Game Shooting

Grouse | Pheasant | Duck

Swinton Estate offers some of the most extensive and varied shooting in the UK due to its natural landscape and topography which provides an exceptional habitat for various species of gamebirds.

Indulge in the great Yorkshire hospitality at Swinton Estate with an overnight bed and breakfast stay in the luxurious Swinton Park Hotel. Each Gun will stay in their own opulent bedroom with a private dining experience by Swinton Estate’s talented chefs during the evening.

Over the beautiful heather moorland and stunning deep valleys you and your party can enjoy a day out in the Yorkshire countryside with a driven pheasant and partridge day. Enjoy shooting an exciting range of challenging and varied game birds across 20,000 acres of stunning landscape.

Hospitality included with breakfast and lunch served in one of our private dining areas at Swinton Park Hotel and elevenses served in the field at one of our Bothy huts.

Walked Up Shooting: The Estate can additionally offer Walked Up Shooting packages for teams of up to six guns to include: walked up grouse, pheasant or mixed species days. Walked-up days include a picnic-style lunch served in a Bothy Hut on the moor.

Duck Flighting: Evening duck flighting is available for teams of up to six guns and includes tea and cake at The Terrace Restaurant and Bar prior to being taken to the flight ponds for the evening. 

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People shooting game on the Swinton Estate during a shooting experience in North Yorkshire

More information

Partridge dates:

27th September 2023

11th October 2023

18th October 2023

Pheasant and partridge dates:

25th-26th October 2023

1st November 2023

14th December 2023

21st December 2023

3rd-4th January 2024

24th January 2024

Other dates can be available upon request.

Upcoming dates

  • 27th September 2023
  • 11th October 2023
  • 18th October 2023
  • 25th October 2023
  • 26th October 2023
  • 1st November 2023
  • 14th December 2023
  • 21st December 2023
  • 3rd January 2024
  • 4th January 2024
  • 24th January 2024
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All guests involved in our sporting offering can benefit from discounted accommodation and spa packages.
The Swinton Estate employs a team of full-time game keepers across the grouse and pheasant shoots who are committed to wildlife and countryside management and work in hand with the farming tenants and forestry department. Please visit our conservation page for further information about the management of our natural resources.

The event will take place at Swinton Estate:

Swinton Estate is one of the largest privately owned estates in England, situated in North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales. Comprising 20,000 acres, about two thirds of the land is forestry and farmland, and one third open moorland.

Our standard terms and conditions apply.