Target and Clay Pigeon Shooting Helpful Hints

Below is a list of helpful hints intended to make your experience with us as enjoyable as possible. Please ensure that all of your group are aware of these hints, as inappropriate clothing can ruin the session.

We recommend you plan to arrive about 15 minutes prior to your booking time. If you arrive late, your session will not be extended to accommodate your lateness. 

• If it is a cold day wear lots of warm clothing as there will some standing around and you do not want to get cold.
• On cold days hats and gloves are recommended.
• There will be tea, coffee and squash available free of charge, if you think you will want anything else you will need to bring it with you as there is no food or drink that you can purchase on site.
• There are mosquitoes on site during the summer so insect repellent is advised if you are prone to being bitten.
• For target shooting you must use the weapons provided by Oaker Wood.
• For clay pigeon shooting if you wish to bring your own shotgun it must be accompanied with your shotgun license. It will also need to be assessed for safety by your Oaker Wood marshal on the day.
• If you have any ladies or children within your group we do provide a 20 bore shotgun which is lighter if they would like to use it.
• We provide shoulder pads, ear defenders and sun glasses if it is sunny. We do recommend you bring your own sun glasses if you have some as they will be more comfortable.
• If you wish to purchase more clays on the day you will need to bring cash as we will not always have access to the office/card machine.

For general Helpful Hints on all our activities- Helpful Hints.

What our customers say

This place is a fantastic venue for all ages, well laid out and the games are many and varied, so much to do and in a beautiful part of the country. We have been several times for the paintballing and have always had a great time! Already planning our next visits!

Kevin - Family Paintball - Dec 18

On behalf of myself and all the staff here I would like to send our sincere appreciation for your efforts this week in giving us and the students a wonderful time considering the weather. We all thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mark Gamble -Saints Foundation Education Manager -Nov 18

Organised a quad biking party for my 9 year old daughter and her friends. They had a wonderful time and the guys running it were fantastic with them, giving them encouragement when they first started and getting them more confidant with the quad as they got on. Could not fault the day. Very helpful there and would definitely recommend.

Teresa Pilliner - Junior Quad Party - Nov 18

We took twelve 11 year olds on the quick jump and zip wire for my daughters birthday. All the kids loved it . Both activities have a shelter where water , squash tea and coffee are provided - to keep the adults happy too .

Sue Legge - High Ropes Party - Nov 18

Took ten 9 year olds quad biking . The chaps that took it were fantastic with the kids both professional and fun. All the booking was easy and any email / phone queries were dealt with efficiently. Would definitely recommend

Sue Legge - Junior Quad Trekking - NOv 18

Just wanted to say that we all had great time and will definitely be looking to do it again in the near future, thank you to all involved for a great time.

Max Smith - Paintball- Nov 18

Very good centre staff, incredible communication. The instructors were very good at including everyone, and pushing them to everyone's individual limits. Campfire was a brilliant way of getting whole wave to bond together and everyone to join in.

NCS The Challenge - Summer 17

A quick note to say Thank You for hosting our group this weekend. Georgia has fed back how great your staff were in adapting their language and approach to the YP we had on this NCS, particularly to the staff who played football and cards with the YP, it’s simple things like this that show the YP they are valued and helps it run smoothly.

Rachael Clarke - NCS Leicestershire

Safety was paramount, but so was fun and the boys had that in bucketloads. Fantastic experience beginning to end, I really hope we can go back sometime and try another activity when the boys are a bit older.

Rachel Read - Junior Paintball - Nov 18

The whole place is breathtakingly beautiful. The facilities were great, and nothing was too much for the staff. There is everything you could want need and more. The staff were very knowledgeable, safe and fun at the activities and I honestly could not recommend this place enough! I would go back in a heartbeat, and now only want to get engaged so I can have my hen party here!

Hen weekend - Oct 18

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