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Open 7 days a week-

Advance booking required

Call us on 01285 238101


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!



The Cotswold Range is the highest rated Outdoor Activity Venue in the UK on Trip Advisor!


Over 1200

reviews 99% 5*



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!




Each activity has 6 shooting lanes and everyone will be shooting at the same time throughout the exclusive lesson.

For group sizes of 7-12 you will need to book another activity and run it at the same time or consecutively.

One Activity (1 Hour)

2-4 People £25.00pp

5-6 People £20.00pp


Two Activities (2 Hours)

2 People £40.00pp

3-6 People £35.00pp



  • Exclusivity. No mixed groups!
  • Your own qualified instructor
  • Equipment hire
  • A unique selection of games and challenges
  • Book

    To make a booking please submit your request on the form below.

    Contact details will only be used by The Cotswold Range and will never be passed onto 3rd Parties.

    We aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 Hours, if you have not received a response please call and we will look into it with urgency.


    Instructors will be unable to assist with loading within these lessons.

    Air Rifles

    Maximum ratio of 2 Under 11s per adult.


    Age 14+


    Find us

    The Cotswold Range

    Spine Road West

    Somerford Keynes

    Cotswold Water Park

    GL7 6GY*

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

    best to use Road name or Google Maps)

    Tel: 01285 238101