Shooting Ranges in London

Bullseye! 9 Must-Visit Shooting Ranges in London

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Load… Aim… Fire… Test your bullseye on the target to visit the shooting ranges in London. Whether you have shooting experience or not you still want to shoot the world’s most iconic guns. London is where you can experience various original and captivating things.

London boasts high-spirited shooting range scenes serving shooting enthusiasts of all levels, these shooting ranges are available for people who want to learn basic shooting skills up to the people who have experience and honoring the shooting.

The shooting ranges in London offer a great platform to develop shooting skills, sports as well as recreation. If anyone is interested in self-defense training, shooting competitions, or simply enjoying hitting the target, these shooting ranges offer a safe and controlled setting to chase these interests.

This guide discovers the must-visit shooting ranges in London, which offer a variety of services, facilities, and the best ambiance, if you are visiting for the first time or you love shooting these ranges listed below offer you the best shooting experience that suits your skill and according to your preferences. So get ready set your target and shoot… 

Basic rules to follow in Shooting Range

The most essential part of the shooting range is to follow the basic rules here. If you are not familiar with these rules, no need to worry I am here to help you with the following list of rules you should follow when you visit a shooting range to get a safe and exciting experience. come and let’s learn the rules with me as follows:

Safety First

Adherence to the rules and protocols is important to maintain a secure and safe environment for all shooters, need to follow some safety guidelines at the shooting range:

  • Always keep your fingers off the trigger until ready to shoot
  • Always keep firearms pointed in a safe direction
  • Keep your gun unloaded until you are at the firing line 
  • Immediately stop firing when someone calls Cease firing
  • No one is permitted to handle the gun or stand at the firing line while there is a cold range
  • When the range is declared HOT the shooter is permitted to start firing
  • The shooter can move the safe guns to and from the firing line only when the range is HOT
  • All shooters need to stay within the confined range
  • Always wear eye and ear protection
  • Food, beverages, and snacks are not allowed on the firing line
  • You should wash your hands and face after shooting

Types of Firearms

Shooting range in London offers various types of firearms, each firearm has its applications and characteristics, I listed below some basic types of firearms commonly found at shooting ranges:


  • Pistols are short and hand-held firearms used for semi-automatic and designed for one-handed operation
  • Pistols are compact, lightweight, versatile, and usually used for self-defense and recreational shooting activities
  • This can be a popular choice for recreational target shooting and competitive sports


  • The rifle is a shoulder-fire long gun with a series of spiral grooves cut inside the barrel imparting spin to the projectile
  • Some rifles have a detachable magazine like a pistol and some have internal magazines
  • Rifles come in different configurations like bolt action, semi-automatic as well as lever-action
  • Rifles are commonly used for target shooting, hunting, and shooting competitions


  • A shotgun is a shoulder-fired long gun that includes one or two rifle barrels, usually designed to shoot many small projectiles rather than a bullet
  • Shotguns are typically used for hunting, home defense, and sport shooting
  • They are available in a wide range of gauges including the most common which is 12 gauges and 20 gauges
  • Shotguns can be configured with different barrel lengths and chokes

Shooting Range Etiquttes

At the shooting range in London, respectful and responsible behavior is most important to maintain safe and positive surroundings, I describe below some common guidelines that everyone at the shooting range should follow:

  • Follow all rules and regulations at the range every time you visit the range, these rules are made to ensure the safety of all shooters
  • Treat all shooters and trainers with respect and courtesy no matter if they are beginners or professional shooters
  • Clean the range after your practice is done and leave the range clean and tidy for others
  • Wait for your turn patiently and don’t disturb other shooters
  • Listen to range officers attentively and carefully and follow their instructions for a smooth shooting experience
  • Be mindful of the noise level as the range has a noisy environment with gunfire noise and other noises
  • Avoid unnecessary loud behavior

Top 9 Must-Visit Shooting Ranges in London

In this section, I have listed the top 9 shooting ranges in London from which I have visited almost 3 to 4 ranges. I tell you, shooters, they are the best ranges to shoot in London as they offer the best practices, services, and safety rules and regulations so they are on the top 3 on my list. If you are a shooting lover or even visiting for the first time no need to worry following shooting ranges offers you a shooting experience with all comfort and excitement experience so you will surely visit here next time.

Before you visit here I must recommend that shooting lovers please follow the rules and safety guidelines for your safety and also for others’ safety so you will have a smooth experience of shooting. Let’s come to visit the top 9 shooting ranges in London listed below:

1. Target Sport World

Target Sports World has ultra-modern facilities for shooting, where you can practice different kinds of shooting and improve your shooting skills. This shooting range in London provides assault rifle shooting with semi-automatic rifles for people of 14 plus age.  Beginners need to be familiar with guns so the shooting session for beginners is of one hour.
At Target Sports World the group deals are available at a reasonable cost. I visited here to celebrate my birthday with my group of 8 to 10 people they offered me a group deal at a reasonable cost and also offered a gift card for 2 people. They mostly offer gift cards for 2 people on special occasions and offer discounts on group deals for 8 to 12 people groups, this is why the range is on 1 number on my list.


  • They provide coaching for those who want to compete on the air gun circuit
  • Offers the training for international level crossbow shooting
  • Both postal and face-to-face competition are available up to 65 meters destinations
  • They offer the proper guidance and time to develop your shooting skills
  • Coaching and training provided

Range Fees: £10 per hour range fee + £5 – £22 per gun hired+ bullet
Location: Unit 5, Avenue Industrial Estate, Bryant Ave, Romford RM3 0BY, UK

2. Alpha Guns London

Alpha Gun London is London’s first shooting range and airsoft shop, where they offer an extensive selection of pistols, and rifles so you can try something new.
This shooting range provides an exceptional and smooth shooting experience for shooters of all levels with safety, a focus on professionalism, and shooter satisfaction. 
They have available all the airsoft brands and the shooting range offers all the best guns available in the airsoft world. With Alpha Guns it was my first experience loading and shooting different types of guns, one of the staff over there was guiding me to hold and insert the magazine.


  • They offer the best packages and gift coupons
  • Alpha Guns offers a discount on group bookings
  • They also host the private bookings of the 5 members’ group
  • This shooting range offers an ultra-modern collection of guns to practice for shooters
  • Adults and child can test their shooting speed, flexibility, and accuracy at this shooting range

Range fees:
£6.96 for a child package for airsoft shooting
£11.95 for advance airsoft shooting for adults
£16.95 for special force airsoft package for adults

Location: 84, Camden High Street, London, Greater London NW1 0LT, UK

3. West London Shooting School

West London shooting school has a historic significance and this shooting range encourages beginners as well as establishes the shot to develop and progress in their style. This club offers rifle shooting experience to individuals as well as groups. they provide the opportunity to shoot from the seated position under the guidance of trained instructors.
Here I got a chance to undertake a thrilling and realistic shooting experience with their introduction to rifle courses.


  • They offer fully flexible schedules that suit your requirements
  • Two hours shoot to full-day sports available with a whole host of add-ons
  • Clay pigeon shooting is available
  • Offers the hospitality that matches the shooting
  • Best tuition and practice available before a day of the competition

Range fees: They have different packages ranging from £53 up to £858
Location: Sharvel Ln, W End Rd, Northolt, UB5 6 RA, UK

4. Ham & Petersham Rifle and Pistol Club

Ham & Petersham Rifle and Pistol Club is a historic club that offers shooting across indoor and outdoor environments and they are also dedicated to promoting the safe responsible use of firearms. Here the membership is needed to take all the benefits of a club’s services. This club continues to build on its reputation for its excellence both competing in national as well as international competitions.


  • Features a variety of indoor and outdoor shooting ranges
  • The shooting range is equipped with a modern target system and safety measures
  • dedicated lanes are available for both rifle and pistol shootings
  • The clubhouse is available for social events and gatherings
  • Well-trained and certified instructors are available

Range Fees: £200 pa. £75 for 6 months probation. £2 for gun hire
Location: The Ranges, Ham St, Richmond TW10 7RT, UK

5. English Shooting International

English Shooting International

As I am a shooting enthusiast I have tried here clay pigeon shooting, English Shooting International provides shooting lessons for beginners as well as professionals from 10 plus of age.

They actively offer team building and corporate events programs at reasonable rates, which offers you the wonderful experience of shooting.


  • They offer two different packages for training at affordable cost
  • Club umbrellas are provided to prevent patrons from getting wet
  • A professional team of instructors is available
  • On-site coffee shops and two pubs are also available
  • They have large and first-class ground

Range fees: Basic packages are £40 and the double package is £65 per person
Location:  Rectory farm, The Ridgeway Enfield, London EN2 8AA UK

6. Hawley clay shooting ground

Hawley clay shooting ground

Hawleys offers friendly shooting facilities, this club offers the Have a Go session for individuals as well as groups. They also host birthday parties and corporate events to offer you a memorable shooting experience. New Shooter feels very welcome here with their friendly staff and enchanting ambiance. Group and individual tuition are also available here. They offer flexible timing according to your schedule.


  • Individual and group tuition are available
  • They include a covered and comfortable seating area
  • Hot food and drinks are available
  • Ample car parking and toilets are available
  • They offer discounts on packages of the group and also offer gifts on special occasions

Range fees: 80 Sporting £30,  80 sporting competition £35, Compac £10
Location: Church Rd, Sutton at Hon, Dartford DA4 9EX London, UK

7. Surbiton Postal Rifle Club

Surbiton Postal Rifle Club features 3 indoor shooting ranges with heated, ventilated, and well-lit firing points for the ultimate experience of shooting. Shooting is allowed for club members only, they offer the opportunity to go on and visit without joining.

This is the best range where you can improve your shooting skills and create beautiful memories while shooting here.


  • Canteen that offers hot and cold drinks and foods
  • Shopping for clothes ammunition and various accessories is available at the club
  • CCTV monitored secured car parking
  • Allowed package offers for the members
  • Disabled access available

Range fees: £20 per head for shooters, £7.50 per head for non-shooters
Location: Eureka Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 3JG,  UK

8. Clays

Clay has renewed the concept of clay pigeon shooting by offering virtual shooting activities. Semi-private pegs accommodate you and your team to have a 60 or 90-minute session.  This shooting range is perfect for corporate parties, client meetings, and birthday celebrations and they get tempting packages for special events.
You can get here new and different shooting adventures to have unforgettable experiences combined with unparalleled winning and dining experiences.


  • They offer tempting packages for special events
  • Offers the interactive clay pigeon game in 4k big screen
  • Hot and cold food and drinks are available 
  • Unforgettable experiences of shooting, eating, drinking, dancing, and playing games are available

Range fees: They have different packages ranging from £10 to £40
Location: The Red House Rectory Farm, Ridge Way, Middlesex EN2 8AA, UK

9. Ultimate Airsoft

Ultimate Airsoft is popular for its underground airsoft shooting range for the age of 6 plus years. They have a massive selection of imitation firearms for you to choose from. You can come here with no obligation as their armory is located in one of the many hidden tunnels.

They host birthday parties, and corporate events and also offer a true close combat experience.


  • Hidden 36 ft underground in secret WW2 tunnel
  • Perfect atmosphere for family and friends
  • They usually offer discounts on packages and gifts are offered occasionally
  • Certified and trained instructors are available to guide

Range Fees: Starting from £10 per person
Location: New Palace building, Marine Promenade, New Brighton, CH45 2 JX, UK


In conclusion, Shooting ranges in London offer vital roles in the firearms community including from ultra-modern facilities to expert instructors this setting allows the shooters to passionately pursue and develop skills in shooting sports. All above 9 listed shooting ranges in London cater to a safe and welcoming environment for shooting enthusiasts.

I encourage you, passionate shooting enthusiasts to explore and experience the thrill and excitement of shooting in a safe background. Whether you are a newcomer or an experienced shooter, London’s shooting range offers opportunities for everyone to enjoy the thrill and challenge of shooting sport. You should follow all the safety rules and regulations for a smooth experience.
So why wait let’s explore and continue to uphold the value of safety and sportsmanship which defines the dynamic and exclusive community.

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