Longbow Archery

Target shooting under a clear blue sky.

Frome Town Archers has an enthusiastic group of traditional archers; ladies, gentlemen and young archers, all rediscovering the joys and the difficulties of shooting the iconic English longbow.  This simple looking bow is in fact one of the most difficult bow styles to master, but our archers are always ready and willing to encourage and to pass on their skills to newcomers.

Archers making ready to shoot clout.

The longbow lends itself to most types of archery; including target, field, roving marks, flight. All these types of competition are shot regularly by our archers either at the field at Lower Chatley or on trips away from home.

The ladies at Nunney Medieval Fayre 2013.