Archery Club at Peter Ashley Activity Centres Portsmouth
Archery Club at Fort Purbrook comprises three indoor archery ranges, as well as an outdoor range in the moat and on the parade ground, along with a seasonal Field Archery Course within the centre grounds. Fully-qualified instructors will guide you through the basics and teach you to acquire the skills to improve and try different styles of Archery.


How to shoot –

If you are interested in joining please do get in touch as a 6 week beginner course must be completed to join the club.

If you are an existing Archery GB member you are more than welcome to come along to the club, call ahead with your Archery GB number and bring it on arrival.

If you are already part of the Fort Purbrook Bowman, please remember that payment is on arrival.

The Fort Purbrook Archery Club Facebook Group can be found by clicking this Archery Club Facebook link.

This Facebook Group page covers:

The Fort Purbrook Company of Bowmen Target Archery Club

The Purbrook Bowmen Archery Display Team

To join the Fort Purbrook Archery Club you need to sign up to and complete an archery beginners course. Further details of this can be found by contacting Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 or by email by clicking the Fort Purbrook email button below:

Email Fort Purbrook

The Havant and Hayling Bowmen also meet at Fort Purbrook. Please visit their website for details by clicking the link: Havant and Hayling Bowmen website.

Our coaching team includes:
  • Former Archery GB International
  • UK National Record holders
  • Former British Champions

National Field Archery Society

Days and times:
Archery Club at Fort Purbrook runs twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Times: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Adults: £5.00  | Concessions: £4.00 | Under 18s: £3.00

Concessions are: Students, Military and NHS all with proof of ID & Over 60s

To book your place in our Archery Club at Fort Purbrook, please call 023 9232 1223.

Archery Beginners Courses, Peter Ashley Activity Centres, Fort Purbrook.

Archery Course at Fort Purbrook runs for 6 consecutive weeks on either a Tuesday or Thursday evening.
Times: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Adults: £40.00  | Under 18s and Over 60s: £20.00 for all six weeks

To book your place please call reception on 02392 321223 to make a payment.

Please specify the course you wish to book on to.

Places are on a first come, first served basis.

Dates of the next courses: 

Our next courses will be later in the year.

Club Gallery

You can also check an interesting article on crossbows and the use of crossbows in archery by checking out the Gear Disciple website link here.

Some other activities that may be of interest to you:
Bouldering/Climbing Wall at Fort Purbrook


The Cellars at Fort Purbrook provide a safe environment to learn and progress your climbing skills.


Laser Tag at Fort Purbrook

Laser Tag

Laser Tag takes place in our purpose built woodland Laser arena for this high tech, high-action activity.

Laser Tag…

Mountain Biking at Fort Purbrook

Mountain Biking

Offering off-site routes or onsite skills sessions, learning basic skills before setting off on harder terrain.

Mountain Biking…

Karate Club at Fort Purbrook


The Fort Purbrook Karate Club offers you the chance to learn Karate with a highly experienced coach.