We are always happy to welcome newcomers; beginners or experienced. Beginners are expected to complete a training course run by our Archery GB qualified club coaches. We usually run two courses per year.
We usually shoot as a club on Saturday afternoons. Established members can use the club’s facilities at any time. We shoot on Folly Fields in Wheathampstead see the map.
An increasing number of our members are interested in the traditional English longbow, and shoot regularly with that or Horse bows, as well as regular recurves. Unfortunately, due to the need for a very long ‘overshoot’ area, it is not permitted to use compound bows or crossbows at our club.
We have a Junior Section for under-18s. The minimum age is 10.
We hold our Annual End-of-Season Championships in October.
Our annual membership fee is currently £65 for seniors and £45 for juniors or £110 for an all family membership, payable by 1st July. It includes insurance, but does not include membership of Archery GB as we are an independent club in order to keep our costs down.
How To Join
Send your details via the contact page. One of the committee members will let you know when our next training session is scheduled.
If you would like to try archery before committing to the training course please join us at one of our have-a-go days where you can try out various styles of archery and speak to club members. You can find details of our next have-a-go-day on the club events calendar.
Members are expected to have their own equipment. New joiners can borrow equipment for the training course.
The club will lend equipment for a short period after the training to allow a new member to gain experience before purchasing their own bow