Adventure group – Archery

At last! The long-awaited, much anticipated archery adventure is here!

This is what you need to know:

Nature of activity Archery
Name of u3a organiser and organiser’s contact details Miggie, email via:
Location of activity Ashcombe Adventure Centre
Colley Lane (B3192)
Getting there Directions are here
Date and start time Thursday 15th September 10 to 11:30am and 2 to 3:30pm and
Friday 16th September 10am to 11:30am and 2 to 3:30pm
Please aim to arrive there about 15 minutes before the start time.
Duration 75 to 90 minutes (depends on group size)
Cost, including deposit required £20 per person, including £5 deposit.
Cost includes “The introductory archery experience starts with a few practice arrows with tuition to warm you up. Following the warm up, your teams will compete in a variety of challenging games, including Colours, High 5, Balloons and many more.” (From their website)
Equipment provided All necessary equipment.
Deadline for commitment Please notify Miggie by Saturday 27th August if you wish to attend. Please indicate your availability for the given dates.  She will then be able to confirm the booking.
How and when to pay Please pay the £5 deposit to D&D u3a by Monday 29th August (bank details below).

The balance (£15) is payable by Monday 11th September.

D&D bank details are as follows:

Name of bank: NatWest
Name of Account: Dawlish & District u3a
Sort code: 52-30-22
Account No: 34078967
Reference: Adventure

Please note, it is really important that you add the reference so our Treasurer knows what the funds are for.

Cheque payments:
Bank transfers are preferred but if you wish to pay by cheque please ensure the Treasurer has your cheque in sufficient time for it to clear by the deadline.

Cancellation policy Cancellation at any time will incur loss of deposit.

If you are unable to attend please notify Miggie as soon as possible so she can try to find someone to take your place.

Procedure for notifying group if provider cancels In the event of cancellation Miggie will send an email to all those who have booked and update the details on the website.

Please check the website on the morning of the activity in case of last minute cancellation.

Level of fitness required or any particular skills (you must satisfy yourself that you are physically able to participate in the activity). You can expect to be standing for the duration of the activity.
Personal medical conditions If you have any medical conditions that might affect your ability to join in with this activity then you should declare this to the instructor on arrival.
Terms and conditions You will be expected to complete an activity disclaimer form on arrival.
Disclaimer Please note that whilst the u3a organisers are concerned for everyone’s welfare, by taking part in this activity you should recognise that your safety is your own responsibility.
Appropriate footwear & clothing Casual indoor clothing; footwear with covered toes.
Toilet / refreshment facilities Toilets, a restaurant and bar are all available on site.
Public transport and car parking Free car parking is available on site.

If you require or can offer a lift then please contact Miggie who will make the necessary arrangements.

Meeting point In front of the main entrance.
COVID-19 Although COVID rules have been relaxed, we ask group members to respect each others’ personal space and ensure physical distancing where possible. It is recommended that you take hand sanitiser.  Lateral flow tests and face masks are optional but encouraged.
Risk assessment A risk assessment has been conducted for this activity.  It is recommended that you read this.  Please find it here. Any questions?  Just get in touch via email:


Last updated 15/09/2022