Here were going to look at the top five paintball venues in the UK.

We conducted some market research and came to the conclusion it’s a hard one to call. Paintball sites are all so varied and bring different attributes to the game. It’s often about the players and marshals, that’s what makes a site.

Listed below are more “recommendations” than a definitive list of the best sites as voted for by regular paintball players.

In no particular order.

Skirmish Sherwood (Nottingham)

skirmish1 skirmish2 It’s not just the varied arenas the site hosts from Arnheim Bridge which is a recreation of a WW2 bridge in Holland, to Tank convoy which boasts heavy machinery. But the owners and staff are praised for their support and generosity to customers. There’s something for everyone and Skirmish takes pride in arranging some of the most epically entertaining paintball scraps that Sherwood Forest has ever seen. Check it out at

Mayhem Paintball

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Mayhem is set in idyllic woodlands on London’s Essex borders, the site boasts 16 uniquely designed authentic arenas from Missile Command to Call of duty with a genuine Russian T55 battle tank. With tanks, helicopters and aeroplanes it’s safe to say it won’t be a day you’ll forget. Check it out at

NPF Bassetts Pole

npf npf1 NPF is set on 200 acres of natural woodland with 15 imaginative movie set action adventure game zones. They claim it’s difficult to find a paintball facility in the UK or even Europe that is on such a scale that offers such excitement. Immerse yourself in the fantasy and use your imagination. Check it out at

Holmbush Paintball

hol hol1 With 18 fields in operation including Church strike which features a 30ft tower as well as  Bio Hazard situated on an old fuel dump, fancy. Holmbush claims to be one of the best paintball fields in the South East with over 20yrs expensive with a price promise. Check it out at

Bawtry Paintball

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With 10 game zones from the green zone which an Award-Winning paintball game. Its centrepiece is one of the Lynx helicopters featured in the Tom Cruise blockbuster ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’. The star attraction at Bawtry is the predator a 7ft tall hunter warrior whose sole purpose is to ‘kill’. He searches for players and when he finds them he eliminates them – simple as that. He’s a force to be reckoned with! Check it out at