Southern Upland Roving Archery (SURA)

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ROVING MARK your step into archery ! Safe Friendly Fun for all ages.. fully insured. DIFFERENT !

Welcome to Southern Upland Roving Archers (S U R A) Established as a private archery shoot in 2009 to give the novice and experienced archer an opportunity to shoot in a relaxed and informal manner.

We are fully insured for all of our activities.

We have a strength in depth policy of learning from each other and support ourselves by working in the community at local events and public shows throughout the Scottish Borders as well as holding regular have ago archery sessions.

We cater for private weddings, birthdays or other celebrations as well as corporate and team building exercise's. (Take a peek at some of our photo galleries).

This enables us to operate without having to rely on government or charitable funding!

Safe Friendly Family Fun Archery with Safety & Fun in mind. 


We shoot all types of bow and associated weapons other than compound or cross bow.

We supply all necessary equipment until some such time as a new archer owns or makes their own.

Whether you are thinking of taking up or great pastime or are already an archer and would like to get some informal practice in simply get in touch by telephone on 01578 740205 or by email 

Please take some time and have a look around our extensive photo galleries.

Next shoot dates ! 


Members of the public and those wishing to try the bow at our standard meets and shoots please contact us by phone or email prior to visiting.

February 2015 

SUNDAY 1st done & dusted with snow.. Tash & Jim stood the cold..

Wednesday 4th 11am till finish Standard shooting.

Sunday 8th 12pm till finish Standard shooting.

Wednesday 11th 11am till finish Standard shooting.

Sunday 15th... NOTE !!

MARIA's Shoot. 11am till she has had enough of you all !! Archers only no newbies (Sorry).

Cleauchhead Farm Bonchester Bridge. (Contact 01578 740205) For exact address & post code. No field or target fees. Chip in for tea & biscuits & be prepared to collect arrows. Maria is field captain.

Those of you who wish to shoot at Howlets ha Carry on.

Wednesday 18th Standard shoot.

Sunday 22nd Standard shoot.

Wednesday 25th Standard shoot.

And then of course we enter March !! Will there be any hares about ? 

Safe Friendly Family Fun ARCHERY !

Telephone 01578 740205 

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We shoot most Sunday afternoons across a wide area of agricultural land and have our own woodland shoot here at Howlets ha (pictured).

Throughout the summer months we also have a regular Wednesday meet and other times by arrangement.

We shoot in all weathers throughout the year. 

We do not have a membership fee and charge only £6.00p for a first visit!

And then still only £3.00p pp field fee on subsequent visits including tea & biscuits. Donation to the tea fund is always welcome.

That is if you like us and we like you !

We can and do private, corporate and community activities. 

Please feel free to contact us for details.    

Remember we are a fully insured private shoot and non affiliated to any National or international governing body. 

We are a private non profit shoot and fully insured for all of our activities. 

Safety & fun archery are our priorities. 

Howlets ha' Farm House Westruther Gordon Berwickshire TD3 6NF