Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Archery
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
A dedicated archery range, within the grounds of Batsford Arboretum, for all archers to find the archer from within. A wide range of bows to use and shoot with Expert tuition always on hand, friendly atmosphere within an area of outstanding natural beauty. Just a short walk away from good facilities such as bathrooms, Batsford Arboretum, Cotswold Falconry and garden terrace cafe. Dog friendly, but must remain on the lead.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Matthew R
    Bishop's Cleeve, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Really enjoyable time for the whole family
    Had a private archery session for 5 of us, Myself, my wife and 3 boys 10-16. All had a really enjoyable time. Very informative and fun session in a relaxed atmosphere, although a little tired after 90 minutes of continuous shooting! Would definately recommend.
    Thank you for your review, Great to hear that you all had an enjoyable time, please come and again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 9 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 March 2023
  • han_say123
    Gloucester, United Kingdom3 contributions
    Fun experience
    Both Jenny and Neil were great hosts and tutors for the experience. They had a keen eye for safety which was clear from the start but also were able to deliver the session well with humour and jest which made the session even more enjoyable! It was great to hear about the different types of bows used, how they differ and why with a brief history behind each one. We Thank you for your time!
    It was lovely to meet you both, thank you for the review, please come and see again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 13 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 11 March 2023
  • michelle thornt... b
    4 contributions
    Wonderful first experience even in wheelchair
    I was in a manual wheelchair and used my crutches as it's lumpy and March and I'm heavy to push. An electric wheelchair would have no problems. I enjoyed myself and hope to be back later in year. I might even stretch to a private hours tuition.
    Thank you for your review, we are currently negotiating with Batsford Aboreham regarding a proper pathway for the 15 meters between our shelter and the parking area. At the moment it can be a bit bumpy after a rain fall, but it is still accessible to all abilities. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to meeting you again later in the year. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 25 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 March 2023
  • SNGraham
    Chicago, Illinois6 contributions
    Right on Target
    Great activity for our family of five with three older teen/young adult children. Neil and Jenny were warm, patient and wonderful instructors for novices like us. They prioritized safety and really made the experience an enjoyable one. Their humor and anecdotes added to the fun. We highly recommend!
    Cotswold Archery thank you for your review, we are pleased you had an enjoyable archery experience. Please come again. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 5 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2023
  • mossyend
    Mount Prospect, Illinois6 contributions
    Best part of our trip so far
    Cotswold Archery was a fantastic experience. Neil & Jenny are brilliant hosts, excellent teachers & the whole experience was well organized. We were taught how to use the bows & arrows in a safe, encouraging & fun manner. Our 2 sons are 10 and 15 and both loved it & managed the 2 hour long session. We would happily book again. Please note that archery is an outdoor sport so dress appropriately for the weather & time of year.
    Cotswold Archery are please to hear you a fantastic experience, we loved meeting you all. Please come back when you are next visiting our sunny UK. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 8 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 June 2023
  • Caroline H
    6 contributions
    So, so good!!
    Such a fun morning of archery. Both of us hadn’t done it before and we were so bad at it but by the end I’d like to say we actually we were a million times better! They are both such lovely people and they are really are fantastic teachers. They certainly know their stuff! I would highly recommend this activity, you won’t regret it! We will definitely be back and we plan to bring sone friends too! 5 stars ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Thank you for your great review, it was lovely to meet you both, please come again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 29 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 28 June 2023
  • Ross Cranney
    Weston Subedge, United Kingdom19 contributions
    Great taster experience!
    Great taster session from Jenny and Neil, lots of instruction, terrible jokes (you have to be there), and most of all fun. Good setup for a taster session/ experience - this is not an archery club after all... Good selection of bows, and decent instruction. Never felt like we were rushed, or wanting for anything. The two hour session gave my wife and I constant action. If you're not used to the action of pulling a bow, you'd soon be sore if you weren't switching with a partner. Good for adults, and children. The Mongolian horse bow is particularly interesting with the extra draw weight.
    Thank you for your lovely review, please come again or though we cannot guarantee there will be any different jokes. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 30 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Jennie0785
    1 contribution
    Great experince
    I purchased an archery experience with Cotswold Archery for my husband's Birthday for him to enjoy with our 8 year old son. They had a great time and already want to go back. Thank you Jenny and Neil .
    Thank you for your review, please come again soon. Regards Neil , Jenny Holt and Leo ( the dog)
    Written 4 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 October 2023
  • Andy D
    Daventry, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Archery experience
    This was our first experience shooting arrows that didn’t have a rubber sucker on the end and my wife and I had an incredible 90 minutes archery session with Neil and Jenny at Cotswolds Archery. The atmosphere was friendly, and their expertise made the experience enjoyable for us. The personalised guidance added a special touch, making it a memorable outing. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a fun and well guided archery adventure. Thank you Neil and Jenny, we will definitely be back!
    Thank you for your kind review, we are happy you enjoyed your archery experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
    Written 28 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 November 2023
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westleys1880
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Very fun, attentive activity for our multi generational group. Excellent tuition, made fun by the team but with a strong safety aspect too. A must do!
Written 18 February 2024
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Thank you for your review, please come again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt (and Leo the dog)
Written 19 February 2024
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Mel N
Isle of Man, UK56 contributions
Jan 2024
Great fun for a few hours in the cold. Neil made us laugh and was very knowledgeable. Perfect setting and more difficult to do than it seems. We would highly recommend it
Written 2 February 2024
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Thank you for your review, come again soon, maybe when it is a bit warmer. Regards Neil Holt
Written 5 February 2024
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superstevie84
Faringdon, UK1 contribution
Dec 2023 • Family
Amazing!!! I took my 9 year old daughter & we both had an amazing time. The lady who supervised us was so patient with her & we will definitely be doing it again.
Written 28 December 2023
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Thank you for your review, please come again soon. Regards Jenny Holt
Written 29 December 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

coppie046
Cheltenham, UK1 contribution
Dec 2023
My wife and I gave the archery experience a try and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. Using multiple bows added great variety. We were also advised on locations and how to get involved in archery should we wish to take it further.
Written 28 December 2023
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Thank you for your review. Regards Jenny Holt
Written 29 December 2023
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Andy D
Daventry, UK2 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
This was our first experience shooting arrows that didn’t have a rubber sucker on the end and my wife and I had an incredible 90 minutes archery session with Neil and Jenny at Cotswolds Archery. The atmosphere was friendly, and their expertise made the experience enjoyable for us. The personalised guidance added a special touch, making it a memorable outing. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a fun and well guided archery adventure. Thank you Neil and Jenny, we will definitely be back!
Written 26 November 2023
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Thank you for your kind review, we are happy you enjoyed your archery experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
Written 28 November 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mike C
2 contributions
Nov 2023 • Friends
We had a great hour and a half with Neil and Jenny. Great guidance and instruction and very reasonably priced. Would definitely go back!
Written 12 November 2023
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Thank you mike for your review, we are pleased you all had a great time. It was lovely to meet you all, come back again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt
Written 13 November 2023
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littlelucinda
Cirencester, UK53 contributions
Oct 2023
Had a fantastic morning of archery, using 3 different bows and loads of opportunities to shoot. Our instructors were both knowledgeable and fun, on;y complaint was time went FAR too quickly!! Would highly recommend.
Written 6 November 2023
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Many thanks for your lovely review, they always say time goes so fast when your having fun. Please come again soon. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt and Leo the dog.
Written 7 November 2023
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lawtonsjersey
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Family
Good safety in place and grandchildren really enjoyed it, no loo facilities so be forewarned !!! Really nice people teaching.
Written 5 November 2023
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Thank you for your review, Cotswold Archery send out a confirmation of booking email with our T/Cs and advisor notes to all clients, it states clearly in it there are no toilet facilities or refreshments are our very rural range, they available a short walk away in the Batsford garden centre. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt (instructors) Cotswold Archery Owners
Written 6 November 2023
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Jennie0785
1 contribution
Sept 2023 • Family
I purchased an archery experience with Cotswold Archery for my husband's Birthday for him to enjoy with our 8 year old son. They had a great time and already want to go back. Thank you Jenny and Neil .
Written 3 October 2023
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Thank you for your review, please come again soon. Regards Neil , Jenny Holt and Leo ( the dog)
Written 4 October 2023
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katiewarming2n
Lower Brailes, UK1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Family
Great afternoon for a big family birthday! Jenny and Neil were really great and friendly! Super patient! 👍🏻❤️
Written 2 October 2023
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Great to hear you all enjoyed the archery, thank you for the review. Regards Neil and Jenny Holt, and Leo the dog of course!
Written 3 October 2023
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Cotswold Archery is open:
  • Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00