Llansantffraed Court

A visit to Monmouthshire is almost a visit home for me and it always shows. Whenever I come this way my accent spills forth the moment the first aitch is…

Game shooting services

Felin Newydd House Probably the most sought-after of all game shooting services, there’s nothing like time away with friends, especially when they’re shooting friends, at a private residence. No sportsman…

Wood fired pigeon

A lot of people think pigeon recipe and they think of the cliched ‘flying rats’ which cause mess and clutter in our urban areas. If only they knew how good…

David Latham England gundog team captain

As a professional handler, trainer, tutor, judge, selector and breeder, David Latham doesn’t have time for those who say the gundog world is a closed shop. The three-time IGL Retriever…

It’s August, and you know what that means. After what seems an eternity, the Glorious Twelfth, the start of the grouse shooting season, edges ever closer. Excited? You should be,…

How to make a complaint about a game shoot

Our sport is possibly one of the most evocative of any pastime, and good memories from the season linger throughout the summer, sometimes enduring for years when a chance reminder…

Dogs for deer stalking

By Sam Clarke The British Deer Society (BDS) is at the forefront when it comes to training stalkers and those involved with the deer industry, so when I heard that…

Edward Watson

Whether based at West London Shooting School, E.J. Churchill, Royal Berkshire Shooting Ground or Barbury Shooting School, the UK is home to some of the world’s best shooting instructors. Many…

White Horse Chilgrove

“We are surrounded by shoots, with Chilgrove, King’s Walk and Uppark to name just three on our doorstep,” said Niki, the manager at the impressive White Horse, “and we pride…

Trio of venison recipe

One of the great things about venison is you can do so much with each of the various cuts of lean and slender meat. With six species of deer in…

Sir Christopher Evans

Port Talbot-born Sir Christopher Evans is a biotechnology entrepreneur chair of Arthurian Life Sciences Ltd. Although he came into game shooting later than most his enthusiasm is boundless. You are…

Shooting Gazette July 2014

What were you doing way back in 1989 – not yet born, still in your school uniform, about to start that dream job in the City or even on the…

Breeding puppies

When it comes to breeding puppies, an older dog should still be perfectly capable of producing a litter if she has always come into season regularly. Of course, older dogs…