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Looking for a chance to let your inner gunslinger shine through? Then you can do just that here at our awesome Thornicombe venue. Featuring a range of targets, our venue provides a challenge to shooters both new to the sport and the seasoned shooters! So, whether you're looking to smash clays for the first time, or if you're an experienced shooter looking for a new challenge, our Thornicombe Clay Shooting site is the place for you! With state of the art equipment and a full safety briefing provided by one of our qualified instructors, you'll have all that you need for an immersive Clay Shoot.
Our fantastic Clay Shooting venue in Thornicombe is a multi-activity site, meaning there's plenty of action to be had once you've taken part in your Clay Shoot. With Quad Biking, Archery, and so much more to choose from, you're guaranteed an action packed day out when you pay us a visit. We also have an on site cafe which provides hot and cold meals and refreshments. Not only that, we've also got a function room available for hire, car parking, and toilets too.
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Ultimate Gunner (30 Clays)


Offering an ideal introduction to Clay Pigeon Shooting, our Ultimate Gunner package is tailor-made to suit all shooters, regardless of their level of ability. This means we couldn't be more perfect for stag/hen dos and corporate events! Even if you're a complete newbie to the sport, our qualified instructors will be on hand to provide everything you need for the ultimate Clay Shooting experience - including a state of the art shotgun, full safety gear, and a full safety briefing. In our Ultimate Gunner package, you'll soon be smashing those clays out of the sky with ease after you've received full tuition - receiving 30 cartridges throughout the experience.

Restrictions: MinAge: 16,  MinGroup: 2, 

Clays and Quads


The perfect combination of a target based sport and an epic adventure on four wheels, our Clays and Quads package is ideal for both types of adrenaline junkie - the petrol heads and those looking for true test of their aiming skills! With an hour spent on each activity, you'll firstly receive around 30 clays - it's your task to turn them into nothing more than a cloud of dust! Next up, you'll then climb on board one of our awesome Quad Bikes, unleashing your inner explorer as you navigate across tough terrain - we've even got 14 courses which equates to over 20 miles of tracks! Everything that you need to take part in the ultimate group experience is included within the package cost.

Restrictions: MinAge: 12,  MinGroup: 2,  MaxGroup: 12, 

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Experience the sheer satisfaction of cracking clays as you take advantage of one of our spectacular shooting grounds situated across the UK and Ireland! Accommodating those as young 5, our venues are tailor-made to accommodate your specific skill level. So, whether you're looking to learn the basics with full expert tuition from our qualified instructors or looking to improve your pre-existing dead-eye talents, we've got a venue to suit you! Upon arrival, you'll be equipped with all the latest safety gear whilst being presented with a full safety briefing.

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        • Cafeteria
        • Conference Facilities
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        • Refreshments Available
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        • Qualified Instructors
        • Spectators Welcome
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      • Gorcombe Farm
      • Thornicombe
      • Blandford Forum
      • DT11 9AG
      You'll find our Archery venue to the North of Bournemouth, nearby to some excellent transport links. You can access us via the A354 and A350 road networks which connects us with Salisbury, Bournemouth, and other surrounding areas. Full travel information will be printed on your booking confirmation receipt.

      Maps and directions used on our website are for guide purposes only. Please use the directions supplied with your booking confirmation when making travel arrangements.

      Latest Reviews

        • "Great day….loved it….it tick a few of the wife’s bucket list off and we smiled the whole time! The staff/team were so friendly and knowledgeable. We are just talking about what to book next!!!"

          Elliot Shepherd, RATED 4.38 out of 5

        • "Great hotel, very helpful staff and a stunning location ."

          Paul Fitzwalter, RATED 4.00 out of 5

        • "Thotnicombe is a great location and the instructor was brilliant."

          Paul Fitzwalter, RATED 4.00 out of 5

        • "An excellent instructor who made the experience thoroughly enjoyable, I would recommend the clay shooting to anybody "

          Angela Knapton, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "we had a great time and would definitely go back again in the future"

          Christie Grant, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Brilliant morning Shooting, we had a great time and will definitely recommend it to my friends "

          William Eveleigh, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Booking was easy to use, clear and concise. The day was fun and well run, money well spent. We will be back. "

          Jay Hogg, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Thank you so much for a wonderful day. We enjoyed it very much and hope to return soon"

          Jonathan Stowell, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "overall experience very good"

          Shaun Lanham, RATED 4.00 out of 5

        • "I booked my husband and my self in for a birthday surprise of quads and clays for him and I definitely scored top wife points! The whole day was absolutely brilliant, the guys were so well organised and friendly and we loved the family run feel of the farm. The quads courses were amazing, so much fun and Ash was the perfect host and teacher for my first experience of shooting clays. Thank you so much!"

          Anna Kearns, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Amazing time spent at Thornicombe!! It was a present for my husbands 50th, which I didn't tell him about till the morning!! The guys were friendly and helpful, gave really good advice, so much so that I even hit a few clays!! Definitely recommend and we will indeed be back with our sons!! Thanks to everyone and indeed Tasha too, that went out of her way to find a venue for the specific date I needed!! Thank you x "

          Debbie Clayton, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Really enjoyed it, just wish I'd booked for longer!"

          Alex Hill, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Very enjoyable and accommodated for a first time shooter brilliantly making her feel confident to take her first shots and break clays! "

          Chris White, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Excellent team at Thornicombe made us very welcome and gave us a great day!"

          Jon Brooks, RATED 4.00 out of 5

        • "Highly recommended! A fantastic afternoon for either experienced shooters or newbies, with an extremely down to earth, yet informative instructor. Will definately be back again. "

          Christopher Stevens, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Really enjoyed our dual activity afternoon, the staff were friendly and very helpful"

          Bruce Franks, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "A brilliant exsperiance for us both
          The tuition was excellent "

          Chris Ashton, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "Awesome was great fun and so easy to arrange"

          Andy Brown, RATED 5.00 out of 5

        • "The clay pigeon shooting instruction was excellent"

          Lindsay Cass, RATED 4.00 out of 5

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      "Awesome was great fun and so easy to arrange"

      Andy Brown, Thornicombe, Dorset Clay Shooting

      RATED 5.00 out of 5

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