Ashton-Under-Lyne Rifle Club

Ashton-under-Lyne Rifle Club is situated in the Tameside area of Greater Manchester.

We are affiliated to the National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA) and the County of Lancaster Small-bore Target Shooting Association (CLSTSA).

The facilities we provide are .22 RF and air weapons prone rifle and bench resting rifle at 25yds, and 10m air weapons range. Range safety is paramount, we therefore provide 6 Range Conducting Officers (NSRA Qualified), 3 Club Instructors (NSRA Qualified), 1 Club Coach (GBTSF Qualified), 1 County Coach and 1 fully qualified target sprint coach.

All newcomers to the sport of Target shooting must serve a minimum 3 months probationary period and will have access to the Club's equipment under supervision. There is no minimum age limit but those under the age of twelve will experience difficulty in supporting the rifle. Juniors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.

Latest News & Information

Image Club refurbishment
11th February 2018

The facility has had a complete electrical rewire with energy saving lights and an extensive power circuit added to facilitate the future needs of the range...

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Image Barrel cleaning
3rd February 2016

Cleaning airgun barrels is a hot topic that's been rumbling on for years. After every shoot or never? We think somewhere in the middle...

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Opening Times

Day Open Closed
Monday General Shooting 6:00pm 9:30pm
Tuesday Coaching & Training 6:00pm 9:30pm
Wednesday General Shooting 6:00pm 9:30pm
Thursday General Shooting 6:00pm 9:30pm
Friday General Shooting 6:30pm 9:30pm
Saturday General Shooting 8:30am 12:30pm