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

Had a fab time! Really good experience and such lovely friendly staff..we had such a laugh and will definitely go back.

Quad Trekking - March 2020

We took our team here last week for a team building day, and it was absolutly fabulous. We were treated to a round of shooting, which was great and really brought out a new side to the team; perfect to get them interacting with each other in a "non-work" enviroment. The team were really friendly, patient and clearly expereinced. We then did the 100m zip wire - which was great fun and really got some of the team to come out of their shell. We also used the meeting room before hand, tea and coffee facilities all provided, as well as a simple lunch. Couldn't of asked for more. The team already want to return!! Thank you to all the team at Oaker wood who made our day such a success.

White Heron Properties - Team Building - March 2020

The codebreaker challenges were great and inclusive for everyone, the area was beautiful, staff were lovely and great at keeping everyone involved and great facilities available including lots of hot drinks! Great time

Katie Bannister - Code Breaker - Hen Party - March 20

Had a fantastic morning on the shooting range with Ben and Pav, both of whom were excellent- very patient and with a great sense of humour. Fired air pistols, air rifles and crossbow in an action packed hour. Met Dave at the end who was equally happy and down to earth. Will definitely go back, probably on a drier day! Thanks Oaker Wood

David - Family Target Shooting - Feb 2020

Great session clay pigeon shooting this afternoon. All the staff were helpful and knowledgeable and we all managed to hit the clays! Really would recommend and definitely would visit again! Thanks very much guys!

Hayley Morgan - Clays - Feb 2020

It was cold wet and windy. They loved it. Great paintball games all a little different. loads of friendly staff. Covered areas to eat and drink.

Paintball Party - Dec 19

A great morning thoroughly enjoyed by unexperienced guns. The personal help and training was greatly appreciated and on this occasion was the most talked about part. Please thank your staff for making it so enjoyable and worthwhile. We will return.

Brian Bright - Clay Pigeon Shooting - Jan 20

What a great day EVERYONE had! From the ease of booking to the actual event was such an easy process. On the actual day I found the staff very polite, helpful and professional and good fun! Nothing was too much trouble - I even forgot to take a knife to cut the birthday cake but Helen was on it straight away - thanks Helen! The kids had so much fun - 4 games, all very well organised, very safe (if you follow the instructions). Kids are still talking about it days after. Thanks OAKERWOOD for a brill day!!

Trudi Dyson - Paintball Party - Dec 19

Visited Oaker Wood back in the summer, the guys Sam and Chris were brilliant. My son was a bit nervous but Chris helped him become confident quickly and all had a great time, will definitely return and highly recommend.

Had such a great day Saturday paint-balling. The two ladies that looked after us were fun, helpful and so lovely! Will definitely be coming back for more activities. Thank you

Annie Jones - Paintball - Nov 19

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