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Welcome to Ballands Bowmen

The Club

Formed in 1970, the club takes its name from Ballands House, Penselwood, Somerset, where it was founded by the late Major Robin Archer. 

Field archery is the focus of this top UK archery club whose members have a history of achievements at National, European and World level. Ballands currently has around 60 members.

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Field Archery


Field archery consists of a series of targets set over natural terrain, which could be woodland, slopes, open ground or across water. 

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Ballands Bowmen is based in the Wincanton area of Somerset and has members from Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire.

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The club runs beginners’ training courses during the winter where you will learn from expert coaches all about field archery

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