Opening times

Bedford Rifle Club is open throughout the year (except at times as notified on the Club notice board) and has formal ‘Clubhouse’ nights on the following days:

Tuesday – 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Thursday – 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday – 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
(Please note that the Range is usually closed on Bank Holidays)

Shooting on outdoor Range 1 (full members only) is permitted between dawn and dusk all year round.

Shooting on outdoor Range 2 (full members only) is permitted between dawn and dusk all year round, but only on Club days.

Guest taster nights with Safety briefing will be held by appointment only on the following dates, starting promptly at 19.00 and will last between 1 and 2 hours

Thursday 5th October
Thursday 2nd November
Thursday 7th December

The cost will be 10.00 which includes ammunition and targets

For further details on the available spaces on the next Guest night, please contact


The postal address for Bedford Rifle Club is:

Bedford Rifle Club
Clapham Road
Nr Bedford
MK41 6EN

Please note: Do not send any postal correspondence to the above postal address (a postal PO Box facility is under review), therefore use the e-mail contact details as below.

E-mail address

Bedford Rifle Club on-site telephone

01234 358341 (during open hours)

Miscellaneous information

The five-day weather forecast for the Range

Location map – follow the link below to show the location of Bedford Rifle Club’s Range.

Directions to Bedford Rifle Club using Google Maps

Travelling from Bedford passing the Sainsbury’s superstore on the left, at the roundabout turn onto the old A6 Clapham Road, you’ll pass the now closed ‘The Angler’s Rest’ public house on the left. After a short distance on the left you’ll see a lay-by, the entrance to the range is at the beginning of the lay-by, take the right fork and continue through the gate following the track towards the clubhouse.

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Local Accommodation

Travelodge Bedford Hotel
Saturn Heights
Brickhill Drive
MK41 7PH
Tel: 01234 270793
Website: approx 1.1miles from Bedford Rifle Club range

Premier Travel Inn
Priory Marina
Barkers Lane
MK41 9DJ
Tel: 0870 197 7030
Website: approx 3.3miles from Bedford Rifle Club range

Park Inn
St. Marys Street
MK42 0AR
Tel: 01234 799988
Website: approx 1.7miles from Bedford Rifle Club range