Archery United Kingdom

Experience Archery


Your Day

Mastering the ancient art of archery is a skill that's been practiced for hundreds of years and our range of archery packages are the perfect choice for first time shooters looking to take out the illusive bullseye.

You don't have to look good in green to excel at the ancient art of archery and our one hour experience gives you the chance to go for gold, even if you are not the next Robin Hood. After mastering basic bow skills, your aim and accuracy will be put to the test as you take on the targets and compete to set the highest score.

48 Locations


  • Experienced instructor
  • Full safety briefing
  • Hints and tips throughout.
  • 1 hour experience minimum

Participant Guidelines

Min age from 8, some venues have higher minimum age restrictions, please check for details.

General Availability

Good availability throughout the year. Minimum group sizes for booking at some venues apply

What To Wear

Dress for the weather outdoors. Loose sleeves are advisable. No open toed shoes


Archery takes place in most weather conditions, high winds and rain however can affect this sport so please check with the venue on the day if you are unsure.


Minimum 60 minutes.

Number of People

Instructors generally will have around 6-8 in a group.


Spectators are welcome.


Choose From 48 Locations

An adrenalin packed day awaits at one of our 48 locations nationwide.

    • Midlands 12 Locations

      • Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
      • Market Harborough, Leicestershire
      • Snetterton, Norfolk
      • Lount, Leicestershire
      • Worksop
      • Swindon
      • Riseley, Nr Milton Keynes
      • Newmarket, Suffolk
      • Malvern, Worcestershire
      • Lydney, Gloucestershire
      • Nottingham
      • Atherstone, Warwickshire
    • North England 13 Locations

      • Harrogate, North Yorkshire
      • Huby, North Yorkshire
      • Tadcaster, North Yorkshire
      • Skipton
      • Crewe, Cheshire
      • Leyland, Preston
      • Warrington
      • Blackpool
      • Frodsham, Cheshire
      • Hexham, Northumberland
      • Elsham, Lincolnshire
      • Haywood Oaks
      • Old Hutton, Nr Kendal
    • Scotland 2 Locations

      • Kirkcaldy, Fife
      • Dunoon, Argyll
    • South East England 6 Locations

      • Ware, Hertfordshire
      • Guildford, Surrey
      • Crawley, West Sussex
      • Fordingbridge, Hampshire
      • Sittingbourne, Kent
      • Didcot, Oxfordshire
    • South West England 3 Locations

      • Thornicombe, Dorset
      • Highbridge, Somerset
      • Blagdon, Somerset
    • Wales 2 Locations

      • Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
      • Brecon, Powys
      • "I had an excellent time! My instructor was wonderful and very patient!!! I would recommend it to anyone."

        Agnieszka Andrzejak

        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "We had a brilliant time! We had never tried archery before and it was really clearly explained to us. We will definitely be back in the summer :) x"

        Annie Hawkins

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "You can expect a friendly welcome and first class instruction."

        Tony Baker

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "We were complete beginners but surprised ourselves with what we were able to achieve in such a short time. We would like to come again sometime."

        Lynne Sutton

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "A great experience on a sunny day in Sussex for two wrinklies!"

        Andrew Blagbrough

        RATED 4.6 out of 5
      • "Great day definitely will come again "

        Sarah Brand

        RATED 3.7 out of 5
      • "We had a great time, very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for you. Will definitely go again."

        mr and mrs ian kershaw

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "We had such a great time trying something new! We will definitely be back again! Thanks so much x "


        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "I took my Wife to try out Archery as a Wedding Anniversary present, she had always wanted to try it out. She enjoyed it so much she now wants to take it up as a hobby. She really enjoyed the help and assistance for our instructor (John) and was thrilled when she beat me at every challenge."

        Mark Hudson

        RATED 4.1 out of 5
      • "The event staff were great - competent and friendly. Will return."

        David Teale

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "The initial booking had to be changed due to a shortage of instructors, however another convenient time was quickly arranged. We really enjoyed our time at Hazelwood Castle. The hour went far too quickly and the time was spent with loads hands on Archery (not stood about watching someone else). I would recommend this to anyone and would love another go. "

        Mrs Shelley Underwood

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "Really enjoyed the archery, you have a good set up and your instructor was both professional and helpful. "

        Richard Kinsey

        RATED 4.6 out of 5
      • "Highly Recommonded - enjoyable and very professional. We had a great time! :-)"

        Silvi Tarnoczi

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "A great activity. Thoroughly enjoyed it "

        matthew parker

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "The tutor was excellent. Pitched the level just right for us, with lots of advice and encouragemental. "

        Stuart Fielden

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "I was lucky to get a 1:1 session with Dave the instructor who was very friendly and knowledgeable. A very enjoyable session, good location and sunny!"

        Steve SKINNER

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "What a great day out in fantastic surroundings. I was fortunate enough to have one on one tuition and the instructor was 1st class."

        Nigel Reid

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Absolutely brilliant! An instructor spent the whole hour with my 8 year old brother helping him doing the archery. Fab Venue and really helpful staff! Thanks "

        Jade bayliss

        RATED 4.8 out of 5
      • "Amazing experience! Very friendly and professional instructor, beautiful site. Children were very happy!"

        Wojciech Salek

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Great location, friendly but informative instruction - a great way to spend an hour, and I will be back to try out other activities. Thanks"

        Andy Gibson

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "An absolutely fantastic session enjoyed by all of us. Staff really went above and beyond to make it a wonderful day"

        Sarah bloomer

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "It was a brilliant experience! We will be going back again."

        Sam Webb

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "The 3 of us had the best day ever and really enjoyed the hole day. The instructor was excellent and very friendly. I would recommend this course an venue to everyone. 10 out of 10. Will be returning. "

        Paul warrener

        RATED 4.4 out of 5
      • "Amazing day out, very friendly, professional and organised instructor, can't wait to come back again "


        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "We had a really enjoyable morning and we are looking to book another activity"

        Mandy Harris

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "We had a wonderful time. I booked this for a surprise outing for my fiancĂ© and it didn't disappoint! Really fun and would love to do it again. "

        Georgia Gentle

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "Really enjoyed it, I'm definitely going to have another go at archery, Simon my instructor was very helpful. Robin Hood watch out!"

        Trevor Gibbons

        RATED 3.1 out of 5
      • "My son (10) enjoyed the professional training that he received. The teacher helped him to improve his archery while making it fun."

        Alex Dixon

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "We all enjoyed the day greatly. The instructor was informative and friendly made the day more pleasureable. "

        Peter Emmi

        RATED 3.4 out of 5
      • "Great time made better by an excellent instructor who helped make the day"


        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "We had a fantastic time at archery and Bill was really great especially with my eight year old who was finding it a bit tricky. We would definately recommend it. "


        RATED 3.5 out of 5
      • "Brilliant day out, staff very helpful and attentive made the experience fun."

        James Mann

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "Tom who took us to the archery range was very helpful and instructive and my grandson, also a Tom, and I enjoyed it very much. We both liked the competitions at the end. Being a hot day we were pleased to be offered a bottle of water each. As one of us was left handed (myself) it was good to have the option of left-handed bows."

        Chris Hammond

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "An extremely enjoyable time had by all the family. Lead by fun and safe people. Highly recommend and am looking into what other activities we can go and do at this venue."

        Leah-Ann Mooney

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "All very well run and felt very safe with the equipment."

        Robert Capstick

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Great time had. Tom our instructor was very helpful and took time to show my 8yr old how to shoot the arrows correctly. "

        Alan Hill

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Had a brilliant day. Lot of fun. Instructor Beth was great and was very patient and helpful with my son (8yrs). Fun competitions to keep you focused. Would recommend to anyone and may look to do it again (weather permitting)"

        Richard Callaghan

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "We had a fantastic time and will go back. Our instructor was brilliant, we learnt a lot and really enjoyed the day"

        Suzanne Percival

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "This was a family event and we thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish, we can't wait to come back and get a bit more practice in and my children's competiveness has left them determine to come back to get the better of each other! I will highly recommend this to my friends! "

        Angie Vickery

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "I think i'm taking up a new hobby"

        Pani nicolaou

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Excellent fun, friendly flexible staff and well organised, thank you."

        Philip Macklin

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "The teacher of archery was a credit to you. Very polite,helpful and thoughtful we really enjoyed our day "

        Marianne Metcalfe

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "Karen helped me when I booked the wrong date !! She was brilliant.

        Our instructor Lee was fantastic. Thank you everyone "

        Sarah jamieson

        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "Thought it was soo wonderful and an amazing experience. Would deffinately do it again, we loved it. Many thanks Steve and Erin Hodson "

        Stephen Hodson

        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "The venue and our instructor Josh were both excellent. Josh took great care of us and really made an effort to ensure we enjoyed ourselves as well as showing us a few archery techniques. Great morning thoroughly enjoyed by all. "

        David Newton

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "Fantastic day of archery, thanks very much to Danie and Andy for making up the team numbers and making it a fab fun day"


        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Friendly helpful staff! Great fun will defo do again"

        Damien Park

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "A thoroughly enjoyable event. Our Instructor, Ryan, was helpful and fun and very much added to the enjoyment of our archery experience. His tuition helped us all to do much better at the sport than anticipated."

        Elizabeth Hall

        RATED 3.4 out of 5
      • "Tom was an excellent instructor. We had 1 member of our party who was a fairly experienced archer, and 1 that was a complete beginner. He pitched the session appropriately."


        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "We had a great family day out. "

        Stuart Evans

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "realy perfect place "


        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "We really enjoyed the experience

        Chris Mcevilly

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Christmas outdoor activity for all the family, we had a fabulous time, good clear instruction given, relaxed but safe activity. None of us had done archery before but will definitely go again, it's quite competitive!"


        RATED 3.3 out of 5
      • "My instructor was amazing. I was the only one due to extremely poor weather but he was patient, informative and made everything fun."

        sarah muggeridge

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "Had a blast at Portishead on their new archery experience. Matt, the instructor, was excellent and really helpful. He provided a good level of instruction, giving us the most out of our time spent with him. Would highly recommend. "

        Naomi Moon

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "Great family experience. Excellent instructor. Look forward to going again."


        RATED 3.4 out of 5
      • "Real great experience all our party really enjoyed the session and would recommend to anyone.
        It makes the difference when the person taking such events is engaging and makes the experience enjoyable.
        We would think about doing again at Uttoxeter."


        RATED 4.6 out of 5
      • "Thank you to Josh for his clear instruction, knowledge, patience and sense of humour..
        We had a fabulous experience and are thinking of taking up archery..
        Thanks again
        Wendy and Robert

        wendy elton

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "We had a great time! Staff were all very friendly and welcoming and we'll definitely come back for more!"

        Emily Panteli

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "We had a fantastic afternoon - were able to really enjoy ourselves trying something different! Our instructer was very friendly and made the whole experience even better - huge thank you! Would highly recommend!"

        Laura Bounford

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "We really enjoyed our lesson - great fun and would reccomend to others. "

        Susie Tate

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "A very enjoyable experience able to be undertaken by young and less young team members."

        Terry Marsh

        RATED 3.1 out of 5
      • "Fun day out with a lovely instructor making the birthday outing a special unique event. "

        Kathy card

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "It was a simple process to book and organise. I would definitely recommend.
        Fantastic team at the facility and great fun was had by all. Would like to go again "

        Leaine Field

        RATED 4.6 out of 5
      • "Very friendly and helpful staff. Good facilities "

        Glyn Bryant

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "Absolutely loved my archery lesson. Looking forward to booking up again soon for another go!"

        Karen Lloyd

        RATED 4.5 out of 5
      • "A great day out with an exceptional instructor."

        Jacqueline Burvill

        RATED 4.4 out of 5
      • "Alex the instructor was great! Explained safety, gave hints/tips to get on target, & answered all questions. All done in a relaxed and friendly way. Not over-controlling, but diligent & safe.

        Overall , the event was brilliant fun!"

        Jude kingswell

        RATED 3.5 out of 5
      • "Excellent morning had by all of the hens. It's was a great fun doing archery and air rifle shooting and our instructor was brilliant. "

        Emma kennedy

        RATED 4.1 out of 5
      • "Great location very quiet and out the way. The archery was very good, as was the instructor and we had a great time and would definitely use again. Thanks"


        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "All the staff were super lovely, and we had an amazing time!"

        Mike Holden

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "We had an excellent hour with our archery tutor. He made sure we were safe, gave us lots of support but most importantly was lots of fun."

        Lisa Malihi-shoja

        RATED 4.1 out of 5
      • "Booked for my dad and husband, they both loved it and can't wait to go back and try the other activities! Instructor was really friendly, knowledgeable and helpful! "

        Natalie Curry

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "Went with the wife and 2 kids, big kids (21 & 16) all had a great time will be going back soon "

        Curtis Fraser

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "We all loved this - a great way to have fun and get competitive!"

        Paul Simpson

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "The instructor was amusing and gave the appropriate guidance and training"

        John Hart

        RATED 3 out of 5
      • "It was an amazing experience and a lot of fun for a Hen Do! Our instructor, Jon was soo patient with us considering majority of us didnt even know how to held a bow&arrow;. In the end we all felt like pro archers! Throughout the whole course, Jon always checked whether we are happy with how the day is going and we also got offered tea coffee which was pleasant! Overall, both me as a bride and my hens had a great time and we 100% recommend it to anyone interested! Would love to go back and do it all again.."

        Mine Aksular

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Family outing great time had by all. Would do it again"

        Sandy Tocher

        RATED 3.4 out of 5
      • "the man working there was friendly and made us feel welcome"

        Colin Manning

        RATED 3.5 out of 5
      • "the instructor was brilliant and we all had a brilliant time. the setting was great in the forest "

        Julie Marwood

        RATED 4.4 out of 5
      • "This was a birthday treat for my 17 year old son and I. We both had a fantastic afternoon there and have booked to go again. There was a professional archer there (Adrian) who guided us through the experience. He taught us stuff we never knew existed. It was a very memorable experience and can't wait until we go again in 3 weeks time."

        Lawrence Maycock

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "Great fun and staff were friendly and helpful thanks"

        Steve Wall

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Rob our instructor was very engaging and encouraging."

        Aarti Cooke

        RATED 3.3 out of 5
      • "Delightfully laid back but safe. Instructors took a sensible approach about health and safety allowing those taking part to move between activities freely once they had delivered a comprehensive brief. Very enjoyable indeed. Lovely woodland setting which made it seem like you were getting away from everything. Thanks Josh and Molly for a great afternoon."

        Jill Rogers

        RATED 3.6 out of 5
      • "Very friendly staff at the venue. Archery was good fun even though I'm not very good at it!"

        Chris Lavender

        RATED 3.3 out of 5
      • "Lovely setting, great instruction and a very good time indeed!"

        Catherine Bander

        RATED 3 out of 5
      • "we thoroughly enjoyed our archery experience, our trainer was excellent and we saw a improvement within 10 mins. We would definitely recommend this experience and are looking to do it again with a larger group."

        Mandy Leigh

        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Had a great time . Instructor fun and very helpful . We aged from 9 - 44 and all had the best time . Would defiantly do it again . Thank you for such a good time ."

        Amanda Byrne

        RATED 4.5 out of 5
      • "We had a great time doing archery. The instructor was fun and knew his stuff. Only way it could have been better is if my partner didn't beat me! "

        Harvey Bailey

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Archery was great fun and the instructor was clear and friendly, would highly recommend! "


        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "A fantastic experience. Thoroughly enjoyed by all."

        Helen Ludlow

        RATED 4.1 out of 5
      • "Our instructor Danielle was great in showing and guiding us novices on our 1st archery experience and made it a very pleasurable event...
        Carlo Alessio & Lucien"


        RATED 3.8 out of 5
      • "Trainer was great!"

        Yda Bouvier

        RATED 3.3 out of 5
      • "Had a great time learning archery as a birthday gift! The setting was stunning in the grounds of Hazelwood Castle and the instructor was great."

        Emma Wadsworth

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "Myself and Lucy had a great time. Very enjoyable. Very relaxed approach and atmosphere "

        James Bailey

        RATED 4.9 out of 5
      • "Thoroughly enjoyable 1 1/2 hours. Mark, the instructor, was an excellent tutor who made the occasion one to remember.

        Many thanks."

        Mark Rolinson

        RATED 4.8 out of 5
      • "We had a great time!! Thank you especially to our very helpful instructors."

        Enqin Chan

        RATED 3.4 out of 5
      • "We were a family group spanning 3 generations from 10-73yrs of age and all had a great time doing archery, rifle shooting & axe throwing. The staff were friendly and welcoming."

        Katie Farrell

        RATED 3 out of 5
      • "Wow! What an adventure. Robin Hood eat your heart out. "

        Andy Kelly

        RATED 3.9 out of 5

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