Southern Upland Roving Archery (SURA)

Traditional, Historical, Recreational Fun

ROVING MARK your step into archery ! Safe Friendly Fun for all ages.. fully insured. DIFFERENT ! Community events, Private parties, Weddings, Stag /Hen /Birthday etc.. All can be catered for. 

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.

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

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

Please note we are not a business nor do we have charitable status.

We are not affiliated or attached to any governing body, therefore do not offer any "Formal training" ! We shoot for fun & the pleasure of doing so.


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

Crossbow is by prior agreed shooting. 


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. 

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


Sundays 12 pm until finish. (Known shooters, guests, visitors and new archers by prior arrangement). 

Mid week shooting is now by prior arrangement only. 

Private shooting for the following can still be arranged.

Wedding guest entertainment, Birthday parties, Corporate team building etc.

(Cost on enquiry) Your place or ours.  

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

Telephone - 01578 740205 

Email - [email protected] 

(Marking your email #Archery) 

Thank you for taking time to visit our website. We look forward to meeting you.