English & Scottish Shooting Seasons

Some general advice for our shooting guests

These dates apply in England & Scotland unless otherwise stipulated.  All dates are inclusive.

Game Bird Seasons

Pheasant: Oct 1 - Feb 1

Partridge: Sept 1 - Feb 1

Grouse: Aug 12 - Dec 10

Blackgame: Aug 20 - Dec 10

Snipe: Aug 12 - Jan 31

Woodcock (Scotland): Sept 1 - Jan 31

Woodcock (England): Oct 1 - Jan 31

Duck & Goose (inland): Sept 1 - Jan 31  

Pigeon: All year

Local Shooting Calendar

March to May - Pigeon shooting over decoys.

April - Roe buck stalking starts.

July to August - Pigeon shooting over decoys.

August to November - Grouse shooting over pointers, walked-up and driven.

September to January - Driven partridges. Walked-up days for a variety of game. Duck flighting.

October to January - Driven pheasants. Walked-up days for a variety of game. Duck flighting.

All year - Roe deer stalking. Simulated game shooting.

Roe Deer Stalking - Scotland

Bucks: April 1 - Oct 20

Does:  Oct 21 - Mar 31

Roe Deer Stalking - England

Bucks: April 1 - Oct 31

Does:  Nov 1 - Feb 28

   

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