Axe Throwing in York

Why not try something a bit different? Axe Throwing in York is a memorable activity, sure to bring out your inner Viking!

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York Axe Throwing

Haven’t got together with your mates and thrown some axes recently? Let’s change that! Unleash your primal instincts with is exciting activity. The concept is simple but doesn’t make Axe Throwing in York any less thrilling! It’ll separate the men from the boys, though it’s also becoming increasingly popular with groups of girls looking to try something different and show off their skills. Head to Hilt in York, the city’s first indoor axe throwing venue to blow off some serious steam as you destroy a range of targets with the sharp axes.

Their professional and experienced coaches will take you under their wing, conducting a thorough safety briefing, showing you how to hold and throw the axes into a range of targets. Don’t worry if you’ve never even seen an axe before, let alone thrown one. The coach will be by your side throughout to share target smashing tips. This is a safe environment for you to really let loose and do something totally different to everyday life.

Birthday, hen party or stag do Axe Throwing in York

Axe Throwing in York

Are you hunting for fun activities for a birthday party, hen do or stag weekend in York? No one’s going to forget Axe Throwing in a hurry! Give the lads and ladies something to really look forward to. You’ll all have a good practice and warm up for 20 minutes before the stakes are up with an exhilarating tournament where you’ll go head to head for 40 minutes, scoring points for every target you hit.

Who in your group will be named the Viking or Viqueen? Unleash your inner warrior as you slam the mighty axes into the wooden targets that are about 4m away. Any remaining time can be used to learn some cool trick shots and generally show off your new found York Axe Throwing skills.

What's next?

Axe Throwing in York is a great excuse to try something different, learn a new skill, get competitive and show off in front of your mates. If you want to know more, check out individual listings for full information and to place your enquiry for your ideal date, time and group size. The activity provider will get back to you directly on our easy to use site, letting you know availability and answering any questions before booking you in.


  • Is axe throwing safe?

    Yes. You’ll be given full instruction and safety briefing by professional staff who will make sure everyone’s having fun in a safe environment.

  • Is axe throwing difficult?

    There’s definitely a lot of skill involved but it’s quite easy to pick up and the knowledgeable staff will get you hitting the targets in no time.

  • Is this activity suitable for beginners?

    Yes, everyone’s welcome to come and give this activity a go whether axe throwing’s a hobby of yours or you’ve never even seen one before.

  • Do we need to bring anything?

    No, all equipment is provided for you. As it takes part in the countryside, there’s a chance you might get a little grubby, so we recommend bringing spare clothes if you’re planning on hitting the town after.

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