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The Glorious Twelfth

Our heather-clad hillsides in the north east of Scotland are the perfect location for a range of country sports including grouse shooting. The season - from mid August to mid September - starts with The Glorious Twelfth. 

And, our luxury lodges are the perfect habitat for our country sports guests. Each of our lodges has a police-approved gun cabinet for up to 6 guns which is manufactured to BS 7558/92. Six of our lodges are dog-friendly too and each lodge can have up to two dogs per booking.


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We're not short of magnificent Scottish estates for grouse shooting either. 

The 25,000 acre Glen Tanar Estate neighbours Balmoral in the Cairngorms National Park and offers a range of options including driven grouse days. Glen Tanar, a family run estate, also has a highly experienced gamekeeper team. Country sports lovers will also find some of the world's best salmon fishing on the estate in the River Dee and deer stalking. The estate manages the land through a mix of traditional and modern techniques to protect biodiversity.

Ballogie Estate, another family run estate, is also situated on the River Dee and also offers driven and walked up shooting for parties up to 6 guns in August and up to 10 guns in September and October  The estate has its own gamekeepers and offers walked up rough shooting all year round.

Glenmuick Estate extends to 14,000 acres and offers grouse shooting. There's also the opportunity to shoot clays here as well as seasonal red and roe deer stalking. 

We're also very conveniently situated for Seal's Cover Shooting Ground, which is in a woodland setting overlooking the North Sea. Great for practice or for some expert coaching. There's also a well stocked range of outdoor wear. 

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