Archery Lessons Nationwide

If you've ever wanted to try archery these lessons allow anyone to pick up a bow and arrow, draw the string, aim and shoot accurately.  Each of our clubs have expert archers who will bring out the bowman's spirit within you and you'll be hitting the spot in no time. And don't forget, this is targets only, no actual hunting here!

With all these archery experience days, expert tuition and supervision is provided, along with all the arrows and a bow selected for your height and build. We think this is a great outdoor activity gift for family and friends of all ages, with centres and clubs throughout the UK.  Read more...

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If you're looking for a Sussex archery experience, we can go one better with...

Venue Hailsham near Eastbourne

From £29.00

 
Learn to draw, nock and loose like a professional bowman at this friendly...

Venue Near Skipton

From £35.00

 
These archery lessons in London take place at a friendly indoor archery club...

Venue London Bridge, London

From £29.00

 
You can go revolutionary or traditional for your archery in Manchester, with...

Venue Heaton, Nr Manchester

Was £45.00 NOW £25.00

 
Archery in Nottingham – surely no location could be a more iconic setting...

Venue Nottingham

From £25.00

 
Archery in Kent - so much more than just an archery lesson! Quite simply, we...

Venue Broadoak near Canterbury

From £69.00

 
Go leaping around the Ashdown Forest shooting at targets as you go with a bow...

Venue Crowborough

From £55.00

 
Nock your arrow and take aim on this sharp-shooting session to discover archery...

Venue Derbyshire

From £29.00

 
Go for a traditional shoot or take aim at something different when you try...

Venue Sandy, Bedfordshire

From £50.00

 
Oh the green, green lands of Glyndyfrdwy - what a superlative setting for a...

Venue Denbighshire, North Wales

From £90.00

 
Green tights and pointy hat not obligatory - that's what they say when you book...

Venue Cambridgeshire

From £25.00

 
Our Cheshire archery venue offers a double dose of target practice to tempt...

Venue near Frodsham

From £25.00

 
Test your shooting skills with a session of archery in Cornwall! There's...

Venue Cornwall

From £29.00

 
Try archery in Dorset at this idyllic countryside setting near Blandford!...

Venue Blandford Forum

From £20.00

 
Shoot those arrows like an expert at this archery club in Edinburgh! Learn...

Venue Edinburgh

From £45.00

 
When is archery in Fife about more than bows and arrows? When it's combined...

Venue Kirkcaldy, Fife

From £29.00

 
There's a bit of twist when you have a go at archery in Hertfordshire. You will...

Venue Ware near Stevenage

From £45.00

 
These archery lessons for two in Milton Keynes are ideal taster courses.

Venue Near Bedford

Was £84.00 NOW £74.00

 
Learn archery in Newcastle in the grounds of a gorgeous Edwardian manor house!...

Venue Northumberland near Hexham

From £35.00

 
Aim for bulls-eye with an hour’s session at this centre for archery in...

Venue near Downham Market

From £45.00

 
Let loose the arrows of fun when you learn archery in Suffolk! Tuition at this...

Venue Near Bury St Edmunds

From £20.00

 
Where better to learn about the arrows and the bows than in the grounds of a...

Venue Hazlewood, near Leeds

From £25.00

 
Archery and rifle shooting combine for a thrilling experience. You can choose...

Venue Leicestershire

From £25.00

 
Pay a visit to the Spruce Lodge and have a go at archery in Lincolnshire's most...

Venue Grantham, Lincolnshire

From £25.00

 
Go for gold on this archery in Sheffield experience! This friendly venue just...

Venue Sheffield

From £35.00

 
Add another string to your bow of outdoor activities with a session of archery...

Venue Staffordshire

From £20.00

 
Get yourself in all of a quiver when you try archery in Warwickshire! This fun,...

Venue Atherstone, Warwickshire

From £29.00

 
Learn archery in Surrey and become a hotshot archer for the day with one of...

Venue Near Redhill

From £59.00

 
Calling all budding bowmen and women, our Scottish archery experience is a...

Venue Stirling, Scotland

From £35.00

 

Why are archery lessons so much fun?

We are lucky enough to have had a lesson in the Medieval art of archery and we can say it really was good fun for all the family. We loved that fact that we were in the great outdoors learning something new. Bow and arrow in hand, you might feel a little nervous at the start of these lessons, but tutoring from skilled instructors means you'll soon get the hang of it.

In fact, it has been said that the sport is fairly easy to get the hang of, but to perfect each and every shot takes a lifetime to master and even the pros have the occasional stray arrow moment too! Our range of archery experiences cover both field and sporting targets, use recurve, crossbows or longbows and take place at both inside and outside ranges.

As for the targets, they are mostly the round rings printed on paper (actually called the 'face') that are attached to a 'boss', a straw or foam stuffed backing that supports the sheet. And, fact fans, the smallest gold ring in the middle isn't the bullseye it's actually the x-ring. And in competitions this doesn't give you more points, but it is used to settle draws. There are also 2-D animal shape targets that some of our centres offer for more of a hunting-themed challenge.

Of course, there's no actual competition during these experiences as it's all about learning the skills needed to become an archer whilst having fun, but there's no denying it will bring the competitive spirit out in you. As soon as you start regularly hitting the board and then continually getting closer to the hallowed golden circle, it is sure to get the adrenaline flowing - but you need to steady yourself on the stand, control the excitement and keep progressing to become a fully fledged toxophilite.

Our top tips for budding bow girls and boys? Go with the flow when it comes to which hand you hold the bow with and which hand you use for the pulling back the arrow - whichever feels more comfortable - then stand at 90 degrees to the target. Nock the arrow (i.e. when you clip the arrow onto the bow) and then close your eye (the left one if you are using your right hand to release the arrow and vice versa).

At that moment in time it's all about being cool, calm and collected on these archery lessons. Arrows travel at speeds up to 60m per second and can hit targets anything up to 90m away, so even a little wobble at that crucial moment can be the difference between being spot on and your shot whizzing right past the straw and plummeting straight into the ground.

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