Clay shooting & archery

Introducing our archery range and clay shooting range, where ancient traditions meet modern adventure. Step into a realm where precision and artistry converge with the thrill of the great outdoors, and immerse yourself in the timeless sports of archery and clay shooting. Surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of the Ashford Estate, our facilities offer a unique opportunity to embrace the essence of this historic castle while testing your accuracy and marksmanship. Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a curious novice, join us in this extraordinary journey that combines heritage, sport, and pure exhilaration.

Clay shooting

Our sporting clay range features targets that simulate the game typical of this region. Beginners enjoy a pleasant introduction to the sport and a thorough grounding in the safety and etiquette of shooting in general. You’ll meet at the Equestrian Centre to meet your instructor who will then direct you to the shooting range. Clay shooting participants must be over 16 years of age. Cancellation policy is 24-hours prior to arrival, terms and conditions apply.


Sporting 25 Clay Shooting Experience: €100 per person (€40 per 25 shots thereafter, subject to availability)

Sporting 50 Clay Shooting Experience: €140 per person (€40 per 25 shots thereafter, subject to availability)

Guinness Shooting Experience: €195 per person (includes 75 clays, two people minimum, €40 per 25 shots thereafter, subject to availability)

The Ardilaun Challenge – 50 Bird Competition: €195 per person (includes 75 clays, €40 per 25 shots thereafter, subject to availability)

Private lesson: €250, including one-on-one expert tuition, clays, and cartridges


Enjoy this ancient sport played by kings and lords for centuries. All the family can participate simultaneously from ages ten upwards to unveil their very own champion! We use our 50m indoor centre when necessary so this activity is not weather dependent but please bring warm outdoor clothing, a rain jacket, and comfortable footwear. Set up according to the National British Grand Championship guidelines with rubber 3D targets, we use arrows that are the only ones of their kind in Ireland. This activity takes place at the Equestrian Centre, and participants are required to be as tall as the bow.


60 minutes from €125 based on one or two people (€30 per extra person thereafter).

Please note this experience has a minimum age of 10 years old and the cancellation policy is 24-hours prior to arrival. Terms and conditions apply.