Welcome to Bickerstaffe Bows
We are a small group of dedicated archers with a love for the Traditional side of the sport of which we have a deep understanding and appreciation.
Our Workshop is situated in Kegworth, not 40 miles from the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest.
We supply longbows all over the world, "off the peg longbows" through specialist dealers and "custom made longbows" directly to the customer.
We are happy to advise on the most suitable bow for each archer and for each type of shooting, and can arrange to have arrows made to suit.
Our longbows are finding favour in all forms of Traditional archery
Why not call to see if we can make you your dream bow?
We also supply kits to make your own bows!
If you feel inspired after reading Pip's book The Heritage Of The Longbow then why not try our complete kit for making your own!
For more information see the kit page
We advise that you call or contact Bickerstaffe Bows to discuss your long bow and archery requirements before placing your order, details are on our Contact Us page
All bows are despatched using a fully insured carrier.
This bow is an average speed longbow which is consistent and forgiving to shoot. Like all of our longbows it has a leather grip, horn nocks and horn arrow plate. The top nock is double grooved to
Bickerstaffe Classic Longbows - A range of bows using both more traditional and exotic woods. Note: For these Classic bows with draw weights over around 50-55lbs we tend to use a single growth ring of
Traditional pyramidal design. These bows are proving to be very popular in Europe and are available In draw weights up to 55lb at 28"
Let us help realize your dream. We can supply a Longbow kit containing everything you need in order to make your bow.
It's impossible to show our full range of strings. Any string can be made to order in a variety of materials, normally Dacron or Fast-Flight. These can be laid in either single or double looped and in