Eymet couple’s bowling green is a first

Two years after moving to France, English couple open country's first full-size, artificially-turfed bowling green

Bowling in France means boules or pétanque rather than traditional lawn bowls but an Eymet couple have opened France’s first full-size, artificially-turfed bowling green, to great surprise – and delight.

Judith Smith, 67, and husband Tony, 75, moved to France in 2015 and Judith said: “We’ve both enjoyed bowling for years and we’d always planned to retire here. Gradually the dream of running our ...

To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either

Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006

3 Year (Our best value offer)

3 years of great reading in print and online

17% discount on the price of a 1 year subscription

Subscription automatically renews so you don't miss an edition. You can switch this off in the 'My Account' tab which will appear top right of site once you are subscribed

1 Year

1 year of great reading in print and online

Subscription automatically renews so you don't miss an edition. You can switch this off in the 'My Account' tab which will appear top right of site once you are subscribed

Freedom Subscription

Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscription

Subscription automatically renews so you don't miss an edition. To stop your subscription, you just switch off the automatic renewal function in the 'My Account' tab which will appear top right of site once you are subscribed

More articles from Your News
More articles from Connexion France
Other articles that may interest you

Loading some business profiles...