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Frequently asked questions about Axe Throwing Experiences & Activities

How Long Does Axe Throwing Last?

Axe throwing lasts around an hour, plenty of time to get competitive and master this quirky sport that’ll help you unleash your inner Viking.

How Heavy are the Axes Normally?

The axes shouldn’t weigh more than 2lbs so you don’t need to worry about not being strong enough to pick them up! Most weigh between 1.25lbs and 1.75lbs.

What are the Rules for Axe Throwing?

Axe throwing is pretty simple to pick up and there will be a professional instructor with you so you know exactly what to do and what the rules are. The aim of the game is to throw the axes at a range of targets. You’ll learn a range of one and two-handed and underarm techniques. There will be a line on the floor where you’ll throw from. Make sure not to step over it or you’ll be disqualified!

How Expensive is Axe Throwing?

Axe throwing starts at as little as £20 per person. Check out our full listings for prices and more information.

What to Wear to Axe Throwing?

It’s best to wear comfy clothes and trainers for axe throwing. Make sure you can move your arms freely. If it’s outside axe throwing, make sure to dress for the weather.

How Many Calories Do You Burn Axe Throwing?

Axe throwing can burn up to 200 calories in 15 minutes. It’s also known to workout areas like your shoulders, arms, core hamstrings and glutes. Result!

What Type of Equipment Are You Using for Axe Throwing?

You’ll use a range of axes depending on which venue you visit. Some even show you how to use a tomahawk! For specific types you’ll use, browse our axe throwing listings.

What Events are Popular for Axe Throwing?

Axe throwing is a great experience for any event or occasion. It works equally well for team building as it does for a birthday, hen or stag do. It’s also a great option for a fun day out, getting everyone unleashing their competitive sides and trying something new.

Can You Drink Before Taking Part in Axe Throwing?

No. It’s important to turn up to any axe throwing experience sober as the last thing you’ll want it to accidentally hurt yourself. Plus, double vision would seriously affect your aim!

Is Axe Throwing a Good Option for a Date?

Definitely! It breaks the ice straight away and gets you both stuck into learning a fun new skill. The competitive element might even encourage some flirty banter! What’s more, axe throwing will give you plenty to chat about after, making sure there’s no awkward silences.