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Ambush Paintball

Raglington Farm Botley Road | Botley Road, Shedfield, Southampton SO32 2HL, England
+44 7836 762787
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13th Birthday Airsoft Party

An excellent venue for a teenage birthday. We took a group of 10 teens who had an amazing time... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Ben R
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Stuart and Josh

Everyone took great care of an overweight 40yo and a 12yo noob (first Airsoft experience), regular... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Stuart C
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Activities include Paintball, Low Impact Paintball, Airsoft & LaserTag. One of the largest woodland paintball venues in the UK, Ambush has been running since 1990. Offering exciting and fun packed days out to anyone over 8 - from individuals to corporate groups, from birthday parties to stag parties, office parties to leaving do.With competitive pricing, well maintained equipment and friendly staff - Ambush offers superb value for money.
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  • Very good11%
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“scenarios” (3 reviews)
“overalls” (3 reviews)
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Raglington Farm Botley Road | Botley Road, Shedfield, Southampton SO32 2HL, England
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

An excellent venue for a teenage birthday. We took a group of 10 teens who had an amazing time. The kit was all in good order and the safety brief very thorough. Dan and Sam were great with the kids and engaged with them very...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Everyone took great care of an overweight 40yo and a 12yo noob (first Airsoft experience), regular drink breaks between scenarios to try and stop sweating for a bit. Crouch/running all day has left my legs like jelly and I look like I have chicken pox...More

Thank Stuart C
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you, Stuart - we look forward to seeing you both again soon.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Completely and utterly disappointed! Starting off so well with the lady behind the front desk being welcoming and funny however went down-hill from there. The Marshalls don't talk to each other, they change rules and make things up as they go along - Rules were...More

Thank Lilly V
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

I'm sorry that you feel this way, Lilly. It would help me enormously if you could contact me directly via our website to explain the issue with the rules changing - I was not made aware of this issue on the day and may have...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Very easy to make the initial booking, Christine was extremely helpful and accommodating. On arrival, be aware that the track leading up to the site is a bit lumpy. However, as long as you take it steady it’s fine. As we’ve had a fair bit...More

Thank Dawn L
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks for your kind words. Really glad your crew enjoyed themselves! The farmer has threatened to get the track redone but our mops seem ineffective in current weather conditions! As regards food - we run on generators, reducing our ability to have kitchens etc that...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went paintballing to celebrate my son's 30th birthday, we all had an absolutely awesome experience. All the staff where helpful and friendly through out the day, especially coyote, that man is bloody brilliant, takes his job very seriously but also has a great personality, made...More

1  Thank Nikki M
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Glad you had a good time

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Well to start off this review the staff and the running of ambush is top quality !! We were there for my brothers 30th birthday on the 14 th January and it was fantastic although the day had a dampner put on it by a...More

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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your comments but I can't condone the name calling!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went to Ambush Paintball yesterday for my brothers 30th birthday. From the moment we arrived we had the most warmest welcome from the team especially Coyote! Helen behind the desk was amazing getting us signed in and equipment sorted, we then received a full...More

3  Thank SeanLeach92
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted with Ambush Southampton, a group of Dad's and their children went for a fun day out for the last game to be ruined by so called experts wanting to beat the time trial they had no regard for the kids fun, the situation...More

4  Thank Lisa W
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

I will repeat our response to this review which has already been posted in another forum: "Ambush is flabbergasted at this review. Dads requested that they were on opposite team to the lads - Dads bought extra ammo and pyro for final game and won...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Book at your risk, may be cancelled prior to visit. Website gives no warning of this. A very disappointed young group who were so excited to have their first paintball experience.More

Thank amchainey
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Cancelling an event is not something that Ambush would do lightly - we are only too aware of the inevitable disappointment caused. On the very rare occasions that a cancellation is necessary we take every care to give as much notice as possible and offer...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is what I ended up doing with my daughter for her 13th birthday, as she kept insisting we go. When we arrived, we were sent out because we were early but that was our fault. they provided all the necessary gear but you have...More

Thank Scythenwolf
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AmbushPaintball, Owner at Ambush Paintball, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Really glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon - don't forget that we also offer Low Impact Paintball for players aged 8-11!

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Rio12328
17 January 2018|
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Both should be fine subject to fps checks on the day
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Rio12328
16 January 2018|
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Response from AmbushPaintball | Property representative |
No electronic guns are allowed except on Walk On events (3rd Sunday each month - when the vast majority of players will have their own kit) Any gun used on site must comply with various rules and regs in terms of velocity... More
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Rio12328
15 January 2018|
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Response from AmbushPaintball | Property representative |
Ambush runs events on the third Sunday of each month for players with their own paintball guns - next one is 21st Jan. On other events it would depend on the type of gun - no electronics allowed on other events and all... More
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