Watson Bros

Watson Bros four bore

It may come as a surprise to most Londoners that just a short walk from where tourists buy Chinese-made souvenirs of Tower Bridge is a place that epitomises old-fashioned British craftsmanship. Situated at the south end of Tower Bridge Road lies Watson Bros, an old gunmaking company given new life…

WIN of of three fantastic guns with Shooting Times!

Shooting Times is giving three lucky readers the chance to win one of these three fantastic prizes, each worth up to £2500!   If you are one of our three lucky winners, the choice is yours? Which one do you have your eye on? Will it be the Beretta 690 III, Benelli Raffaello…

Longthorne Gunmakers

Longthorne Gunmakers – English shotgun maker

Established by Jim Longthorne Stewart and his wife Elaine, Longthorne Gunmakers was founded in 2006 and its first gun was revealed to the public at the CLA Game Fair in 2010. Jim and Elaine are engineers first and foremost, and their 35-year history in the trade has seen them manufacturing…

best London gunmakers

Mayfair: The ultimate shopping destination for game shots

Mayfair is home to the biggest names in British game shooting, a place where best London gunmaking talent meets the finest materials and creative talent from around the British Isles. There is something for every taste (and most budgets) in the various districts nearby too, so when only the best…

shotguns under 1000

Shotguns for under £1,000

The idea of owning a new gun, unsullied by the hands of others, is an attractive one – imagine something straight out of the box, brand spanking new and factory fresh without a scratch or a blemish and complete with guarantee and dealer back-up. The stumbling block is often the…