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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).

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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!

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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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      • Qualified Instructors
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    • 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

      • "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 4 out of 5

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

        Jonathan Shaw, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "Great day for a pair of beginners!"

        Steph Wood, RATED 4.8 out of 5

      • "Fantastic day out with brilliant instructor."

        Patricia McCarthy, RATED 5 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 4.3 out of 5

      • "Our instructor made this a really enjoyable experience for our family group."

        Janine Willson, RATED 4.6 out of 5

      • "Excellent time had by all. Would definitely recommend to friends and family."

        Elaine Pinn, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "was a great day for all attending,as I have been on shooting ranges before [military] has good to see a more casual approach without compromising safety. good start to the batchlor party.thank party .thank you.Bernard Way."

        Bernie way, RATED 4.5 out of 5

      • "Great experience "

        Paul Higham, RATED 3.9 out of 5

      • "Booked for husband and two sons for Fathers Day gift , all three really enjoyed the experience, very professionally delivered , tutor/ advisor brilliant, interesting and fun , all three desperate to return for another go , thank you very much."

        Susan Styants, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "Great location, great instruction, will use again and again."

        Marc woods, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "Excellent instructor really enjoyed our group session, really easy to book thank you very much. "

        Michael Carpenter, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "Our first time shooting and it was great. Instructor was extremely professional, friendly and helpful, he put us completely at ease. Would recommend to anyone as great fun."

        Andy Ritecz, RATED 4.3 out of 5

      • " Enjoyed this experience, and would recommend to anyone. This is the first time I had shot with a gun of this sort, the instructions were clear and thorough. The instructor was helpful and reassuring, and we were made at ease. "

        David Hickman, RATED 4.1 out of 5

      • "We all felt we were made extremely welcome and were put at ease very quickly, the majority of us had never picked up a shotgun let alone fired one but this was not made to feel like a problem by Mike and Kate. Several of us seem to have caught a bug though!!! We want to come back and have another go, which I’m sure we will."

        Nathan Lewis, RATED 5 out of 5

      • " A really good time had by all (4) of us.
        Good instruction, at a good venue. "

        Jason hearn, RATED 4.1 out of 5

      • "Fantastic first time opportunity with my son. Definitely recommend 50 clays and the instructor was excellent. "

        Allan Burnell, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "Mike, The instructor was fun, informative and encouraging. My Fiancée and I had a fantastic time and will definitely try Clay Shooting again."

        Nick Leach, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "We all really enjoyed ourselves, lovely friendly gent to help us all ."

        Jenny mellor, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "very good enjoyable hour"

        Julian Kingsland-Bonshor, RATED 3.8 out of 5

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    "Being the first time I have shot a gun, I found it very enjoyable, and the instructor was very good."

    David Parker, Taunton, Somerset Clays

    RATED 4 out of 5

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