• All our shooting packages, “options”, include safety supervision by a qualified Range Officer, necessary safety equipment, the loan of a rifle and ammunition.

  • All experiences must be booked in advance by email or telephone, and we cannot accept same-day bookings

  • They are offered by the Target Sports Centre Ltd., and possession of firearms and ammunition by participants is through the provisions of s11(4) or s11A Firearms Act 1968 (as amended).

  • Please note that we require a 50% deposit for all bookings, for which we can take card payment via telephone if convenient.

  • Specifics of Shooting Experiences are subject to change, and we cannot guarantee the availability of particular equipment.

Option 1 - Introduction 

A session lasting up to one hour where the participant will use a bolt action rifle chambered for the .22LR rimfire cartridge.  The session includes 50 rounds of ammunition and is structured to provide a novice with the opportunity to develop basic rifle shooting skills.  The cartridge in use offers minimal felt recoil, although hearing protection is necessary (and provided). 

 

Cost:

£30 per adult, £20 per junior

Ages 8 and up, suitable for families

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 1 - Extended Skills Session

A session lasting up to two hours, using a bolt action rifle chambered for the .22LR rimfire cartridge.  The session includes 100 rounds of ammunition and is structured to provide the Option 1 Introduction content, followed by a time of more detailed instruction based upon the techniques of target rifle shooting. This session will take place on our 35 or 25m ranges, based on range availability.

Cost:

£60 per adult, £40 per junior

Ages 14 and up, suitable for families

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 1 - Air rifles

A session lasting up to one hour, using a pre-charged pneumatic air rifle chambered for the .177” pellet. The session includes 50 pellets and mirrors our Option 1 Introduction package, with an air rifle.  This type of rifle offers virtually no felt recoil.  Hearing protection is still worn, although that is usually also necessary because of other firearms that may be in use on the range at the same time. This session will take place on our 35 or 25m ranges, based on range availability.

Cost:

£25 per adult, £15 per junior

Ages 8 and up, suitable for families

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 1- WWII 

The session, of up to one hour, offers the opportunity to shoot with a number of rifles, some self-loading, of types in use during WWII, all chambered for the .22LR rimfire cartridge.  Currently our selection can include a Lee Enfield, a Mauser K98, a Mosin-Nagant M1944 and a German STG 44.  The session includes 100 rounds of ammunition. This session will take place on our 25m range.

Cost: £35 per adult, £25 per junior

Ages 14 and up

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 2 - Military rifles

A session of up to one hour offering the opportunity to shoot with semi-automatic (self-loading) rifles chambered for the .22LR rimfire cartridge.  The session includes 150 rounds of ammunition.  Typically we can offer a range of Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 rifles, each featuring a different type of sighting system.  This allows comparison of types of sight, for example a magnifying combat optic and a red dot sight.  We may be able to offer different rifle makes/types depending upon our working stock.  This session uses both paper and knock-down steel targets. This session will take place on our 25m range.

Cost:

£40 per adult, £30 per junior

Ages 12 and up, suitable for families

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 3 - Sniper Rifles

A session lasting up to one hour using rifles chambered for the .223” and .308” cartridges.  The session includes twenty rounds of .223” ammunition and ten rounds of .308” ammunition.  The rifles in used are all equipped with telescopic sights and are fired from a bipod rested position, seated at a bench.  These rifles have noticeable felt recoil.  The session takes place on our 100m range.

 

Cost:

£60 per adult, £50 per junior

Ages 17 and up

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Option 4 - WWII

A session lasting up to one hour and offering the opportunity to shoot with some original rifles from WWII.  These usually include a Lee Enfield, a Mauser K98 and a Moisin Nagant 1944 carbine.  The session includes ten rounds of .303” ammunition, five rounds of 8mm Mauser ammunition and five rounds of 7.62x54mmR ammunition.  The rifles all use 'iron sights', meaning there is no magnification of the target.  The cartridges in use all produce a very noticeable felt recoil. The session takes place on our 100m range.

Cost: £55 per adult (18 and over only)

50% Deposit required for all bookings

Residential Shooting Package

The Tunnel also offers a two day residential package with our on-site accommodation. The package includes the Option 1 Extended Skills Session, Option 1 WWII  Experience, Option 2 Military Experience, Option 3 Sniper Rifle Experience, Option 4 WWII Experience. There is further included three hours of 'free practice' range time, and 200 extra rounds of ammunition to be used from our selection of .22lr rifles. One night's accommodation is included, for up to two people in one of our Tunnel Glamping Pods (double or twin).

 

Can be booked for any two consecutive days that do not include a Friday, subject to availability.
The cost is £285 per person, a 25% discount off the full price.

(£235 for second person if sharing a Pod)

Target Sports Centre, The Tunnel, Axminster Road, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6BY      I      01297 560049      I      info@thetunnel.co.uk

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