Southern Counties Shooting

Peter Wilson 2012 Olympic Double Trap Champion


George Albert Hotel Dorchester



Amber Hill - 2013 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

Team Dorset

Peter Wilson 2012 Olympic Double Trap Champion


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Peter Wilson - 2012 Olympic Double Trap Champion


2010 shotgun world cup at southern counties shooting

Southern Counties Shooting

Southern Counties Shooting

Come to Southern Counties for the Best Instruction in the South West !!

Whether you are a complete novice who has never fired a shotgun before or a more advanced clay or game shooter struggling with a particular target, our friendly experienced instructors, led by seven times World Champion Anthea Hillyer, are trained to give you all the help you require.

If you do not have your own gun please see our Have A Go at Clay Shooting section.

Clay Shooting Lessons

We offer the highest standard of coaching for:

  • FITASC & English Sporting

  • English and Olympic Skeet

  • DTL, Double Trap, ABT, Universal Trench and Olympic Trap

Southern Counties is a CPSA Premier Plus shooting ground and has been established for many decades. Our experienced instructors will help you try a new discipline or refine your shooting technique using your own gun and cartridges.


olympic trap


Game Shooting Lessons 

Rough, Driven or Walked Up, we take pride in tailoring lessons to the requirements of the shooter. Our instructors are all experienced game shots and are able to assist and advise. Bring along your own gun and cartridges for the lesson and whether it is a warm up for the season or you are needing help in bringing down that elusive high pheasant, our sporting course including the renowned 140 ft High Tower and Grouse Butts, offer some of the most realistic game shooting targets

Coaching is available on the High Tower

Lesson Tarriffs:

One Hour Tuition using Own Gun and Cartridges 

  • Individual Lesson £67 plus Clays

  • 2 People sharing Tuition £92 per Hour plus Clays

  • 3 People sharing Tuition £137 per Hour plus Clays

One Hour Tuition for Juniors using Own Gun and Cartridges - 16 years of age & under 

  • Individual Lesson £52 plus Clays

  • 2 Juniors sharing Tuition £72 per Hour plus Clays 

All Clays are Charged at 30p per Clay  

All instruction takes place here on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and needs booking in advance. Please telephone the shooting staff on 01935-83625 Tuesdays - Sundays during the hours of 9am and 5pm to check availibility, discuss requirements or book your lesson.


Gift Vouchers are Available