The Club

Facilities at Buchan Indoor Bowling Club

Buchan Indoor Bowling Club is situated in the heart of Aberdeenshire approximately 30 miles north of Aberdeen. The club facilities include a 4-rink bowling area, games room complete with 2 full size snooker tables and a pool table. There is also a lounge bar and function area where members can relax with an alcoholic or soft drink before and after the evening's bowling. The bowling arena also has a seating area where members can enjoy a refreshment and watch the action on the carpet. The function area which can seat 120 is used for meetings and many social events run by the club.

Facilities Snooker Room
Bar Facilities

Social events run by the club include:

  • Monday night whist (Monthly) September to April Inclusive
  • Saturday night bingo (Monthly) all year.
  • Saturday night music nights as and when all year.
  • An extremely successful Hogmanay party which is well attended by members and the local community.
  • We have run horse racing nights and the occasional quiz night.


Club members may use the facilities for a private function once having been granted permission by the committee (Application forms for such an event are available from the office) Catering can be provided. We cater for the disabled; we have 3 disabled parking bays, wheelchair access and disabled facilities. At this moment we have no wheelchair for bowling.

Buchan Indoor Bowls
Buchan Indoor Bowls

The club playing times September to April inclusive are as follows:

Monday 9.45am – 3.45pm 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Tuesday 9.45am – 10.30pm  
Wednesday 11.00am – 3.00pm (only when used for SIBA seniors league) 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Thursday 9.45am – 3.45pm 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Friday 9.45am – 3.45pm 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Saturday 2.00pm – 6.00pm (only when used for SIBA ladies / gents league) 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Sunday 2.00pm - 4.00pm (Inter club 2 rink league only) 6.00pm – 8.00pm (club leagues only)
Monday to Friday We hold day leagues (excluding Wednesday)  
Monday to Friday evenings We run league and knockout competitions (Also Sunday when required)  
Tuesday and Friday We hold club HATS – 11.45am – 1.45pm 1.45pm – 3.45pm  
Tuesday 3.45pm – 5.45pm there is coaching for beginners.  
Wednesday and Saturday evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm club HATS.  
Friday evening 8.30pm – 10.30pm Junior coaching.  

The club playing times May to August inclusive are as follows:

Monday morning HAT 9.45am – 11.45am  
Tuesday and Friday HATS 11.45am – 1.45pm 1.45pm – 3.45pm  
Wednesday and Saturday HATS 7.00pm – 9.00pm  

  Free parking is available at all times.

join our club today!

Buchan Indoor Bowling Club welcomes everyone with an interest in this fascinating sport and opens its doors to prospective members of all ages, abilities and agilities - from juniors to great-grandparents, from absolute beginners to national level players.

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