The Ticehurst House Archery Club was founded in 1989 by a small group of archers from the Friars Gate Archery Club. The club met in the grounds of the nursing home in Ticehurst for twelve years until a change of circumstance required a new venue.
The club relocated to Burwash in 2001 and was renamed to The High Weald Archery Club. We shot for a further four years in Burwash enjoying access to both indoor and outdoor facilities every Thursday and Sunday until at the beginning of the club's fifth year we decided to move again. This time it was to a purpose-built venue at Stonehouse Farm on the outskirts of Hurst Green and there we remain.
Facilities at Stonehouse Farm enable us to shoot indoors and outdoors any day of the week and a longer indoor range allows us to shoot rounds up to 30 Meters, we now have heaters above the shooting line for those colder evenings. Our new clubhouse is also a bonus on cold winter nights! The club is open 7 days a week, with Tuesday evenings set as a club evening where we shoot a designated round during the winter months.
What do we shoot?
Mainly, the club shoots at targets over various distances (from 20 yards to 100 yards). At weekends club members represent the club at tournaments all over the country and new members are encouraged to join in as soon as they feel confident.
We have Compound, Recurve, Barebow & Longbow archers in the club. Some of our archers shoot for the County Team, and we have a growing number of Field Archers who are doing very well.
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