Bowling on the Green – try your hand at grass bowling at Finsbury Square

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One of the best things about London is the fact that there’s always something for everyone, no matter what your interests are. Whether you’re a student on your gap year or a retired couple spending a weekend away, you’ll never struggle to find fun things to do.

The Montcalm Royal London City Hotel is one of our luxury hotels near Old Street Station and is an ideal retreat for anyone looking to experience the wonders of London. In this post, we’re focusing on one of our favourite attractions, the beautiful bowling green at Finsbury Square.


Finsbury Square is situated perfectly in the heart of London and is located near some of the city’s most popular sights and attractions. Just towards the north of the Square Mile, it is walking distance from a number of iconic buildings and skyscrapers. The park serves as a hidden green oasis in the centre of the bustling city. While staying at the Montcalm Royal London City Hotel, you’ll be just a stone’s throw away which means you won’t have to contend with crowds on the Underground or compete for a taxi.

The bowling green

If you’re looking for a great way to spend an afternoon in London, be sure to check out the bowling green at Finsbury Square. It has become a popular spot for families and couple looking for something fun and relaxing to do. Now that the warm weather is finally here, lawn bowls is an ideal way to make the most of the sun and escape the hectic hustle of the busy city streets. The green itself is a 6 rink bowling green and is kept in pristine condition. It is regularly used by locals and visitors from all over the world and offers the perfect location for games of all sizes.

Something new

Many people are put off by the fact that lawn bowls isn’t exactly the highest-octane sport but if you’ve never tried it before, you’re missing out. It’s a perfect way to have fun with a bit of friendly competition while feeling relaxed at the same time. If you work in a stressful environment and you’re looking for a new hobby that will help you relax, lawn bowls is perfect. It is also a great way to have fun with the kids and spend some quality time together.

More information

Finsbury Square Park is located on Chiswell Street and is easily accessible on foot or via the Moorgate Underground Station across the road. Buses also run regularly throughout the day, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding the park from anywhere in London. The bowling green is open for bookings every weekday from 12 pm until the sun goes down. Bowls are provided which means you don’t need to bring anything with you. Bookings can be taken on the day of play so be sure to check it out today.