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County Durham

Bowes, situated near Barnard Castle in County Durham, stands as one of the World's most renowned grouse moors. The expansive 11,000 acres of fertile moorland have witnessed extraordinary grouse seasons and continue to exude an old-school charm, with shooting days available infrequently.

Nestled in the scenic beauty of County Durham, the estate is celebrated for its challenging and fast birds, complemented by an exceptionally stunning landscape. It is a preferred destination for avid grouse shooting enthusiasts, meticulously managed with a keen focus on precision and detail.

In 1241, Bowes Castle was bestowed upon Peter of Savoy when he became Earl of Richmond. The castle remained in the hands of the Earls of Richmond until 1322.

Easy links from London via M1/A1. Locally airports for both domestic and private air travel.

Red Grouse

12th August - 10th Decemeber

The beat will be decided on in the morning of the shoot day, depending on weather and conditions. A typical driven day will be 5 drives, stopping for elevenses and lunch.

Revived by the Allison family, Middleton Lodge is a 200-acre private estate near Richmond, North Yorkshire. It offers an elegant and enchanting setting for a shooting parties and an opportunity to savor seasonal delights at sustainable restaurants. In the past 16 years, the Allisons have renovated the walled gardens, farmhouse, and outbuildings, now housing two award-winning restaurants, a 30-bedroom hotel and two treatment rooms.


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