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What women Guns really, really want for Christmas

Stuck for ideas?

Need to get a Christmas gift for a female Gun? We asked some women who shoot what they’d love to receive.

The ultimate Christmas gifts for female Guns

Vision Ikon Stockingfoot Chest Waders

Vision Ikon Stockingfoot Chest Waders £225

“Even though the season has just finished – I would love a pair of Vision chest waders for Christmas. Mine are shared with my father & I currently get a rather damp left leg within about half an hour of getting into the water. I suppose it’s good to pull something wet out of the water sometimes even if it does happen to be me! I also would never say no to a Troutbeck canvas bag by Chapman Bags – it’s  a great piece for both country to town. I’m eyeing one up for my laptop when in town, and for my place on the hill in the highlands. ”  Bryony Daniels, Brands Ambassador at Farlows

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Troutbeck canvas bags from £179

“I’d  love to have a new matching cartridge bag and gun slip from Croots – with my initials on, of course!” Charlie Coups, Marketing Manager at Schöffel Country

Croots cartridge bag

Byland cartridge bag from Croots

“I would really like another shooting lesson with West London Shooting School to improve my habit of not staying far enough ahead of the target, since it is so different to my Pentathlon training! Zoe Davison, World Class British Pentathlete

“On a cold Christmas day, warm clothing is absolutely essential! Top of my Christmas list would be a cosy pair of soft alpaca wool shooting socks keep your toes warm & toasty out in the field. Cashmere hand warmers are also great for adding a bit of warmth whilst feeling luxurious – they are great from shooting because your fingers are still free to move – another great stocking filler!” Jayne Ireland, Tom Lane

cashmere hand warmers

Cashmere handwarmers by Tom Lane £35

“For Christmas I would like a pair of 28-bore, side-by-side, Purdey guns for shooting quail in Georgia. Maybe a pair of gun slips for my guns in a really cool fur… I have Normandy cow slips in the UK but out in the US maybe something like armadillo skin! I would also like a friend for Uni my black Labrador so they can sit together on the wagon when we’re out hunting and be the best retriever pair out there! Maybe a little golden spaniel bitch.” Lady Melissa Percy, Mistamina

cocker spaniel

A golden cocker spaniel?

“After speaking with my girlfriends, here are their thoughts: A Minto field coat from Purdey and some monogrammed slippers, a Ralph Lauren velvet evening jacket, cashmere by Loro Piano and layering pieces by Hanro for a cold day.” Jo Chauveau

PUrdey ladies field coat

Ladies tweed field coat by Purdey £895

Rachel Carrie game cookery book

Rachel Carrie’s new game cookery book RRP £30

“I’m not the world’s best cook so I’d like Rachel Carrie at my beck and call so that she can prepare and cook all the game and venison I shoot. She’s also great company with her deep, bellowing Yorkshire laugh. Failing that a copy of her new Game & Gatherings cook book.” Selena Barr, Tweed Media. 

Holland & Holland indoor cinema

Holland & Holland indoor rifle shooting cinema £150 an hour plus ammunition

Finally, for myself I’d like a few hours in Holland & Holland’s indoor rifle shooting cinema at their grounds in Northwood.