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Bowhunter Archery

B9092 | Balnagowan Woods, Nairn, Scotland
+44 7923 111997
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Great fun, lovely people

Lindy set up an archery morning for 20 of us at the large house we were staying. Knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bayfield321
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Halstead, United Kingdom
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An hour is not long enough

We loved our hours session this week with group of six aged 8 - 73! An extra 30 mins would have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gouldie1973
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London, United Kingdom
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Bowhunter Archery is the only dedicated woodland archery centre in the Highlands & Moray. Welcoming Families, Groups, Parties and Independent Travellers to a wide range of fun outdoor archery challenges with 3D Zombies, Dinosaurs & Dragons for ages 8-Adult and no minimum numbers. We also offer the exhilarating game of Combat Archery too (you shoot at other players using safety arrows whilst using trees to hide behind!) Min. 6 players. Plus Party packages to suit all! Always best to prebook to avoid disappointment! Every session is GB Archery Instructor led and includes tuition & equipment: from 45 minutes through to 2 hours with prices from £10. For those needing a bit more intense tuition try the 2hr Alternative Field Archery with a relaxed pace but more indepth field archery instruction and a chance to improve your skills. Open ALL YEAR ROUND, 7 days a week - Come and give it a shot!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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B9092 | Balnagowan Woods, Nairn, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lindy set up an archery morning for 20 of us at the large house we were staying. Knowledgable staff, great training and most of all great fun, the kids particularly enjoyed shooting arrows at the dinosaurs! Thanks!More

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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the Bowhunter Archery Mobile Events Team. I am glad that you all had a great time and it really is a great way to bring the fun to your venue if you cannot get along to our woodland! We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our hours session this week with group of six aged 8 - 73! An extra 30 mins would have been even better as we were all starting to get the hang of it by the end and all managed to hit some dinosaurs...More

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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it was great to meet you all and really pleased you enjoyed your time with us - next time definitely book in for the 1.5hr session and we will head for the dragons!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited to have an 1.5 h session with an instructor to shoot the 3D targets. The booking was made over the phone to a very friendly lady who was very accomodating of ojr needs ! The instructor welcomed us and explained everything simply and...More

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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Artemis, the rain doesn't normally stop us as the woodland can offer a good shelter, however it was a really heavy downpour and just not safe (or fun!) to continue! I am really pleased you enjoyed the non rainy parts...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit for an hour and a half (or so) of adventure. It is run by an archery expert who is fun and (importantly) good at teaching and who is a lovely man with whom to spend some time. This...More

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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, all our staff are archers as well as being experienced and qualified instructors - so any one of them would have helped you enjoy your archery experience. However it was my pleasure to assist you and I do...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

During our stay at Lochloy Holiday Park, we visited Bowhunter Archery. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 boys (aged 8, 10 and 12). We all had a great time. The kids all absolutely loved it. Would recommend going for 1.5 hours, we...More

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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for your review! So glad you all had such a great time with us and really hope we see you all again in the future :)

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We booked in for an hour's archery on a whim, and were very happy that we did. Andy instructed us throughout and was great, knowledgeable and friendly. Good value for money and plenty of variety for the time. Would definitely highly recommend this as something...More

Thank John R
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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for your review - and glad you had a good time with us! We try to take time to teach rather than just instruct and as all our Instructors love the sport they are all very happy to talk about it too! :D...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I had always wanted to try field archery and when visiting friends who lived nearby had the opportunity to have a try out hour. Andy is a brilliant and patient instructor, so much so I even hit some targets. Loved the differently themed setups in...More

Thank Craig S
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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thank you for your review Craig, we really appreciate that. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends (you weren't too bad a shot either!), we look forward to seeing you in the future when you are next visiting!

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place is really brilliant. Andy was our teacher and he was dealing with an experienced target archer (my other half ) and a novice. We both learnt a lot from Andy, he was particularly good at advising my other half about different shooting techniques....More

Thank Catherine R
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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

It was great to meet you both and thank you for the review. I think you both did really well and I am always happy to pass on advice to any ability of archer. Looking forward to seeing you again sometime in the future!

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. I loved this place, though I didn’t do great, Andy’s teaching was excellent. Chin and nose was ringing in my head for ages.More

Thank Mark K
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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for your review and I'm glad you had a brilliant time with us ... remember chin and nose - hope you can come back and see us again soon - it will be great to see how you get on the next time...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I took SWMBO along for a one-hour 3D session as we both felt like giving archery a try, and Bowhunter looked like the most fun place to start. It did not disappoint. The instructor gave us a good hour, he is an excellent teacher with...More

Thank Pasty C
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Andy M, Owner at Bowhunter Archery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for the review - I am delighted you had a good time with us and enjoyed the woodland too - it's a special place for us so we look after it. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and maybe...More

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gladyshepburn
11 April 2017|
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Response from Andy M | Property representative |
Full pricing details are on the website at Bowhuner Archery as well as further information regarding each session because it depends on what activity you want for the price. Just check out the website for full details and... More
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Shirley F
31 October 2016|
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Response from Andy M | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your query, Bowhunter Archery is suitable for age 8+ Anyone under the age of 8 is welcome to be our "Safety Marshall" and look after our walkie talkies to ensure everyone is kept safe and walks round with the... More
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