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.…

pheasant shoots

1. Bowhill, The Borders The name Black Andrew strikes fear into shooting men and women the length and breadth of the nation (and further afield) and so it should. But this…

Our first issue of the New Year coincides with the final full month of the driven shooting season, and even though we can count the number of weeks left on…

RSPB

Three cheers for Sir Ian Botham for having the balls to take on the RSPB, a charity rightly accused of “forgetting the birds”. Founded in 1889 as the ‘Plumage League’ by ladies with concerns about the…

William Powell Monarch 20 bore

The name William Powell has been involved in gunmaking in Britain since 1802. The firm passed through the hands of many generations of Powells before the rise of European makers finally caught up with them and the…

UK's top game restaurants

London Rules Just around the corner from Covent Garden, London’s oldest restaurant, which opened in 1798, is the place to go if you have a budget to throw out of the…