Lindsay-Waddell

Robert Cuthbert: Did you find shooting or vice versa? Lindsay Waddell: “I spent a lot of my formative years with my aunt and uncle, a shepherd in the Angus Glens…

Grouse moor beaters

I have spent a few days on the other side of the hedge this past season and it has been, let me tell you, very instructive indeed. It is easy…

Shooting-Gazette-April-16

The shooting world never sleeps – just ask your local gamekeeper. Even while these countryside custodians are busy taking their end-of-season holidays they are often secretly plotting the way ahead…

Beretta Silver Pigeon

What are you getting for the money? The Beretta Silver Pigeon Classic is the most expensive gun in the current Silver Pigeon range, with the ‘1’ selling for around £1,500…

crispy duck pancakes recipe

Ingredients Duck breasts Sesame seed oil (or any oil that’s handy) Soy sauce Garlic powder Pepper Chinese five spice powder A large pan of water Wok (or frying pan)  …

AYA No. 2 de Luxe

Any sportsman or woman looking to buy a new side-by-side will almost inevitably find a gun from Aguirre & Aranzabal entering their thoughts whilst perusing the shelves of the local gun shop. Yet there is plenty of…

Boxall & Edmiston Round Action

When one thinks of a British gunmaker certain factors will push to the forefront of one’s mind thanks to the history any great marque builds upon. The name is a reminder of what you are buying…

E J Churchill Coronet

Since 2010 E.J. Churchill,  perhaps most famous in the past for its 25″ barrel guns and today for its superb shooting ground on the outskirts of High Wycombe, has been producing guns in collaboration with…

Shooting Gazette February 2016

The 2015/2016 driven shooting season is coming to a close, and it’s nearly that time of year when we are only able to reflect on its passing through photographs, stories…

Beretta 687 EELL Classic

First produced in 1979, Beretta‘s series of 680 guns have continuously been among the most popular guns available to sportsmen and women across the globe. With the introduction of the higher grade EL and EELL models in the…

Armed Guns SPE .410

You would be forgiven if, like me, you had never heard of Armed Guns, the Turkish manufacturer whose wares are the latest to reach the UK thanks to importer Edgar Brothers. Based in the city…

White Swan Inn Pickering

Generally speaking, a close proximity to the shoot, gun storage, drying room, kennels, good fare and a comfortable bed are the first things I look for when reviewing sporting hotels.…