Archery & Shield Painting

Archery & Shield Painting


Archery

Archery is now open for 2021.

Come and have a go at the ancient sport of archery. Available during the school holidays and at weekends until and including the autumn half term, have-a-go archery is suitable for both adults and children. 

  • We recommend that you allow half an hour for this activity.
  • Payment is by cash only
  • Final entry 1 hour prior to grounds closing, final exit 30 minutes before they close. View our opening times.

Safety Measures

  • All archers and staff are required to wear masks
  • The minimum age is 8 years old
  • Social distancing to queue
  • One way system in place
  • Archers only inside the arena
  • A hand sanitisation station will be put in place for visitors to use on entry to the arena and for the use of staff members also
  • All equipment will be sanitised before the next customer with anti-bac spray and wipes
  • After arrows have been shot, all arrows will also be sanitised before they are next in use
  • Archers must be able to
    • listen and understand staff instruction – to be able to put the arrows on their own bowstrings.
    • pull back the bowstring whilst holding the bow steady unaided.
    • do all this and loose the string in a safe manner.

Please note: archery is subject to availability and is weather dependent. Archery is not available on Triathlon dates.


PRICES

 Number of arrowsPrice
5£4 per person
10£5 per person
40£18 (can be divided by up to four people)

SHIELD PAINTING

Shield Painting is currently suspended due to COVID-19.

Situated next to the archery, en route to the water maze, you can paint your very own shield and/or crown to take home as a memento of your day out. Available from the start of the Easter half term then during the school holidays and at weekends until and including the autumn half term.

  • We recommend that you allow half an hour for this activity.
  • Payment is by cash only
  • Cardboard swords – £3.00
  • Cardboard crowns – £3.00 
  • Cardboard shields with handle – £4.00
  • Wooden shields with handle – £8.00
  • Final entry 1 hour prior to grounds closing, final exit 30 minutes before they close. View our opening times.

Please note: shield & crown painting are subject to availability and are weather dependent.


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