Air Rifle Shooting

shooting is a competitive sport testing accuracy

our purpose built indoor air rifle shooting range, the Centenary Hut, named to commemorate the Centenary of Scouting in 2007, is available all year round

what you need to know…

  • up to 12 participants per group
  • one group of 12 participants will require one hour to complete this activity
  • the minimum age limit for this activity is 8 years of age
  • written parental consent and confirmation that the individual is not subject to any restrictions under Section 21 of The Firearms Act 1986 are required before a young person is allowed to take part in air rifle shooting – you can download an air rifle shooting declaration form








important points to note…

  • pre-booking is essential – BOOK NOW and we’ll make all the arrangements for you… we usually need fourteen days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the air rifle shooting range is indoors and lit so sessions can take place at any time, regardless of the weather conditions
  • all equipment is provided
  • participants should be wearing sensible footwear (no flip-flops, high heels or open-toed footwear) and old outdoor activity clothing
  • this activity requires a qualified instructor – our instructors will either have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma or a site-specific authorisation in accordance with Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association – if you’d like to use our air rifle shooting range with your own qualification you’ll need to have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma or higher
  • you must provide at least one adult to supervise each activity group – you remain responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of your group at all times
  • you must tell the instructor if any member of your group has any special needs or requirements relevant to this activity
  • you must complete your own risk assessment prior to taking part in this activity taking the age, experience and individual needs of your group in to consideration – copies of our risk assessments are available on request