Kinsmen Activity Centre
Kinsmen Activity Centre
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Game & Entertainment Centres
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Ultimate Axe Throwing, Air Rifle Range and Archery at our outdoor activity centre near York. 1 Activity: £25pp - 55 mins 2 Activities: £40 - 1 hour 45mins 3 Activities Package: £55 - 2 hours 30mins Create 'Axe-mazing memories' with friends and family! Tons of Laughter and Banter Guaranteed! Find us just on the outskirts of York. Perfect for Hen and Stag parties, Birthday celebrations, Couples date time, Family quality fun times. Easy access from Selby, Hull, Leeds and Doncaster in the Heart of Yorkshire.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • DawnD7
    28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic Axe throwing and top banter from Daz!
    We went as a family of 6 adults, we had a fantastic afternoon with top banter from Daz, safety first of course! Would definitely return and maybe I won’t end up in the stocks next time! Something completely different and would highly recommend.
    Thank you for your 'axe-mazing' review Dawn, extra (brownie) points will be added to your axe throwing score to avoid the stocks next time :) lol Daz
    Written 30 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 June 2023
  • Elaine The Tourist
    Howden, United Kingdom13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great outdoor fun in a relaxed environment with my family
    This was our first time at the Kinsmen activity centre. It was a fabulous experience and a day we shall remember for sure. Our family group of six people were celebrating a belated 40th birthday. The instructor Daz was knowledgeable on the weapons and I enjoyed learning where and when they first began being used. Daz was very good at making our group feel special and he was great at explaining things (sometimes he had to explain several times). We did three activities: axe throwing (& spades & crosses), archery, and rifle shooting. We arrived at 1:20pm and it was almost 5pm when we were back in the car. At no time did we feel rushed. Tea and coffee was provided free, and a spotlessly clean portable WC was available. I can highly recommend this as a day out, it’s great fun.
    Thank you for your fab review, it was a pleasure to have us with us! much appreciated - warm regards Daz
    Written 6 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 September 2023
  • Chloe louise
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fun!
    We visited last Sunday and had great fun!! It was a really enjoyable afternoon and Daz was very knowledgeable and patient!! We will definitely visit again. Great Date day idea if you want to do something different.
    Thank you for your fab review, much appreciated - warm regards Daz
    Written 6 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Mike W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome Activity Centre- fun and professional
    Me and my wife took 3 teenagers on a Saturday morning in November here, and did the 3 activities of axe throwing, archery and air rifle shooting. Darren and Caroline (owners) made us feel really welcome from the moment we got there, and we all had a fantastic time as Darren took us through each activity. A really well balanced mix of safety briefing, coaching in the right technique, and some healthy and friendly competition too. Also, some history of each weapon and technique thrown in too. Dan had us all laughing and bantering with him and each other. We all felt safe at all times and will definitely be back. Would thoroughly recommend!!
    Thank you for your review Mike, you and the family were an absolute pleasure to have with us :) Dazz and Caroline
    Written 6 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 November 2023
  • Georgia S
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect date day out.
    Absolutely fantastic experience, perfect date day out. We laughed a lot! We done all the activities and it was a great, fun filled day. Dazz made the day with his great knowledge, banter and even shared some fascinating life stories, what a guy! Tea and coffee available and a clean loo. Also great views to be had and fascinating wild life around too. We will be back!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 November 2023
  • Jess G
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Much more fun than I expected!
    Booked the air rifles and archery for my boyfriend’s birthday while we were in York for the weekend, and can honestly say it was the most fun we’ve had in a long time. The instructor was lovely and he had a great sense of humour, and it was such a friendly and welcoming atmosphere! We will 100% be booking again
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 November 2023
  • melodywright21
    York, United Kingdom13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Phenomenal fun!
    We had phenomenal fun at this fantastic activity centre. An excellent way to spend a few hours on a random rainy November Sunday. Darren and Caroline were very welcoming (well, sort of, if you don’t mind the occasional insult or rude joke! 🤣)! We did axe throwing, archery and rifle shooting and thoroughly enjoyed all 3 activities. Safety was paramount but was perfectly balanced with the constant banter, jokes and ribbing for how useless we all were! There was plenty of encouragement and clear instructions meant we all improved (well, some of us!). There were hot drinks available and a very clean toilet. I would highly recommend this place for families, couples, friends, stag or hen parties. It would also be great for team building. Thanks for a great day Kinsmen!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 November 2023
  • MABT
    York, United Kingdom24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic afternoon unleashing my inner Boudicca!
    Absolutely fantastic experience! Highly recommend for those wanting to let of some steam and generally have a great afternoon. Despite the dismal weather, Daz and Caroline kept a smile on our faces and even gave us a history lesson (which I'm a massive fan of) about the various weapons and how to throw/aim correctly, safely and confidently. My friends and I can't stop talking about it, we're already planning our next trip. There is parking on site so you can pull right up to the range. Teas and coffees available to warm you up during the colder months. Best fun I've had in a long time! And thank you Darren for pointing out correctly what an actual inch is! 😀 🪓 🪓 🏹 🎯
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 November 2023
  • karl hearn
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Make you YORK trip GREAT
    I'm not much or learning about history, but the guy running this made it fun! For the experiance we got, along side the warm and humorous welcome, this is 100% worth doing! Certainly made our groups day with the different activities. Worth every penny and see you again soon fella!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 November 2023
  • connaseur666
    Selby, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just Book It
    What better way to entertain Teens and get them off the apps?? Give them pointy flingy things and Firearms. First class customer service from a well organised, fun, family business. From booking, explanation and dad jokes everything was seamless. The patience of a saint dealing with todays ‘Yoof’s’ explaining the Archery Technique’s. The Rifle shooting (not just because i won 🤣) and the coffee on arrival. Jacob and his tribe loved the day. Thank you from a Happy dad. We shall be back!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 December 2023
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George C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Really good day out with the boys. Daz was amazing. Not only helpful but a proper laugh aswell. Really good guy. Would highly recommend to anyone
Written 24 April 2024
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Anna N
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Amazing activities!! We booked last minute and Caroline was so helpful and fast reply on the messenger app to get us in.
When we arrived the location was great and put you in the mindset for some outdoor activities. We were greeted by Daz who had prepare some tea/coffee.
We did archy and rifle shooting. Daz is great teacher who keeps it simple and lets you get straight on with it after quick demo. He kept us entertained throughout the day making jokes and putting us an ease.
Would HIGHLY recommend coming here if you are looking for these kind of activities or something new to do! As it’s more family ran feel so 1 on 1 it’s makes the experience better
Cheers Daz! great day
Written 20 April 2024
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Sammy
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Took my partner for a birthday surprise. Daz was so friendly and funny and really made the experience down to earth and a lot of fun!
We did axe throwing and archery but will definitely be back to try the other activities out for size.
Thanks again!
Written 30 March 2024
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Nicky Snape
York, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Me and my partner spent the afternoon shooting crossbows with Daz last weekend and what a brilliant afternoon! Daz was friendly and knowledgeable, with a great sense of humour which made us feel at ease. This place is a hidden gem and I'd absolutely recommend a visit, it's well worth the trip! I wasn't very good at it, but with Daz's patience and expert guidance, even I hit a bullseye or two! We'll absolutely be back to try out some of the other experiences! Thank you!
Written 24 February 2024
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Mark R
Selby District, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Booked a session on the air rifle range with my daughter following a recommendation from a friend. It was brilliant! Darren showed us the ropes and ensured that our hour with him was full of fun, laughter and a bit of friendly competition (my daughter won!)

We came away raving about it and will definitely be going back with more of the family when we get a chance.

Want to get your teens away from screens for an hour, this is perfect!
Written 15 February 2024
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spabman s
43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We booked this for myself and my partner as a birthday gift.
Daz and Caroline had us in absolute stitches we enjoyed them more than the rifle shooting, a real breath of fresh air.

We loved the set up site which was clean, organised, tea and coffee available.

We only did the rifle shooting but we will be rebooking 100% with a group and we're going to try all of it. They make you feel so comfortable and at ease you could easily spend the whole day there.

So much fun and so many targets and challenges it's a great skill to learn in a fun environment
Written 29 January 2024
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Lucy W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Took my boyfriend for his birthday and we had a great time doing axe throwing and rifle shooting. Gaz and Caroline were amazing, very welcoming and lots of fun! Would definitely recommend and I’m sure we’ll be back soon to try the other activities!
Written 25 January 2024
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Nomadion
UK246 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
What an awesome afternoon!

The afternoon was arranged as a birthday surprise for an opportunity to learn archery, axe throwing and crossbows.

Being the only 2 people there we had the full time to ourselves with Daz showing us the ropes, with a little history thrown in to boot.

The entire setup is safety first with lots of fun and ability to learn and hone new skills.

It’s fair to say this is an awesome experience giving you the opportunity to try some activities you would never normally consider trying.

It’s excellent fun, entertaining and an awesome way to spend an afternoon.

This is highly recommended.
Written 5 January 2024
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connaseur666
Selby, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
What better way to entertain Teens and get them off the apps?? Give them pointy flingy things and Firearms. First class customer service from a well organised, fun, family business. From booking, explanation and dad jokes everything was seamless. The patience of a saint dealing with todays ‘Yoof’s’ explaining the Archery Technique’s. The Rifle shooting (not just because i won 🤣) and the coffee on arrival. Jacob and his tribe loved the day. Thank you from a Happy dad. We shall be back!
Written 12 December 2023
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karl hearn
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
I'm not much or learning about history, but the guy running this made it fun!

For the experiance we got, along side the warm and humorous welcome, this is 100% worth doing! Certainly made our groups day with the different activities.

Worth every penny and see you again soon fella!
Written 28 November 2023
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