Have a go Tudor Archery

Come along and meet our very own Tudor Archers.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

If you wish, you can let arrows fly (£2.50 for six arrows) at balloons tied to targets. Get a feel of past times by viewing and handling replicas of armour, weapons, arrow heads and longbows.

You can't miss the displays and activities in the hand-painted pavilion tent with the royal standard and Tudor rose flags fluttering in the wind. Of course, if you would rather enjoy a more peaceable pastime you can throw some 'quoits'.


Event ticket prices
  • All £2.50
    for 6 arrows
View admission charges
Montacute House


Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £13.20 £12.00
Child £6.60 £6.00
Family £33.00 £30.00
1 Adult Family £19.80 £18.00
Group Adult N/A £11.20
Group Child N/A £5.60

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

The basics

Some bows are suitable for small children to use.
Dogs on leads are welcome.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
25 July 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 July 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
1 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
2 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
8 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
9 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
15 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
16 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
22 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
29 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 August 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Montacute House
Call 01935 823289

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