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With 100 acres of North Essex countryside at your disposal, you'll be able to enjoy your Clay Shooting experience to the max whilst you take in the magnificent scenery that surrounds our site. But, your aiming skills will be put to the test with a mixture of stands and trap towers firing clays from all angles - our highest tower reaches 120ft! Qualified instruction will be provided to all shooters. So, whether you're a complete rookie looking to blast clays for the first time, or you are an experienced pro looking to learn a new shooting discipline, you'll find that there's something for everyone here at The Big Shoot's Braintree venue. Full equipment will be provided upon arrival at the venue. So, what are you waiting for? Come and immerse yourself in some epic shooting action now!

All equipment that you require is provided as part of your package. Enjoy our varied selection of shooting disciplines, then retire to our welcoming clubhouse for rest, relaxation and welcome refreshments.

The Shoot

If you were looking for the perfect place for awesome Clay Shooting Action, then you can end your search now - our Braintree location is the place for you, with a variety of shooting stands and landscaping, in addition to trap towers with heights up to 120ft! Ideal for stag/hen dos, birthday parties, and more, you'll find that Clay Pigeon Shooting is the perfect activity for some competitive fun, with the best shooters able to claim the bragging rights when they finish top of the leader board! Qualified instruction is provided to all shooters, meaning there's no need to worry if you've never taken part in clay shooting before. Full equipment is provided upon arrival at the location.

  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Braintree, Essex
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Braintree, Essex
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Braintree, Essex
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Braintree, Essex


50 Clay Shoot (Juniors)


N.B. : Includes 50 Clays and 50 Cartridges. On Saturdays we only shoot in the Mornings.

Restrictions: MinAge: 11,  MinGroup: 1,  MaxGroup: 1, 

50 Clay Shoot (Adults)


N.B. : Includes 50 Clays and 50 Cartridges. On Saturdays we only shoot in the Mornings.

Restrictions: MinAge: 16,  MinGroup: 1,  MaxGroup: 1, 

Half Day Shoot (6+ People)


Restrictions: MinAge: 16,  MinGroup: 6, 

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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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  • Facilities

      • Parking
      • Refreshments Available
      • Tea / Coffee
      • Toilets
      • Clubhouse
      • Full Instruction
      • All Equipment
      • Qualified Instructors



    • Fennes Estate
    • Bocking
    • Braintree
    • CM7 5PL

    Whilst our Braintree venue is hidden within the North Essex countryside, that doesn't mean that our location is difficult to find. With road networks A131 and the A120 within easy reach, our site can be found easily via excellent transport links connecting us with Colchester and Chelmsford. 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.

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      • "We particularly appreciate Dave’s instructions very good."

        Alistair Robertson, 2nd DecRATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Dave was an excellent instructor, had the best time, will definitely revisit!"

        David Black , 9th OctRATED 4.44 out of 5

      • "Excellent day,Gary our instructor was fantastic.. had us all hitting clays on the first time, no no of us had even shot before,so a fab time had by the 3 of us"

        Kay burrows , 9th OctRATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Andy had a great time. He thought Brian the instructor was fantastic and that there was a good balance of tuition and shooting. He will definitely try this again "

        Linda, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "What a great experience the people on site where so helpful

        Would highly recommend ?"

        Dan O’Connor, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Good facility and friendly instructor"

        kevin Jarman, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Kevin our instructor was incredible, Mike our booking advisor made it easy and simple, thanks for a great stag do!!"

        Sam Milchem, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Couldn't be better, enjoyed every minute."

        gary england, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "We had a great time Fennes Shooting school in Braintree was brilliant. Will definitely do it again soon. "

        Paul Barrand, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Me, my dad and my brother had a great day out! None of us had shot before and our instructor Frank was a really nice guy, we all shot really well thanks to his guidance. Overall we had a really good time and all want to shoot again! "

        Jack Gray, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Fantastic experience and the venue, instructors and facilities were great! Cannot fault anything from initial booking to the shoot. Thank you. "

        Rae Bramwell (Mrs), RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Great experience - it was our first time shooting and we both really enjoyed it."

        Karen MCNULTY, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Amazing experience and supported so well! Defiantly do it again:) "

        Chloe, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "I absolutely loved the course, I enjoyed every minute !"

        Raphael-Jan Van Tiggel, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Value for money learnt alot"

        Paul bryan, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Thank You The Big Shoot for being so professional in the whole experience . Regards From a happy customer "

        Michael Goodwin , RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Excellent tuition and thoroughly enjoyable"

        MR IAN JACOBS, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "Excellent Instruction from Dave on the day. A very nice man more than happy to provide guidance and assistance. Would highly recommend him."

        Alan Porter, RATED 5.00 out of 5

      • "The welcome at the venue was very friendly.

        My instructor, Kevin, was extremely patient, this being my first time shooting. He explained everything at a level that made it understandable for a novice.

        I would certainly return for further one-to-one tuition."

        David Rust, RATED 4.00 out of 5

      • "Excellent trainer, good day. Great facility. "

        J E LAUDRUM, RATED 4.00 out of 5

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    "Excellent tuition and thoroughly enjoyable"

    MR IAN JACOBS, Braintree, Essex

    RATED 5.00 out of 5

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