Hilltop currently offers three Novice clay shooting ranges (two covered, one open). The Hilltop Novice ranges are the perfect introduction to clay shooting offering dedicated traps used to teach you the basics of clay shooting. The skills learned mastering Hilltops Novice traps will serve you well should you wish to try some of Hilltops more challenging Clay shooting layouts.
A variety of shotguns and calibres are available to suit and all safety equipment is provided on site. Full instructing is given prior to shooting and a Hilltop Range Officer will be present at all times during your shooting experience.
The Hilltop Archery experience is a great introduction to the world of Archery. Hilltops Archery range offers five firing points with targets between 12 & 14 ft away. Hilltop has a variety of recurve bows available for use in both left & right hand configurations with a broad range of draw weights.
Hilltops Archery range is indoors and fully lit and can be used at all times of the year regardless of weather.
A Hilltop Archery instructor will be present at all times during your Archery experience to teach you the correct stance and technique to use.
.22 Rifle Shooting
We have 10 seated bench positions set up under cover from the elements, with flood lighting provided during the winter evenings. Both left and right handed competitors are catered for.
Once on the range our experienced range officers begin with a safety briefing and instruction on handling the firearms correctly, followed by tuition on how to shoot at the targets. Then it’s your turn to take over with 10 practice shots followed by a 25shot competition with a maximum score of 250 points that will test your marksman skills.
FROM DUBLIN DIRECTION
Take the N11(Wexford Road) from Dublin, passing Bray on the by-pass.
Proceed through Kilmacanogue, exit at the sign for Newtownmountkennedy.
Follow the signs into the village until you come to a pub called the “Mountkennedy Inn” and a church beside it.
Turn right at the church, follow the main road round to left and about a half-mile out turn right (at the new junction) and follow the main road, proceed uphill for approx. 2 miles. Just over the top of the hill take the second turn on the right (also signposted) and we are at the end of the avenue
FROM WEXFORD DIRECTION
Take the N11(Wexford Road) towards Dublin, passing Ashford and Rathnew on the by-pass.
Take the exit left for Newtown Mount Kennedy
Follow the signs into the village until you come to a church on the left hand side of the road.
Turn left at the church (sign posted for Roundwood), follow the main road round to left and about a half-mile out turn right (at the new junction) and follow the main road, proceed uphill for approx. 2 miles. Just over the top of the hill take the second turn on the right (also signposted) and we are at the end of the avenue