The World's Best Lawn Bowls Brands

From staple brands to new upstarts, there are plenty of bowls brands that are worth your attention.

The World's Best Lawn Bowls Brands

If you’re in the market for a new set of lawn bowls, it can be hard to know where to start looking.

Even if you’ve narrowed your choices down based on your needs, how do you know what the best brand is for you? Whilst the biggest brands will likely offer something to cater for your specific needs, it doesn’t mean they are the “best”.

Each brand has their strengths, whether it be their wide range to offer a little something for everyone, or a very narrow range to cater for a specific need. Therefore, we have forgone with the countdown, and have simply researched a collection of great brands for you to delve deeper into.

Here are our favourite brands, in no particular order. Just because a brand is listed first, it doesn’t make it our “top pick”, and the last in the list certainly isn’t the “worst”. We have tried to compile a list of some great brands, with suggestions on why they might be a good fit for you.


Year Founded: 1918 Price Range: £350-390 Made In: Australia Best Known Model: Tiger II

Henselite is an Australian lawn bowls company that has been crafting quality, performance-driven bowls since 1918. They are one of the leading bowling brands in the world, supplying products to competitive and recreational players across many countries. Henselite specializes in producing durable and high-quality bowls. All of their products are crafted with precision and attention to detail to ensure superior performance on the green. Their range includes bowls for all skill levels, making them a leader in the sport of lawn bowls.

Great fit for: All skill levels. For beginners, you can get a quality set of bowls second hand. You can get a set of Tiger, or Tiger II for a resonable amount, and they will play consistently as you learn the game. If you are slightly more experienced, then a new set of Tiger EVOs might be a good fit.

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Year Founded: 1992 Price Range: £290-360 Made In: Scotland Best Known Model: Ace

The Thomas Taylor Lawn Bowls Company is a family-run business that has been producing professional quality lawn bowls for over 30 years. Founded in 1992, the company has a long history of producing premium quality lawn bowls that have been used by countless professionals and recreational players alike. Their bowls are designed to be incredibly durable and long lasting. The Thomas Taylor Lawn Bowls Company also offers a wide selection of accessories, such as bowls bags, bowls carriers, and bowls mats, that are designed to make playing and enjoying the sport of lawn bowls much easier. With their commitment to quality and service, the Thomas Taylor Lawn Bowls Company is an excellent choice for anyone looking to purchase professional quality lawn bowls.

Great fit for: Improving players. Once you have gotten over your first season and want to take the game more seriously you can’t get much better thana Taylor Ace. They also have other models for those who prefer playing indoors or outdoors.

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Year Founded: 2012 Price Range: £340-380 Made In: Australia Best Known Model: GrooVe

Aero Lawn Bowls is a leading manufacturer of lawn bowls and related accessories. Founded in 2012, the company has grown to become one of the most respected and trusted names in the industry. With a focus on quality and innovation, Aero Lawn Bowls offers a wide selection of bowls, bags, shoes, and other accessories to meet the needs of both amateur and professional bowlers. The company also has a strong commitment to customer service, offering knowledgeable advice and support to all of its customers. Aero Lawn Bowls is dedicated to providing the best possible experience to its customers and is proud to be one of the leading names in lawn bowls.

Great fit for: Intermediate players. There isn’t much on the second hand market, so whilst the bowls are great there are more cost effective brands out there. If you’re looking for consistent lines, and some funky colour options Aero are a great fit for you.

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Drakes Pride

Year Founded: 1982 Price Range: £230-299 Made In: England Best Known Model: Professional

Drakes Pride is one of the leading manufacturers of lawn bowls in the world. Established in 1982, they have dedicated their time and energy to providing top quality products for bowlers, clubs, and associations all over the globe. Producing a range of both indoor and outdoor bowls, as well as clothing and accessories, Drakes Pride was been at the cutting edge of lawn bowls manufacturing technology in the 80s, pineering the manufacturing methods that have become the backbone of all bowls manufacturing today. They are not quite so “cutting edge” now, not that they need to, with the continued success and popularity of the Professional model.

Great fit for: Casual players. Drakes Pride are a classic brand, and you can’t go too far wrong with a Drakes Pride Professional. A fantastic all-round bowl for those who just want to enjoy a game with friends.

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Biased Bowls

Year Founded: 2021 Price Range: £325-£385 Made In: England Best Known Model: Racing Line

Biased bowls are new on the scene, and are trying to very exciting things. With the manufacturing experise of Taylor bowls behind them you can be sure the bowls will perform well, and last. The colour options and combinations are exciting, and only offering 2 models makes choosing a model much easier.

Great fit for: Those after something a bit different.

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