Archery in Andalucia, Spain

Long bow archery up in the sierras!  A superb archery session with all tuition,Longbow archery as well as junior bows and mini cross bows for children, pitting our skills against fixed and moving targets.

Traditional long bow archery session

A brilliant opportunity to try traditional long bows on various fixed - and moving - targets.  Our archery session is a great introduction to this ancient traditional sport, using traditional long bows, in a variety of sizes from children's bows to 1.50m & 1.70m bows for adults.  For smaller children we have small de-powered plastic framed cross bows which use a small plastic safety bolt.  These are very light to hold and operate, so even younger members of the family can have a go in complete safety.

After a full safety briefing ad instruction in how to handle your bow, you will walk a track shooting at a range of different stationary targets. These range from 125 x 125 to 60 x 60 in size.  You also get to try your hand at a couple of moving targets, which take the form of moving cylinders.  The session takes approx 2 hrs to complete.  A simple points system is used, with the individual or team scoring most being the winner!

What's included?

The following are included in the Archery activity itinerary:

  • Transport to venue via 4WD vehicle
  • Packed lunch
  • Soft drinks / water
  • Fully qualified English speaking instructors
  • All instruction as required
  • Return transport

Paintball

Our long bow archery usually runs as part of our combined Archery & Paintball activity day.  We usually do archery first in the warmer part of the day. Then, after a break for refreshments, we get kitted up for a full 4 hrs paint-balling as it gets cooler

Activity requirements / notes

  • Transfer time: 30 mins each way transfer to location (activity only runs in conjunction with our paintball session)
  • Actual activity duration:  1 hr (approx.)
  • Min Age: Min ages: 6 for Archery using mini bows / children's cross bows.
  • This activity will normally run in the evenings in Jul - Aug to avoid the mid day heat.
  • Minimum number of 8 (max 20) persons are required to enjoy the paintball fully, so on occasions it may be necessary to combine with other groups / individuals or switch days.

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