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19 hunting trips from 3 outfitters starting from $166

19 hunts
$166 starting from
7 animals
5,500km to the nearest trip

Why United Kingdom

Hunting in United Kingdom: Classic Deer Stalking

Classic Deer Stalking

Stalking red deer in the Scottish Highlands is one of the world’s most classic hunts. Many other varieties of deer are abundant throughout the UK as well

Hunting in United Kingdom: Upland Birds

Upland Birds

The UK, especially Scotland, is home to some of the finest (and often most expensive) wing shooting in the world. Driven hunts for grouse and pheasant are wildly popular as are walk-up hunts with dogs

Hunting in United Kingdom: Tradition and Culture

Tradition and Culture

The traditions of the hunt that began in the highlands and moors of the UK have spread throughout much of the world as a result of British influence. Hunters visiting the UK today often stay in castles, eat traditional fare, and explore the same highlands and moors that hunters have trod for centuries

About hunting in United Kingdom

Hunting deer on foot, known as “stalking,” is a long and storied tradition in the UK. England, Scotland and Wales are home to a wide variety of deer species, including native red deer, fallow deer, and roe deer, as well as a host of introduced deer species from around the world, including sika deer, Pere David deer, hog deer, muntjac, and Chinese water deer. Feral goats can also be hunted in the Scottish Highlands. Bird shooting is longstanding tradition throughout the UK, and driven shoots for pheasants and grouse on managed estates can produce bags of hundreds of birds. Almost all hunting in the UK is conducted on large estates which are managed intensively to promote and sustain well-balanced wildlife and gamebird populations.

What you need to know

  • 1. Planning your trip
  • 2. Upon arrival
  • 3. Hunting
  • 4. After the hunt

Planning your trip

Visas and Firearms

Citizens of the USA, Canada, and EU countries do not need a visa to visit UK for tourism. British Firearm Certificates are a temporary import permit required for bringing your own firearms to the UK; work with your outfitter to ensure that your permit is in order. Loaner firearms can also be arranged on most estates.

Upon arrival

Most hunters arrive at Heathrow or Gatwick Airport. Your outfitter should make arrangements to assist you if you are clearing firearms upon entry.

Hunting

Hunting in the UK is all about tradition, and you're expected to look the part. Wear your Hereford cap and Wellingtons, and don't forget your rain gear, as it is almost always wet and misty, especially in the Highlands.

After the hunt

Most big-game hunts are priced according to the antler size of the game harvested. Because game is privately owned and subject to intensive management, estates have differing rules regarding trophy preparation following the hunt, so discuss this with your outfitter before you go.

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One day hunt on Pere David Stags

One day hunt on Pere David Stags United Kingdom

This exciting four day hunt allows guests a very unique opportunity to hunt two very interesting deer species, in two parts of England, at the height of their rutting period and in the height of the British summer time. The first part of your hunt will be in Oxfordshire stalking the free range, wily, roe bucks in the majestic Cotswolds landscape. For the second part your hunt, you will be chauffeured east, to near the Home Counties, to our wide ranging park to stalk the exotic Pere David stags. All Pere David stags are stalked within the boundaries of a Deer Park. Pere David Stags are not a CITES listed animal. Taxidermy of Pere David Stags can be arranged. Peer David deer trophy fees: A* Grade - £10,000.00 A Grade - £9000.00 B Grade - £7500.00 C Grade - £5500.00

Trip duration: 1 day

Trip available on: 15 June 2019 15 October 2019

$8,816 for 1 hunter
4 Day Pere David and Roebuck Rut 2x1

4 Day Pere David and Roebuck Rut 2x1 United Kingdom

This exciting four day hunt allows guests a very unique opportunity to hunt two very interesting deer species, in two parts of England, at the height of their rutting period and in the height of the British summer time. The first part of your hunt will be in Oxfordshire stalking the free range, wily, roe bucks in the majestic Cotswolds landscape. For the second part your hunt, you will be chauffeured east, to near the Home Counties, to our wide ranging park to stalk the exotic Pere David stags. All Pere David stags are stalked within the boundaries of a Deer Park. Pere David Stags are not a CITES listed animal. Taxidermy of Pere David Stags can be arranged. Peer David deer trophy fees: A* Grade - £10,000.00 A Grade - £9000.00 B Grade - £7500.00 C Grade - £5500.00

Trip duration: 4 days

Trip available on: 15 July 2019 15 August 2019

$1,156 for 1 hunter
Roe Deer Hunt 2x1 '19

Roe Deer Hunt 2x1 '19 United Kingdom

All our deer stalking is carried out on foot and the use of highseats if required. A typical day stalking is out at dawn, stalking for 3 hours, breakfast. We recommence stalking roughly three hours before dusk. All our stalking is on free/wild deer. We cater for novice stalkers all the way through to experienced stalkers.

Trip duration: 1 - 7 days

Trip available on: 1 April 2019 31 October 2019

$409 for 2 hunters
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