Clay Pigeon Shooting Lessons

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SHot Gund Cartridges for Clay Pigeon Shooting

Wedgnock Shooting Ground offers a range of shooting lessons and courses suitable for everyone from complete beginners to experienced competition and game shooters. 

We have a comfortable clubhouse where you can relax with a tea or coffee in front of the wood burner. Our layouts have covered shooting stands in case of poor weather.

We offer a huge variety of targets on our shooting layouts which include English Sporting, Sportrap, Skeet, DTL and Tower.

Various lessons are offered to cater for differing abilities and requirements: 

50 Shot LessonShooter in cage, Lesson Tuition

Ideal for those who would like to try clay pigeon shooting to see if they would like to take it up as a hobby. The lesson will last approximately 60 minutes and we provide all of the equipment (shotgun, cartridges, clay targets, hearing protection and eye protection) and full tuition.

Suitable for individuals or groups.

Cost £75 per person for an individual, £65 for 2 or 3 people, £60 for 4 to 7 people and £55 for 8 + people.

Anyone aged 14 years and over can have a go a clay pigeon shooting.

Book Online or contact the office for details or buy a Taster Session as a Gift Voucher.

Beginner's Course

Gun in Shoulder Ready to Shoot - Lesson

A course of three one hour lessons - Cost £200

If you are looking to take up clay shooting as a sport / hobby this course is a must. It will equip you with the safety information and knowledge that will give you the confidence to be able to shoot at a clay shooting ground. 

  • Shooting ground safety principles
  • Gun handling
  • Shooting techniques
  • Explanation of disciplines (Skeet, DTL, Sporting and Sportrap)
  • Shooting ground etiquette
  • Shotgun licence requirements
  • Types of shotgun
  • Cartridge loads, shot size and chamber length

The course of three lessons can be booked at your convenience

  • Part One - 50 Shot Lesson, including safety and basic shooting techniques
  • Part Two - 25 Shot Lesson, explanation of guns, shooting disciplines and law
  • Part Three - 50 Shot Lesson and how to buy your first gun!

Cost

  • One person - £200 
  • Two persons - £180 each

Successfully completing a Beginner's Course will allow a non-shotgun licence holder to participate in our Open Shoots at Wedgnock Shooting Ground, under the supervision of an approved regular shooter.

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Tuition

Clay Lesson on the Tower at WedgnockSuitable for shotgun-licence holders only. Tuition is invaluable for the following:

  • Shooters wishing to improve their success rate
  • Shooters who are having problems
  • Game shooters looking to get their eye in before the season on high bird
  • Diagnosing problems (gun fit, master eye problems, gun mount)
  • Pattern plate

Cost: £50 per hour plus clays and cartridges *

Contact the office to book in.

Availability

  • Weekdays -  Monday to Friday 10.00-17.30
  • Saturday mornings 10.00 – 13.00 between 1st September and 1st March. For the rest of the year we cannot shoot on the first two Saturdays of each month.

* Low noise ammunition must be used 13.00-17.30 on Weekdays and Saturdays 10.00-13.00.