Introduction to Bow Making Course

When is this experience?

This experience occurs at different dates throughout the year. Please check the booking form below

Where is this experience happening?

All our craft courses happen at our HQ in Essex: Essex Barn at Rook Hall Farm, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Essex, CM9 4RB

About the Experience

Master the art of bow making at our one-day English Longbow tillering workshop!
For centuries the English Longbow has been revered for its simplicity, accuracy, and power as it once dominated both battlefields and folklore alike. Now you have the unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of masters who helped make this bow so effective.
Delve into the captivating world of ancient craft as you join us for this one-day course and learn how to shape & tiller your new longbow. This bow making course teaches the essential foundations of this skill opening the doors to a new hobby and you taking home a ash longbow you can be proud of!
This course is lead by experienced bowyers and is designed for those who harbour a passion for history, craft or traditional skills. This experience is your gateway to understanding and mastering this iconic weapon.
Whether you are a seasoned archer or beginner, this one-day course will be an unforgettable experience as our passionate bowyers pass on their knowledge to ensure these skills have a place in our future. Reserve your spot today and become part of a tradition that spans centuries.


What to expect

Learn directly from our experienced in-house bowyers
Hands-on techniques, no powertools are used
Our bowyers will start from scratch and even teach you how to use the tools
Uncover the secrets of working with wood grain and delicately adjusting your bow to bend correctly
Take home your Master Piece at the end of the experience!

Pricing & Booking

£199 per person with all materials and tools provided

Who is this experience for?

Beginners & Bucketlisters

Bushcrafters and Outdoors Enthusiasts

History Nerds

Dad’s Days Out & Men in Sheds

Learners & Adventurers

Good to know

Wear clothes you don't mind getting dusty
This is a workshop environment so please wear closed toed shoes or boots
Tea & Coffee or drinking water is available on site
Please bring lunch for yourself

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