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The Long Game

The Black Lion, Llanybydder, Dyfed, Wales
The Dolau Cothi, Pumsaint, Dyfed, Wales
The Forest Arms, Brechfa, Dyfed, Wales
Ystrad Aeron, Felin Fach, Dyfed, Wales
The Upper House, Llandyssil, Powys, Wales

The Swan Inn, Llansawel Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 7JJ (submitted Colin Swan, July 2001, colinswan@aol.com. 01558 685426 runs a quoits match once a year and this year 2001 is the 30th year, this is to raise money for local senior citizens and cancer research. Match will be saturday 15th september at 1.00pm, all welcome).

Glenburn Miners' Club, Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland
The Working Men's Club, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Dunnottar Quoits Club, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

The Northern Game

Apparently the oldest known Quoits Club is over 150 years old - established 1850's. It is "The Darlington Quoit Club" Darlington, Co Durham (Dec 2005, Richard Macdonald)

The Elm Tree Social Club in Stockton, Teeside (Dec 2005, Richard Macdonald)
Kings Head, Billingham Teeside (Dec 2005, Richard Macdonald)
C.B. Inn, Arkengarthdale in Yorkshire Moors (+ lots more in that area around Barnard Castle, Dec 2005, Richard Macdonald).

The Plough Inn, Sleights, near Whitby, Yorkshire
The Swan Inn, Heddon, Northumberland
The Wheatsheaf, Corbridge-on-Tyne, Northumberland (update June 2011 - apparently hasn't had pitches for years)
The Black Bull, Nettlesworth, near Chester-le-Street, Durham
The Punch Bowl Inn, Low Row, Swaledale, Yorkshire
The Green Tree Inn, Stokesley Road, Brompton, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2UA
The Crown Inn, Catton, Northumberland now have a pitch but not in league (Richard Macdonald, June 2011)
The Elks Head, Whitfield, Northumberland have pitches but are not in a league (Richard Macdonald, June 2011)
The Bay Horse, West Woodburn Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2RX (the author was informed by locals in nearby Bellingham Sep 2011)
White Hart Inn, Mickleby (7 miles north of Whitby, 1.5 miles from Ugthorpe) in the Danby Invitation League (Monday) and the North Moors League (Thursday)

 

Cleveland Invitation Quoits League (submitted May 2012, Keith Charlton)

6 teams at 5 locations in the Teesside area:

Kings Arms, Billingham
Elm Tree social club Stockton-on-Tees
Nunthorpe sports club,Middlesbrough
Lazenby social club, Middlesbrough running 2 teams A&B
Moorsholm at Toad Hall inn

 

Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Quoits League - about 10 pubs in the league one of which is the Punch Bowl Inn above. (submitted by Steve Guy, May 2000).

The Whitby Indoor league (submitted Les Harker, Dec 2009)
The Whitby Indoor League plays from October to March each year. Matches take place in a modified rifle range at Whitby Rifle Club. 54 players are members, 48 playing each Monday night.

The Danby Invitation quoits League (submitted Les Harker, Dec 2009)
The Danby League is in the Esk Valley on the North York Moors. It comprises Ten (10) teams with seven (7) players per team, they play on Monday nights throughout the summer months. Teams are village based rather than pubs though a number are alongside pubs. Venues as follows:- Danby Beckhole Ugthorpe Moorsholm Glaisdale Hawsker Lealholm Egton Bridge

The North York Moors Quoits League (submitted Les Harker, Dec 2009)
This League plays on Thursday evenings in summer. It is made up of the same teams as above with the addition of the villages of Fryup, and Grosmont. Each match comprises 5 games of single plus 2 games of doubles therefore teams may consist of between 5 and 9 players.

The Allen Valley Quoits League (submitted May 2001 & updated Dec 2005, Richard Macdonald)
The Comrades Club, Haltwhistle, Northumberland
The Wallace Arms, Featherstone Haltwhistle, Northumberland
The George and Dragon, Garrigill Alston, Cumbria
The Sun Inn, Acomb, Hexham, Northumberland
The Bowes Hotel, Bardon Mill Haltwhistle, Northumberland
The Barrasford Arms, Barrasford, Hexham, Northumberland
The Station Hotel, Gilsland, Cumbria (June 2011 - reported closed - no pitches)
The Kirkstyle Inn, Slaggyford, Northumberland
Conservative Club, Haltwhistle, Northumberland
Carts Bog, Langley, Northumberland
Boatside Inn , Warden, Hexham, Northumberland
Twice Brewed Inn , Twice Brewed, Bardon Mill, Northumberland
Allendale Golf Club, Allendale, Northumberland
The Cumberland, Alston, Cumbria
The Kings Head , Allendale, Northumberland (added June 2011, Richard Macdonald)

Following had quoit pits in 2001; not sure now:
Allenheads Inn , Allenheads, Northumberland

The Berwick and District Quoits league (submitted by Wayne Dixon, July 2001)
Salmon inn, East Ord, Berwick Upon Tweed
The Grove Etal Road Tweedmouth
The Queens Head Main St. Tweedmouth
The Angel inn Main St. Tweedmouth
The Bonarsteads Northumberland Rd. Tweedmouth
The Plough inn Allerdean, Berwick

Northumberland Quoits League (submitted June 2006, Peter Green)
Bedlington Terriers F.C, Welfare Park Bedlington Northumberland
Dolphin, Front St Newbiggin Northumberland
Barrington, Vulcan Place Bedlington Northumberland
Lindisfarne S.C, West Street Wallsend
Dorset Arms Hotel, Wallsend
Hartley S.C, Gloucester St New Hartley Seaton Delaval
Windmill, Cowpen Road Blyth Northumberland
Sun Inn, Front Street West Bedlington Northumberland
Blyth Comrades S.C, Wright Street Blyth Northumberland

East Anglian Game

The Drinkstone Cherry Tree, Rougham, Suffolk (pub no longer exists)
The Tostock Gardener's Arms, Rougham, Suffolk
The Hessett Bells, Rougham, Suffolk
The Rougham Bennet Arms, Rougham, Suffolk
The Finningham Railway Tavern, Rougham, Suffolk
The Angel, Netley Road, Braintree, Essex (thought to be no longer played)
The Star, Fordham Heath, Colchester, Essex
The Warwick, Woodbridge, Suffolk
The Railway Tavern, Cotton, Suffolk
The Oyster Inn, Alford (correct at April 2007)

Others

The Tyning Inn, Radstock, Somerset
The White Horse, 30 Southill Road, Village Green, Broom, Beds, SG18 9NN, Tel Dean Hankins, Landlord 01767 313425 or e-mail - gradner@aol.com (submitted Lyn Gardiner Dec 2000).

 

American Quoits

The people of the USA have taken the game pretty seriously for many years, too, particularly in around Pennsylvania and Eastern USA.

The Quoit Pits of Pennsylvania.

The United States Quoiting Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

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