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About Cotswold Fieldsports

At Cotswold Fieldsports, we provide simulated clay shoot days which are as close to a game shoot day as possible to extend the enjoyment of shooting into the summer months in the beautiful Cotswold countryside.

 

Our days are generally suited to more experienced guns, however we welcome less experienced guns and newcomers when accompanied by an instructor.

 

Starting at the local pub with breakfast provided, each day begins with a briefing before moving on to shoot a couple of drives before elevenses.

 

The clays are designed to simulate driven pheasant and partridge and more drives will be shot after the elevenses break.

 

Our days can easily be tailored to suit your requirements, taking into account the experience of the team of guns, and dates can be arranged to suit if you are looking to book a full day - please contact us to discuss.

Typical Itinerary

Our shoot days begin at The Plough Inn, Chapel Lane, Cold Aston, Gloucestershire, GL54 3BN.

The itinerary for a typical day would be as follows:

09.00 - Arrival, breakfast and briefing.

09.45 - Set off for initial drive.

10.00 - Guns on pegs for 2 drives.

11.45 - Break for elevenses.

12.00 - Guns on pegs for 3 further drives.

15.30 - Lunch and depart.

Days can be tailored to each group's individual requirements, please contact us to discuss.

Pricing

£195 per gun for groups of 16 - 20 guns.

Other group sizes can be accommodated, please contact us to enquire.

Individual guns are welcome - please contact us for availability.

Prices include:

  • Breakfast, 3 course lunch and drinks at the local pub

  • Elevenses and champagne cocktails

  • 5 drives

  • 5,000 clays

Extras:

  • Bring your own cartridges (fibre wad only), additional cartridges will be available to purchase on the day.

  • Instructors - £130 per peg

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Topography

The historic, ice-age carved valleys of the Cotswolds make for an idyllic setting for our days.


Set just outside Bourton-on-the-Water, Grove Farm boasts a variety of challenging valleys for the more experienced gun as well as more gently rolling drives for the less experienced guns looking to improve their shooting.

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Hospitality

Our simulated shoot days begin and end at The Plough Inn, Cold Aston who provide all the food for the days.

The Plough Inn offers a warm welcome, real ales, craft beers, cracking wines and delicious home cooked freshly prepared food.


A firm favourite with the locals, The Plough are proud to support the local farmers and have an ever changing, seasonal menu always using the freshest and best ingredients they can get their hands on.

For those travelling from farther afield, accommodation is also available at The Plough.

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About Your Host

Your main host for the day will be Andy Brown, who is the co-founder of Cotswold Fieldsports.

 

A 15yr veteran who served in the British Army, Andy's experience as a Sergeant instructing on weapons from machine guns to sniper rifles gives him the perfect background in running days with the right balance of safety and a good old-fashioned sense of humour.

 

Since leaving the forces, Andy has been involved in the shooting world for the past 18 years from keepering to hosting, as well as running a successful gundog training business.

 

Andy is passionate about helping people to enjoy the sport that he loves so much and brings this attitude with him to every day, aiming to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere for his guests.