Paintball & Low Impact Paintball
Gunsmoke Paintball Layer Marney Colchester Essex CO5 9FH

Come and play paintball with your friends and colleagues at our purpose built, 31 acre site in Layer Marney on the outskirts of Colchester, Essex.  With great road links, the site is easy to get to by car (or coach/bus for large parties/corporates/schools) with lots of parking available.

Established over 20 years ago, Gunsmoke Paintball is a family run business and as keen paintballers ourselves, we aim to give you an excellent experience and great value for money.

We welcome individuals, groups, clubs, paintball parties, walk on players (last Sunday of each month, prebooking is essential).  We also can cater for younger players too so if you are aged between 8 and 11 we do paintball with the JT Splatmaster pump action markers.  For 12 – 16 year old age group we have special pricing – please note you will need parental consent and an adult must be in attendance and you will be in a mixed age group including adults.  Additionally the site is available for hire for teams and groups.

Check out the pages on the website for more details about the activities available at Gunsmoke Paintball.

Contact us today to make your booking.  Simply call 07790 143118 or email to discuss your requirements

Play Paintball
Play Paintball

Come and play paintball with your friends and colleagues. We welcome individuals, groups, schools, clubs, paintball parties, walk on players and more at our purpose built 31 acre paintball site.

Splatmaster Kids (8-11)

Designed for 8 and 11 years old players, Gunsmoke Splatmaster kids uses low velocity JT Splatmasters that fire very fragile paintballs,  This is a safe and low impact alternative to regular paintball.  Parental consent needed and an adult must be in attendance.

Walk On Players last Sunday of each month pre-booking essential
Walk On Players

The last Sunday of each month is for walk on players and teams and you will need to pre-book.  We can also supply you with everything you need to play if you need it too.  Pre-booking is essential.

Low Impact Paintball at Gunsmoke Paintball
Low Impact Paintball

Low impact paintball has all the excitement and the velocity and distance of regular paintball but with a low impact hit. So if you are worried about bruising then this is for you and minimum age for this is 12 years old (with parental permission).

Paintball for schools

Gunsmoke Paintball is the perfect venue for schools and youth organisations/clubs.  We can cater for large numbers and have everything on site that you are likely to need.  Ample parking for vehicles/coaches, indoor safe area with catering facilities, toilets and more.

Corporate Days

Gunsmoke Paintball is the ideal site for hosting your corporate paintball teambuilding day out.  We have a large venue with plenty of parking and facilities to make your corporate team building day one to remember.

Stag/Hen Parties

Bring your stag or hen group to Gunsmoke Paintball ahead of your big day and have a fun packed time with your mates. Paintball is a great sport and gives everyone the opportunity to work as a team but also have a lot of laughs along the way.

Gunsmoke Paintball Shop
Onsite Shop

We have an onsite shop stocking a good selection of kit for airsoft and paintball and are open on days when the site is operating and also by appointment on non-game days.

Gunsmoke Paintball, Layer Marney Colchester CO5 9FH
Location/Stunt Hire

Gunsmoke Paintball is available to production companies for filming location hire.  Additionally we hire out equipment and expertise so if you need some paintballers for your project then we can help.

Location and Directions

Our site is located at Gunsmoke Paintball in Maldon Road, Layer Marney just outside of Colchester in Essex and on the main B1022 road to Layer Marney.

The entrance to site is very clearly marked and will be on the left hand side of the road (heading from Colchester to Tiptree on the B1022).

Take the A12 towards Colchester and then follow signs for Colchester Zoo, the site is on the Colchester to Tiptree road B1022, just follow Maldon Road and you will see the entrance.

Gunsmoke Paintball
Maldon Road
Layer Marney

In the event you need further directions please call Julie on 07790 143118 for assistance.

Book Now

If you would like to make a booking, or have any questions, please contact Julie on 07790 143118 or alternatively email or simply use our online contact form below.

Please note that we will confirm bookings with you so please ensure that you supply a contact number.  To avoid any disappointment, you MUST book in or call in to reserve your place rather than just turning up on site on the day.

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