Chippenham Archers

Range Usage Guidelines

We have updated the rules under which the range will be operating until further notice on the club website to permit changing distance of targets while takign the necessary precautions. Please read through the updated guidance to make sure you understand the measures we have put in place. Also see the updated risk assessment.

Note that there are also come changes to the default distances for bosses, but it may take some time for them to be moved to the correct distance.

Welcome to Chippenham Archers

We are a well-established, active and friendly club located in Chippenham, Wiltshire, affiliated to Archery GB, Dorset and Wiltshire Archery Association (DWAA) and The Grand Western Archery Society, (GWAS). The Membership ranges from 10yrs to well over 60 and we have members of all abilities; ranging from those who shoot for pleasure to those that regularly compete at local Competitions, County and National Events to those who have represented England and Great Britain. We shoot target compound, recurve, barebow and longbow. Our outdoor target range is open 24/7, 365 days a year.

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  • 2020 Refresher's Sessions
  • Note: It is likely that the refreshers sessions will be cancelled or postponed as a result of the Coronavirus situation and ArcheryGB guidance. we will issue more specific guidance in the near future.

    If you joined the club last summer, but haven't shot all winter then these sessions could be for you. Bring your kit along and we'll run you through the shooting process and refresh those flagging memories to get you all set for shooting in the spring and summer weather.

    Feel free to come along to just one session or all of them depending on how much support you need to regain your confidence.

    The sessions will be on:

    Saturday 4th April - 10am to noon
    Sunday 5th April - 10am to noon
    Tuesday 14th April - 6pm to 8pm
    Tuesday 21st April - 6pm to 8pm

    It would be appreciated if you'd let us know if you plan to attend via coach@chippenhamarchers.org.uk - we don't want to make a special effort to be there and find no-one comes along!

  • 2020 Beginner's Courses
  • Note: It is likely that the beginners courses will be cancelled or postponed as a result of the Coronavirus situation and ArcheryGB guidance. we will issue more specific guidance in the near future.

    The dates have now been set for our 2020 beginner's courses If you are interested in learning how to shoot a bow then please head over to the beginner's page to find out more.