Pistol & Rifle Shooting Gallery

Pistol & Rifle Shooting Gallery

Pistol and Rifle Shooting Gallery (2 + people)

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One Hour Shooting Session

Air Pistol and Paper Target

This 60 minute event is suitable for groups of 2+ people of all ages from 10 years and over and is especially well suited for corporate groups, birthday parties, stag / hen events and family groups.

The activity initially involves learning to shoot gas powered pistols on traditional paper targets over a 6 metre distance. This is a great way to learn the principles of shooting.

The session then moves on to using gas powered rifles equipped with telescopic sights. Metal 'knockdown' targets are used with the rifles over a longer range (typically 10 - 30 metres).

A speed competition at the end of the event utilises our purpose made 'duck shoot' -you need to knock down six ducks in the shortest time possible. 

Air Rifle Ducks

How the Event Works

The event is available all year, seven days a week.

Evenings are also available during the summer months.

A typical morning session will have the following format:

  • 09.20 Participants arrive at Adventure Sports activity centre wearing suitable outdoor clothing. Tea & coffee will be available as everyone signs in.
  • 09.30 The shooting instructor will welcome the group and explain the event format and basic safety principles and the layout of the shooting gallery.
  • 09.35 Initial instruction will be given on how to shoot pistols. These are usually shot standing up using traditional open sights on paper targets. Plenty of practice sessions will take place before a scored competition round (typically 10 shots) 
  • 10.00 Rifle shooting begins. The rifles are shot over a longer distance and are fitted with telescopic sights. A practice session will be followed by a speed competition utilising the six duck knock down target.
  • 10.30 Activity ends and guests depart.



The cost is £30 per person

Cost includes:

  • All the required equipment
  • Full tuition by an experienced instructor
  • Tea / coffee 

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Rifle Shooting Gallery

Age Limits & Physical Demands

All participants must be at least 10 years old. If any of the group members are aged 10-16 years we will need at least two adults to accompany the group.



The pistol and rifle shooting takes place on our 100 acre outdoor activity centre. You will be outside for much of the time - you will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing including:

  • Waterproof jacket (hopefully you won't need it, but worth bringing in case the weather turns)
  • Outdoor footwear (no sandals or flip-flops)

Theshooting gallery range is covered but you will still be outside. The Clubhouse is close by for tea / coffee and toilets.

Pistol and Rifle Gallery