Lock Down Closure


Unfortunately, due to the current lockdown we are closed for the duration.

We will open again as soon as the Government allows.

In the meantime we can still supply a wide range of items by post, if there is something you need then drop us an email at

with your requirements and contact details and we will be in touch

Stay safe and we will see you all when the current lockdown is over


Vouchers make a great present and we sell them for all our activities.

To purchase call us on 07823 555276

Opening Times and Pricing

We are open 9am to 5pm, 6 days a week (Closed on Thursdays)


Range Session £8.00 per person for the day (bring your own equipment)

If you don't have your own equipment then you can try one of our introductory or taster session, all equipment and skilled instruction is provided

Introduction to Airgun £30 per adult, £25 per junior (15 or under)

Introduction to Archery £30 per adult, £25 per junior (15 or under)

Introduction to Airsoft £30 per adult, £25 per junior (15 or under)

(an introduction lasts for 90 mins and gives you enough training to come back and rent equipment from us)

Taster Session (40 mins each of Airgun, Archery and Airsoft) £35 per adult, £30 per junior (15 or under)

Rental for Airgun, Airsoft or Archery - £8.00 range fee plus £10.00 rental fee (£18.00) per half day (morning or Afternoon)

Individual training can be provided for any of the activities here on site, including the Skills and Physical parts of the DoE award scheme

Adult Lesson £25.00 per hour

Junior Lesson (15 or under) including DoE £20.00 per hour

Please note that our post code is very 'general', the easiest way to find us is to follow these directions:

Go to the Elephant and Castle pub in Thurlaston Village, the post code for which is LE9 7TP. Turn into the road opposite the pub which is Church Street, follow Church Street, Which becomes Earl Shilton Road, for approximately half a mile, you will see a sports ground on your left, and directly after the sports ground another turning left which will take you over a cattle grid and into what looks like a country park. Follow the road for 300 meters and you will see a turning left up hill, take this and you will be on Normanton Shooting Ground, Thurlaston Airgun and Archery Centre is on your right.

Thurlaston Airgun and Archery Centre.

Whether you are a novice or experienced Airgunner, Archer or Airsoft shooter, you will find facilities to suit you here at TAAC.

Never used an airgun or bow before? not a problem; our friendly and experienced staff will guide you through an all equipment provided introduction.

Family day out, birthday or other event? we can tailor make a session to suit you whether its just for an hour or two or the day, give us a call or come for a visit and see what we can do for you.

Need a new Airgun or Airsoft Gun, new bow, crossbow or Accessories, then give us a call or pop in and we will give you the service you deserve.

Air Gun Shooting

We offer great facilities for airguns,  Air Rifle and Air Pistol shooters. A 100m Air Rifle Range with a covered firing point and a 65m woodland Air Rifle Range and Air Pistol Range, which makes a great place to practice field shooting. All our ranges have knock down/ reset targets.

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Whether you are just beginning or an experienced Archer we have facilities to suit all levels

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Air Soft

Here at Thurlaston you can practice your Air Soft marksmanship and tactics, with experienced ex Military instructors on hand for advice.

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Since 1993


Purchasing from us

Here at Thurlaston Airgun and Archery we aim to find you the best airgun, airsoft or archery set up for you. We have experienced shooters on hand to offer advice. We will aim to offer you the best price on all of our guns and equipment and can put together the ideal package for you. If you have an airgun or airsoft gun to sell or part exchange we will be happy to discuss it with you. Give us a call, email or pay us a visit.

We take card, cash and PayPal payments.


Returns/faulty goods

If you are not happy with any purchase from us then return it in original condition with all relevant packaging and documentation for a replacement item or full refund.