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Petanque

Pétanque is a form of boules normally played on hard dirt or gravel

See Also:
Bowls

An Overview of Petanque

It can also be played on grass, sand or other surfaces, with metal boules rolled or tossed to the jack.

Pétanque is a game which all can enjoy at any age and with any level of skill and the equipment is not expensive. Usually all that is required is a set of three matching boules which can be acquired from any good sports shop.

Benefits

  • Develops team play, concentration, tactics and strategy

Costs

Competition class boules are sold in sets of 3 by different weights, sizes, patterns and hardness and the cost starts from around £50 a set.

Equipment

The only equipment you will need is a set of boules but many clubs will be able to loan you sets as well as advise where and what boules to buy.

Facts

  • Pétanque - pronounced "pay-tank"

Find Petanque Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

English Petanque Association

Contact Name
01732823640

Plough Inn Petanque Club

28 members
3 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Kings Arms Petanque Club

24 members
3 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Queniborough Spartans Petanque Club

8 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Holly Bush Petanque Club

9 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Nags Head Petanque Club

19 members
2 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Keyham Petanque Club

27 members
3 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Nags Head Donington Petanque Club

9 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Crown Asfordby Petanque Club

30 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League
Registered with English Petanque

Partners

  • Active Leicester
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Equality Standard
    Active Partnerships
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Melton LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Rutland
    Harborough LSA
    Sport England

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA
  • Sport England
    Active Leicester
  • Melton LSA
    NWL LSA