Weekend firing will take place at Barton Road Range on most weekends in Feb 2024.
Plan your walk along Whitwell Way accordingly !
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY DO NOT ENTER THE RANGE DANGER AREA IF RED FLAGS ARE FLYING OR RED LIGHTS ARE DISPLAYED.
Pest Species control and Deer Management, using shotguns and rifles, will also take place on these ranges and training area and members of public are therefore warned of this potential risk when entering the training area and ranges.
Firing times on Saturday are between 9am and 3.30pm for day firing or 3.30pm and 11pm for night firing. Sunday firing times are between 9am and 2pm.
The Ministry of Defence said night firing was not planned at the range near the M11. It may take place at short notice due to operational commitments.
A Ministry of Defence warning said:
For your own safety do not touch any military debris, it may be dangerous. Should you have any queries with regards to whether the range is in use or require any other information please do not hesitate to contact the Training Area Team Leader on 01223 262403.
Whitwell Way runs along the north side of the shallow valley of Bin Brook, a tributary of the River Cam, from Coton to Long Road . The warning notices are a reminder that Whitwell Way marks the northern edge of Barton Firing Range.