Insights Air Range
Frequently Asked Questions
How safe is it to shoot at Insights Air Range?
Very! Safety is our prime concern, and we always ensure all shooters are well aware of our safe shooting policy.
We abide by the Home Office Air Weapons Brief Guide to Safety, which is displayed at the range and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:
Is there a minimum age to shoot at the range?
Yes there is. Due to conditions applicable to our Public Liability Insurance, all children must be 8 years or older to shoot at the range.
Please note that the minimum age to use our Crosman R1 assault rifle is 12 years old.
The minimum age for air pistol shooting is 14 years old.
All under 18’s must be supervised by a responsible adult over the age of 21 at all times.
Please contact us on 07368 69 30 30 prior to making a booking if further advice is required.
How many shooting lanes are there, and how long are they?
We have 12 shooting lanes, all 10 metres long, each equipped with their own dedicated target retrieval system and a range of targets.
Do I need to book shooting lanes?
Yes, shooting is by booking only.
Is lane sharing allowed?
For safety reasons, and out of courtesy for all shooters, lane sharing is not allowed at the range.
Are memberships available?
Yes, upon request. Enquire directly at the range for further details and membership discounts.
Do I have to be a member to shoot?
Of course not! Visitors are always welcome.
Can I use my own rifle at the range?
Absolutely! Please note that all new air rifles will be chronoed on first use to ensure they are below the 12 ft lbs legal limit. Both PCP and spring powered air rifles are allowed, but please be aware that the minimum age for shooting springers at the range is 14 years old, and is subject to ongoing monitoring for young people.
Can I hire an air rifle?
Yes, we currently have 2 types of rifle available for hire: the Walther Rotex RM8 "sniper" rifle (minimum age: 8 years old) and the Crosman R1 "assault" rifle (minimum age: 12 years old).
Further information is available on our Hire Rifles Page and prices are available on our Home Page.
Can I shoot air pistols?
Yes! Pellet and BB pistols are allowed for shooters aged 14 years or older. Please note that only Air Venturi Dust Devil Frangible BBs and ASG Blaster 0.13g BBs are allowed at the range for safety reasons. Steel and lead BBs are strictly forbidden.
We also have a selection of pistols available for hire (minimum age: 14 years old).
Further information is available on our Hire Pistols Page.
Can I buy target cards and CO2 cartridges at the range?
Yes, we have a wide selection of target cards and we sell Umarex 12g CO2 capsules.
Can I have my PCP air rifle re-filled at the range?
Yes, re-fill facilities are available at the range for a small fee.
Can I have my dive cylinder re-filled at the range?
Yes, dive cylinders up to 300 bars (maximum capacity 12 litres) can be re-filled at the range.
Can I hire the range for corporate events and private parties?
Absolutely! Please contact the range for all details.
Can I buy gift vouchers?
Yes, gift vouchers can be purchased and collected from the range, or we can send them direct to your front door, tracked and signed for.
How can I pay for my lane bookings?
We accept payments by bank transfer only.
Are refreshments available at the range?
Yes. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and sweets are available for purchase.
Are spectators allowed?
For safety reasons, spectators are not allowed at the range.
Are there toilet facilities on-site?
Yes, and they have been fully refurbished in order to facilitate disabled access and comply with Part M regulations.
Is there disabled access?
Yes, we have made significant adjustments to the premises in order to provide disabled access to both the reception and shooting areas.
Please contact the range for further details.
Is car parking available?
Yes, ample parking is available either right outside the range or in dedicated parking bays on the industrial estate.