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Traditional Archery

Ardtorna, Oban PA37 1SE, Scotland
07867 785524
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Ranked #15 of 25 Activities in Oban
Type: Adventure
Owner description: Traditional Archery. Try this ancient and noble sport using the traditional longbow of the Scottish...
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Type: Adventure
Owner description: Traditional Archery. Try this ancient and noble sport using the traditional longbow of the Scottish Highlands. Learn the basics of this challenging weapon and test your martial skills on our dedicated archery range under the guidance of former " LONGBOW WORLD CHAMPION OF THE WAND " 2006. Children from 10 years and adults catered for. All equipment supplied and safety instructions given.

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Glasgow
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had a private lesson September weekend this year. Sean done very well explaining everything and showing us how to work the bow.... I was especially impressed on leaning how to firgure out which is my strongest eye! Ha! But with his help I did manage to hit the middle target a couple of times. My other half enjoyed it... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A very enjoyable experience under the wing of a very knowledgeable instructor - Sean. Enjoyed every minute of it - definitely recommended

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our traditional longbow archery lesson today! As a family we enjoyed having fun together and the tuition was brilliant!!!! Sean is such a lovely, competent, enthusiastic tutor and even our daughter who is autistic was able to follow his instructions and succeed to improve her aim. Sean is very easy going and friendly. We were even allowed... More 

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Bay Area
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We travelled over Ireland and Scotland for 4 weeks and this was one of the highlight activities of our trip (in addition to an hour of falconry). Sean who owns the B&B where they hold the lesson is very enjoyable and easy going and gives a lovely history of archery as it relates to Scottish history. This is not something... More 

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Scott Depot, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I have been to Scotland a number of times, but on my most recent visit I was looking for something special because my parents were coming with me. I chose to book private lessons for myself and my dad as a belated Father's Day gift, and I wasn't disappointed. In fact, the traditional longbow lessons at Ardtorna was probably the... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We booked the Traditional archery not really knowing what to expect but going by previous reviews we thought it seemed to meet universal approval. We were not disappointed- we turned up early and Sean started the lesson immediately. We started with a brief history of the art which was very interesting and was the ideal start to the lesson. With... More 

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

As a paraplegic and therefore wheelchair dependant, I was unsure as to whether this would be possible for me. My wife and I and 3 teenage kids arrived and Sean was brilliant. He is patient and explained everything to us thoroughly. There are not too many activities I can do with our children but this has become one of them.... More 

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Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Had a totally fantastic lesson in the basic's of traditional archery with Sean at Ardtorna - a first class luxury B&B just outside of Oban. Sean is an excellent instructor and clearly a highly skilled exponent of this fascinating art. It was great to get hands on with a traditional long bow, shoot some arrows and learn more about it's... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Whether you are staying at Ardtorna or not, dont miss the chance to have an hour or so having loads of fun learning something new in a very beautiful place. Sean is a great instructor and very knowledgeable in the art of archery. Cant wait to have another try the next time we make it up towards Oban!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

We weren't staying with Karen and Sean but they were very helpful in helping me find alternative accommodation and sorting out an archery session for four of us. We all loved it. Sean's enthusiasm is infectious and we got a free history lesson thrown in. It was the perfect activity to end a great long weekend on as, although everybody... More 

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