We run regular beginners courses through the year. It's the ideal introduction to the sport, teaching you all the basics including how to set up, shoot the bow and score your arrows.
Beginners courses include eight hours of small group tuition over 4 sessions. All equipment and coaching will be provided, and at the end of the course you will be given a short assessment, just to make sure you've taken what we've taught you. After this you will be able to join any other open archery club in the country. The course, including hire of bows etc. for all sessions will cost £80 for adults and £50 for juniors.
If you would like to sign up for the next beginners course, please fill in the form below. The course have limited numbers due to the size of the hall and availability of targets, and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis where possible. Payment is accepted online before the course, or by cash or cheque (payable to Wallingford Castle Archers) at the first session.
Secondary school aged archers may attend beginners courses, but under 16s may prefer to do a run of trial sessions with the junior arrows club instead. Primary school archers must attend minis sessions first. Find out more about trial sessions.
Upcoming course dates
- 04 July 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
11 July 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
18 July 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
25 July 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
- 08 August 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
15 August 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
22 August 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
29 August 2021, 10:30 to 12:30
- Courses run regularly throughout the year and will be arranged according to demand.
Current course dates
- 05 June 2021, 09:00 to 11:00
12 June 2021, 09:00 to 11:00
19 June 2021, 09:00 to 11:00
26 June 2021, 09:00 to 11:00
Fast track courses
We are also able to offer one to one, fast track courses. These courses are arranged around your schedule as much as possible, and are ideal for people with limited availability. Fast track courses cost £160, with discounts available for small groups and juniors.
Courses are run outdoors in a socially distanced manner and are COVID secure. If you have any specific concerns about how the course will be run please do get in touch and we will be happy to discuss it with you.