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It doesn't matter whether you're a complete novice, picking up a gun for the first time or an expert who knows exactly how to explode clays left, right and centre. Here at The Big Shoot's Taunton location, we have a wide variety of thrills expertly designed to push you out of your comfort zone. We'll be getting you shooting fast and furious targets way beyond your current skill level in no time at all, thanks to the fantastic tuition from our team. One is a four time British ladies champion shooter, the other was a member of the team at the 2012 Olympics. With their help, there won't be a single clay in sight you can't take down with ease.

All our clay shooting experiences include all clays, ammo, tuition, gun hire and all safety equipment. Please wear wellies or outdoor footwear and suitable clothing for the weather on the day. Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday 9-5pm (closed Sundays).

The Shoot

Some of the best clay shooting action in Somerset can be found right here at our Taunton site- all you need to do is look around our state of the art facilities if you don't believe us! We have a wide range of shooting layouts for you to blast your way around, with plenty of shooting stands for you to put your gun slinging skills to the test. There are plenty of automated traps to take out, can you rise up to the challenge and catch them all? If you're a complete newbie, we have some of the finest expert tuition in the region, with national clay shooting champions by your side to help you every single step of the way!


25 Clay Shoot


Restrictions: MinAge: 8,  MinGroup: 1, 

50 Clay Shoot


Restrictions: MinAge: 8,  MinGroup: 1, 

35 Clay Shoot


Restrictions: MinAge: 8,  MinGroup: 1, 

Clays and Archery


Restrictions: MinAge: 8,  MinGroup: 1, 

Target Medley


Restrictions: MinAge: 8,  MinGroup: 1, 

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Experience the sheer satisfaction of cracking clays as you take advantage of one of our spectacular shooting grounds situated across the UK and Ireland! Accommodating those as young 5, our venues are tailor-made to accommodate your specific skill level. So, whether you're looking to learn the basics with full expert tuition from our qualified instructors or looking to improve your pre-existing dead-eye talents, we've got a venue to suit you! Upon arrival, you'll be equipped with all the latest safety gear whilst being presented with a full safety briefing.

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      • Parking
      • Toilets
      • All Equipment
      • Full Instruction
      • Qualified Instructors
      • Spectators Welcome



    • Heywood Estate
    • Nynehead
    • Wellington
    • TA21 0BP

    The Big Shoot's Taunton location couldn't be easier to find, as there are plenty of transport links across Somerset. We are a short drive from the A38, just off the B3187. Full travel information will be printed on your booking confirmation receipt.

    Maps and directions used on our website are for guide purposes only. Please use the directions supplied with your booking confirmation when making travel arrangements.

    Latest Reviews

      • "Me and my Son Monty had a great time. The instructor was great with my Son. As he was quite nervous. Highly recommend to others. "

        Sean Ryan, 18th AugRATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "I had a terrific morning clay shooting with Brian most enjoyable. Would definitely come back."

        Sean Kelaart, 14th AugRATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Very easy process. The boys had a great time. Very professional company.
        Wouldn't hesitate to recommend"

        Mr Stewart Hill, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Easy to redeem voucher, good service and helpful member of staff at end of the phone.
        Good reminder service prior to date of booking."

        Miss Anne Cross, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Had a fantastic experience! Website was excellent in the booking system and the instructor Mike was brilliant. Was friendly, helpful and experienced. Would recommend to anyone. "

        Paige Farley, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "We had an amazing time and a few of us want to go back and do it again, we did it for our works Christmas do a great event for all no matter if your experienced or a beginner "

        Debbie Clack, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Had great fun. Booked the target medley, myself, wife and two girls aged 8 and 10.
        Very grateful for the patience and expertise of our instructor - Andy.
        Will definitely return."

        Geoff Whitney-Lewin, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "First time shoot for my family my two teenage boys said it was one of their best experiences"

        Darren Bater, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Booking was straightforward and easy. The shooting experience was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, would definitely book again"

        Kevin Singleton, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Fantastic experience- very helpful friendly professional staff- Thankyou "

        Chris, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Had a great time.it was my first time at clay shooting and abbey who was my tutor was excellant...she was very patient with me and made me feel totally at ease...really enjoyed myself...and still have some monies left on my voucher so shall definetly be going again...top job"

        Simon Organ , RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Fabulous fun activity for family 'Have a Go's' group. Tutor was friendly, factual and kept us safe. Will definitely do again!"

        Guy Ledgard, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Absolutely fantastic experience would definitely recommended A*"

        Paul Keates, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Fantastic, friendly staff at the shoot! Great fun "

        Zoe Humphreys, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "My Son attended for his 18th birthday treat with his Dad and friend and really enjoyed it. The staff were so friendly and helpful.
        We totally recommend this experience and will be back again."

        Emma Brown, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "I booked this for my partners 30th birthday and they had a great time!"

        Jonathan Shaw, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Great day for a pair of beginners!"

        Steph Wood, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Fantastic day out with brilliant instructor."

        Patricia McCarthy, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Really enjoyed the session. The tutor was very informative and encouraging, he made the whole afternoon very enjoyable. The plus side being that we both managed to hit a good number of targets, the down side....my son beat me in the competition! Thoroughly recommended."

        Chris Howe, RATED 5.00 out of 5

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    "My Son attended for his 18th birthday treat with his Dad and friend and really enjoyed it. The staff were so friendly and helpful.
    We totally recommend this experience and will be back again."

    Emma Brown, Taunton, Somerset

    RATED 5.00 out of 5

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