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About us

Located in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park between Swindon and Cirencester.

The Cotswold Range opened in 2016 and offers instructed Archery, Air Rifles & Crossbow.

We use 10 metre shooting lanes which are built with beginners in mind, providing you with the perfect introduction to these sports. If you do have experience we guarantee that you won't have tried our games before and we can match our games to a wide range of abilities.

Every lesson is exclusive for your group and we pride ourselves on tuition whilst having lot's of fun!

Our reviews speak for themselves, take a look!


Open 7 days a week-

Advance booking required

Call us on 01285 238101


Archery lessons at The Cotswold Range are run by our Archery GB qualified instructors.

We specialise in teaching Archery to beginners of all ages starting from Age 8 +.

Don't worry if you haven't done it before as that is exactly what our instructors are there for. We have seen everything!

The lesson starts with an eye dominance test, measuring to find your exact bow size and then a demo from the instructor. As soon as we have sighted you in to the target...

its all about the games!

We have a huge selection and are always adding to the list.

A few to mention:

Pizza, Paper Fold, Balloons, Play your Cards Right, Split the Arrow, Noughts & Crosses, Battleships, Snakes & Ladders, Monopoly and the range favourite- Apple Challenge!


Crossbow lessons at The Cotswold Range are run by our NSRA qualified instructors.


We specialise in teaching Crossbow shooting to beginners of all ages from Age 14 +.


Quite a physical activity, it can take some pulling to draw the crossbow and then have the composure to stay still in a standing position. Kids generally struggle so please select carefully as due to Covid measure the instructor can't assist with loading..


Lessons start with eye dominance test and instructor demo then it is your turn on our 40lb draw weight laser sighted crossbows! Once sighted in...

its all about the games!


This is usually the activity that no one has ever done before but even so we have some fun games to make your experience even better.


A few to mention:

Darts- Round the Clock, Closest to Bull, Battleships, Bingo and the hall of fame Challenge- The Hole in One!



Air Rifles

Air Rifle lessons at The Cotswold Range are run by our NSRA qualified instructors.

We specialise in teaching Air Rifle shooting to beginners of all ages starting from Age 8 +.

If you want a level playing field between kids and adults this is the one for you!

Our Rifle range has 6 shooting lanes at a set distance of 10 meters.

The lesson starts with eye dominance tests and a demo then it's over to you with our lovely Weihrauch scoped rifles. We sight you in on a 10 ring target then...

its all about the games!

You may have shot Air Rifles before but you won't have tried our custom printed targets!

A few to mention:

10 Ring Groups, Battleships, Dot to Dot, Olympic Challenge, Plinking Zone, Animal Targets and the range favourite- The Pistol Maze!



Simple. Honest Prices




  • Exclusivity. No mixed groups!

  • Your own Archery GB/ NSRA Instructor

  • Equipment hire

  • A unique selection of games/ challenges


1 Activity (1 Hour) £25.00 Per Person

2 Activities (2 Hours) £40.00 Per Person


A purpose built, low capacity, sheltered venue in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park. Green Tourism awarded landscaped range with private car park and toilet facilities.

As a general rule we always stick to a maximum group size of 6 people per activity- especially on weekends which sell out. We want you shooting continuously and enjoying the session! If you require a session for up to 24 people then we can on occasion look to extend sessions times and provide alternative options. This would be limited to midweek but perfect for corporate away days and family celebrations. Just ask!

Find us

The Cotswold Range

Spine Road West

Somerford Keynes

Cotswold Water Park

GL7 6GY*


(*New Postcode- Car Sat Navs may not pick up-

Easiest option is to Sat Nav or Google Map our name

'The Cotswold Range')


Tel: 01285 238101