Founded by Lez Newsome in July 2003, Aardvark Archery is Conveniently situated between Leeds & Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, within easy access of the A1, M1 and M62.

We sell a wide range of compound bows, recurve bows, longbows & accessories. We can also create custom assembly bows and archery equipment to your individual requirements.

Lez Newsome - Founder
Before his death, Lez was involved in all disciplines of archery for over 43 years and excelled with both the recurve and compound bow - he also shot longbow in competition. He first achieved Master Bowman Recurve in 1975 and maintained this standard virtually every year following, also gaining GMB with the compound.

Today’s staff
Currently taking up the reins in our store today, is Neil and his friendly team. They’re all experts in the field of archery and always on hand to offer you advice on the best products for your budget and ability.

The store
Our 3000 sq ft Archery Pro shop is stacked to the roof with new and used archery equipment. We also provide In house repairs to bows, arrows and accessories, plus stringing and re-cabling of compound bows. Recurve strings for any size bow are handmade on site plus arrows can be cut and built to your own specifications.

Short trial ranges, plus a large CCTV monitored car park are available to our guests.

Wheelchair access available.