The ever-popular shooting area offers a range of new experiences and competitions for experts and beginners alike. We have a great range to suit or challenge all, at affordable prices. Just show up and try your luck – there’s no age restriction and guns, clays, cartridges and safety protection are all provided. Clays organised by Pentangle Shooting Services and Buchan Field Sports.

Shotguns not for you? Try your luck at the popular air rifles target range, organised by the National Target Sports Association.

Clays Competitions

We run competitions throughout the weekend. Entries open at 10am at Shooting Control (north-east corner of the park) where full details of rules, entry requirements and prizes can be found.

40 Target Sporting Re-entry (for participants with own gun)
• Open – £100 prize each today
• Juniors (<18)
• Ladies – Saturday’s top lady wins a bespoke tweed jacket

Plus various other prizes.

Club Class 40 Sporting Re-entry
For B-class and below shooters
Top-prize: an automatic clay trap!

Pool Shoot
Break all the targets to get a life for the shoot off to win a share of the pool at the end of the day. NEW The Rabbit Flush – Riverside Field A two-person flush, open to all abilities. Have-a-go and Competition flushes.

NEW The Hull Flush
Challenge – Riverside Field
20 targets, for shooters with own guns. Cartridges provided. Prize: £75 plus 250 cartridges.

Young Shots, under 18s
The winner of the competition, running all weekend, will win a gun (approx. value £500).

Results from previous years’ shooting competitions


Take advantage of the on-site storage for your shotguns. If you wish to temporarily store your shotgun during the fair you must produce a valid shotgun certificate.


Offering a full range of shotgun coaching, including the BASC “Safe Shot” award, which recognizes your knowledge of shotgun safety and gun handling. This year BASC is bringing the ST-2 Shooting Simulator, aimed at improving the shooters skills and enjoyment of the sport. Guns, cartridges and safety equipment are available. Visit the BASC tent on Gunmakers Row, in front of the clay shooting area.




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