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Address: | Forrest Estate, St John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas DG7 3XS, Scotland
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+44 7747 691447
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Forrest Estate is a purpose built country sports activity centre in the...

Forrest Estate is a purpose built country sports activity centre in the specializing in providing access and education for a full range of country sports including clay pigeon shooting, rifle shooting and trout fishing located on a breathtaking 11,000 acre private estate in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway. A.P.S.I qualified, professional and friendly instruction is provided.

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We went to do clay pigeon shooting for my birthday. Was really nervous at first but Andrew made us feel really relaxed and made the whole experience great. Me and my boyfriend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
Jacqueline H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went to do clay pigeon shooting for my birthday. Was really nervous at first but Andrew made us feel really relaxed and made the whole experience great. Me and my boyfriend loved it. And will definitely be back to do this again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is the second year of visitors Andrew and he did us proud. Great location and fantastic shooting. We only shot a small bag but the location he chose for us provided us with some amazing shooting. Andrew looked after us and can't really fault him. Good luck for the future Andrew and see you next November.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is our second visit to the shooting ground and this has now become an annual trip. We are a team of eight friends that are in a clay shooting syndicate, our ages vary between 30 & 80. Obviously everyone of the team members are looking for something slighting different out of the trip, as you can imagine this is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely perfect experience. Our group, ranging from 25-80 years old, all had the joy of a clay pigeon shooting lesson with Andrew. We were all first time shooters both men and women so there is no excuse not to give it a go. He is so welcoming and the facilities are fantastic. We learned a great deal about the background... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say that this was the best experience we have ever had, Andrew is a fantastic instructor, very informative, genuine, passionate and professional, we decided on the clay pigeon shooting and rifle range, as this was our first time, we did not know what to expect, but trust me, there is absolutely no need to worry, you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We came as a family of 4 last year in the October half term for our first shooting experience. We enjoyed it so much we came back with this as our main event of the holiday. Andrew did not disappoint us. We brought a novice 14 year old girl with us, and we all had a great morning' s (very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have shot at grounds all over the country and this is by far the best and most enjoyable I've been to. There are a good number of traps of varying levels and scenarios. The site is tidy and picturesque and Andrew is as professional as you would ever hope. I've been to this ground alone and as a large... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Came there with a group of five totally unexeprienced in the field of clay shooting... Andrew and his colleagues are passionated people and transfer you their knowledge and experience in a very convivial way. You don't only shoot (or try to shoot) at the clays, you learn the history of the sport and get involved in simulations of classic shooting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a bunch of beginners with us that never held a gun in their hands and after a very professional introduction and safety training by Andrew CASE in the afternoon all of them shot down clays with great success. The drinks and food served at lunch were prepared by local people using local products and served with a smile... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had such a fantastic time shooting with Andrew who was so friendly and welcoming and greeted us with a cup of tea and shortbread biccies! We were talked through the history of shooting in Scotland and how clay pigeon shooting evolved, followed by training on shotguns before heading out to use them. The course was fantastic and well designed... More 

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