Why Shoot?

Have a look at the various types of shooting you could take up. Click through to each page to find out more.


Clay Shooting

Clay pigeon shooting is the art of shooting at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets, with a shotgun.

Laura Nixon - UKC

Target Shooting

This can take place indoors or outdoors, at varying distances around the UK. Depending on the range, you can use almost any rifle, from .177 air rifles to .50 BMG.


Game / Hunting

This includes Quarry and Rough Shooting, Deer Stalking and Wildfowling.


Practical Shooting & Target Shotgun

Requiring speed, accuracy and movement this is probably the most demanding of all the shooting sports.


Pest Control & Humane Dispatch

Pest control is the regulation or management of any species defined as a pest. Humane dispatch is the deliberate culling of an injured/wounded animal to avoid unnecessary suffering



Airsoft is a fast paced growing sport that revolves around a replica war game that uses realistic looking guns that fire 6mm plastic BB pellets. Airsoft ranges from day skirmishes to weekend long battles.

Historical reenactor shooting over fallen horse

Reenactment & Live Action Role Play

Reenactment participants follow a prearranged plan to recreate some aspects of a historical event or period. LARP was inspired by the popular table top role-playing games.

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