Woodland Archery in the New Forest - Axe Throwing & Crosbows too!

Type:Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Insight Actvities, Featherdown Farm, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 3BP

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Insight Activities provide authentic woodland activities from a gorgeous private woodland in the New Forest - We specialise in fun Archery sessions, Crossbows shooting,  Axe Throwing & Bushcraft skills. Family friendly, everybody welcome.... no previous experience required.


We are a small woodland company with outstanding customer feedback. Tripadvisor Certificate of excellence 2016 - 2020. We were also awarded the Travellers Choice award 2020 and are the official outdoor activity provider for the National Trust, Purbeck & Swanage

We have a gorgeous private woodland in the New Forest, just 25 mins from Bournemouth, 30 mins from Southampton, 20 mins from Salisbury, 10 mins from Ringwood and 20 mins from Lyndhurst.

Book with us if you want to be surrounded by nature whilst learning a new skill.  Fun family and couple activities in the beautiful New Forest. 

Ideal for couples / families / groups  

Archery, Crossbows, & Axe Trhowing in the New Forest - authentic rustic woodland shooting ranges

Our most popular session is the 'Medieval Trio' - 2.5hrs of Archery, Rifle Crossbows and Axe Throwing for £35pp.

Woodland Archery New Forest 90 min - £25pp

Archery & Axe Throwing New Forest 2hr - £30pp

Archery & Crossbows New Forest 2hr - £30pp

Family friendly activities in the New Forest - Archery from ages 6+

Crossbows, Axe Throwing from ages 12+

Dog friendly activities in the New Forest - well behaved dogs welcome. 

The Insight Activities archery range is located in rustic private woodland in the new Forest. We also have a sister woodland site in Tolpuddle Dorset. Both ranges have a full range of recurve bows and rifle crossbows. It’s the perfect activity for all ages (6+)

Stag and Hen events New Forest - we also specialise in fun activities for stag and hen parties.1/2 and full day packages available.

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing. All equiptment provided. Toilet and water refils available on-site, please bring a water bottle. 

Guide Prices

£25pp for a 2hr Archery session. (Ages 6+)

£30pp for a 2hr Archery with Crossbows or Axe Throwing session. (Ages 12+)

£35pp for a 2.5hr session of Archery with Crossbows and Axe Throwing (Ages 12+)

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Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions


  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

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  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    * We are available for bookings in the New Forest all year round. PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Please see our website or 'Book Now' button for latest availability.

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