Adrenaline-pumping Doncaster attraction wins national award

National SME Enterprise Award for Doncaster Business: Bawtry Paintball Fields.

Bawtry Paintball Fields have been awarded the Best Paintball Centre 2018 – UK

This award was presented at the Annual Yorkshire & the Humber Awards.

This is in addition to receiving over 1000 5-Star reviews on Trip Advisor being the most reviewed activity centre in the UK, and the highest rated on Trip Advisor

About BPF

Bawtry Paintball Fields Opened in 1999 with the aim to develop a facility that took paintball to a whole new level, offering the best facilities, safety, and customer service in the UK. Other activities have been added with now an established excellent reputation within the industry.

In 2003 the site was we extended to include the whole of Bawtry Forest increasing the area to 720 acres making BPF the biggest multi-activity centre in Europe.

This expansion and development has continued with a range of  activities now being offered including regular paintball, junior ‘low-impact’ paintball, laser combat, target archery, field archery, zombie archery, tomahawk axe and knife throwing, rifle shooting, and mini tank battles.

BPF boasts many firsts:

It is the only venue in the world to have a tree-top fortress comprising of 1500ft of elevated runways, linking 13 towers that stand up to 53ft tall.

The biggest bridge in any paintball game in the UK spanning 103ft and stands 27ft high.
The only activity centre to have a Predator who’s released into paintball and laser games throughout the day. He stands over 7ft tall and has motion sensors fitted to his helmet. If players move while he’s close by he identifies them as a threat and eliminates them by shooting them!

In 2017 4 mini tanks fitted with paintball guns were added and are 1 person tracked vehicles being the only of their kind in the world. The video shot of the first mini tank battle at BPF went viral and has been viewed over 12 million times to date.

BPF has welcomed many celebrities and elite sporting teams including Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, the England Rugby Squad, Arctic Monkeys, 5SOS, Robbie Williams, One Direction, and SAS hero and best selling author Chris Ryan to name but a few.

Attracts visitors from across Europe including, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands.

Other awards and achievements:

Europe’s biggest multi-activity centre both in size, and  in visitor numbers, attracting over 1 million visitors since 1999.

Ranked No.1 in Europe by Tippmann of the USA. (the leading body in Paintball activity).

The only UK Paintball attraction to gain the highest level of accreditation, ‘Accreditation Plus’ awarded by the UK’s Paintball Sports Federation. This award was made following an extensive review of our facilities, equipment, safety record and procedures, staff training, and customer service.

In 2017 won ‘Best Outdoor Pursuits Centre’ Yorkshire and Humberside.

We’re rated 5-Stars on both Trip Advisor and Google Reviews.

Have the biggest social media following of any UK activity centre with over 30,000 on Facebook, 3700 on Twitter, 1000 on YouTube and Instagram.

For further details and interviews please contact:

Karl Broadbent E: M: 07721 419405