The Colwyn Bowling Festival has developed into one of the largest bowling festivals in the United Kingdom, hosting 7 major tournaments with additional “flyers” on 10 different greens around Conwy County.
Eirias Park is Conwy's premier sporting and non sporting attraction situated in Colwyn Bay with fifty acres of beautiful parkland. Browse this section to see pictures of the park and its facilities.
Indoor facilities include six lane 25 metres swimming / leisure pool with various water features and a separate water slide. Work out in the fitness suite, this excellent facility incorporates all modern fitness equipment for a great work out.
The newly completed Eirias Events Centre offers premier facilities to members of the public, event organisers and professional sports teams and clubs. A brand new outdoor 4G pitch compliments the excellent facilities already on offer to clubs and the local community. Outdoor facilities include an Athletics Arena with grandstand and Floodlit Hockey / Football Synthetic playing area. Additional facilities include indoor and outdoor Tennis Courts, Bowling Greens, Boating Lake, Children's Playground and Picnic Area.
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The main tournament within the festival is the George Davies tournament which was established in 1931 and is a mixed singles competition open to all bowlers.
Other tournaments in the festival include “The ladies Rose Bowl” for lady bowlers only, “The Bill Hughes tournament” for gents only, the “Mixed Pairs tournament”, “The Capstan Visitors Trophy”, “The Alan Jones Memorial Trophy” and the “G Jones Junior Trophy”. During the Festival Week, the annual Craig Roberts Memorial Invitation Event is also held at Rhos Park Bowling Club.
The “Colwyn Bowling Festival” really has everything. Whether you are taking advantage of the beautiful scenery and excellent tourist attractions around North Wales whilst you are here, or chasing some of the prize money which is in excess of £5,000, this festival is a must for all bowlers' calendars.