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Please see below for safety advice and special measures regarding all of the activities at BPF, and specific information for paintball sessions.

COVID UPDATE 15.09.2020

Following the latest government guidelines updated 14.09.2020.

As a COVID compliant outdoor sports and physical activities centre, we are pleased to be able to accommodate groups of more than 6 participants at our venue.

Please read the COVID information below to ensure you and your friends are able to enjoy your visit to BPF safely.

PLEASE NOTE: In line with current guidance, on-tap drinks WILL NOT be provided for any activity until further notice. Takeaway hot and cold drinks will be available for purchase from our café, or please bring your own. Thanks for your understanding.

Arriving at BPF

  • All bookings MUST be prepaid in full prior to arrival.
  • Consent forms MUST be completed online prior to arrival. We no longer use paper consent forms. Complete your consent form here.
  • For hygiene reasons, we highly recommend visitors bring their own protective gloves if they own them. We do have brand new Full Fingered Armoured Gloves available for purchase for just £7.
  • Once parked please wait for your whole group to arrive before checking-in together as one group. To reduce queuing and encourage social distancing, a member of staff will invite you into the check-in area one group at a time.
  • All visitors will have their temperature checked and are asked to use the hand sanitiser station immediately as they enter our check-in area. A further six hand sanitiser stations are located within our safe area (basecamp).

General Safety Measures

  • Cleaning procedures have been increased throughout our facilities.
  • There is a hand sanitiser station as you enter and exit our venue, and a further six hand sanitiser stations are located within our safe area (basecamp).
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash will be available for use in our welfare block. We recommend customers wash their hands before and after their sessions.
  • All overalls will only be used once per day before being sent away to be washed in high temperatures and properly disinfected.
  • All equipment including rental guns will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected with approved products after every session.
  • We have enough equipment to be able to rotate fresh apparatus to all of our groups, due to restricted group sizes.
  • Our pre-game safety briefings will address any extra safety measures put in place.
  • Increased cleaning regimes in all toilets and indoor areas.
  • Each private booking will be allocated their own table with appropriate space between groups.
  • Our on-site café will serve hot and cold food for take-away only. You will not be able to enter the cafe for the time being.
  • There will be no drinks included for any activity. Take-away hot and cold drinks will be available for purchase from our café as usual, or feel free to bring your own.

Paintball Safety Information

  • Paintball group sizes will be reduced to allow for safe social distancing.
  • All players age 12+yrs will have the opportunity to purchase a brand-new CE approved paintball mask to use throughout the day, and to take away with you for just £20.
  • All rental and upgrade masks will be stripped, thoroughly cleaned, and disinfected before and after each use. The same mask will not be used for at least 7 days to ensure any potential risks have long since disappeared before their next use.
  • We advise all customers to keep masks on at all times throughout their session.
  • There will be no drinks included for any activity.Take-away hot and cold drinks will be available for purchase from our café as usual, or feel free to bring your own.

The Benefits of our Outdoor Activities in the Current Climate

  • When you choose to play paintball over indoor activities, you are swapping limited indoor space surrounded by a high concentration of people, for a vast 720-acre woodland with a small number of participants.
  • Paintballing and all other activities at BPF are an easy way to have safe outdoor fun while avoiding large gatherings and enclosed public spaces.
  • All of our activities are carried out entirely outdoors with plenty of fresh air and social distancing.
  • Contact between people during most of our activities, particularly paintball, is practically non-existent as the minimum distance for shots is 5 meters.
  • The sun's rays have a negative impact on any possible spread of the virus, meaning that it’s important to be outside without a high concentration of people around you.
  • All customers are issued their own personal gear that will not be shared with other players on that day.
  • Our venue capacities are below the government's guidelines for large gathering sizes.
  • Even in times like these it’s important for our physical and mental health to stay active. Unlike closed environments like gyms, paintball and our other activities are a great way to get some exercise while at a much lower risk.
  • With all these points in mind, we believe paintballing is one of the lowest risk activities for children and adults in the country right now.

BPF’s Advice

  • Please consider your own safety and the safety of others before attending BPF. Do not visit BPF simply because you feel you may miss out on a fun day.
  • Anyone with an underlying health issue, or who has contact with someone with an underlying health issue that puts them at a higher risk from COVID-19 should not visit BPF.
  • Anyone experiencing symptoms associated with coronavirus (COVID-19) SHOULD NOT ATTEND BPF. To protect other visitors and our staff; if your temperature is above 38C, or you are displaying symptoms of coronavirus you will not be allowed to enter our venue.
  • Paintball is an industry built on making sure guests and staff are safe at all times. We will continue to provide you with a memorable experience while remaining safe.
  • If you have a booking with us and are either ill or concerned about your health, we ask that you follow public health recommendations and do not visit us. Despite our best efforts to remain operational for customers that wish to attend, we understand that circumstances and concerns are evolving daily so we are prepared to reschedule any activity to a date in the future (unless government guidelines change) providing at least seven days notice is given.
  • Any visitors who do not adhere to the extra safety measures put in place, or who fail to consider other visitors or staff in a safe and courteous manner will be asked to leave without refund.
  • If you have any other queries or concerns, please contact us on 01302 868841 (9.30am – 6.30pm) or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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