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Target Sports2024-01-08T09:17:11+00:00

Target Sports: Ready, Aim, Fire!

Target Sports: Ready, Aim, Fire!

Following our expert advice will see you hitting the bullseye in no time at all.

Choose your target sports weapon combo to take aim and fire …

You’ll be able to call yourself “William Tell” in no time!

Great For

Birthday Parties
Stag/Hen Parties
Team Building Days

Leisure Matters are proud to introduce its very own standalone target sports range featuring Air Rifles and Archery.  Located on the boundaries of Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey, the range is now available.

The Air Rifle range is available for use by individuals or small groups with a capacity of 20 users. The range provides many interesting knockdown targets, spinners, takeaway paper targets and is suitable for both the novice and the more experienced shooter. All stands are under cover and will be open initially 5 days per week.

There are 10 lanes available ranging from 25m to 40m and all Air Rifles used by their owners must be sub 12ft/lb muzzle energy.

Opening hours:

April-August September-March
Tuesday 2pm – 8pm 2pm – 7pm
Wednesday 2pm – 8pm 2pm – 7pm
Friday 2pm – 8pm 2pm – 7pm
Saturday 11.00am – 8pm 11.00am – 7pm
Sunday 11.00am – 8pm 11.00am – 7pm

Large group bookings will be available outside these hours. Please call 01344 286577 for details and times.

All corporate / team building / group event prices are subject to vat.  If you have an event in mind, please contact us for a specific price on 01344 286577

What is the minimum age to take part?2024-01-08T09:15:52+00:00

For all Target Sports, minimum age is 12 years old

Will there be others booked in at the same time as me?2021-06-29T16:30:35+01:00

Yes. Our activities are run as group sessions. There will be a minimum of 6 participants in any given session and up to a maximum of:
10 participants for our Archery & .22 Air Rifle Shooting sessions, and
8 participants in our Archery, .22 Air Rifle Shooting & Axe Throwing sessions.
Individual Target Sports have 10 lanes available to book

Can I use my own bow and arrows during the session?2021-06-29T16:31:54+01:00

Yes but, all under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult

Do I have to pay a deposit?2020-10-03T10:37:30+01:00

Full payment is required at the time of booking.

Can I just turn up without booking?2020-10-03T10:37:20+01:00

A: No, all sessions need to be pre-booked unless advertised.

What happens in bad weather?2020-10-03T10:36:58+01:00

Unless weather conditions are deemed hazardous by our staff, our activities continue to run. Participants will be informed as soon as possible in the event of unsafe conditions.

What should I wear?2020-11-18T14:57:13+00:00

Participants should dress sensibly for the outdoors and the weather on the day. Long sleeved top or jumper and comfortable trousers. Warm waterproof clothing and gloves depending on the weather Wear suitable footwear for outdoor pursuits. We run our activities in woodland and there is uneven ground and so those attending in crocks, flip flops and open shoes/sandals will not be allowed to participate.

What happens if I arrive late for my session?2020-10-03T10:36:51+01:00

We ask that participants arrive 15 minutes earlier than their booking time and to allow plenty of time for their journey. Unfortunately, if you arrive late, you will not be allowed to participate as you will have missed the Health and Safety briefing.

Is there car parking?2020-10-03T10:36:41+01:00

Yes, free car parking is available on site.

Are there toilet facilities available on site?2020-10-03T10:36:30+01:00

Yes, we have a portable toilet on site.

Can I bring my dog to the site?2020-10-03T10:36:12+01:00

Yes, dogs are allowed on site as long as they are kept on a lead and supervised at all times. Any dog mess must be cleaned up and taken with you when you leave the site.

Target Sports Activities, choose 1, 2 or 3 weapons!

Archery and .22 Air Rifle Shooting (Combo 2)

Archery has been a popular activity since Robin Hood roamed the Shires.  You will receive instruction on how to correctly hold the equipment and guided through the dos and don’ts of archery.  Then onto some fun practice sessions to help you gain confidence and a variety of archery games.  Sessions will encourage personal competitive spirit and fun, with a variety of archery games to develop basic skills.

After learning how to use a bow and arrow and hopefully hitting a bullseye or two, time for some slightly different target practice.  Designed to take you through the basics of .22 rifle shooting in a fun and safe way and allow you time to develop your skills at your own pace.  You will be given a safety briefing explaining all the operating features of the rifle and how to load and shoot.  Instruction will be also be given on safe handling of the rifle and safe use of the shooting range.  Then it’s time to take aim!  Various scenarios will be set to help develop your shooting skills and you will also be able to take away the targets you have used to show off your new-found skills!

Whether you are an individual, joining up with a small group or part of a team-building group, you are sure to have a great time.

For a little more excitement and for the ultimate activity package, why not opt for our Combo 3 session below!

Archery, .22 Air Rifle Shooting & Axe Throwing (Combo 3)

As above but with the addition of Axe Throwing.  Axe throwing is an ancient art which is becoming more and more popular.  You will be taught throwing techniques using our Flying Angels and Tomahawks, with various games designed to test your ability.

With a taster of all three activities, you are sure to have a great time!

Get Ready to Aim...!

Get Ready to Aim..!

The above activities are run 2 weekends a month at our woodland site in Warren Heath Woods, Eversley, Hampshire.  It is recommended that you book in advance as dates can become fully booked quite quickly.  Although not weather dependent, in line with health and safety, sessions may be rescheduled due to extreme weather conditions.

Call 01344 286 577 to check the latest availability.

Rifle Hire

1 hour Taster sessions available:

With own gun: £15 for the first hour (All rifles must be strictly sub 12ft/lb muzzle energy) (All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

Subsequent hours: £10 per hour (All rifles must be strictly sub 12ft/lb muzzle energy) (All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

1 hour (Rifle hire included): £20 for the first hour (Minimum age 12 year olds. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult. Club gun includes 60 pellets)

Subsequent hours: £15 per hour (Minimum age 12 year olds. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult. Club gun includes 60 pellets)

The courses include:

  • Air Gun Law and offence penalties
  • Air rifle Safety
  • BASC air rife code of practice
  • Introduction to bullet trajectory
  • Principles of marksmanship
  • Sight theory and types of sight
  • Scope mounting

Onsite classroom theory and practical range application (incl course completion certificate) – £120 per person

7 lanes available 10m and 25m

Range hire:

1 hour / own bow: £15 per hour * (All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

Subsequent hours: £10 per hour* (All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

1 hour / including bow hire: £20 per hour hour (Minimum age 12 year olds. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

Subsequent hours: £15 per hour (Minimum age 12 year olds. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

*Persons bringing their own bows must be affiliated to Archery GB

Minimum age 12 year olds. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult

£20 per person

Two of the activities

90 minutes – £29 per person

All three activities

120 minutes – £39 per person

New Team Leader

Leisure Matters are proud to introduce Doug Boyce as our new team leader. Doug brings a wealth of shooting experience gained from serving with HM forces and from years of shooting based pest control for local farms and businesses.

As well as being keen to pass on his experience, Doug has an impressive array of specialist kit at his disposal which he is only too happy to make available to us.

Great fun – well worth it

The four of us had a great time and enjoyed the archery, shooting and axe throwing combo. Tom the instructor/owner was really skilled at helping us with all the activities and made it great fun. The precautionary measures in place to prevent transmission of Coronavirus made the who experience feel safe. All in all a great experience and we will certainly be going back again soon.

Definitely worth it.

Very fun, loved doing archery and shooting and throwing axes and the man assisting us was very kind and helpful. The whole experience was amazing. I would highly recommend it.

Axe Throwing, Shooting and Archery

What a fantastic afternoon – Archery, Shooting and Axe Throwing.
Tom was amazing, a great coach, good fun. Would definitely recommend this to anyone who’s looking to do something different with friends or family.
Can’t wait to book again

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Target Shooting

I had booked Archery, .22 Air Rifle Shooting & Axe Throwing combo for 2 hours for my husbands birthday as a surprise for him and his friends. The experience was thoroughly enjoyable. Tom the instructor was so lovely and entertaining. He had us all laughing for the whole 2 hours to the point where we were in tears. Made the whole experience that much better.

Nina who I had booked the event with went above and beyond to find us a time slot as it was so last minute, which I really appreciated.

I would 100% recommend this event and we will be visiting again soon.

What a brilliant time

Went with some mates as part of a Stag do. Tom looked after us and we had a brilliant time. I had thought we had booked as just us, but we had one extra join who wasn’t part of our party. Nevertheless they were made to feel as part of our group and we all had a great laugh. Loved the idea of archery, .22 rifles and axe throwing. Thank you so much for great entertainment!

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