Calling all ladies that shoot or would like to shoot

 

Lady Guns Group

Lady Guns Group

A new group - Devon and Somerset Lady Guns has been launched to help likeminded women get together, learn to or improve their shooting skills and generally have great fun!

The group has grown in number and now provides ladies with shooting coaching through two shooting schools - Ashcombe Adventure Centre, nr Exeter in Devon and Brooksbank, nr Cheddar in Somerset.

"This is a great opportunity for ladies interested in shooting who want to meet others that share their enthusiasm.  It doesn't matter whether or not you have ever shot a gun before - the group's members have different experiences of shooting, ranging from the experienced clay shooter, regular game shooters and complete beginners."  Says Debbie Ironside-Smith, Chairman of the new group.

The group intends to arrange regular coaching tuition days, practise days and social events.  Other activities might include team competitions, talks and game cookery evenings, gun dog training demonstrations.  As the group grows more activities will be arranged across the two counties and possibly beyond.  The possibilities are wide ranging and so it will be up to the group to decide what they are most interested in and would like to do!

Jamie Stewart, South West Regional Director of BASC says "This is an exciting opportunity for lady guns or those ladies aspiring to take up shooting in the South West to get involved. BASC are delighted to be associated with this initiative."

For more information or to join the group please contact Debbie Ironside-Smith on ironsidesmith@yahoo.co.uk or 01626 890450, or have a look at the group's Facebook page.

Devon & Someset Lady Guns

 

Date added: Wednesday 16th March 2011
Latest updated: Thursday 27th November 2014

Providers

who offer Shooting

The Tunnel Target Sports Centre

The Target Sports Centre Offers training facilities at all levels from the novice, the elite including Team GB and Quality Assured Maritime Firearms Competency assessments.

Winsbere House

Winsbere House is an attractive family B&B set in pretty gardens with a large woodland garden at the rear, situated on the edge of Dulverton. Guests participating in all Country Sports are welcome.

Molland Shoot

The topography alters dramatically over the 5,000 acres of Exmoor National Park land that encompasses the Molland shooting estate.