At A.I.R. you can always shoot at your leisure, but if you fancy something a little different we also have competitions that anyone can enter if they want to, and be eligible to win prizes. There are no charges to enter either our weekly Sunday competitions or our ongoing annual Bull Run Leader Board Competition.

We have a fun, non-serious competition every Sunday around 3pm which anyone can enter. The themes and competition rules vary each week. Its free, great fun, and a great way to meet other shooters.


Our shooters also take part in the UKBR22 Postal Competition.


All of our competitions (except the UKBR22 Postal Competition) and their targets are original, designed by us, and are only available at A.I.R.

One of our many Sunday competitions.

If you fancy something a little more serious we have the Bull Run Leader Board, which is a FREE ongoing annual leader board competition which runs from January to December.


The overall winner of the Bull Run 2019 Was Steve. H, whose prizes were an etched glass trophy and a £200 voucher from our Gun Shop.


The overall winner of the Springer section for the Bull Run 2019 Was Keith. R, whose prizes were an etched glass trophy and a £50 voucher from our Gun Shop.

The winner of the Bull Run 2019 PCP Shootout was Steve. H who whose prizes were an etched glass trophy and a £200 voucher from our
Gun Shop.


The winner of the Bull Run 2019 Springer Shootout was Keith. R who whose prize was an etched glass trophy and a £50 voucher for our Gun Shop.


We provided free hot food for all those shooting on 22/12/19 to thank all of our shooters for their support and to celebrate the final of the Bull Run 2019. 


The Bull Run 2020 starts 1st Feb 2020. Anybody can enter our FREE Bull Run Leader Board Competition at any time, and as many times as they like. Simply get one of our targets marked by us as a Bull Run entry before it is placed on the range.
A word of warning, this competition is competitive, and addictive! Good luck, and get (Bull) running!

Our Bull Run 2019 trophies

We are located at:

Atherton Indoor Range

1st Floor Victoria Mill

Bolton Old Road


Greater Manchester

M46 9FD

Contact us today!

Remember to check out our FAQ page for the answers to most questions. If you have any other queries or wish to make an appointment for a hire air rifle or tuition, please contact us:


The Range (for Range enquiries ONLY) - 07745 278372.


Gun Shop (for shop enquiries ONLY) - 07561 844526.


Please note that these numbers are only available during open hours and are for calls only.

The phone line opens fifteen minutes after we open to allow us to sign shooters in.

Although we always respond as quickly as we can, there may be times when we are providing assistance and are unable to answer straight away. In the event of this, please give us ten minutes and try again. Please remember that we are unable to listen to voicemail messages.

You can also contact us regarding general enquiries by email, using the email address on the contact us page. Appointments for gun hires or tuition can only be taken over the phone.


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