the most prestigious competitions in the World Bowls calendar.
Ampthill Business Chamber - https://ampthillbusinesschamber.co.uk/ - Ampthill Business Chamber is designed to help all local businesses flourish in our beautiful Georgian market town of Ampthill. Whether you’re a huge chain or a small independent, they can offer you help and advice to make your business grow.
Ampthill Town Council http://www.ampthilltowncouncil.org.uk/amenities/sports-facilities - The Council have regularly provided funds for Club projects and we are pleased to host the Mayor and a number of Councillors for an enjoyable ‘friendly’ match each year.
Savvi Travel https://savvitravel.co.uk/ - offer bowlers a discount of 4% on holidays, on presentation of one of our score cards. The Club receives a further 1% of the transaction.
Liquid Designs http://www.liquidesigns.co.uk/ld/
The White Hart - https://www.thewhitehartampthill.co.uk/
King's Arm Gardens - The garden is open to the public on the last Sunday of every month except for November and December. http://www.ampthilltowncouncil.org.uk/amenities/kings-arm-garden. Ampthill Bowls Club is accessed through this beautiful garden.