It’s been around since the eighties, but the popularity of paintball shows no signs of slowing down. It’s still one of the most played outdoor competitive sports in the UK, with venues dotted all over the country.
You might not think of London as your first choice for playing a game of paintball, after all paintball fields are usually found in wooded areas or on farmland, not in an urban sprawl. But the capital has loads to offer the paintballing enthusiast, as we look at the top places to go for your next game with our latest article called Paintball London
Paintball London Bunker 51, Greenwich, East London
Based in a cold war themed nuclear bunker, Bunker 51 is the only indoor paintball venue in London, so you can play whatever the weather’s doing! There are 2 playing fields with the latest equipment for a fast-paced game, and they have great packages available for both holidays and off-peak times. They even have their own canteen with breakfast, lunch and hot food options for hungry players!
Delta Force Paintball, Bromley, South London
Delta Force paintball offers a fantastic outdoor paintballing experience for those looking to get out of the city and back to nature. The Orpington Paintballing Centre is set in 30 acres of stunning woodland, with excellent transport links by rail and car. They welcome players from 10 years and up to explore and play in the various themed zones – choose from Haunted Graveyard, Vietcong Village, Castle Wallenburg, D-Day Landing or Speedball Arena.
Paintball London Go Paintball, Croydon, South London
Promising ‘the most exciting and immersive paintballing experience possible’, Go Paintball is run by the former UK number one Paintball player and World Cup winner Tommy ‘Gun’ Pemberton. It’s the nearest outdoor venue to Central London, being only 30 minutes away by train. Go Paintball are known for having the latest state of the art guns, and now you can upgrade to an Etek Assault Rifles or an Etha Sniper Rifles.
Mayhem Paintball, Essex
Based on the wooded London borders of Essex, Mayhem Paintball has been going for almost 3 decades and has grown to 16 unique paintballing fields, each offering a different experience. They’ve even featured on the TV show The Only Way is Essex! Mayhem Paintball also offer a free collection service from the Theydon Bois underground station on the Central Line – just call them the day before your visit to arrange a pick up.
Paintball London Zap Combat Centre, Hertfordshire
A short drive outside the capital, Zap Combat Centre is set in 40 acres of woodland on the borders of Hertfordshire & North London. Their specialism is in recreating a realist combat action experience, with accurate guns and the latest thermal googles and protective equipment. You can book full or half-day sessions, with options for adult-only groups too.
Whichever venue you choose for your London Paintballing adventure, have a great time and stay safe, paintballers!
The Let's Go Out Team
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