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Duckpin bOWLING




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Our duckpin bowling lanes blend retro charm with full throttle fun! A quirky twist on the classic game, perfect for all skill levels. Whether you're a family seeking a strike of joy, a couple craving a unique date night, or a group looking for the perfect team activity, our lanes are waiting. Let the games begin! Keep reading for prices and opening times




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What is Duckpin Bowling?

At V-ATE, we've turned traditional bowling on its head with our signature Duckpin Bowling – a lively, accessible, and downright fun experience for all ages! Picture this: smaller pins, pint-sized balls, and a vibrant atmosphere that adds a splash of playfulness to your bowling adventure.

Duckpin Bowling is not just for the little ones; it's a game for everyone, young and young at heart. Whether you're rolling spares or aiming for those elusive strikes, our lanes are the perfect backdrop for family outings, date nights, and gatherings with friends. Added bonus, You don't even need to change your shoes!

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Bowling Hours

Duckpin bowling is available during the following times

Mon - Thurs

From 5pm

Sat & Sun

All Day


From 3pm (See Friday after school club)

School Holidays

All Day (See Lanes & Lunch)

Why is bowling not available during all opening hours?

Customer feedback matters, and we've listened! Weekday daytime hours are now reserved for a more serene dining experience – ideal for working lunches or those seeking a quieter setting. This decision allows everyone to enjoy V-ATE in their preferred way, whether it's a focused business meeting or a leisurely meal.

We believe this tailored approach enhances your overall V-ATE experience, offering the best of both worlds. Rest assured, there are still plenty of opportunities for rolling strikes and creating lasting memories. Have questions or want to know more? Feel free to reach out. Let's make every visit to V-ATE exceptional!

Free Bowling?!

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Friday After School Club

Every Friday 3pm - 6pm

Kickstart your weekend with a FREE game of bowling when you spend £20 on food and drinks every Friday between 3 pm - 6 pm. Perfect for families and friends looking to unwind and have some after-school fun!


How to Book:
Head to our online booking widget, pick your preferred date, and select the "Friday After School Bowling" offer. It's that simple! By choosing this offer during booking, you won't pay for bowling. But hurry—lanes are limited, so secure your spot now


Lanes & Lunch

Only valid during local half terms. Monday to Friday, 12pm til' 3pm

Looking for local activities to keep your little petrol heads busy? Elevate your half-term fun at V-ATE with our exclusive Lunch & Lanes offer! Dive into a delightful dining experience where spending £20 on food and drinks unlocks 1 free game of bowling for up to 6 people.


Available during local half terms, Monday to Friday, from 12 pm to 3 pm. Lunch & Lanes is the perfect way to turn an ordinary lunch into an extraordinary adventure. Picture this: delicious bites, refreshing sips, and the joy of striking down pins—all under one vibrant roof.

How to Book:
Visit our online booking system, choose your date during half term, and select the "Lanes and Lunch" offer. This ensures you won't be charged for bowling. With limited lanes available each day, booking is advised to secure your spot for this fantastic half-term treat! 

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