Article published: June 27th, 2012

If you’re looking to try your hand at some exciting outdoor activities in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and the Peak District throughout the summer months, then you are most certainly in luck, as the region boasts a very rich selection of outstanding outdoor activity centres.

One of the region’s most popular activities is Clay Pigeon Shooting, Derbyshire’s speciality in fact.  Hard Day’s Knight hosts enthusiasts at its World class Clay Pigeon Shooting centre, a centre that has in fact been voted one of the very finest grounds in the whole of the country.  A typical Clay Pigeon Shooting Derbyshire experience will see your group being firstly introduced to our fully qualified instructors who will cover safety before providing you with everything you need for the shooting itself.  Chose from a number of different targets including; ‘incomers’, ‘high crossers’, ‘rabbits’ and ‘loopers’.  Instructors will keep your scores and all attendees will receive a certificate with their score!

An alternative to Clay Pigeon Shooting in Derbyshire and Staffordshire is Black Powder Clay Shooting. It’s an alternative originating from way before the invention of modern smokeless cartridges. As the name suggests, black powder was used for combustion.  All party members learn how to load and use the traditional black powder guns before targeting clays the traditional way.

Another regional favourite not to be missed is Paintballing in Derbyshire, the Peak District and Staffordshire.  A superb activity for any hen do, stag weekend or indeed, corporate team building weekend.  Those seeking an ample adrenaline rush need look no further.  Our purpose built Paintball venue features numerous battle zones including: Sandbag Bunkers, The Village, The Jungle, The Bridge, The Speedball and The Castle, all of which pose their own defensive and offensive challenges.

Of course, target sports are just one element of the excitement on offer throughout the region.  Hard Days Knight also provides Off Road Buggies, Quad Biking and Go Karting.  To discuss your tailor made group activity package, please get in touch with a member of our friendly team now!