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If you like smashing clays, then you are going to love the wide variety of challenges that we have in store for you at The Big Shoot's Ferryhill site. Here, we have traps and targets expertly designed to test shooters of every skill level. Even if you're a complete beginner, we have clays that are ripe and ready for you to take down. You may walk on to the range a complete novice, but you'll walk away feeling like a champion gun slinger- and you'll definitely want to return for round two. For experts, we have tailor made traps that will push your accuracy and speed to the test, so get ready for the ultimate shooting experience.

This great multi-activity site offers ample parking, refreshments upon arrangement, men's and women's toilets, plus meeting/conference rooms, catering facilities and event photography, all available by prior arrangement.

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Here at Ferryhill, we have lots of action packed thrills designed to excite and exhilarate clay shooters of all abilities. If you're a complete beginner, relax: we have some of the finest expert training in the North East, as our team of experts will get you to grips with a variety of shooting disciplines and the guns themselves. You may have never picked up a gun before this, but you'll soon be a pro, ready to take down every target in sight. With plenty of challenging traps and stands to blast through, are you ready to show us what you're made of?

There are toilets and car parking facilities on site. Light refreshments are available upon request.

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      • Conference Facilities
      • Event Photography
      • Parking
      • Refreshments Available
      • Toilets
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      • All Equipment
      • Qualified Instructors
      • Catering



    • Eden Arms Hotel
    • Rushyford
    • DL17 0LL

    It couldn't be easier to find The Big Shoot's Ferryhill site, as we have plenty of transport links all over the region. We are moments away from the A689 and A167, less than half an hour from Durham City Centre. 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

      • "I bought this as a gift for my husband, brother and Dad and they all thoroughly enjoyed it."

        Ashley Whitehead, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "Guidance for safe use of the guns was very good. Location and equipment was very good. We had a fantastic experience that was for many in our party the first time they had shot a gun. "

        Martin Cocker, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "The guys were excellent and offered great advice. "

        Darren , RATED 4.6 out of 5

      • "A great day for a birthday outing for 3 boys they had a great time. The instructors were excellent making adjustments to ensure they had maximum enjoyment from the day. Safety was excellent so no problems in taking children thank you and well done! X"

        Julie Parsonage, RATED 3.8 out of 5

      • "I liked the experience of shooting the clay pigeons and seeing what its like handling those firearms, I also liked how friendly the team was and how they helped me use the guns"

        Christopher and Daniel, RATED 4.6 out of 5

      • "I had an amazing experience and the instructor was very knowledgable, if I go shooting again I would 100% come back. Thank you for giving me a great safe and enjoyable 1st time experience. "

        Nathan, RATED 5 out of 5

      • "The staff on the day were superb and really made the day fun. All the safety was covered clearly and quickly and the staff explanation of the days shoot was concise, great tuition and guidance throughout and a great inspiration to return in the future from all taking part. A fabulous day out for all and we left enthusiastic and exhilarated.
        Thanks for the experience guys.
        Lenny Stoneman and party. "

        Lenny stoneman, RATED 3.8 out of 5

      • "A great day had by all, fun for all ages. PULL!!!!!"

        Neil Dawson, RATED 3.9 out of 5

      • "I took my nephew for his 16th birthday. It was a big hit with him! Arrangements and organisation were excellent. Chris was very friendly and a great instructor. We were made to feel comfortable at all times.
        A very enjoyable experience."

        Angela Stephinson, RATED 3.9 out of 5

      • "A great experience, well worth the money. The team were very helpful and coached us and looked after us very well. Looking forward to the next time. "

        Ken Wilson, RATED 4 out of 5

      • "Fantastic day out"

        Lauren Smith, RATED 3.8 out of 5

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