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Welcome to Westbrook Bowls Club.

please refer to the news, dates for the diary, fixtures and competitions etc for current updates

We had a fantastic Platinum Jubilee Fun Day, photos to follow

On Tuesdays and Fridays the green will not be available until 11.30 due to the maintenance of the green.

This friendly lawn bowls club is located on the coast by Westbrook Bay about 1 mile from Margate beach. We are lucky to have a lovely setting for our club and on a summer day there is nowhere better.

Westbrook Bowls Club, which is managed and operated by its members, was formed in 1935 and is affiliated to Bowls England and KCBA (Kent County Bowls Association) and offers a warm welcome to new members of all genders, ages and experience.

The open days have been great and although they have been and gone we are always open to new members

The club, which has 6 rinks, is leased from Thanet District Council who owns the freehold.  In 2015 we applied for, and were granted, planning permission to extend the club house and with the help of a grant from Sports England and The Lottery Fund the club house was extended in 2016 which allowed us to offer sports activities during the winter when outside bowls cannot be played.  The grant also enabled us to repave the front of the clubhouse and resurface around the green.

The outdoor bowls season runs from the end of April until the end of September and the club play friendly and league matches. Throughout the season we have friendly roll-ups for our club members known as Umbrellas.  These take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon commencing at 1.45 for 2pm and last about 2 hours with a tea break halfway. The umbrellas are also a good way for new members to start to learn about the game.

For beginners our club coach offers coaching sessions on a Monday afternoon commencing at 2.00 pm. The first three sessions are free

We are a mixed Club and play men's, ladies' and mixed friendly and competitive matches with clubs in the surrounding areas. In addition to these matches the club also run in house competitions which are played throughout the bowls season with the finals being played over a weekend mid September. 

During the year we hold fun days and charity days and these are noted on the notice board. 

We are happy to host for other institutions as well so if you belong to any other social clubs and bowls might be of interest let us know and we can organise a taster session. We have for example hosted a Brownies Scouts group.

During the winter the club is open for our members for table tennis, carpet bowls, darts and cards.  Details of these activities are posted on the notice board at the end of the season.

We have a welcome pack that describes the Club activities and facilities in more detail.

Westgate Bowls Club is located in the Margate area which is in the Thanet area of Kent.


Please find other dates for the season in the dates for the diary page.

For more information please contact us:


Facebook: Westbrook Bowls

Telephone: the clubhouse 07726924133 or the media secretary 07726924247

We have a members only WhatsApp group