SHOOTING GROUND FACILITIES - COVID-19 UPDATE - 17th May 2021 - We still require all shooters to book in for sessions please.
Shoot Safe, Stay Safe at Ashcombe – Guidance for Shooters
Before you leave home
PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 9.40AM – THE GATES MAY BE CLOSED
When you arrive you will find that we have the check-in desk downstairs in the foyer. (You will not be able to go upstairs.) Toilet facilities are available at the centre, and the portable toilet at the shooting is back as well!.
When you enter the building, please use the hand sanitiser provided before approaching the desk. The procedures will then be as you are used to – we will require your shotgun certificate (please ensure that this is in a transparent, wipe-able sleeve), and we will issue you with a card with the number of clays allowed on it as requested. We will be ensuring that all cards are wiped with sanitiser each time they are returned to us. We will be able to sell cartridges as normal. Card payments are preferred please.
Around the Clay Site
Talk to each other! Communication is key – if you want to stay a little longer on a particular stand, tell the shooters behind you so that they can choose to leapfrog to the following stand or stay and wait.
Pick up your empties! Most of you already practice this and we have always had signs on the stands asking, but now more than ever, this is really important - to keep us safe too!
Facilities include a Skeet range, Double Rise layout, 8 trap Compact Sporting, a Bolting Rabbit layout and a 110 bird Sporting layout which is spread over 11 stands following a scenic gravel path through the woods. We also have a 150ft high tower which can be booked for the game shooter or anyone looking for an extra challenge - please contact the office for availability.
We have now chosen to stipulate that all shooters should use fibre-wad cartridges only please.
A One-to-One session lasting 1 hour with a Senior Instructor allows you to focus on, and improve, the disciplines of your choice. Advice is also available on choice of gun, gun fit, safety procedures & shooting etiquette, and shooting techniques.
Please note: These lessons are for licensed shooters that will be using their own shotgun and will be providing all of their own safety equipment – Covid-19 related and otherwise.
Face masks and foam ear plugs are available to purchase if required.