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Shooting Party

Shooting Parties

Lord Barnard's Raby Estate is renowned for its wild bird shoot and is one of the "50 Best Sporting Estates" according to The Field (March, 2010) described as "… mixed sport in stirring landscapes".

The Estate is split into two separate shoots: Upper Teesdale Estate, which is an upland shoot; and Raby Estate which is predominantly a low ground shoot.

Comprising mainly of pheasants and grouse, a normal day might also include snipe, woodcock and wildfowl etc. The Estate also has good numbers of wild grey partridges, winning the G.W.C.T Durham and Northern Dales Partridge Trophy in 2011.

Enquiries are welcomed from interested parties. Our efficient team of gamekeepers will endeavour to meet your individual needs and requirements, ensuring that your time at Raby will be enjoyable and memorable with the experience of truly wild game.

Services Include:

Raby Estate Shooting Days

Lord Barnard’s Raby Estate, with Raby Castle at its heart, provides mixed shooting in a range of environments from moorland to arable farm land.

A range of day options for experienced guns are detailed below:

Raby Mixed Day Shooting

Raby Driven Grouse Shoots

Raby Walked Up Grouse Shoot

Raby Wildfowling

Raby Roe Deer Stalking (sometimes available)

Lord Barnard's Estate offers a mixture of low lying arable land with mixed woodland, climbing gradually to higher moorland terrain which offers exciting stalking with some spectacular scenery on offer with a healthy well-managed population of roe buck.

Shooting Days in Upper Teesdale

Lord Barnard’s Upper Teesdale Estate is situated to the west of Raby Castle and rises to over 2000ft and therefore comprises mainly upland species in a moorland and moor fringe environment.

The following day options for experienced guns are available:

Upper Teesdale Grouse Shoots

Upper Teesdale Walked Up Day


Should be directed to:

Raby Shoot Days

Raby Head Keeper, Iain Alexander on

Upper Teesdale Shoot Days

Upper Teesdale Head Keeper, Andrew Hyslop on