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The Gaol Events

Ashwell Road | Oakham Enterprise Park, Oakham LE15 7TU, England
+44 7976 457602
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Amazing CQB Site

If you’ve never played Airsoft CQB before, trust me, try the Gaol. It challenges you in open combat... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Andy C
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Awesome site

Booked a private day for my stag do... ended up being about 34 of us in total. First time for me at... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Martin M
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The Gaol offers intense urban wargaming (Airsoft) in the unique environment of a real former Prison. From up close and personal moving cell to cell, sneaking around in the darkened wings or in the open surrounded by razor wire topped security fencing, The Gaol has it all. Check out videos on Youtube (search "The Gaol Oakham") to see footage from actual games at The Gaol - experience the adrenaline of close quarters combat in the incredible setting of a real prison. A fully stocked airsoft supplies shop and on site hot food catering make the experience even better. Available 7 days a week for private hire for groups, corporate events, stag/hen, birthdays etc. Also available for filming, TV, horror/zombie experiences & ghost hunts. Typically open every other Sunday and every Wednesday evening but look out for private game days and special events. Game & equipment hire prices vary - please check our website for the very latest information.
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Ashwell Road | Oakham Enterprise Park, Oakham LE15 7TU, England
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+44 7976 457602
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

If you’ve never played Airsoft CQB before, trust me, try the Gaol. It challenges you in open combat skills along with intense indoor CQB. NO TREES, cars, vans and security fences with 3 large buildings and two with upper floors. The host is great chap...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a private day for my stag do... ended up being about 34 of us in total. First time for me at this site, I can't begin to say how good it was. The games are well thought out and the variety of indoor outdoor...More

Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place is truly awesome, amazing staff, excellent games all very well run, and a top notch kitchen to top it all off, well worth a visit

Thank tez_wogan
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Rutland_Jim, Public Relations Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments and glad its been a positive experience for you.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is just awesome, I've bounced around from site to site in the midlands and consider this one home, an absolute joy to play at. Justin and Charlotte run the site really well and the marshalls are a great example of how the game...More

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Rutland_Jim, Public Relations Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your Pew-Pew Review! Its all about the people behind the business and the excellent support from marshals and indeed the players that make it happen. Delighted to hear such positive feedback.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Where do I start? This was my first visit to the Gaol so expectations were high, and they did not disappoint! Owners and Marshall's were friendly and helpful from the moment we arrived, and were always on hand to help with any questions we had....More

Thank KillStreak
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Rutland_Jim, Public Relations Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for your very positive feedback and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave the review. This really helps the site to grow and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Attended the Wednesday evening games many times, and it has been brilliant every time. Good location including plenty of parking, good facilities (toilets, on site shop, food and drinks, seating etc) the games are brilliant with a big variety of styles to play. The darkness...More

Thank liam m
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Rutland_Jim, Public Relations Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi Liam and thank you for taking the time to review The Gaol. We're always delighted to receive and respond to feedback (especially when its positive!) so keep us in the loop and let us know if ever we can be of assistance. Otherwise, keep...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Our team has played at the Gaol for a couple of years now, We can safely say it's our home. The layout of the Gaol plays into various genre's of airsoft, from CQB to Urban. One minute you're outside in the bright sunshine 'ducking and...More

Thank Chris E
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Rutland_Jim, Asset Investment Manager, Rutland County Council at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review The Gaol Chris. We're delighted to hear that you regularly enjoy the site.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing site,it's a Prison,what more could you want,scary spooky sounds played out in the dark,got you covered,amazing day out or evening depending on your preference,amazing games with plenty of variety,fantastic marshals,The site owner is a lovely guy always ready to help out with any problems...More

Thank Pete6696
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Rutland_Jim, Asset Investment Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review The Gaol Pete. I'm sure Justin in particular will be pleased to hear your kind words. Please keep the feedback and suggestions coming if you have any. Kind regards

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Been a few times now and I cannot bring a negative comment to mind! Great community in the area that attends, great games run their by the crew and always great food.

Thank Lonelywing
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Rutland_Jim, Asset Investment Manager at The Gaol Events, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review The Gaol and we are obviously thrilled that you only have good things to say about the site. Please let the team know if you have any suggestions for improvements. Best wishes.

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Run by great people who always come up with new and fantastic game types to keep things fresh. Airsofts always a fun sport but shooting in an old prison makes it all the more fun. Oh and a flashlight can come in handy.

Thank Howard E
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