When anyone thinks of classic medieval archery, the traditional longbow is generally what comes to mind. And for good reason, as the longbow practically dominated the arena of ranged warfare for several hundred years! Here at Medieval Archery, we offer a number of fantastic longbows, all hand made from the finest of woods, in a variety of different styles. Several of our longbow designs hail from different cultures not only from the medieval world of antiquity, but also from cultures that have spanned this world and others. We have English longbows that would look right at home in the hands of an archer during the Hundred Years War, just as we have bows that would fit perfectly into the hands of rangers and elves from a fantasy setting! And since they are all fully functional, you can put them all to a wide variety of uses! Any one of the bows found in this section makes for a perfect target bow to practice archery with, a tournament bow to compete with, or a reenactment bow to use at your local fair or event. For the classic archer who wants that old world experience, nothing beats a traditional longbow. And that is why here at Medieval Archery, we pride ourselves on offering one of the best selections of longbows possible.
Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is finely crafted from red oak and then backed with linen for added strength. Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is made in an array of draw weights for your convenience.
If you want a project, than this You Finish Hickory Longbow may be the thing for you! This bow is for the archer who wants the satisfaction of having finished their bow themselves, as well as a template that is open to customization!
Large is a good way to describe this Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow. From the grip to the limbs, it offers an intimidating look, and it does not lack for function either - it can easily send an arrow hurtling down-range at-speed.
When it comes to hunting, you want a bow that imparts plenty of power into the arrow, while suiting your clandestine need perfectly. This Hickory Wood Flatbow offers a sleek, slim design to suit any hunters need.
One look at this bow is all you need to notice that it is distinctive. It is not the wood or the shape, though, but the backing! Like a serpent from the tall grass, this Snakeskin Fantasy Longbow has a bite that can be quite deadly.
With its tribal design, this Avatar Longbow is quite the impressive sight. Rustic in its appeal, this limited edition bow is more than just a fine accent. It is also a fully functional bow that can put arrows down-range without issue.
On Sale For: $175.00
Simple, smooth, and fun to shoot - this Hickory Narrow English Longbow is the epitome of what a bow should be. This bow is a beautiful piece of history that is hand-crafted and perfectly suited to archery of almost any type.
The Bamboo Backed Hickory Flatbow is renowned for its toughness and resilience. Strong and steady, in the hands of an expert this bow puts arrows on-target, making it THE bow to reach for when reliability is a must.
Inspired by the bow of long-time bowyer Phil Silva, this effective bow is all about archery. The Linen Backed Longbow combines stick, string, and imagination into an amazing package that suits any archers preference.
Yew was long the traditional wood to make a longbow from, thanks to its strength and elasticity. This Faux Yew English Long Bow is crafted from red oak backed with hickory to emulate the classic design and the power of the yew longbow.
On Sale For: $240.00
When the power of an old medieval warbow is needed, archers turn to this Hickory Backed Heavy English Warbow. Similar to the weapons wielded in ancient battles, this warbow offers a smooth look and a heavy punch, thanks to its draw.
It is fair to say that there is more to the Triple Laminated Bamboo Backed English Longbow than meets the eye. Of course, the bow offers plenty of visual appeal as well, so it is also fair to say that this bow is an archers dream.
When the power of an old medieval warbow is needed, archers turn to this Bamboo Backed Heavy English Warbow. Similar to the weapons wielded in ancient battles, this warbow offers a smooth look and a heavy punch, thanks to its draw.
It is fair to say that there is more to the Triple Laminated Hickory Backed English Longbow than meets the eye. Of course, the bow offers plenty of visual appeal as well, so it is also fair to say that this bow is an archers dream.
The Trojan Longbow is a reproduction of a historical bow that could have been used in Greek warfare like the Trojan War. This hickory sapwood bow comes with a Dacron bowstring and is available in a variety of draw weights.