£25 per person
Min group size: Mon-Fri: 2
Min group size: Sat-Sun: 1
Min age: 11+ years
Get the bride-to-be and hen party together to master the ancient art of axe throwing!
Our Viking-themed axe throwing is one of the best hen-do ideas for the adventurous, and is a unique, exhilarating activity!
All our axe-throwing sessions are fully supervised by a trained instructor, who will soon have you throwing like warriors!
To book an axe-throwing hen party, just call 0121 323 1000 or book online!
In the winter months, the last Valhalla Axes "After Dark" session will be 8 pm until 9 pm
The minimum age for axe throwing is 11 years.
Participants should wear comfortable clothing, with suitable outdoor footwear such as trainers, walking boots etc. Fancy dress is permitted - we do provide some fun Viking style items for your group to use!
No! Full tuition is included. Anyone aged 11yrs and above can take part, all groups are fully supervised. We are fully insured and risk assessed.
Yes! If you book any 2 activities you get £5 off per person. Book any 3, get £10 off per person. Book 4, get £15 off per person, etc!
Just call our friendly team on 0121 323 1000!
Huge Basecamp with log burning stove to keep the crowd toasty in the winter months. Our first-class facilities include:
We provide complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and drinking water. We also sell bottled drinks and snacks. Please feel welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic refreshments!
For alternatives, please visit our recommended local food providers:
Have you played at NPF Bassetts Pole? Please submit your review here.
Jon Wilkes - We visited on Wednesday for my sons 21st, we all had an amazing day. Loads of activities to choose from so it meant myself my son and my dad could take part. All the activities were great fun, and our mentor Jake was great fun too. I also have to praise the seated area as staff kept the fire going for my wife and mom who were able to watch some atitivites but those they could they, they sat by the fire and helped themself to the free hot drinks station. So all in all a great day out, and will defiantly be coming back🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Tina Jeffery - A great experience and Jay was a great trainer, made it so enjoyable and we never stopped laughing. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Stephen Whitehouse - A great day was had by all.. A good laugh.. Jake the axe man top bloke well examined safety first... We return in the future.. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Tertia Mayne - What a fantastic day had by the stag and his group they had a great time from start to finish Anthony the instructor was great and added to there experience would definitely recommend here for stag do. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Simon Brown - Excellent afternoon throwing axes and knives in the Valhalla Axes arena. Our instructor Jake was fantastic and real laugh. Will definitely be coming back here to try out one of the other activities. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Rosie Malhas - Had a great time with Jay doing axe throwing and rifle shooting. Lots of variety, games and tips and he was really pleasant, polite, chatty and funny. Liked the free tea and coffee, warm fire and clean toilets. Rifles were good quality with scopes and lots of variety in throwing knives/axes. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Debbie Tebbutt - What an amazing day from booking in right through to the end of the day. Faultless and thoroughly enjoyable. Antony was the best. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Christopher Estwick - Amazing experience. Both Jay and Jake really looked after us and made each activity fun with challenges and games to bring out that competitive spirit. Definitely be back to partake in more activities 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Abbii Henry - An excellent time spent axe throwing with a friend. Jake, the instructor, made it so much fun, whilst also giving clear advice and safety guidance. Would definitely recommend this activity for anyone who wants to try something different, fun and surprisingly more active than what it looks like … amazing 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Sarah Pendlebury - My husband and I brought our nephew a trio of activities for Christmas and had such a great day! We were welcomed as soon as we got there and shown to a free tea and coffee area which was lovely and warm with a lot burner! Explained exactly what would be happening and who would be looking after us. Theo and Anthony were awesome and really looked after us especially my nephew during quad trekking which really put my mind at ease. They had good bants during the axe throwing which was great and really made us all chuckle. Pistol shooting was great too, cheers Dylan! Overall we had an awesome fun filled day and will definitely be returning when we come back to see family next year! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
James Webster - Activities were first class and Jay the instructor was brilliant. Made me and my lads feel really comfortable and got involved. Awesome fun and we will be returning! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Louise Perry - We had a great team building day at NPF Bassetts Pole. Jay took great care of us, his instructions were clear and put everyone at ease which was great as many of us were first timers to Axe throwing and pistol shooting. Fun was had by everyone, thank you so much! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Diane Judd - Fantastic facility with great staff. Recommend for an exciting team building exercise. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Tania Parmar - Fantastic venue, events and the staff were super friendly and helpful. Would definitely book again. Big shout out to Andy for looking after us in the heavy rain, shooting and axe throwing. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Rochelle Skipper - Had the most excellent morning at NPF BASSETTS POLE Axe throwing and air rifle shooting. Both instructors were warm and welcoming and J was an excellent teacher at the rifle range. Thanks for helping a girl get the anger out 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Thomas gregg - Went to do multiple activities on the day and it was all excellent. We did axe throwing, peaky pistols, rifle shooting and woodland archery. All the staff where super friendly and had a great time. Highly recommend going, had great day out and massive thank you to Brad and Jay, the instructors for the activities. 10/10 will be back 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Ebbony Maiden - Highly recommend npf! Fun and friendly staff with a great atmosphere. lots of activities for all abilities and ages. Staff not pushy and let you go at your own paste with everything, they are happy to help you I’m all aspects. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Harriet Emerson - Fab day - everyone really enjoyed, although slightly broken afterwards :D Organised really well, despite our numbers changing and late arrivals! Would absolutely recommend 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Magenta Allen - We came for a hen do and it was absolutely fantastic. The staff were incredible, very helpful and made the day perfect for us all. Will definitely be returning 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Dave Pratt - 10/10 - Service was excellent, all instructors were very engaging and up for a laugh. Really helped make a really enjoyable event for all of our group. Will definitely recommend, and will make the journey to come back for another day of events! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Gindar Sanghera - We came to NPF and done axe throwing and rifle shooting for my daughters 21st Birthday, Jay was really good making us all welcome and made our experience special. We will definitely be coming again! When I called for any questions and to change my time the service I got was really helpful! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Arun Singh - What can I say my group and I had an absolutely brilliant day. From the moment we arrived till we left we saw great professionalism and pride taken in the job. Each activity was great and the entire group feels as if we will return again. A special shout out to Anthony who was looking after us all day and he is a credit to the organisation. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jo Durham - Great time had by all doing Axe throwing, all staff we came in contact with were good friendly and knew what they were talking about, kept us safe and made us laugh … great time. Will definitely return to try other activities 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jodie Hickton - Yesterday was my second time at NPF Bassetts Pole. This time I arranged for a team building day for my company. It was fantastic! The activities were so enjoyable, and really well organised by NPF. I would highly recommend this place to anyone! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Aaron Armstrong - Very impressed with organisation and they helped us have a seamless day. A e throwing was the highlight. The Chap had some right good stories. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Adrian Mendez - This place is amazing. The staff are great fun. I often feel short changed doing such activities elsewhere but not here, great value for money experiences. I would recommend booking multiple activities to maximise the experience. 10 out of 10! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Sarah Louise McCabe - Amazing Day!! Outdoor activities aren’t it my thing! I’m a curvy girl who likes cocktails but the jungle escape was great fun with plenty of giggles for our Hen Party! It actually felt great to get dirty! There ring toss was probably my favourite. Anthony was a great host even if were were ten minutes late lol. He got through with giggles and patience! The South African Bear guided us threw archery and was great with the group providing more laughter. He was a great teacher!! Our last activity was Axe throwing. This was a great therapy season and lot harder that it looks!! Jay has the patience of saint!! It was great to get muddy and active in the fresh air! I will definitely be back for some quad biking, laser quest and inflatables!! All the activity leaders took lost of photos to capture our day. Anthony has to work on those angles though lol! I look forward to returning! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kellie Sparkes - We had the BEST time yesterday! Thank you Anthony, Connor and Jay.. You made it sick for all of us on the hen, we didn't stop laughing and your vibes fantastic. Thank you for not dulling our sparkle! we will deffo be back soon! :D 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Suzanne Gardner - 10 of us did Peaky Pistols and Axe throwing - on the hottest afternoon of the year ! The staff were friendly, helpfull and patience and everyone had a great time. Would recommend ! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Tara Brown - Fantastic time. Thanks Dale and the team. What a laugh (the staff make it). 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Hayley Jewell - What an absolute blast!! The staff were fantastic, the games were exciting and exhilarating and we all went home with a smile on our faces. Thank you for making my sister's Hen Party one to remember! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Chris Marshall - Very professional, Brad explained very easily how to use the Bows and arrows and then we got stuck in, shooting targets, animal models (including a life size deer and bear!) and zombies!!! It felt safe at all times and and there was even a bow for a left hander like myself! Then Jake taught us how to throw axes, firstly with small 4 sided blades and then with larger axes... Great fun and was just the right amount of time before your arm felt exhausted!!! Two excellent hosts and Overall... I can't wait to go again. Special Thumbs up to the artwork around the site and the cleanliness of the WCs. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Danielle Bass - We came as a Hen Party and all thoroughly enjoyed our time at NPF! The activities were fun and the staff were amazing! 100% would recommend! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Stuart Harris - The entire day and facilities were excellent and I will be in touch with Kerry and the rest of the team to arrange the next event. It exceeded our expectations and I would highly recommend this to anybody who is looking for a unique meeting space mixed with activities that everybody can enjoy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Oli Ruffles - Joint stag do, everyone had a great time. Big thanks to Jay our Marshall!! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Chantele Price - Was a good day out! Our guide was brilliant, interactive and fortunately didn’t have the personality of a drip which you can find with these type of places! Would definitely recommend even for first timers! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Andy Miller - What a great venue and variety of activities, our group of 8 took part in 3 activities and had a superb morning at NPF. The staff were excellent and always looking to make sure we were having a great time, highly recommend them 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Holly Walters - Amazing! Such a great place and Jay who looked after us while doing the inflatables was so much fun! The axe throwing was also made so much fun by the guy teaching us Great day for a hen 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Joe Lynam - We had a great time! Staff and facilities were fantastic! Would really recommend the Hyper Shock Laser Tag. The arena was great. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Nicky Guest - From enquiry to event day, everything was perfect. At short notice, I couldn't actually join my group, which made me a little nervous but I had nothing to worry about :-) Sharing actual feedback: brilliant, brilliant time. Lots of fun and great food too. Really enjoyable day. We're all now (semi) proficient in the art of throwing sharp and deadly objects with force. That could come in real handy at some point! Thank you so much NPF... 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Chloe Duggan - Did the archery and axe throwing for me and my boyfriend. We had a great day and the instructors made the experience even better! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Amber Gill - Really good fun, wish I’d booked more activities- would defo come back again 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Caroline Williams - What a fabulous experience! When booking our activities I was anxious they would suit all in our family group of 12 (12-55) and booking activities that we could all do as a large group. Anthony was really helpful and reassuring on the phone and the whole process of booking was seamless. We choose axe throwing and pistol shooting and what a hoot we had. The booking in and greeting process was efficient on arrival and we were lucky to have Antony as our host for both activities. Although a big group we all felt engaged throughout and the time flew by! Safety was a priority with throwing sharp objects and shooting guns but this didn’t detract from the fun! Photos were encouraged throughout and Antony taking group photos for us at the end was brilliant end to the day! We all left happy and laughing and highly recommend NPF! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
David Patterson - Very good 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Alex Cottee - We visited NPF on a cold January day as a belated corporate Christmas get together, but despite the climate the day was fantastic from start to finish. We opted for 3 activities in the morning followed by an afternoon of paintball with a light buffet lunch (that was superb). Every activity was great, made all the better by the excellent staff (both in the booking office and leading the activities). Everyone had a brilliant time and we'll certainly be back again. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Zoe Holmes - This is a fantastic place. The staff are excellent and very helpful. There is more there and far better than shown on there website. Well worth booking. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Justin Wedgbury - Very impressed with every aspect of our visit. 5 lads on acetal day event and staff were upbeat and did all they could to make sure we enjoyed it. We dud axe throwing and then quad bike trail. Both were timed right and very organised. Phone staff were excellent and friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Lee Rochford - Really great morning with you guys. Quads, pistols and axe throwing. Helpful staff and attentive to our needs. We will be back.🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Paige Jeffers - Took my partner for his 30th birthday and we had a good time, particularly the axe throwing. The staff were very professional, knowledgeable and made the experience better. Would recommend and go again. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Steve Rooney - Stag do for my future son-in-law, everyone especially the stag had a great time, staff were very helpful and friendly and added to the stag do feel of the day. Especially enjoyed singing the wheels on the bus on the coach to battle archery :D definitely visiting again. Thanks to everyone who helped on the day 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Mark Edginton - great day - colin is worth a special mention 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Bethany Brookes-Moody - Brilliant day 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
James Fagan - Excellent day out, very experienced and easy going staff which made our day efficient and stress free. Will definitely be going back there soon. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Mathew Hodgetts - 7 of us came for a stag do, we all had a brilliant time staff were great the archery guy and shooting guy was a right laugh so props to him for joining in with our banter. We will all be coming back to do some other activities, absolutely cracking time 10/10 will recommend 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Leah Plant - Fab place will be returning really enjoyed our afternoon. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Soraya Abdelmageed - Had a great day! All the staff were excellent especially Colin with the rifle shooting. Already planning our next trip. Thank you 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kiran Padam - Both myself and my husband had an excellent day for his birthday! James our instructor was an excellent teacher with heaps of banter. Loads of fun, definitely do axe throwing again!! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Carl Maddison - Axe throwing was immense. Thanks to Andy for the great tuition. Would recommend that everyone give it a go....so much fun. So good we booked a 2nd session on the day. We'll be back! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jade Hewins - We decided for my hen do I wanted something weird and not just going out for drinks so we booked quad trekking and axe throwing and fully enjoyed ourselves, we even spoke about making it a yearly thing as we had so much fun but maybe try different activities 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Melissa O'Grady-Paintin - I took two boys, aged 11. They really enjoyed the day and the activities. The staff were great and very informative. They cannot wait to come back 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Nita Cheema - I booked axe throwing and quad biking for my husbands birthday, we had the most amazing time. The staff were so helpful and kind. We will definitely be returning. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Somiya Ahmed - We had great fun knife and axe throwing. Andy was amazing and he made us feel comfortable and helped us with our throwing skills! We would 100% recommend this place! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kuljeet Mann - Booked 3 activities for my husbands 30th and for his friends. They absolutely loved the experience and want to do it again. Thank you for making it all worth every penny! My husband said he was surprised it didn't cost more because he had such a 1st class experience 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Hobby Rahman - Amazing place. Very welcoming and warm environment. Staff Anthony, Kerry and Fraser fantastic and attentive to our group needs. Excellent quality activities in line with social distancing. Keep up the great service and range of activities provided! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Virji Baneen - My husband and I came to NPF for my husbands birthday and we did the axe throwing and pistol shooting. We had Andy with us and he was amazing, he kept us guided and entertained the entire time. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Annandpete_13 - Recently went to this place for my son's stag do, it's a huge place about 15 mins from the centre of Birmingham, I think it is somewhere in the region of 400 acres of woodland. They really took care of our party of 11 all day and are very safety conscious, our activities included shooting, archery, axe and tomahawk throwing and finally quad biking. Extremely enjoyable day and a snack meal included and refreshments available at each stage and all necessary clothing and protective equipment is supplied. This seems a popular place and mainly known for paintball games and I can understand why, would recommend this to anybody. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kim Parker - absolutely brilliant day out so much fun staff very friendly as well 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Julie Conway - A brilliant team day - excellent facilities, friendly staff and all very affordable. We were looked after really well by Anthony and Ben. The set up is amazing! Thanks for a fab day and look forward to the next adventure soon. Julie X 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Mark Fewtrell - Great venue for team building. I've been before for paintballing and this time went and did the inflatable course and axe throwing. Great laugh. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Nick Corne - Excellent Day! Visited for a Stag Do with 8 People. All the staff were very friendly and made the day! Highly Recommend this company!!!! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jason - Fantastic day out for a stag do. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Very enjoyable all round. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kyle Seeber - Great group fun for an afternoon. James was a great host for our stag do. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Katie A - Thank you so much for a wonderful day out - we had a great day to celebrate our friend's hen weekend and were so well looked after Thank you all 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Nathan Dutton - Great experience for all ages, perfect for family days out or special occasions 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Peter Allen - Great place for a day of fun !,the staff are friendly and help make the day 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Maria Tapper - The entrance and communal spaces were welcoming and the fire kept us warm while waiting as we arrived early. the axe throwing was brilliant, Andy was excellent throughout and made our visit with his knowledge and humour. Will definately be back again 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Rebecca Kirkham - From the moment we got there we were greeted by helpful and friendly staff members, both the axe throwing and archery were fantastic, it was a surprise for my partners birthday and he absolutely loved it! All of our instructors, Adam, Jamie & Joe were great and helped us to try and perfect our technique!
The driver we had back from the archery also showed us the peaky blinders shooting range which we will definitely be back to do!
Overall it was a fantastic afternoon and I was highly impressed with how well organised everything was and we will definitely be back!! Many Thanks 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Matthew Smith - I booked our activities as part of a stag. I spoke to Kerry a number of times who was absolutely superb sorting everything out etc especially during the current circumstances of covid. The people at each activity were great, especially the guy on our paintball session. Was amazed by the size of the place, especially the paint balling and how friendly, fun and enthusiastic all staff were 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Tanya Bell - Fabulous experience with my 14 year old daughter to release some tension before she went back to school! My daughter can be very shy with strangers and new situations, however Andy made her feel very comfortable and was encouraging her throughout both Rifle Shooting and Axe Throwing. He made both experiences fun and I would definitely recommend NPF. I'm hoping to go back soon for some more axe throwing, and would love to give the quad bikes a go too! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Kalwinder Sond - Was very satisfied with the services that I received from the booking all the the way down to the activity everything was in place for COVID and our safety want to say a big thank you to our host on the day Andy who was down to earth and made us feel so welcomed and looked after us throughout our experience 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Greg Martorella - Absolutely fantastic day, amazing staff, very lively and friendly! Even the rain couldnt ruin the day, very wet, very cold but had such a good laugh with many tales to tell after and all day the next day! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Looking for the ultimate axe-throwing experience? Welcome to Valhalla!
Even if you've never thrown an axe before - axe throwing is an exciting and thrilling activity, full tuition included.
We're proud to use quality products from Raven Forge for our axe-throwing activity. Raven Forge started as two brothers with a love of history and fantasy, both excitedly selling axes and swords from their living room. It soon grew into something much bigger: a two-unit warehouse, workshop and office complete with an unstoppable one-of-a-kind team who are super passionate about what they do, and an unbeatable community that came with it.
Just give us a call on 0121 323 1000 to book an axe throwing session at NPF Bassetts Pole, or for any more information!
Forged from high carbon steel, hand-ground and hardened to the perfect finish. Designed to be a whole new throwing experience, these throwing Mjölnir are ultimately satisfying to throw.
These throwing knives are made from high carbon steel, lightweight and easy to throw, with the ideal heft for accurate hits.
This new Raven Forge thrower has an axe head based on a tomahawk. Whilst this piece is designed and hafted to be thrown, traditionally the native Algonquians in early America created tomahawks and they were used usually as general-purpose tools. The tomahawk quickly spread from the Algonquians to the tribes of the South and the Great Plains. When Europeans arrived, they introduced the metal blade to the natives, which improved the effectiveness of the tool. Metal did not break as readily as stone and could be fashioned for additional uses.
This hawk thrower has a blackened forged head with a polished blade edge, with the Raven Forge logo stamped on the shoulder of the head.
This Raven Forge thrower has a double-bit head, which makes it really heavy in the hand. It's really epic, a proper beast. Also, what's better than a one-sided axe? Two-sides!
This double-bit thrower has a blackened forged head with polished blade edges, with the Raven Forge logo stamped on the centre of the double head.
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