A day that started and finished with road rage, but with a hugely enjoyable filling. By Patrick Tillard.
An exceptional day’s shooting in the Scottish Borders leaves Marcus Janssen in no doubt that your hosts can be the difference between a good and a great day.
There are many elements that make a great day’s shooting memorable. In the case of this Cotswold shoot it is those at its very backbone that make all the difference, as Patrick Tillard discovered.
With a passion-driven aim and a dedicated team, the Countess Sondes has steered Lees Court Estate into the top-tier, says Patrick Tillard.
The Ian Coley Sporting Agency let days on some of the UK’s finest estates. Patrick Tillard joined them in the Cotswolds in the tail-end of a storm.
The team behind Purdey Gold Award-winning Temple Shoot in Wiltshire have a lot to be proud of, says Marcus Janssen.
Comfort of royalty, painfully good food and partridges that don't follow the rule book – not a bad day in the office for Patrick Tillard.
Exceptional pheasant shooting at Arundel Castle leaves Marcus Janssen wondering if he’ll ever witness a more complete shoot day.
Mike Barnes heads for the Herefordshire hills where he visits Stoke Edith, a pretty shoot with a good reputation, and now run by Mark Coleman.
Taking a break from 12-hour treks to the West Country for extreme pheasants, Alex Brant enjoys mixed sport closer to home on Edradynate Estate.
Brian Dunn visits the Portman Burtley estate where 100 years ago at Hall Barn the record-breaking pheasant shoot was held.
From rearing grey partridges under bantams to selling game and venison directly to the restaurant trade, Holcot is a shoot with a difference, as Mike Barnes discovered.
Mike Barnes visits Coates Hall, a Lincolnshire farm shoot with a thriving population of English partridges.
While the West Country may have some fabulous pheasant shoots, there can be no county with more high bird destinations than Yorkshire, says Simon Ward.
Just eight miles from Tower Bridge and inside the M25, Berwick Marshes is a shoot with a difference, as Marcus Janssen discovered.
Great sport in idyllic surroundings - Mike Barnes enjoys a day with Liam Botham at Sawley, his shoot in North Yorkshire.
Mike Barnes looks at a remarkable resurrection of a partridge shoot in Norfolk, where he witnessed one of the biggest wild bird days of the year.
Eight shoots, a hatchery, a hotel and over 100 employees... Bettws Hall is an operation like no other. Owners Gwyn and Ann Evans tell Mike Barnes how it all began with just 80 pheasant poults.
Sir Tom Cowie passed the running of his Murton Grange shoot in North Yorkshire to his youngest daughter, Vicky, in 2008. She talks to Jane Pruden about her father and her role as shoot hostess.
Pioneer of high bird valley shooting, David Hitchings moulded Gurston Down into one of the sport's truly great destinations. It set the standard. Where better then to celebrate his 80th birthday? By Robert Cuthbert.
Despite a great heritage, it may have taken a little while to get there but for the last 30 years Wrackleford has been widely recognised as a shoot of genuine class. Mike Barnes travelled to Dorset to find out why.
Kelling Hall in North Norfolk sits at the heart of just under 1,800 acres and has one of the county’s best shoots. For 15 years it was run by Shirley Deterding who now reflects on her time at the helm.
A fabulous house, a big sporting history and some stunning countryside, Raehills shoot in South West Scotland is a sporting estate reborn.
From high street fashion to high flying pheasants, Richard Caring is in a league of his own, as Heather Waktare discovered on her visits to The Lakes, his shoot in Somerset.
Mike Barnes visits one of Yorkshire's greatest pheasant shoots which has experienced a complete transformation in recent years. This is the story of Warter Priory's revival.