The Spitfire Shoot
The Spitfire Shoot
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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We are a clay pigeon shooting school that pride ourselves on delivering a five star experience to our guests with packages suited to all levels and abilities, for lessons, group shoots, stag & hen parties or corporate experience days alongside options for solo practice shooting for license holders.
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  • George H
    Liphook, United Kingdom65 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Top-class gift idea
    I booked a trial shoot for a friend and the both of us had a great time. We can't recommend this place highly enough. It is clearly very professionally run, with a variety of positions to try. Our instructor Ian was first class. You should ask for him.
    Thank you for this feedback! We really appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written 19 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 26 April 2023
  • AbbeyAdams
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great first shooting experience!
    We had such a wonderful first experience here. Our instructor David was lovely and really assured me as I was quite nervous! We both made some cracking shots and enjoyed the experience. A really lovely set up, felt really safe and had lots of fun!
    Thank you for leaving this review, we really appreciate it! See you soon!
    Written 19 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 May 2023
  • Simon B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant morning out, highly recommended!
    We were a “mature” stag party of 7 and we had an absolute great time, worth every penny! Our instructor, Ian, was good fun and taught a number of novices how to shoot. Would highly recommend the group duck flush at the end, awesome free for all shooting at multiple moving targets. Thanks also to Richard for the lift back to Stockbridge.
    Thank you for leaving this review! We are so glad you had a great time, and we will be sure to pass the great feedback onto the instructors!
    Written 19 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 14 May 2023
  • Allan R
    Winchester, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    18th birthday
    18th birthday present shooting taster was excellent. Great instructor, superb facility and fun all around. Will be back. A great way to learn gun safety and the skill of shooting.
    Thank you for this review, we are so glad to hear you had such a great time! We really hope to see you again soon!
    Written 2 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 26 May 2023
  • Nigel Key
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    50 clay shoot
    We booked 2 x 50 clay instructed shoots and can't fault anything. We were greeted by our instructor who went through the gun safety. Out on the stands he varied what we shot and was great with instructions to make us actually hit the clays. The grounds are immaculate and well laid out that even though it was busy it didn't feel it. We will be back.
    Thank you for leaving us this review, we really appreciate it! We hope to see you again soon!
    Written 2 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 June 2023
  • steve w
    Southampton, United Kingdom35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fantastic experience
    As a birthday surprise, my wife booked us to have a go at clay pigeon shooting at the spitfire shoot. First impressions were great. After checking in, we sat and had a coffee before our trainer, Kevin came to meet us. After a safety chat, we set off for our first shoot. Each shooting’s station ( I think there were about 18?) had different clay flights, one even had a rabbit run where the clays ran along the floor. Having never really shot before, we started off at the easiest station and the you make your way round to numerous other shoots. Kevin was great. He showed us how to hold the gun, aim the gun correctly and when to shoot the different clays. He had plenty of patience with us and we had a great time with him. Thanks to everyone at The Spitfire Shoot, especially Kevin. Hopefully we will see you again soon.
    Thank you for this review, we are so glad you had a great time - and we will be sure to pass on the feedback to Kevin!
    Written 2 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 18 July 2023
  • jaysheesy
    Gillingham, United Kingdom15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very impressed, worth a visit!
    Shot at spitfire the first time this morning. 250 birds between two of us. Been to a few clay grounds in the southwest and I had a fantastic time today. Layout and stands are just great, lovely variety. Only had 2 dead birds from 250 clays! The grounds are really well looked after and the high birds are great fun. Will be coming back again for sure!!
    Hi Jay, Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit so much! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
    Written 15 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 October 2023
  • VickilScott
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommend, great team activity
    Highly recommend! We had a diverse group of friends, each with varying skill levels. Our instructor, Kev, did an excellent job catering to the different abilities within the group, making the session both instructive and enjoyable. The entire staff were friendly and welcoming. I would definitely go again.
    Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review, we have passed the feedback onto Kev and he is delighted you enjoyed it so much! Hopefully we can look after you all again in future.
    Written 21 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 November 2023
  • Amrit S
    Bexleyheath, United Kingdom13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Birthday Present
    Booked a lesson for my boyfriend’s birthday and we had an amazing time despite the weather! Our instructor Gordon was fantastic, very patient and funny throughout it all! Glad I booked it and would definitely recommend and go again! Friendly service from all those we encountered!
    Thank you so much for this review, we are very glad you had such a great time. We hope you enjoyed some of the recommendations in Winchester too!
    Written 26 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 December 2023
  • chugger1
    Kings Worthy, United Kingdom23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place
    My daughter has been having lessons at spitfire for the last year or so, she has had lessons from 4 of the instructors and have all been great. However, Iain has been absolutely fantastic for her, considerably increasing her confidence and really focusing on her having an enjoyable time rather than how many hits she gets. Would definitely recommend, the place is set up brilliantly and is a great morning out
    Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad you had such a great time! We will definitely pass this onto Ian too.
    Written 26 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 December 2023
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Isabel W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Fantastic morning!!! Highly recommend! Our instructor was Kevin who was absolutely brilliant and patient with myself and children who were complete beginners. We will be back!
Written 17 February 2024
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Tim B
London, UK85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
5 stars all the way

We booked The Soitfire as part of my son’s 30th birthday celebrations. We had a mixed group from complete beginners to some of the group that had been shooting a few times . The whole morning was just brilliant from start to end. The instructors were first class and really made our day special . We can’t wait to go back - Thank you …
Written 7 February 2024
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Tom
Salisbury, UK7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
What a great experience. I was bought this as a Christmas present and cannot be happier. Firstly Ian our instructor was top draw. Very patient with us and really gave great guidance. It is a great setup with lots of different types of clays. Will definitely be going back and would recommend this to everyone. 5*
Written 3 February 2024
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simplyme4
Salisbury, UK451 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Fabulous experience. Lily in the office looked after me seamlessly with all my questions in advance and then Ian gave us a fabulous afternoon of shooting (and when I didn't listen to him....missing) clays. Really enjoyed ourselves and felt like we were in very safe hands.

Really enjoyed ourselves at this professional setup just outside of Stockbridge. Happily recommend.
Written 3 February 2024
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SeggiesHubby
Southampton, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
I'm a semi regular visitor to the Spitfire Shoot and felt it needed my review.
The facilities are great and improving all the time, They are now able to do bacon butties which a super improvement.
If I had find a negative it would be the portalo in the car park, but it is functional and does the job when needed, I've been led to believe this will soon be addressed to.

The grounds are beautiful.
Well maintained lawns with beds of wild flowers greet you as you enter the clay shoot area. The grass will get muddy in the winter - it is an outside sport - you should expect this and dress accordingly.
The stands are again a wonderful sight, with carved spitfires in the well maintained wooden surrounds.
Each stand has a flat slightly raised platform from which you shoot so even in the wet your shooting position is not compromised.
The presentation of the clays are varied and fun. Some are very challenging and others much easier - perfect for all abilities.
When you pay for your clays you get a promatic card, that is loaded with 110% of what you paid for, the additional clays are to cover "no birds", breakages and the like - in the dozen or so times I've been, the extra 10% has never been exhausted and seen as a "brucey bonus" - thank you Spitfire Shoot.

This last visit was early in the morning and we were advised that a few traps were frozen. This was good to be told and under the literally freezing conditions something that was perfectly reasonable. As we worked our way round a groundsman politely confirmed that two traps that had been frozen were now back online.

The staff I have encountered have, without fail, been nothing short of perfect, very professional and friendly with on occasions just a little bit of fun and humour thrown in for good measure!

The office staff are also prompt to reply to emails and I have purchased a few gift certificates for birthday gifts which went down very well with the lucky recipient

If you shoot clays the Spitfire Shoot should certainly be on your list grounds to use.

10/10 highly recommended
Written 19 January 2024
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This is such an amazing review, we really appreciate this.. we are so glad you have such a positive experience every time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Written 27 January 2024
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Tasha B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
We took a group of 7 clay pigeon shooting for a 30th birthday. We had a mix of skilled shooters and absolute beginners (like me) so were apprehensive how that would go. Kevin who was our instructor for the day did a fabulous job of catering to all levels and adding extra competition. Fabulous day and well worth it, highly recommend for anyone wanting a fun day out, we will certainly be back.
Written 8 January 2024
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Thank you so much for this great review, we will be sure to pass the feedback onto Kevin, he will be very happy you had such a great time!
Written 27 January 2024
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Gambledown Farm
Romsey, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
I had arranged a couple of lessons for my teenage Son to get him going and prepare for an invitation to shoot on a driven game day. I was looking for someone to help him get the gun handling etiquette correct and encourage him as well as helping him to hit the bird. We had Dave C. as our instructor who I cant speak more highly of. He was the perfect mentor for my son and quickly got him shooting straight and hitting the clays. He was calm and explained what he wanted my son to do in a very clear way that really helped him. He covered all the safety points and picked stands that were going to be relevant to the days shooting he was going to do and really made the experience relevant to the day ahead. I have used several instructors over the years for myself, so have comparisons I can make, but I found Dave to be a really nice guy and really good instructor. I ended up asking if Dave would come with us on the day that my son was invited to shoot and to stand with him on peg. He kindly did, and helped my son have a really great day which really boosted his confidence. I highly recommend him to any new shooter or more experienced gun looking for a brush up. The process of booking the lessons was straight forward with quick responses to my questions from the Spitfire office team.
Written 2 January 2024
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Thank you so much for leaving this amazing review! We will pass this onto Dave and let him know the great feedback, we really hope to see you again soon!
Written 27 January 2024
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Holly
Winchester4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Absolutely fantastic and great fun! Would 10/10 recommend. Can’t recommend Kevin enough, was a great instructor and we’ll definitely be coming back!
Written 28 December 2023
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Thank you for leaving this review, we will pass the great feedback onto Kevin!
Written 27 January 2024
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rebecca2k01
Winchester, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Had a great time and the instructors giving the lessons are really great for first time shooters. We all had a fantastic experience
Written 28 December 2023
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Thank you so much for leaving this review! We are so glad you had such a great time!
Written 27 January 2024
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chugger1
Kings Worthy, UK23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
My daughter has been having lessons at spitfire for the last year or so, she has had lessons from 4 of the instructors and have all been great. However, Iain has been absolutely fantastic for her, considerably increasing her confidence and really focusing on her having an enjoyable time rather than how many hits she gets. Would definitely recommend, the place is set up brilliantly and is a great morning out
Written 27 December 2023
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Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad you had such a great time! We will definitely pass this onto Ian too.
Written 27 January 2024
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