Situated on the superb 1400 acre Coniston Estate near Skipton in the heart of the stunning North Yorkshire Dales. Coniston Shooting Ground is run by Peter Manley and a close knit team of experienced staff and highly qualified shooting instructors.
We are now open for general shooting. We are still operating the one-way system and we are adhering to the government guidelines of either six people or two families can meet outside. We are able to offer lessons for people who have shot before but until the social distancing laws change we cannot offer lessons to novice shooters. Keep an eye on the website to find out when we can commence lessons for everyone. In the meantime, you can purchase gift vouchers for lessons either on the website or over the telephone (01756 748586). As of Tuesday 13th April, the cafe will be allowed to serve food to be consumed on our terrace. For the comfort of our guests, we have added a state-of-the-art awning above the terrace.
Just off the A65 between Skipton and Kendal, “The Coniston Hotel” is the backdrop for this superb ground which has a selection of over 20 sporting layouts, along with covered Compak, DTL, and Skeet stands. Our covered ABT is available with Double Trap and Universal Trench. A selection of stands to challenge all abilities.
The ground is CPSA Premier Plus ranked making it one of the best grounds in the UK. The outstanding log cabin clubhouse with it’s open fire, deep sofas and large dining area offers visitors somewhere warm and comfortable to eat, drink and relax whether you are shooting or a guest. With a superb cafe offering home cooked food and shoppings dedicated to guns and accessories, what more could you want.
Lesson’s are tailored to the experience of every customer. A lesson includes gun hire, clays and cartridges, all the safety equipment needed along with a dedicated instructor, allowing you to gain a sound grounding in both the working of a gun and shooting skills. With this attention to detail, even the most novice shooter can be surprised by their own ability. Whether you would like to join us for an individual lesson or with friends and family, a warm welcome is guaranteed.
Why not let us take the strain out of your corporate event or party. We have lots of experience with groups small and large, putting together a package that suits you. We have full catering facilities, a private meeting room and a host of other activities as well as shooting including Archery and Rifle target shooting.
Surrounded by miles of glorious North Yorkshire countryside, the Coniston Shooting Ground guarantees to offer an experience which is second to none. Why not call in and find out for yourself.
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"I can't believe how much I had fun clay shooting. I learned new techniques that I didn't even think were possible. I recommend this to anybody and everybody to come here and hit clays with these guys. They are unbelievably friendly too! Will come again soon year with friends."Tiffany Parker
"Amazing clay shooting experience, friendly and knowledgable staff. Lovely ground and it was easy to find the clubhouse."Kyle McDonald
"I wasn't a very confident shooter before I came here. Now that I have spent time learning with these guys, I feel ready to take on any shooting challenge. They were so patient and knowledgable. I could not have had better instruction"Philip Baker
Came as customer, left as friend. We had a full Coniston experience, clay shooting, falconry and 4x4 driving, what a great day for my whole family we had a ball.Aaron Dixon
"I can't believe how much I had fun clay shooting. I learned new techniques that I didn't even think were possible. I recommend this to anybody and everybody to come here and hit clays with these guys. They are unbelievably friendly too! Will come again soon year with friends."Amanda Murray
"I wasn't a very confident shooter before I came here. Now that I have spent time learning with these guys, I feel ready to take on any shooting challenge. They were so patient and knowledgable. I could not have had better instruction"Denise Bennetti
Just wanted to say thank you for a great experience with yourselves, had a great time and thought our instructor was fantastic and informative, will certainly look to visit again with youJeff Smith
Everything was excellent, staff friendly and Paddy exceptionalSue Black
Very good experience, our instructor was excellent, put us at ease very quickly as this was the 1st time I had fired a shotgun. Instructions were simple & easy to follow. The shooting ground is very well managed & very efficient would certainly do it again. Thank youPaul Jessop
This was bought as a gift, had a really fantastic time clay pigeon shooting, instructor Charles was very patient. Cannot recommend this activity highly enough.Susan Smith
The venue was outstanding, with stunning views and fantastic facilities. I had ‘Nigel’ as an Instructor and he was professional, thorough and patient. He put me at ease and gave me loads of helpful advice for my next clay pigeon shoot. Highly recommended.Donna Shaw