Wood Solitaire Board and Traditional Games
Also known as Solo Noble or peg Solitaire, wood Solitaire board and traditional games are a range of games that are usually played by yourself, although multiple player versions are available. The game is often played with marbles instead of pegs and the standard version of the game is for one player.
It is thought that this challenging and addictive board game dates back hundreds of years. Solitaire sets come in a variety of attractive designs and shapes. Some beautiful vintage Solitaire board games are available too.
Attractive wooden boards
Wooden Solitaire boards can be found in a variety of attractive and beautifully finished forms. From light woods to darker shades, there is a lot of choice available regarding the look and feel of the board.
Various types of wood have been used to make the boards with some particularly special vintage ones to consider, along with some newer natural wood boards where you can see the attractive wood grain underneath the varnish. They all have neat indentations carved out for the Solitaire pieces, be they pegs or marbles.
Some wooden Solitaire sets even feature a handy drawer or compartment underneath the playing board, where marbles or pegs can be stored.
Fantastic marble colours and patterns
For the Solitaire sets which use marbles instead of Pegs, there are a lot of exciting choices on offer. Beautiful glass marbles can be found in every colour and pattern imaginable. The marbles that come with the set can really make it look that extra bit special, both when in use and when on display.
Children's versions of Solitaire
Solitaire is not only for adults and there are several options to consider if the set is for a child. There are many wooden children's Solitaire sets that feature colourful and fun designs such as those with boards decorated to look like animals' faces. There are even sets with little model cows, lions and other animals which act as counters, instead of the traditional pegs or marbles.