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A Cotswold Shoot

The dramatic beauty of the Cotswold countryside with its honey-coloured stone cottages huddled within plush rolling hills and winding river valleys has inspired many a poet and artist including T.S Eliot and provide the perfect backdrop to your shooting adventure.

When it comes to shooting the Cotswolds boasts some of the finest estates and schools in the country for you to sharpen your gun skills. Take a trip to the glorious, fairy-tale grounds of Lady’s Wood Shooting School and try your luck at their array of sporting traps within sixty-five acres of natural woodland with roaming peacocks. Offering both automatic clay shooting and traps that simulate everything from rabbit to a pheasant, you’ll be preparing well enough to contend for their 10/10 high tower for the chance to win a bottle of Famous Grouse Scotch Whisky.

After a long day out in the field, nothing sounds better than retreating to your very own Cotswold hideaway and The King’s Arms in Didmarton offers stylish beds and private cottages to cosy-down in. Whether dining in their impressive private dining room – ideal for regal dinner parties – or relaxing by the log fire in the bar, you can savour exceptional game dishes sourced from neighbouring estates such as the exquisite Badminton venison, complimented by a velvety glass of red from their list of fine wines. The decadently decorated rooms come complete with four poster beds and the two converted barn cottages filled with sheepskin throws all ensure a peaceful night’s sleep.


  • Immerse yourself in natural beauty that has inspired poets and artists throughout the years
  • Pick up shooting tips from the experts at Lady’s Wood Shooting School
  • Savour exceptional local game dishes such as succulent Badminton Venison

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