clay pigeon shooting

Fancy your hand at clay shooting ?

We have some of the best grounds here in the North -both large shooting grounds and small welcoming clubs

Training is available at at most sites

******* The stars indicate my quality rating

 

learn how to hold a gun

and how to use it safely.

we teach you to watch the clays. and hit them.`

photo from a corporate shoot

courtesy of the mustard and punch restaurant

you are never too young to learn,

my grandson demonstrates a perfect gun mount.

Farnley Tyas clay shoot website
Huddersfield, w, york’s *******

The Farnley Tyas shoot, is in the village of Farnley Tyas.

sited on open farm land, the shoot offers a wide variety of sporting stands, to suit most grades of shooters.

Directions and shoot dates can be found on the shoot website above.

Coaching is available, from novice to intermediate.

An excellent shoot!

park lodge shooting ground website
West Cowick, nr goole *******

This is park lodge, shooting school. nr snaith,east York’s.

phone 07919 694587.

opening hours are wed, fri, and sat, 9 am to 5 pm

thursday 9am till 8pm.

sunday 9am till 2pm


It gives me the greatest of pleasure, to update park lodge on my site. my visit on 23/07/2011. gave my friends and I a very nice varied shoot three of us shot 75 sporting and 25 skeet total 300 clays. with only 14 no birds. good proof of traps working well,

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this is a large ground, providing about 15 varied sporting stands, with high towers, several excellent skeet and dtl layouts,and a well laid out compak sporting

I am happy to say,

trap rewiring, and replacing where required, has worked very well, with improvements being made all the time, plus access road, tarmacked, this is now a top class shooting ground, full english breakfast available.

We are told a new clubhouse is to be built, (now up and running, improving comfort and catering for all, good news.

I will add pictures at my next visit.

and update my site accordingly

ground open wed to sunday.

 


Thimbleby clay target centre website
Nr Thirsk north yorkshire *******

.thimbleby now closed

 

CONISTON SHOOTING AND ACTIVITY CENTRE
******* website

This is one of my top grounds. Nice welcome here. All the help you need + some cracking bacon butties and free coffee. Catering for all disciplines.

About 5 miles north of Skipton amid the yorkshire dales, off road driving, falconry, archery,it doesn’t come better. Check out the website.

 

MANCHESTER CLAY SHOOTING
******* website

This is a nice place to shoot with a warm welcome and first class facilities.

Hot and cold food is available from full English breakfast / pie and peas /or sandwiches. with tea coffee or soft drinks ( However ) we go to shoot and the site is well organised.

It truly is a seven star ground. with a good variety of stands, for all abilities.

 

Humberside has been removed from my site.

Kelbrook has been removed. from my site.


LISTED BELOW ARE SOME OF MY FAVOURITE LOCAL SHOOTS WHERE YOU CAN JUST TURN UP AND HAVE A GO ON THE DAY. JUST TURN UP WITH YOUR GUN (OR SOMEONE WILL ALWAYS LEND YOU ONE.) IF YOU ARE A NOVICE THE LADS WILL SUPERVISE AND HELP YOU.

I will add more when I have the time

GREYSTONE WOOD SHOOTING GROUND
******* website

Moor lane, Weston moor, Otley.

Winter fixtures are Saturday jan 20th 2007

and saturday feb 17th for details phone.

Andy on07960 352123. Mick on 07904 289025 or Mark on 07838 131301

This is a cracking shoot in pristine woodland, once a month in winter and  fortnightly in summer.

who’s in the hut?

the traps are discreetly hidden and well placed to provide top class sporting action.

were in the hut! anyone for a pie.

As you can see light refreshments are on offer,tea,coffee, pork pies, and cake,

the layout of the ground is esp, changed every shoot,to give a good variety of targets.

with one of the lads on hand to give advice, or help.

the layouts are set at varied degrees to suit the new shooter, or the top shooters.

before or after shooting just relax with friends and a nice cuppa, and maybe a pie (or two.)

yearly prizes are on offer for the best in each section a.b.and c.

also a bottle of wine is drawn for at each shoot

DIRECTIONS…

From the centre of Otley go over the river bridge heading for blubberhouses. Up the steep hill passing the spite pub (top food is to be had here) when the road levels off, continue for about a mile to crossroads. Turn left (a small sign says ‘clay shoot’). Go down hill 100 yards and enter field on your left .

shoot time is 12.00 till 3.00 last signing winter.

and 12.00 till 3.30 in summer.

Refreshments and cartridges are available on site. also a portaloo.

Every shoot the traps are moved to give variety.

All are welcome here.

a new tearoom is now onsite the hut has gone!

pictures to follow.

 

THE REINDEER, Near Wakefield
****** no website

EVERY SUNDAY MORNING.

At the reindeer pub, Overton near Wakefield, opposite the Yorkshire mining museum.Meet in the car park at 9.45 am small groups always welcome a good set of shooters always ready to help should you need it.

Shoot is in a wooded quarry. This one is a tester!

The traps are strategically. placed to provide some testing but hittable targets

 

shooting dropping crows from a seat

Shooting driven from bush cover

Spot the incoming orange

 

at the reindeer we put on testing targets.look closely and see the orange incomer travelling at some knots.

if you think you can shoot clays, try us out for size.

Semi’s or s/s’s no problem at the reindeer.

cartridges can be bought on site.

last signings 10 am. be early.

 

GUNTHWAITE CLAY SHOOT, upper denby york’s
****** no website

Every thursday evening (in summer). first shoot of this 2009 summer

starts 4.0 pm 16th april for more details ring tony, on 07979 026451.

set on farmland nr upper denby, west yorkshire. post code s36 7ge

come and try the new ball trap.

25 bird compact, also 12 bird pool shoot, with prizes

for top gun, up to £100. on the day,

weekend corporate shoots are catered for. 40/50 bird sporting. phone for details.

food is available on site.

 

 

All trainees are taught gun safety before handling guns.

remember you are never too young to learn

Please take the time to leave your comments on my homepage guestbook, many thanks, peter.

 

 

 

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