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Add Ons and Extras

Gift Certificate with Wax Seal

£5.00
For a more personal touch, get a copy of any gift certificate sent by post, sealed with wax. Add the name for the certificate and the address you'd like it sent to to your order in the note to business box.

Spectator Lunch

£5.00
Want to bring someone else along to your experience? Add an extra spectator for lunch on your experience day.. Please make sure you tell us which date they're coming along to in the "Note to Business" box

Course Bundles

Apprentice Course Bundle

£410.00
Spend 3 days with us making your own longbow and arrows to go with it!

This course combines our laminate longbow making course and our standard arrow making course.

Journeyman Course Bundle

£465.00
Do you want to learn some traditional crafts and fully immerse yourself in historic archery? This is one of our most popular products which combines our laminate longbow making course, our standard arrow making course and our longbow master class.

Master Course Bundle

£620.00
The full package! Make your longbow, smith your arrowheads, build your arrows and follow up with a free longbow masterclass – 5 day course
You will receive a coupon code to book your experiences.

Course Bundle "Blacksmith"

£525.00
All things Blacksmithing!
Our introduction to blacksmithing course learning the basics, then 3 days learning more advanced techniques.

Introduction to blacksmithing (1 Day)
Blacksmithing improvers course (3 Days)

Course Bundle "Arrowsmith"

£525.00
All things ArrowSmithing!
Our introduction to arrowsmithing course learning the basics of making an arrowhead, then 3 days learning more advanced techniques.

Introduction to arrow-smithing (1 Day)
Arrow-smithing improvers course (3 Days)

Exciting Longbow Experiences

Longbow Taster Session

£49.00
When you hear “English Longbow” you’ll no doubt have an image of plucky outlaws and brave archers standing against unthinkable odds with nothing but their bow to keep them safe! The Medieval bowmen of England and Wales became the first specialised soldier in the English army and stories of their victories at battles such as Crecy & Agincourt immortalised them forever in history books, stories, plays and modern film.
Now Strike Archery Ltd proudly offers you the unique opportunity to learn the skills of your ancestors who lived some 600 years before you. Shooting one of our longbows is much more than just archery, it is connecting with the past and embracing your heritage through a simple wooden bow.

Learn to shoot a traditional English longbow by challenging yourself against a series of targets at progressive distances. Become competent with the bow learning under one of our dedicated instructors before being able to practice your new skill.

What to expect:
Be prepared to spend up to 2 hours on site
Quality equipment and necessary PPE is provided
Learn correct stance for target and improve your consistency under our expert archers
Medieval themed targets are set out at different distances to allow you to progress and achieve at your own pace.
You will be shooting with handmade longbows and arrows crafted by our talented bowyers and fletchers
Available throughout the year in Essex on selected days subject to availability
Be like Robin! Be like Marion! Suitable for ages 8+
This is an outdoor activity so please dress appropriately for the time of year and weather conditions. Be prepared to be exposed to the Great British weather.
Available on selected days throughout the year. Book early to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking at least 4 to 6 weeks in advance

Longbow Taster For 2

£95.00
When you hear “English Longbow” you’ll no doubt have an image of plucky outlaws and brave archers standing against unthinkable odds with nothing but their bow to keep them safe! The Medieval bowmen of England and Wales became the first specialised soldier in the English army and stories of their victories at battles such as Crecy & Agincourt immortalised them forever in history books, stories, plays and modern film.
Now Strike Archery Ltd proudly offers you the unique opportunity to learn the skills of your ancestors who lived some 600 years before you. Shooting one of our longbows is much more than just archery, it is connecting with the past and embracing your heritage through a simple wooden bow.

Learn to shoot a traditional English longbow by challenging yourself against a series of targets at progressive distances. Become competent with the bow learning under one of our dedicated instructors before being able to practice your new skill.

What to expect:
Be prepared to spend up to 2 hours on site
Quality equipment and necessary PPE is provided
Learn correct stance for target and improve your consistency under our expert archers
Medieval themed targets are set out at different distances to allow you to progress and achieve at your own pace.
You will be shooting with handmade longbows and arrows crafted by our talented bowyers and fletchers
Available throughout the year in Essex on selected days subject to availability
Be like Robin! Be like Marion! Suitable for ages 8+
This is an outdoor activity so please dress appropriately for the time of year and weather conditions. Be prepared to be exposed to the Great British weather.
Available on selected days throughout the year. Book early to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking at least 4 to 6 weeks in advance

Masterclass Gift Certificate

£99.00
The Longbow Master Class is aimed at new and experienced archers alike who want to shoot an English Longbow. Lessons last up to 3 hours with sessions and group sizes that are exclusively limited to ensure that personal coaching is received. This is a perfect day for those who have already attended our Longbow Taster Sessions
You session starts with registration and introductions. Once you have our quality arm guards and gloves fitted, you will learn the basics of handling the bow and arrows, how to safely load, shoot and retrieve your arrows. Now Strike Archery Instructors teach you firstly how to shoot the “Victorian style” which forms the basis of all modern Olympic archery. Learn the correct stance, handling of bow, release techniques, consistency, aiming & compensation in order to achieve.
You will then move on to learn the “Medieval” archery to include a different stance, accuracy by being instinctive at short and longer ranges, getting “in the bow” to full draw and the principles of speed shooting. You will be surprised at what you can achieve as a novice using this technique! Learn to be a true sniper with your bow and never waste an arrow…
Moving forward, it is up to you which style of longbow archery you prefer and which you practice as your new found hobby. Our full day Medieval Longbow Experience is the perfect opportunity to practice your developed skills.
What to expect:
Be prepared to spend up to 3 hours on site
Quality equipment and necessary PPE is provided
You will be shooting with handmade longbows and arrows crafted by our talented bowyers and fletchers
Different draw weight bows will be available so you can progress
Available throughout the year in Essex on selected days subject to availability
Be like Robin! Be like Marion! Suitable for ages 8+
This is an outdoor activity so please dress appropriately for the time of year and weather conditions. Be prepared to be exposed to the Great British weather.
Available on selected days throughout the year. Book early to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking at least 4 to 6 weeks in advance

Medieval Archer Immersive Experience

£149.00
Feel the awesome power of one of the most effective weapons from history.
When you hear “English Longbow” you’ll no doubt have an image of plucky outlaws and brave archers standing against unthinkable odds with nothing but their bow to keep them safe! The Medieval bowmen of England and Wales became the first specialised soldier in the English army and stories of their victories at battles such as Crecy & Agincourt immortalised them forever in history books, stories, plays and modern film.
Our Long Bow Experience days are full of fun and enjoyment as you learn to shoot the famous Longbow! This is an immersive experience where dressing up is encouraged as you join a band of brothers who practiced archery together as childhood friends, travelled together and then fight for King and country together on the battle fields of Europe.
Spend a day with Now Strike Archery as we teach you to use an authentic longbow and the history behind it. Feel the power of the weapon that dominated warfare for over 300 years while raising the common man into the upper echelons of infamy and thrusting our steel tipped arrows into the nightmares of our enemies.
Prove yourself worth your coin as you shoot accurately at both short and long distances.
Our Medieval Longbow Experiences run selected days throughout the year, with weekends getting filled up quickly, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
What to expect:
Be prepared to spend up to 5 hours on site
Quality equipment and necessary PPE is provided
You will be shooting with handmade longbows and arrows crafted by our talented bowyers and fletchers
We have bows for everyone of different draw weights
Available throughout the year in Essex on selected days subject to availability
Be like Robin! Be like Marion! Suitable for ages 8+
This is an outdoor activity so please dress appropriately for the time of year and weather conditions. Be prepared to be exposed to the Great British weather.
Available on selected days throughout the year. Book early to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking at least 4 to 6 weeks in advance

Learn a Craft- Workshop Courses

Bow Making Course

£355.00
Have you ever wanted to have a bow that you can really have true ownership over?

Now Strike Archery is proud to offer this exciting course where, over two days and under full tuition, you craft your own longbow.

Starting out with a blank tri-laminate stave you learn to shape the bow using traditional hand tools before tillering to learn what to look for in the bend as you work it to “full compass”.

You then go on to shape and fit the horn nocks before adding an arrow pass and making your own string.

Our experienced bowyers guide you at every step and can cater for all abilities. Lunch is included on both days as well as all the tea/coffee you can drink.

Medieval Arrow Making Course

£169.00
Learn to make arrows the traditional way!

This one day course will take you through making your own arrow shafts by hand from straight grained ash. You will learn how to insert horn for strength before cutting the nock.
Our instructors will then teach you the secrets of fletching using rabbit skin glue, shaping the feathers into fletchings and then whipping them to the shaft.
Lunch is included and you can take home as many arrows as you can make in the day.

Courses are tailored to individual needs, so make sure to let us know if you want to make heavy military arrows or lighter but authentic looking re-enactment arrows

Arrow Making Course

£99.00
Learn to make your own arrows!
This one day course will take you through preparing your own arrow shafts from straight grained timber before cutting the nocks.
Our instructors will then teach you the secrets of shaping the feathers into fletchings and then whipping them to the shaft.
Lunch is included and you can take home as many arrows as you can make in the day.

Blacksmithing Taster Day

£169.00
An introduction to general blacksmithing skills, this is where all smiths start. Learn how to manage the fire, draw down a point and make basic scrolls. Includes selecting material appropriate to the task and working with the common tools such as tongs.

Objective: make a fire poker and an S hook.