Game on! Our top shooting spots this season

Shooting season takes flight

As Autumn dawns, Games Season begins for many of the Great Inns of Britain. Many of the Inns are situated within perfect shooting terrain and are within close proximity to some of the best shooting locations in the country. We have hand-picked a selection of the finest locations for Game Shooting across the UK.

Lancashire

Lancashire is home to the stunning 300 square mile forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding beauty within which The Inn at Whitewell is located. The distinctive Inn boasts 23 en-suite bedrooms which have been individually designed with antique furnishings, paintings and prints. The Inn is conveniently located within close proximity to a selection of shooting schools including the Dolphin Clay Target Centre, as well as being perfectly situated next to some of the finest pheasant shoots in the country. The Inn is able to help organise shooting parties and clay pigeon shooting days where guests are able to unwind and warm up at the Inn at Whitewell where many of their rooms include open peat fires. The Inn at Whitewell is a dog friendly Inn, where a dog bed is provided to allow your pet to settle in comfortably.

Nearby Shoots include:

Conwy River Festival, Conwy
Conwy River Festival, Conwy

Teesdale, United Kingdom

The moors of upper Teesdale are considered as some of the best in the world for grouse shooting. The Rose & Crown is conveniently located in the picturesque village of Romaldkirk, within the stunning countryside of Teesdale where the Durham and Yorkshire dales meet. This luxurious Inn makes for the ideal base for exploring the surrounding Teesdale countryside, as well as the North Pennines; just 19 miles from the A1 at Scotch Corner. The Rose & Crown provides deluxe accommodation along with secure gun storage and kit cleaning areas for a weekend in the countryside during Game Season. The Inn also welcomes well behaved dogs in the bar and majority of the bedrooms at no additional cost; please let reception know when placing your booking. There is also a good clay pigeon shooting club just a couple of miles away with regular practice shoots throughout the year which is open to visitors.

Nearby Shoots include:

Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Pheasant is situated near to the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, perfectly positioned for exploring the UK’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site – the Lake District.. Located just 15 minutes’ drive from Dovenby shoot, and under 20 minutes from Lingholm shoot, The Pheasant is located within close proximity to shoot its namesake. This quaint Inn, which started life as a coaching Inn in the 17th century now boasts 15 individually styled rooms, with plenty of traditional Cumbrian touches. Excellent service, stunning surroundings and sumptuous bedrooms make The Pheasant an excellent base for your next shoot.

Nearby Shoots include:

Conwy River Festival, Conwy
Conwy River Festival, Conwy

Beaumaris, United Kingdom

The island of Anglesey’s diverse countryside is renowned for its game shooting and offers you many shooting terrains. The Bull is situated on the south-east coast of Anglesey, located just 35 minutes away from the famous Presaddfed Shooting Estate. This unique Inn is made up of a characterful 400 year old coaching inn with original beams and the adjacent Townhouse, which is a modern and stylish boutique hotel, combing traditional charm with contemporary style. Finish your day during Game Season by unwinding in the vibrant bar with its cask ales, impressive gin selection and roaring open fire.

Nearby Shoots include:

Whitby, United Kingdom

The White Horse & Griffin is one of the most iconic and charismatic properties on the old East side of Whitby. The charming Inn provides the opportunity to take part in shooting parties, guests can expect gun storage, shotgun certified staff and 10 en-suite individually styled guest rooms, ranging in price. The White Horse & Griffin is dog friendly meaning a number of the rooms can accommodate your pet. If a shooting party is not for you, the White Horse & Griffin is conveniently located just 15 minutes’ drive to Mulgrave castle Sporting Club and less than 20 minutes’ drive to Egton Estate which boasts a range of different terrains across the estate.

Nearby Shoots include:

Conwy River Festival, Conwy
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