Clay Pigeon Shooting is one of the safest sports in the country, and we aim to keep it that way.download

Safety always comes first & strict safety procedures are in place at all of our events.

Great Britain has a world-class National Team, who have won Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals
at the 2000, 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games.

Beginners are always welcome at our events. At present we hold a clay pigeon shoot every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, most Saturdays & alternate Sundays in the Essex area for shooting lessons.

IMG_1082You’ll be provided with a safety briefing, full tuition, hearing / eye protection, clays & cartridges. 

Use of the guns is free of charge, we have a large choice of Beretta shotguns, 12 & 20 gauge for the exclusive use of our shooting lessons.

Ladies & children over the age of 13 are welcome, we have a  selection of smaller gauge guns to use.

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All of our instructors are suitably qualified & experienced shooters.


The Essex Shooting Ground, Fyfield, near Ongar, Essex. Nearest postcode CM5 0SG

Map link to Essex Shooting Ground

Weekday opening hours
Wednesday 11am until 3pm, Thursday  11am until 3pm & Friday 12pm until 4 pm  

50 shots costs £57.00 per guest including full tuition, safety equipment &  all consumables required. Tuition takes place either individually, or in small groups on a specially designated beginners shooting stand. If you have a group 4 +)  to book in for a special occasion  you’ll be with your own instructor & we’ll provide  a winner’s trophy  free of charge, please ask for details when booking.

For guests who are thinking of taking up the sport & applying for a shotgun certificate we offer a safety certificate lesson, takes between 90 to 120 minutes, involves a checklist of procedures you’ll need to understand & shooting at 50 clays & cartridges with an instructor, costs £110.00, weekdays only.

There are two very nice country pubs nearby for meals afterwards, the Black Bull & the Queens Head


Saturdays ( Beginners only )

On alternate Saturdays at Little Hyde Hall, Sawbridgeworth, Herts, CM21 9HX

Multi map link to Little Hyde Hall
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Sundays ( Beginners only )

On alternate Sundays at Three Acres Shooting Ground, Leaden Roding, near Chelmsford & Harlow Essex
Multi map link to Three Acres S.G.

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Weekend Prices

30 shots £39

40 shots £45

50 shots £53


Saturdays for intermediates

On some Saturdays we availability at the Essex S.G. Fyfield for lessons on the main layout for guests that are above beginners level with a CPSA  Level 2 English Sporting Instructor. Saturdays can be busy on the main layout so there maybe queuing to get onto some stands. Cost for the instructor is £50 per hour, includes the use of gun & safety equipment  1 or 2 guests max, for 3 or 4 guests 2 hours will be required. Clays & cartridges are not included. Clays are 27p each, cartridges £6 per 25. We can’t guarantee how many targets you’ll get to shoot at but would expect around 75 + per hour. Please email for availability.

Booking & pre-payment  is essential for all shooting lessons.

If you would like to book, or have any questions please send an email  with your name, contact phone numbers, number of participants, date or dates you’re interested in.

If you’d like to discuss your booking on the phone please call  07768 742117 during weekday hours before 10am only please, after that we’re busy doing lessons.

We will confirm availability by email, & issue you with a booking reference that can be used to pay  online via our secure payment website  which is PCI Level 1 compliant.