Traditional country pursuits reimagined for the modern world
Everything from walked-up sport and driven grouse shooting, to reviews and top instruction...
A closer look at mental health and shooting sports.
Comprehensive answers to commonly asked game shooting questions.
Having retired from the corporate world of private banking, Sandy Swinton is now a jobbing pianist and our new roving reporter, unearthing sporting gems around the country. First stop is Powys.
Retired financier Sandy Swinton recalls his best day in the field shooting woodpigeon with legendary guide Peter Schwerdt.
Whether you are new to shooting or a seasoned veteran on the peg, the off season is an important time to prepare for your first day, explains top game shooting instructor Simon Ward.
Alan Beynon BVM&S MRCVS, Director of St David’s Game Bird Services, looks at how the pandemic has helped create positive change.
We visit the ambitious young team at Forthampton that's given the estate's historic shoot an overhaul.
St David’s Gamebird Services work with roughly 3,500 shoots across the UK and Ireland. As the gamebird rearing season approaches, we speak to Director Alan Beynon, a qualified veterinary practitioner with over 30 years’ experience.
More and more shoots are opening up their release pens to British Game Assurance auditors in a bid to show best practice. However, some have shunned the process as they are worried about failing. We meet the BGA auditors to debunk the myths and explain what actually happens on the day.
Just why is everyone raving about this mixed shoot on the Wiltshire/Dorset border?
Waitrose is the largest retailer of game in Britain. Communications manager John Gregson wrote the supermarket’s controversial policy on selling game shot with lead. As a keen shooter, he understands the subject well.
Prime ministers, Charles Darwin and many more besides have all enjoyed the prospect of snipe; says Jeremy Hobson
A method of boosting English partridge numbers in a tough breeding year.
The value of a shoot day should be assessed by the overall experience, not the weight of the bag explains Hugh van Cutsem.
Focus, concentration and nerves –how to shoot your best in a grouse butt.
Top game shooting instructor Simon Ward answers your questions.
Gary Turner asks 'Why shoot pigeons with the cheapest cartridges available?'
Introducing Holland & Holland’s new Conservation Bursary initiative.
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