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Return to the wilderness

The modern world is a stressful place, but under the trees you can get back to what really matters.

Popular with friends and couples, two-day survival courses run from June to October. Led by an expert instructor, you’ll discover how to find all you need in the woods and sleep under the stars in a shelter you built yourself.

For younger visitors, we also offer fun one-day family bushcraft adventures where you can learn survival skills and get closer to nature.

Bows at the ready!

Half-day archery experiences

  • All equipment provided
  • Friendly coaching throughout
  • Light bows – you don’t need to be strong!
  • Outdoors in woodland and meadow archery ranges
  • Covid safety measures in place
  • Suitable for adults and/or children aged 7+

Find your people: try archery

Not sporty? Never been to a club before?
Our courses and club are beginner-friendly, laid-back
and focused on fun.

Summer Holiday Adventures

Young boy shooting vampire target
Taking down Vlad the vampire target!

Trying to decide which of our activities to do in the summer holidays? Why not do them all?

Our Holiday Adventures include archery, axe-throwing, target airsoft, woodland survival skills and nature watching in one full day. All activities are taught by our coaches with safety and confidence in mind – and parents can join in too, if they like!

The Adventures are popular, so book early to enjoy a day away from screens and packed with pure outdoor adventure!

Courses

Learn a new skill! Our expert instructors can teach you to shoot a traditional longbow like a pro, survive a night in the woods and even make your own arrows. The next time there’s an apocalypse… you’ll be ready!

Mobile archery

Planning activities for a fayre or festival in 2022/3? We can bring our professional, high-quality have-a-go archery range to your event. Choose from an authentic medieval or modern setup.

Get in Touch.

Don’t hesitate to reach out with the contact information below, or send a message using the form.

White Dragon Activity Centre
Colne Road
Bures
Colchester
Essex CO8 5DJ