Bowmen of the Deans is a friendly Archery club based in Coleford, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

We welcome everyone and run beginners courses for those who are interested in having a go.

The club has been running since 1974 and has had amongst its members some very capable archers over the years, including at the moment, a current world record holder in flight archery, as well as current UK Ladies Champion and UK Record holder in Clout archery

We have members of all ages from 10 years of age to well past retirement age.

Archery is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and all abilities, whether you just want an enjoyable pastime, or you intend to get a bit more competitive.

But whether you want to be someone who enjoys archery as a pastime, or get competitive, our club provides for everyone wishing to take part.

Courses & Taster Sessions

Bowmen of the Deans run beginners courses and taster sessions for those which just want an archery experience throughout the year. Clubs or group bookings can also be arranged.

Our courses are run by volunteers, so we need several people attending to make them viable. If you wish to book on either a beginners course or a taster session then all you need to do is use the contact form below. Once there is enough interested people, course dates will be arranged and you will be contacted, to complete the booking.

Further information and details on how to book can be found on this link Archery Enquiry

Bookings and further information will be sent via using our contact page and we will contact you back to discuss your requirements.

Club Membership

We welcome all new members, and you will find us a friendly, social type club, which shoots all year round.  If you have previous archery experience or have undertaken a Beginners course and are interested in joining, then further information can be found on this link Archery Enquiry.  You will possibly be invited to join us for a session to see if the club suits you or you need any training and find more out about the club prior to making a commitment.

You will find our membership rates quite competitive, as we try to keep fees down, and the annual fee covers normal outdoor shooting, whilst for indoors we charge a small fee for each session attended to cover hall hire.

If you are interested in joining just send us an email using our contacts page Get In Touch!