Air Rifle Shooting at Peter Ashley Activity Centres Portsmouth
Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook is ideal for both adults and children and we provide opportunities for all to safely try air rifle shooting . Our two indoor ranges are available with qualified instructors to demonstrate all the basics and teach you to acquire new skills! You need to control your breathing, keep a steady hand, concentrate hard and focus on being as accurate as possible. Do all this and you should be rewarded with a good score and a real sense of achievement.

Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook is great activity that you can take part in, either just for fun, or we can add a competitive element to your session. Your instructor will start by giving you the safety briefing before explaining how to use our 177 Air Rifles. You will then learn how to use your rifle and perfect your aim. Can you hit the target? Score as many points as you can and find out who is the best sharp shooter!

The Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook is fully accessible and suitable for participants with a range of disabilities. This is the perfect activity for parties, school groups, work groups and more. If you are a school looking for a different way of bringing your subject alive, we can tailor the sessions to meet your lesson and curriculum objectives. Our sessions allow for cross curricular opportunities linking with Maths, PE, and English!

One-to-one Air Rifle Shooting sessions are available – please contact Fort Purbrook for information.

For more information about Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook the Peter Ashley Activity Centres call Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 for details.

For more information about Air Rifle and Pistol Club at Fort Purbrook visit our Air Rifle and Pistol Club page under the Clubs section, here.

We also provide opportunities to gain instructor qualification throughout the year, please contact Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 for details.

Learning Outcomes

Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook:
  • Junior and adults welcome – accessible to all
  • Two safe indoor ranges
  • Qualified instructors
Subject Relevance
  • English
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Maths
Suitable For
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Non-school groups
  • Individual Bookings

Group Bookings (per hour, per group – maximum 10 per group):
Adults: £65.00  |  Under 16s: £60.00

Minimum age for this activity session is 8 years of age.

1-2-1, 2-2-1 & Self-Supervised sessions available – Please speak to a member of the bookings team on 023 9232 1223 for details.

Minimum of a weeks notice for bookings, if less we will do our best but it may not be possible to book.
Air Rifle Shooting at Fort Purbrook, Peter Ashley Activity Centre

Fun & Bun

The best way to enjoy our activities is with a barbecue banquet to enjoy afterwards. The perfect summer package for you and friends. Enjoy fun and activities followed by a delicious barbecue. Take time to enjoy a relaxing evening with delicious food in great surroundings with your friends.

You’ll enjoy a choice of BBQ Meats to include Chicken, Premium Beef Burgers, Sausage and Pulled Pork there will also be a vegetarian BBQ options.
Rice, Pasta or Potato accompaniment
Selection of Compound Salads such as Coleslaw, Beetroot & Seafood
Served with Fresh Garden Salads & Selection of Breads
We cater for vegetarians or dietary requirements, but please let us know so we can prepare an appropriate menu.

Choose a group of 12 or more friends. Choose which activities you wish to do. Speak to us, and we’ll organise everything for you

To make a booking, and for more information, call us on 02392321223 – or email


minimum fee applies plus activity fees
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