Copfurn Shooting Ground  is located on the Margaretting Road, Margaretting, near Chelmsford, Essex. 

 Closed on Sunday March 18th 2018 due to the weather & ground conditions


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As you’ll see from the map link above the venue is 2 minutes away from the A12 at Margaretting & 3 minutes from the A414 west of Chelmsford. 

From the A12 heading North  exit at J14. Turn left at the end of the slip road & head towards Writtle, Copfurn is approx 1 mile on the right after the trees are close to the road, drive slowly please.

On the A414 from Ongar heading towards  Chelmsford there are two roundabouts a mile apart before you reach Chelmsford. Turn right at the 2nd roundabout, signposted to Margaretting. We are about 1.5 miles away, on the left, drive slowly please.

The shoot is an English Sporting  layout, 80 birds shot over  10 stands. Trophy & birds only classes are available. The shoot  operates on the Claymate system, so if you are on your own you can use the solo delay features to launch the clays easily. 

There is a hard standing car park of a limited size, & grassed parking for 4w/drives, so please car share when possible. 

Parking on the main road outside is not permitted at all.

Hot & cold refreshments available on site.

Plastic & fibre wad cartridges can be used, up to 28 gram only, nothing heavier, no exceptions.

80 birds is £22.00

For less than 80 per guest clays are charged at 28p per target, over 80 per guest, 26p per target ( 100 birds is £27.00 )

You can shoot as many, or as few targets as you wish.

Open from 10am until 2pm.  

Please note that shooting finishes at 2pm on the dot!

 If there is snow on the ground, we will usually cancel the event. 

If we have to cancel, the first thing we do is post on our facebook page, the decision to cancel often won’t be made until  early in the morning on the day of the event.

2018 fixtures

Jan 7th & 21st

Feb 4th & 18th

March 4th & 18th

April 1st ,15th & 29th

May 13th & 27th

June 10th & 24th

July 8th & 22nd

August 5th  ( 19th  at Three Acres S.G. due to Rise Music Festival )

Sept 2nd  16th & 30th

Oct 14th  & 28th

Nov 11th & 25th

Dec 9th & 23rd