Archery

Can you hear the massive din and see arrows raining down as two medieval armies clash, or imagine yourself taking aim at an apple perched on a head? Or do you fancy yourself roaming through Nottingham Forest relieving the wealthy of their purses and supporting the poor like Robin Hood? You'll have plenty of fun trying your hand - and eye - at the noble sport of archery!

Archery evolved thousands of years ago, first as an aid to hunting and then later as a potent weapon for use in warfare.

Today, archery is a high tech sport where you can learn the skills practiced centuries ago by soldiers and hunters.

Using bow and arrows, as used in the sport, you'll enjoy pitting your skill against others.

Who may participate

Scout Patrols where all Scouts are over the age of 15 (barring very exceptional circumstances) but not yet turned 18 at the start of the Adventure, qualify to enter. Scouter Patrols where all adults are over the age of 18 are welcome to enter too. 

Adventure History

The Heritage Team have posted some interesting facts on previous Adventures. Click here for a trip into the past.