Axe Throwing in York at Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park, your premier destination in Leeds, York, and Selby. We are dedicated to providing safe, fun, and exciting experiences for participants aged 12 and up. We have the best axe-throwing facilities in Yorkshire. Each lane is separated by steel mesh, covered, and flood-lit. So you are safe, won’t get wet, and we can continue the fun into the evenings.
Axe Throwing Details
For just £20 per participant, you get a one-hour session of thrilling axe-throwing games. Our experienced staff will ensure that you have a safe and fun experience. We have a range of axes to choose from, and our purpose-built arena can accommodate all skill levels. Ready to test your aim? Book your event now!
Fun and Safe Axe Throwing Games
Our Axe Throwing event is designed to be energetic, fast-paced, and engaging, providing an unforgettable experience for players. Book your next event at Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park and give yourself an exciting and safe experience you’ll never forget!
What to Expect from Axe Throwing?
Axe Throwing at Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park is a fantastic choice for beginners, families, friends, and large groups. In this session, you will participate in exciting activities in our purpose-built arena. After slinging axes and hitting a few bullseyes, we will turn things up with various thrilling games and competitions.
What is Included in the Package?
The £20 per participant includes entry to Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park and all equipment needed to play the game including:
- Carbon Steel Professional Throwing Angel
- Norse Throwing Tomahawk
- Ultra Safe steel Mesh Individual throwing cages
Everyone must arrive at least 15 – 30 minutes before the start time. You must be present for the safety briefing because if this is missed, you will not be allowed to participate on the day. Additionally, being on time means we can start on time, and all games will be full-length.
Our purpose-built axe-throwing arena is designed to maximise safety and enjoyment for you. The arena is equipped with professional-grade targets and a wide range of axes, allowing you to try your hand at this exciting sport. The arena is fully flood lit and covered, so dark evenings or wet weather won’t effect the fun.
How to Book Your Event
Booking your event at Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park is easy. Book online or call us on 01757 289322. Our friendly team will gladly assist you with booking and answer any questions.
Questions and Answers
Q. Is Axe Throwing safe?
A. Absolutely. Safety is our number one priority. Your instructor will guide you in proper technique, and the purpose-built bays are designed to maximise safety. All instructors at the Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park and trained and qualified by KATTA, the Knife and Axe Throwing Association UK. We are the ONLY venue in Yorkshire to provide individual steel mesh-sided bays for ultimate safety.
Q. What are the age restrictions?
A. The minimum age is 12 years old. There is no upper age limit.
Q. Are spectators welcome?
A. Yes. There arena has lots of seating viewing space to watch. Plus it’s all under cover so no one gets wet if it rains.
Q. What shall I wear?
A. Closed toed shoes are required. Loose fitted clothing is recommended, allowing for a full range of arm motions. We encourage wearing comfortable clothing.
Q. Can we drink alcohol and throw axes.
A. Absolutely not. Axes and Alcohol do not mix… EVER. Anyone who is, or appears to be, under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate under any circumstances.
A bit more about Axe Throwing in York.
Axe throwing has a long history in York, with roots stretching back to ancient civilizations. The use of axes for hunting and combat was widespread, and the weapon was considered an essential tool for survival.
One of the most notable cultures associated with axe throwing is the Vikings. Vikings were known for their mastery of the axe, both as a weapon and a tool, and the weapon played a significant role in their culture and warfare. Viking warriors were trained in using axes from a young age and were feared for their skill in battle.
In modern times, axe throwing has evolved into a popular leisure activity. Communities around the world have embraced it.
The sport originates in lumberjack competitions and has grown in popularity recently as a unique and challenging form of recreation.
Today, axe throwing is enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels, with competitions, leagues, and dedicated venues popping up worldwide. International organisations govern the sport and have even been featured in major sporting events, attracting a growing following and cementing its place as a beloved activity for years.