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Shooting holidays, breaks and vacations, including clay pigeon, air rifle, wildfowling, game shooting and simulated game shooting in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Terms, abbreviations and qualifications for shooting breaks and holidays
BASC – The British Association for Shooting and Conservation.
CPSA – the English National Governing body for Clay Target Shooting.
Clay shoots – saucer-shaped disks (of limestone and pitch) are launched, at a variety of speeds and angles, from machines called 'traps'; these are used as targets for year-round shooting.
Simulated game shooting – closed season shoots using 'clays' and simulation equipment to replicate a driven game shoot.
GNAT – remote controlled target shooting system using a small aircraft which is a scaled down version of a military target drone.
Game shooting – live quarry shooting, in a number of styles:
Driven – where 'beaters', walk through woodland 'drives', and the game birds go on ahead of the beating line. Shooters, 'guns', are positioned at the point the birds will take flight.
Walked-up & rough-shooting – where one or more guns walk through a game area and shoot as birds are flushed from cover. Rough-shooting is normally carried out in small groups.
Wildfowling – wild duck and geese hunting on tidal marshes, estuaries and foreshores.

Travel-Quest top tips for shooting holidays
• It's recommended that novices start with clay shooting at a clay ground where they can learn to shoot with expert instruction, without the need to have their own gun or to hold a shotgun licence.
• Even if just clay shooting, make sure you're covered by insurance, be it provided by the shooting ground or something you buy for yourself.
• Shoots will insist all guns have adequate public liability insurance through a recognised field sports organisation such as the BASC or CPSA.


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Shooting holidays & breaks

uk flag Fishing-Shooting UK
based: Cumbria, UK
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Lake District driven and rough shooting holiday packages, shooting for grouse, pheasant, partridge, duck and rabbit for teams of up to teams of 4–8 guns.
| shooting | UK |

uk flag High Lodge
based: Suffolk, UK
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Shooting school and grounds classed as a 'Premier Ground' by the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association and offering a choice of ranges. Also an air rifle range set in woodland. Accommodation is in self-catering lodges.
| shooting | England |

uk flag Island Clay Breaks
based: Isle of Wight, UK
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Island Clay Breaks specialise in clay pigeon shooting holidays on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. They use Shepherds Chine Shooting Ground and cater for corporate team building events, stag and hen weekends, and all skill levels from beginner to experienced.
| shooting | England |

Pines Clay Target Shooting Club (The)
based: Spain
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Weekend and 4-day and 7-day clay target shooting breaks in the Mudorras mountains in southern Catalonia, Spain; all including B&B accommodation. The club offers Sporting, FITASC, DTL, ABT, Skeet and Driven Flush targets.
| shooting | Spain |

uk flag Solway Shooting Holidays
based: Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
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Shooting breaks, including 2-day and weekend packages, with an experienced BASC registered guide, on the Solway Firth, SW Scotland. Offering walked up and rough shooting for partridge, pheasant, snipe, woodcock, hare and rabbit. Guns must have third party liability insurance from BASC (or an equivalent).
| shooting | Scotland |

uk flag West Venn Sporting
based: Devon, UK
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Shooting breaks (clays and birds) in Devon, from the South West’s field sports and country pursuits specialists. They can organise bespoke days, short breaks or holidays, with superb accommodation tailored to your exact requirements. Also fly fishing and sea fishing holidays.
| shooting | freshwater fishing | sea fishing | England |

uk flag Anglia Sporting
based: Suffolk, UK
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Pigeon shooting packages in East Anglia (Suffolk and Norfolk), for both experienced pigeon shooters and novices.
| shooting | England |

uk flag Boundary Farm
based: Suffolk, UK
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Year-round shooting holidays from self-catering accommodation on this Suffolk farm.
| shooting | England |

uk flag Cowans Sporting
based: Angus, Scotland, UK
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Traditional and classic pheasant and partridge shooting holidays in Scotland (Dumfries, Argyll, Lockerbie) and in England (Plymouth and Cornwall).
| shooting | Scotland | England |

usa flag Marine Military Academy
based: Texas, USA
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Summer camp programs for boys and youths aged 13-17, various activities on offer.
| planes | shooting | English language | youth/teen | USA |

uk flag Montrose Shooting Breaks
based: Angus, Scotland, UK
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Deer stalking and packages shooting for goose, pheasant, duck, pigeon, fox and rabbit, with expert guides. Also salmon fishing breaks.
| shooting | Scotland |

uk flag North East Shooting Breaks
based: Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
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Tailored and guided goose shooting, decoying and flighting holidays in Scotland.
| shooting | Scotland |

uk flag Pigeon All Day Long
based: Fife, Scotland, UK
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Goose and pigeon shooting in Fife with professional BASC guides, local hotel or B&B accommodation.
| shooting | Scotland |

uk flag Prescott Shooting
based: Gloucestershire, UK
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Cotswolds holiday packages, including clay pigeon, air rifle, archery and cross-bows, and driven game shoots.
| shooting | Scotland |

based: Argyll, Scotland, UK
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Quad bike tours for groups of all sizes. Quad ATV treks plus other activities like clay shooting, archery, ropes course, gorge walking etc.
| ATV/quad biking | archery | shooting | UK |

uk flag SFAT – Special Forces Adventure Training
based: Nottinghamshire, UK
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Adventure weekends with military and survival training coached by current or ex-military personnel.
| military vehicles | shooting | UK |


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