Phone:  01525 261713

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.
  • 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.

AGE RANGE

  • 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.

SAFETY, BEHAVIOUR & VIOLATIONS

  • Safety is the responsibility of all participants.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when on the range.
  • Ear Defenders are provided and are to be used at the shooters discretion
  • Only 1 gun allowed per lane at any time.
  • Always assume that all guns are loaded & therefore dangerous.
  • Never point a gun at another person.
  • Never leave a gun unsupervised.
  • When on the range guns must be kept in a case, slip or bag at all times when not in use.
  • 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.
  • Only LEAD Pellets and BB’s to be used.
  • 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

RANGE CONTROL OFFICER

  • 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.

USING YOUR OWN GUN

  • Own guns must be in sound working order.
  • Rifles exceeding 12ftlb, Pistols exceeding 6 ftlb muzzle energy are not permitted.
  • 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.

INDEMNIFICATION

  • 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