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Hidden just a short drive away from some of Britain's biggest cities, there should be no excuse not to escape the hustle and bustle of big city life and have an action packed day in the countryside. There is no bigger stress relief than clay shooting and no more exhilarating location to take down the targets than The Big Shoot's fantastic Hodnet site. Here, each of our automated traps is hidden in the middle of a gigantic maze, but you definitely won't be getting lost- just make sure you keep an eye on the clays at all times! This is one of Britain's most unique action adventures, so come down and see why.

We always have tea/coffee available. On many of our sessions including lessons we offer this free of charge. Our fantastic clubhouse includes a beautiful restaurant. During our Open Practice evening April-September we have an open cafe, with both hot and cold refreshments available.

The Shoot

The Big Shoot's Hodnet shooting range is like nothing you've ever seen before. Here, each of our 80 challenging shooting stands are hidden away in a winding maze, which makes each tricky target all the more exhilarating to catch- you definitely won't find an experience this immersive anywhere else. Each of our automated traps is designed to test the skill levels of every shooter, with expert tuition always on hand to make sure you can achieve your goals and blast each clay to pieces.

Our site has toilets and car parking facilities. Light refreshments are available on the day.

  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting Hodnet, Shropshire


25 Clay Shoot (4+ ppl )


Providing the perfect introduction to Clay Pigeon Shooting, our fantastic 25 Clay Shoot package is tailor-made for groups of four people and over. Ideal for stag/hen dos and corporate events, you can expect a competitive and exciting experience from the get go. With full equipment hire included within the cost of the package, you'll be guided by qualified instructors, meaning even the complete beginners will quickly increase their confidence in terms of handling and aiming ability. Soon enough, you'll be hitting each and every target which falls into your line of sight! Think you've got what it takes to claim the bragging rights? If so, head on down and show us what you're made of!

Restrictions: MinAge: 12,  MinGroup: 4, 

40 Clay Shoot (4+ppl)


These packages are designed for the novice shot for an introduction to the sport. An enjoyable morning or afternoon for a company, group of friends, stag/hen parties or a family group. Sessions running on all days except Sundays and shooting stops at 6pm. Includes all clays, cartridges and full instruction.

Restrictions: MinAge: 12,  MinGroup: 4, 

Full Day Shooting


Our company day programme offers fun and excitement designed for those who have shot very little or not at all. Our friendly and professional staff will take you through the rudiments of gun safety and technique while you progress through out the day.

A Typical Company Day ~

9.30 am – 10.00am Arrive for tea/ coffee & bacon cobs 10.30 am A welcome & safety debrief on the veranda. Divide into groups of 5 or 6 for practice over different stands with instruction. 12.30 pm Return to the log cabin for a lunch of your choice. All cuisine is freshly prepared and homemade. 1.30 pm A mini competition held over different stands. All of the teams meet up to finish the day together for a 30-bird 2-man flush. 4.00 pm Return to the log cabin for a cup of tea over a debrief & prize giving.

The company day includes ~ All tea/ coffee refreshments (soft drinks available at additional cost). All of the pre- arranged menu. All instruction, gun hire, hearing protection, safety glasses, cartridges & clays. We have different calibres of shotguns available offering a lighter option.

Restrictions: MinAge: 12, 

50 Clay Shoot (4+ ppl)


This package is designed for the novice shot for an introduction to the sport for an intense session. and includes full instruction, 50 clays and 50 cartridges. It is a very enjoyable morning or afternoon for a company, group of friends, stag/ hen parties or a family party. All instruction, clays, gun hire, hearing protection, safety glasses, cartridges and insurances are included. A 25 bird 2 man flush can be added at the extra cost at the end of your session for £15 (please advise on booking)

Restrictions: MinAge: 12,  MinGroup: 4,  MaxGroup: 60, 

Half Day Shooting


Ideal for corporate groups together with stag, hen or private group events. First rate shooting experience with qualified and experienced instructors and good food to complement your event. Your Morning is structured as follows:

Morning Arrival ~ 9.00am Arrive for tea/coffee & bacon cob 9.30am A welcome & safety debrief on the veranda. Divide into groups of 5 or 6 for practice & competition shots over different stands with instruction. Finishing with the groups coming together to have a 30 bird 2 man flush. 12.30 pm 2-course lunch of your choice served in the cabin followed by the prize giving. 2.00pm Depart.

Afternoon Arrival ~ 12.00 pm Arrive for a Lunch of your choice. 1.30 pm A welcome talk etc. 4.30 pm Debrief & prize giving over a cup of tea. 5.00 pm Depart.

Restrictions: MinAge: 18,  MinGroup: 15,  MaxGroup: 60, 

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    There are plenty of transport links connecting us across the Midlands and the North West, as are just an hour's drive away from Manchester, Birmingham and Chester, whilst Shrewsbury is a brief 12 mile drive away, just off the A53. 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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      • "Great afternoon, we will come again "

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