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If you love fieldsports and shooting, then you’ll be amongst like-minded friends at Shooting UK. Whether you’re into clayshooting, gameshooting, stalking or airgunning.

You’ll find Shooting UK packed with gun reviews and guides to help you choose the best kit and equipment to suit you, as well as news stories, features and recipes.

Shooting UK is the umbrella website for Sporting Gun and Shooting Times and is a hub for the whole shooting community.  If you would like to contact us with any comments or queries, please email us at

Our team of writers are all experts in the field, whether that’s breeding and training gundogs, deer stalking, pest control, pheasant shooting, gamekeeping, reviewing guns or teaching shooting.  If they think a new shotgun is the best on the market, then you can trust their judgement.

So whether you’re looking to start shooting or get your DSC1, Shooting UK is the perfect field for you.

Meet the team

Patrick Galbraith

Patrick Galbraith receiving a shooting lesson

Patrick Galbraith, Shooting Times editor 

Writer, editor, gameshooter, wildfowler, fly fisher and fieldsports fan Patrick was brought up in Dumfries and learnt to shoot at an early age. As part of his remit at Shooting Times he has camped on a remote Scottish island alone for a week (except for his dog), got up at dawn to go wildfowling on the marsh, had his shooting prowess taken apart and put back together again, crawled over scree in Scotland on stalking trips. You can follow his features and articles for Shooting Times here. If you want to contact Patrick, e mail him at


Matt Clark

Matt Clark, editor of Sporting Gun

Matt Clark, Sporting Gun editor

Having grown up in Cumbria,Matt spent most of his time rough shooting and rabbiting with his lurcher. Before becoming editor of Sporting Gun he edited another shooting magazine. His favourite type of shooting is walked up with his old over-and-under 12-bore, but you will often see him slaying some clays at his local club. Contact Matt at and read his articles here.

Charlotte Peters, Shooting UK editor

Charlotte grew up in Somerset on a farm and these days is responsible for deciding what content is going to make it onto Shooting UK. She keeps a keen eye out on what readers are looking for, what they want to see more of, the latest news and product launches and is in frequent discussion with the editors of the print magazines. You can reach her at

David Tomlinson, Contributor

David is an expert on working dogs and also an ornithologist. He writes weekly for Shooting Times, on different gundog breeds, caring for gundogs and regularly reviews field trials. Read his articles here.



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