As the 2017-18 UK game bird season is winding up we are turning our attention to simulated game bird shooting, deer stalking and of course, trout and salmon fishing.
For those still wanting to continue shooting through until the end of February we now have excellent mixed driven pheasant, partridge and duck in Ireland with our good friends at Mulberry Shoot in County Clare.
And what an excellent season 2017-18 has been for us and our clients. Well presented birds in good numbers and in excellent condition on all the shoots we attended. Continue reading
Our Winter e-Newsletter for the 2017-18 UK fieldsports season is now available on our website.
The Newsletter is full of interesting articles and useful tips on British country pursuits including grouse, partridge and pheasant shooting, fly fishing, a book review of the very interesting “Servants of the Lord” from Quiller Publishing, the upcoming London Wing Shooting Fair, ADIHEX 2017 and much more.
Once again our partners Quiller Publishing have made available a newly released publication as the prize in our quarterly book giveaway competition.
This quarter it is the fabulously researched and presented Servants of the Lord by David S. D. Jones.
To have a chance of winning this attractive prize, send your answer to the following question to:
and at the same time, let us know if you would like to sign up for our free quarterly e-newsletter by clicking on here.
Question: What is the name given to the person on a shooting estate responsible for rearing game birds?
The competition is open to our UK domestic and international followers and closes at midnight GMT on Sunday 31 December 2017.
The winner will be announced on Monday 1 January 2018.
To purchase a discounted copy of Servants of the Lord with free P&P in the UK, click on the link below or go to:
and use the BCS purchase code of BCSSSL17 when checking out.
Quiller Publishing Book Review
Servants of the Lord – Outdoor Staff of the Great Country Houses by David S.D. Jones Published by Quiller 2017
I, like many here in Britain, and for that matter, around the world, have a great interest (bordering on voyeuristic curiosity) for life in the Great Country Estates of the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Continue reading
British Country Sports has four days driven shooting days available for teams of 6-10 Guns at the famous Badminton Estate available in December. The 9th, 11th, 19th & 20th.
These could be taken as back to back days if required 9th & 11th with the 10th set aside for touring some of the amazing nearby sites such as Stonehenge, Bath Roman Baths, Castle Combe or the beautiful Cotswolds District and the 19th & 20th.
Shotguns, cartridges, loader/coaches, safety equipment, compulsory shooting insurance and full catering is available.
Accommodation to suit all budgets is available including the splendid 5 Star Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa.
Badminton is only 2 hours driving time from Central London.
Book now for Badminton or other game bird shooting or deer stalking opportunities on +44 (0)203 642 2251 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Today British Country Sports are hosting a team on a farm shoot in wonderful Wiltshire.
No pegs, the Guns will be placed by the Gamekeeper to ensure all get best chance to be in the shooting on all drives.
An entertaining mixture of snap shooting in tall tree lines as the pheasants whistle overhead, agricultural paddocks, hedgerows and the “pièce de résistance” the final drive where the Guns are standing in the farm house garden. Continue reading
There is a saying in British shooting circles that good estates will be able to produce good birds in good numbers in spite of inclement weather.
Badminton Estate in beautiful Gloucestershire and Wiltshire proved that saying correct again this week. Continue reading