Borthwick Castle

13 Royal Palaces You Can Actually Stay In We’re always on the lookout for an incredible place to stay – and these fabulous palace hotels don’t disappoint… 1. Gstaad Palace,…

Shooting Industry Awards 2017 Finalists

New Clothing Product   Marly Trousers (Percussion) Tahr XP (Swazi) Nahanni Smock (Swazi) Berwick Men’s Waterproof Coat  (Alan Paine) Balfour Tweed Shooting Coat (Laksen Sporting) New Ladies Clothing Product  Kodiak…

countryside

The Commission commented: “Certain purposes of the Alliance relate to preserving, protecting and promoting the heritage and practice of activities related to wildlife, the countryside and wildlife management including hunting,…

10 Beautiful Destinations For Golfers And Non-Golfers The world is your Oyster! Golf is blessed with magnificent courses and stunning scenery all over the world. Rob Smith suggests a bucket-list…

bespoke shooting tweeds

Inheriting a pair of Purdeys or a grouse moor? That would certainly delight most keen Shots. But wearing great-grandfather’s old tweeds? Not so much. Moths will have done their worst,…

cartridge colour

Q: Why don’t cartridge makers stick 
to an internationally agreed colour code for different bore sizes as used to be the case (12-bore were red, 16-bore blue and 20-bore yellow)?…

Browning B525

In 2003 Browning brought out the B525 and at the time it represented the latest phase in the development of the company’s Miroku-built models. The gun had some subtle yet…

deerstalking male deer

A: The straightforward answer is that you do not require a formal qualification to go stalking. While many people who stalk have undertaken training and successfully completed the DSC at level 1 and level 2, there…

Hatsan Escort Magnum Xtreme

A: With regard to the proofing of shotguns, “magnum” is a legacy term that is no longer current. Under the 1954 Rules of Proof, 3in 12-bore shotguns were proofed at either 3½ton or 4ton per…

cartridge review by female Gun

With the number of female shooters growing, we thought that it was about time we asked a keen female Shot, Laura Ohrman, to review some cartridges for us. She is a…