Award winning, woodland based outdoor activities in the New Forest and Dorset : Archery, Axe Throwing, Crossbow shooting and Bushcraft Skills

New Forest & Dorset Outdoor Activities

Nestled in a rustic woodland you will find Insight Activities’ shooting and Axe throwing ranges, where you can learn the ancient arts of Archery, Axe Throwing and Crossbow shooting. Or immerse yourself in nature on our woodland Bushcraft Day. Everyone welcome, No previous experience required. Activities in Fordingbridge, New Forest & Tolpuddle Dorset.


Insight activities provide authentic and fun activities in the New Forest, Hampshire and also in Tolpuddle, Dorset. If you’re looking for one of the best things to do whilst visiting then book in confidence, we have been awarded the ‘Travellers Choice Award’ Tripadvisor 2016 – 2021. We offer activities for individuals, couples, families, stag and hen, birthday parties and corporate events.

Unique ways to connect with, engage and explore the beautiful New Forest and rural Dorset.


New Forest & Dorset Archery with Insight Activities
The Insight Activities archery range is located in a gorgeous private woodland both in the new Forest and in Dorset, and comes with a full range of recurve bows and rifle crossbows. It’s the perfect activity for all ages (6+) and, depending on your individual requirements – the targets can be adjusted to skill level, you can shoot for balloons and play a variety of competitive games to make your archery experience even more engaging. £25 for 2hr lesson.

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Crossbows with insight activities

Rifle Crossbows

Calling all Walking Dead fans – We also offer rifle powered Crossbows, a modern take on traditional archery. Magnified scopes will help you shoot an apple from a Zombies head at 25m! Archery & Crossbows combined 2hr session is £30pp.

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axe throwing with insight activities

Axe Throwing

Connect with your inner warrior and try the medieval activity of Axe Throwing in the new forest or Dorset. We have custom made axes and provide excellent tuition to help ensure your success. A safe and fun activity for all aged 12+. Challenge ‘Freddie Flintoffs’ Axe throwing record, as seen on Sky1 & Channel 4.

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Archery with Crossbows and Axe throwing costs £35 for a 2.5hr combined session of all 3 activities.

Archery Combat Tag

We also offer live team-based Archery Combat Tag in the New Forest and also in Dorset. Essentially archery meets paintball. Our archery combat games combine specifically designed ‘tagging’ arrows with traditional, full power, recurve bows- the ultimate archery experience, a safe yet thrilling archery combat game. The ultimate aim is to ‘tag’ your opponents to take them out of the game! Archery Combat Tag games – ‘Hunt the Stag’ – ‘Back to back Duelling’ – ‘Team Death Matches’ – ‘Infected’ – ‘Every man for Himself’ – ‘Capture the Flag’ – ‘Defend the Area’ – we do a bit more too but have to keep that secret..:-)

£30pp for 2 hr session.

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Group Activities

New Forest Fun for all

We provide activities in the New Forest & Dorset for individuals, couples, families, stag and hen, birthday parties, youth groups and corporate groups
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Mobile Events

Insight activities have over 15yrs experience in delivering quality mobile activities for events. We can supply mobile shooting ranges for corporate events, private birthday parties, weddings or just about any occasion you can think of!

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If you email us via the contact form below and do not receive a reply within 24hrs then please check your ‘Junk’ mail folder. Please call us on 07752302010 if the inquiry is urgent, Thanks, Ken

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