Welcome to West Essex Bowmen

Based at Belhus Woods Country Park in Aveley and with an indoor facility at the Gateway Academy in Tilbury, allowing our archers to practice and be coached on Friday nights 19:00 to 21:00 from September to April.

West Essex Bowmen was established in 1981 and is one of the largest clubs in the country with archers of all levels and experience. We are a friendly club dedicated to helping those who wish to take up the sport of archery.

We hold beginners courses in April and September which are held over 3 Saturdays lasting 4 hours each. We have several qualified coaches who will teach you safety rules and basic shooting technique