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Archery in York

Here at Yorkshire Activity Centre, we offer the best Archery experience in York,Leeds & Harrogate . Why not come down and have a go at this ancient art using modern recurve bows, design for taster target archery. With our experienced archery GB instructors, you will be playing games  and competitions, popping balloons and hitting bullseye. If you think you could be a modern day Robin Hood, Merida, Katniss, Legolas or Hawkeye then why not come along to one of our archery sessions and find out!

Archery is suitable from the age of 12 and with a variety of different sized bows we can equip you with the right kit to hit the target each time. Our sessions are perfect for couples, families, friends and team building.

Archery sessions at Yorkshire Activity Centre are delivered by our highly experienced instructors. You will experience the best archery in Yorkshire on our range with lots of fun games and competitions to keep you entertained.

Archery York/Leeds


£25 per person



Minimum booking


Minimum age

12 years


Booking’s are not confirmed until you receive a full booking confirmation. Please double check junk email if you do not receive your booking confirmation.
If another date or time you require is not free or if you have a larger group than showing available, please ring us or email directly so we can book you in manually.

Rifle Shooting, Axe Throwing and Archery – Just £60pp

Book now for just £60 per person ….Normally £80….(minimum booking of 2 people Sunday-Friday minimum booking of 4 people Saturdays , minimum age 12).
Perfect for couples, corporate events, team building, families and friends.


Yorkshire Activity Centre is welcoming everyone to have a go at archery

 April 2024 – Now in its 12th year, Start Archery Week (4-12 May) sees archery clubs and providers across the country open their doors to potential archers, giving people of all ages and abilities the chance to try archery for the first time.

One of the most accessible sports around, it’s fun and inclusive and perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, either on their own or with family and friends. Whether you’ve tried archery before or have never thought about picking up a bow and arrow, this is a perfect chance to give it a go. It’s also the ideal opportunity to discover the joy of this inclusive sport ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Yorkshire Activity Centre is inviting adults and children From Age 10 alike to take part throughout Start Archery Week. On Monday 6th May , Yorkshire Activity Centre will be hosting its very own event, inviting locals from across Yorkshire to come and give archery a shot. The event will take place at 10am-4pm at Tinker lane Rufforth York YO23 3RR  and is open to [all ages/anyone aged 10 and above].

To book a slot please email us on or book online and the cost will be £10 per person and £3 will go to charity.

Participants will not only be able to have a go at the sport and meet friendly staff members of the Yorkshire Activity centre , they will also be able to spend time with the Instructors  who will guide them through the basics ensuring a safe and enjoyable introduction to the sport. In addition, visitors will be able to sign up for a beginner’s course to kickstart their archery journey .

Ben Bellwood owner of Yorkshire Activity Centre , based in York has been running Archery events for over 20 of years and has members of all abilities, who take part in archery each week.

“Aside from its brilliant social appeal, archery has many health benefits for both body and mind and it’s for everyone, regardless of physical ability,  “This year’s nationwide event is shining a light on the mental health benefits of archery and how the sport can help people’s minds as well as their bodies. It can support increased mindfulness, enhance mental and emotional wellbeing, reduce stress and boost confidence as well as developing strength and fitness. Everyone at Yorkshire Activity Centre  is really looking forward to welcoming participants to our event so please do come down if you can.”

To find out more about their Start Archery Week events visit or contact All equipment will be provided on the day.

For more information about Start Archery Week and how to get involved, please visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe?2019-03-08T11:46:06+00:00

Yes. All our sessions are run by fully trained, experienced instructors. With all our activities, we run them in a very controlled environment which falls in line with our Risk Assessments and Operating Procedures.

Is it outdoors?2019-01-21T14:39:57+00:00

Yes Archery is an outdoor sport, but we do have an shelter from were you shoot from.

What is the minimum age to take part?2020-12-14T13:37:56+00:00

The minimum age to take part is 12 years old.


Do I need to be strong?2019-01-21T14:37:53+00:00

We have a different sized bows which each produce a different level of compound pressure, our instructor will choose the correct bow to fit your required size and strength.

Why choose Yorkshire Activity Centre?

Our Archery sessions are delivered by our highly experienced instructors. You will experience the best Archery session in Yorkshire on our range with lots of fun games and competitions to keep you entertained.

Our Archery kit is ideal for beginners and maintained on a regular basis meaning there are no excuses for not hitting the target.

Our instructors are Archery GB trained and have knowledge and techniques to teach and improve your shot every time while having fun.

We have the best premier Archery range in Yorkshire, at a great value price we can guarantee all our customer’s will leave happy. Don’t just take our word for it, check out our Trip Advisor, Facebook and Google Plus reviews for honest feedback from our customer’s. You won’t find a better Archery experience or a premier venue so close to York City Centre.

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“Really great couple of hours with really good instructors who kept it fun and intetesting, would recommend this to young and old.”

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