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Range Rules

Shooting Range Terms, Conditions & Rules

  • It is the responsibility of the person making the booking to ensure that each person in their group is aware of the terms, conditions & rules.

  • We have a zero tolerance to Drugs & Alcohol. You must not attend the range if you or a member of your group are under the influence. You will be asked to leave.

  • If you have been to prison, youth custody or a young offenders institution you could be prohibited under Section 21 of the fire arms act to use or possess a firearm or ammunition including air guns.

  • Only 2 people allowed per lane at any time (Max 10 Persons) 

  • Safety/Empty Chamber Flags are compulsory 


Age Range Rules

  • You must be 18 years or over to use the range unaccompanied.

  • Children and young people are actively encouraged to participate, however it is the responsibility of a parent or guardian (over 21 years of age) to control the safety & behaviour of the child or young person in their care at all times.

  • Adult to child ratio is strictly – 1 Adult (21 or over) to 1 minor (under the age of 18) this has to be direct supervision under 14

  • 14-18 year olds have to be accompanied by parent/guardian (21 or over) however can be indirect on the adjacent lane.

Small Children - Extended rules:

  • No Children under 8 years of age or below 130cm in height. 

  • A Childs height must be above 130cm for safety reasons and must be supervised fully when on site. 

  • Children are welcome under strict adult 1-1 supervision at all times by either a parent or carer (ie One adult to one child per lane only)  

  • We do not allow buggies, Strollers in the gun range.

  • Adult/Carer must be above 21 Years of age and remain with the child at all times. 


  • Safety is the responsibility of all participants.

  • You must sign in on arrival/Out on departure

  • Safety glasses are provided and are to be used at the shooters discretion

  • Ear Defenders are provided and are to be used at the shooters discretion

  • No (BB) ball bearings allowed at all. 

  • Pistols can only be used on Lane 5 only. 

  • Guns/Rifles must be bagged/boxed when entering and leaving the range. 

  • No Air Soft Guns.

  • Only 1 gun allowed per lane at any time.

  • Always assume that all guns are loaded & are therefore dangerous.

  • Never point a gun at another person.

  • Never leave a gun unsupervised or loaded.

  • Use Chamber Flags when re-filling or not using a rifle or pistol.

  • When on the range guns must be kept in a case, slip or bag at all times when not in use.

  • Never leave/bring your Rifle to the range Un-Bagged/Boxed 

  • In the event of a gun being taken off the range it is the users responsibility to ensure that the gun is not loaded and that the magazine is removed or the barrel is broken.

  • Never enter the range target/firing area, always ask a member of staff for assistance.

  • A blast of a whistle by the Range Control Officer is the instruction to make all guns safe and step back from the shooting area to allow the range officer to give instructions.

  • 2 blasts of the whistle by the Range Control Officer indicates it is safe to return to your gun and furring may commence.

  • Never shoot at anything other than targets, for example: props, lights, walls, ceiling, beams, and general fixtures & fittings.

  • Any behaviour that would be deemed as disruptive and/or offensive, which adversely affects or offends other range users, either directly or indirectly will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the premises.

  • Anyone under the influence of controlled substances eg, drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave premises.

  • It is the person using the range to inform the Range Control Officer that day of any incidents that have occurred during their visit


  • This is the person who is directly in control of the range and all participants, this includes all those waiting to shoot or merely viewing in the immediate area. The range officers decision is final.


  • Own guns must be in good working order.

  • Rifles exceeding 12ftlb, Pistols exceeding 6 ftlb muzzle energy are not permitted at any time. 

  • You must arrive to the range with your rifle/pistol boxed or bagged and in safe working condition.  

  • Under the fire arms act it is the responsibility of the gun owner to insure that their air rifle is within the legal 12ftlb limit and air pistols are within 6ftlb limit. We reserve the right at any time to chrono test any gun and if it is found to be over the legal limit it will be retained by Alders Farm Enterprises Ltd until the correct licence can be produced. If a licence can not be produced we will inform the police.


  • By booking to use the shooting range you are deemed fully and absolutely to indemnify Alders Farm Enterprises Ltd and it’s servants against any claims for injury or loss however caused to or by yourself, at the Shooting Range.

  • The list above is not exhaustive; any behaviour as stated above will result in the person or persons being asked to leave the range.


Alders Farm Enterprises Ltd reserve the right to revise these rules and conditions at any time

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