Beginners Lesson 1 to 1 Tuition

only £71.99 per person

Take advantage of one to one professional instruction with an emphasis on safety and gun handling. This will give you a basic understanding of shooting and will provide you with enough confidence to pursue clay target shooting further if you wish. This includes 50 cartridges, clays and the use of a school gun

We have guns to a suit all ages

VENUES CLOSED ON SUNDAYS

N.B. : Please note the site can't shoot between 1pm and 2pm from 1st May - 1st Sept due to summer wildlife restrictions.

Restrictions: MinAge: 7,  MinGroup: 1,  MaxGroup: 5, 

alternatively call our sales team on 0800 078 9511

  • " Thank you to Trevor Hartley for his professional and friendly hospitality.
    Trevor coped very well with our group of mixed abilities. Trevor was very generous and considerate with helping our mum's mobility, even though she only just watched the shooting. Would recommend the event to others."

    Duncan

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Trevor was very knowledgable and thorough with his instructions. He was also very patient with us two novices. It was a lot harder than both of us thought but Trevor put us at ease and made it fun. Would highly recommend him. All good! "

    Joanne Bottrell

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " Big Shout out to Ashley our instructor- great with everyone and made sure everyone had a positive experience "

    Ken McGowan

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Our tutor was hands down the best and most knowledgable person to ever help me with shooting and how to improve "

    Joe McArdle

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Our guy on the day was amazing! He was really good and our whole team had a great time. I think his name was ASH! Would 100% recommend. "

    Sophie Parsons

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Brilliant team at the shoot, welcoming and professional, would highly recommend for a group event"

    Sarah Martin

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " What a great day. Trevor our instructor was professional, informative, friendly, a good sense of humour and very patient...made the day an absolute credit to your company. Will definitely be back.
    All of the above "

    Neil Roff

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Fantastic experience! Will be back soon!"

    Rebecca Timlett

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Great morning great teaching will book again "

    John grant

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Very enjoyable ideed!"

    Simon Keats

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Our instructor, Ashley, was absolutely excellent and couldn’t have done more to ensure we all enjoyed the experience and he was also extremely knowledgable about all aspects of the sport. "

    Caroline Ruscoe

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Our coach was amazing. He was so good with my 16 year old son and very, very encouraging. It was a great event and lovely people. Thank you. "

    DIANNE PARKES

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Great fun, brilliant day "

    Luken Rabbets

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Loved it. Very experienced instructor. Great venue. "

    Mark Branson

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " had gd day very enjoyable definitely will be re booking, easy venue to find staff were well trained very friendly great place to shoot. got through it to quick so will have to double the rounds next booking I thought the whole experience was good and would recommend highly."

    Steven

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Great day out , introductory lesson staff made you feel at ease . Already looking at booking my next lesson at wareham ."

    Nigel Markam

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " A birthday treat for my husband who thoroughly enjoyed the experience, he had a one to one session and learnt a lot, he would definitely go again!"

    Lyn mills

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " The whole experience from start to finish was faultless."

    Casey Derrett

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " My son absolutely had the best time, we came for his birthday last year too"

    Nicky Feline

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Faultless"

    Davidstrutt

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Top instructors, really friendly and helpful. Great site and facilities. Fantastic experience all round!"

    Richard Parker

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Really good. The instructor we had at Wareham was brilliant"

    Stuart Burford

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " An amazing experience.. Very professional safe environment.. Can't wait to do it again.. "

    Neil

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Great facilities and our instructor was excellent."

    James Dawkins

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Great instructor good facilities easy to book"

    Simon mack

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " The instructor was excellent,
    I would recommend this type of event to friends and family."

    Ian Hudson

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Trevor our instructor was friendly, professional and made our experience the best it could be. Can’t wait to go back!"

    Beth Fitzpatrick

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Trevor and colleague were excellent Trainers"

    Fran Rennix

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Fantastic morning,first time I’ve Clay pigeon shot . Our instructor Ashley was brilliant made us feel relaxed and welcome with great tuition "

    miles glanville

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Really lovely instructor on the day ! "

    Juliet Quick

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • "
    A very enjoyable and exciting experience!"

    Trevor Hancox

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " An excellent day. Cannot fault the facilities, our tutor and the equipment. All the staff were very friendly. If you have never been clay pigeon shooting before I would recommend this company and their facilities. ."

    STUART SMITH

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " One experienced and one complete beginner-both had a really great time."

    Linda Rogers

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Really happy with the shooting experience..

    Emily Hibbs was our instructor for the day who offered loads of tips and knowledge. This allowed me to hit 20 out of 25 of my targets and wanting me to join a gun club.

    Wish we had more time to shoot"

    Lewis

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Great facilities, really friendly staff and our instructor Emily was fantastic. "

    Craig

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Course instructor 'Trevor Lake's was absolutely excellent, perfect person for our group."

    Jo Hosking

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " This was a Christmas present from my wife to me my son and my son in law.
    We all had a fantastic time and we will be up again in the. New Year"

    Frank Hayes

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Would highly recommend this place. I did it as as a different kind of date to do and my girlfriend loved it! "

    Richard

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Had an amazing time! I booked as a surprise for my boyfriend for my birthday. Everyone was very friendly & welcoming. Our “teacher” was so friendly & lovely, he really helped us to learn & had a laugh when we missed shots etc! Thanks so much! We will be back I’m sure! My boyfriend is now hooked! "

    Hannah

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " I took my son for his 15th birthday present and he absolutely loved it he really enjoyed it and was very good he must of shot around 15-18 clays out of 25 he now wants his own gun and licence soon as he's old enough"

    Nicky Feline

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " I booked clay pigeon shooting for my partner for his birthday and thought I would give it a go too. We had an great time throughout the whole experience and both thought it was very enjoyable! Our instructor was very helpful, friendly and chatty. "

    Kayleigh Bush

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " A very good day with a great instructor.
    Put us at ease with very good tuition.
    Will book again. "

    Trevor Sherwood

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " A really great experience "

    Martin Hughes

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " It was a really great first time experience. "

    Michelle Changchao

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Brilliant, first time ever shooting my parnter got it for me as part of a birthday present. Me and my mate loved it ;)
    Now looking into taking it up as a hobby!"

    Simon Platts

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " My wife and I really enjoyed our time and our instructor was excellent. Couldn't have wish for a better person to teach us and a place to shoot. We are looking to going again in the near future."

    Andy vallis

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Great day out and Ashley was a brilliant instructor."

    bernard collins

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " We had a great tutor the same one as last year and she recognized us she was lovely "

    Ady

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Really enjoyed it. One instructor between the two of us which was good. Highly recommend. "

    Jamie Cooper

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Bob was a fantastic instructor
    Will be coming back in the future "

    Alex Kelly

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Great course, lots of variety, great instruction with our instructor Ash. Learnt a lot and would highly recommend this venue both for fun and professional tuition."

    Nick Page

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Really good time had by all, knowledgeable instructors meant you could see improvement over the session."

    Tom McGourty

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " The day was absolutely incredible, Bob my instructor was fantastic. Definitely found my new hobby!"

    Nicola AkersDouglas

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " thank you for a most enjoyable weekend. The shooting went really well and we both did very well on the clays! We couldn't fault your choice of hotel for us !! The Sandbanks Hotel was very comfortable and the meals were great! The whole package worked really well for us and was most enjoyable!! Thank you again. We would definitely recommend people to try this experience."

    Adrian Dunn

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " What a day. It's something we have always wanted to do - and we weren't disappointed! Lots of variety and at different difficulty levels. We want to do it again!!"

    Rupert Holloway

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Great time safety was spot on. Instructors were. Wet helpful to my partner who had never been shooting before. All in all a very good time would defo recommend . "

    Mike

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " A great introduction to clay pidgeon shooting with an excellent instructor Ashley. His instructions were given in a very easy to understand way made the day very enjoyable. Will be back for more."

    Neil Tasker

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " My friend come over from Australia and he said what a fantastic venue the trainer was so knowledgeable and fun we had amazing time so thanks to all the staff "

    Ady Thorpe

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " Great fun with excellent instruction. "

    Tom Schouten

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Trevor was an amazing instructor, very patient and made the whole experience a lot of fun!would definitely go back :) "

    Natalie

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Our instructor Trevor was great, his charismatic and friendly approach definitely added to the experience! We all really enjoyed it! Thank you! "

    Victoria

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Great experience. Enjoyed every minute. Very patient and lovely Karen made it for us. Would definitely like to visit again. If you thinking of doing it give it a go, you'll be glad you did."

    marilees holder

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " have always wanted to try clay pigeon shooting and I was not disappointed. The friendly staff and clear instructions made this a truly enjoyable experience. Will be booking up again very soon"

    brian tomkins

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " The day was brilliant very well organized from start to finish Ashley the instructor was great explained everything a made it a great safe day out. Would recommend to anyone"

    ROSS MURRELL

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Ashley is a fabulous instructor, who even taught my 85 year old mother how to shoot a clay from a sitting position!!

    Thank you very much for a very enjoyable morning.

    Viv, Fizz and Diana"

    Angelica Juncu

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " I organised this for a friends stag day. I cannot fault anything. The chap that instructed us was excellent and if we missed the target he would tell us why and what we did wrong. I didn't think I would hit anything but everybody hit a lot more clays than they imagined. I have recommended this to family and friends. What can I say, the staff and instructors at the big shoot are awesome."

    Dave Morris

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " We had a super time. Our young son had never done this before and loved the experience. My husband and I had shot before but this was a much more successful experience due to the expertise and patience of our instructor Ashley. Thanks very much - we'll definitely come back. "

    HELEN OATES

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " We had a wonderful time. Ashley and Trevor were really good at showing us the ropes and put the two females in the group at ease giving us confidence. We will definitely give it another go sometime and thoroughly recommend this activity."

    Josie milne

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Was a fantastic experience! The staff were excellent very friendly and informative! Great variation on the shooting! Our instructer was fantastic! Really was the highlight of the stag weekend! I would highly recommend ! "

    Paul Greenwood

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Excellent couple of hours shooting and a brilliant instructor everyone had a great time, thank you "

    Darren Hulse

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " We had a fantastic time"

    Rebecca Dunn

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Great activity for teenagers to break up studying time. They really enjoyed it. Ashley was the young guy who took our session and that was a real bonus that he wasn't too much older than my teenagers."

    Janet whittaker

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Great afternoon shooting. Great staff very well run."

    Wayne Cowling

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " This was a superb and thoroughly enjoyable experience. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to do this as a stag event"

    Darren Smith

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " The four teenagers said it was 'awesome' which is praise indeed."

    Avril Martin

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Cracking day shooting some clays"

    Peter Stubbings

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Your instructor was excellent."

    Joseph McDermott

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Brilliant activity. Really enjoyable and the staff were fantastic. . All equipment and guidance was perfect. "

    Sarah Peterson

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " The event was extremely well organised, the tutors were knowledgeable, experts at teaching the group, very encouraging and achieved positive results for all of the party. The whole team highly rated the experience and all said they would do this again. Thank you."

    Carol Grundy

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " We all thoroughly enjoyed it!"

    Paula Wilson

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " My Son and I had a great afternoon at the clay shoot at Wareham Dorset, on Saturday the 26th of September 2015. The site is well laid out and our instructor Trevor was friendly and very helpful, taking time to explain everything to both of us and giving us confidence to enjoy a very good afternoon in delightful settings. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone attempting to try this sport out for the first time."

    Angus Gibson Tait

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " An excellent pre season warm up with a first class instructor who listened to what I asked for and provided it. Many thanks. "

    Letcher

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " Ashley the instructor was brilliant, taught and the right level and inspired confidence. My son have never fired before hit his first 5 clays with expert coaching from Ashley. A fantastic time. The staff could not have done anything else to make us more welcome. Highly recommend the activity and was money well spent."

    Kevin Coughlin

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Had a great day with my two sons as part of a boys day. The instructor was excellent as was the whole experience. we will definitely be back. Thanx"

    gareth smith

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Brilliant. Great fun for all the family especially if you all like big bangs and action. Would highly recommend and will be returning very soon. Bob, our instructor was brill. We all felt in great hands. "

    Debbie Luscombe

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " Clay Pigeon near Wareham, Instructors were clear and got us hitting the targets straight away. Lots of fun definitely recommended! "

    Nat Cooper

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Booked for a suprise for my Mums 50th birthday. My mum & stepdad both thoroughly enjoyed the day from start to finish. & I enjoyed spectating. Instructor Sam was top notch, very helpful & encouranging. Well done guys!"

    Kelly Pugh

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " Well organised, with an excellent instructor. He was friendly, knowledgeable, patient and a top class instructor. He really put my daughter at ease, and she was soon hitting birds. We will definitely be back."

    EDWARD WYLIE

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Didn't know what to expect, never tried it before. Thought it was fantastic would do it again."

    Stephen franklin

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " The experience was a birthday gift for my son. He thoroughly enjoyed the session. The instructor was friendly and easy going, which helped my son to relax and enjoy the shooting. Highly recommended to anyone that has considered clay pigeon shooting but didn't know where to start. "

    Anthony Skeldon

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " Fantastic 16 th birthday bash for my son, none of them had fired anything above 177 . All of them hit the clays, instructor was great, had humor as well as all the necessary safety, we will be back. Can't think of anything that can be improved, even the bacon rolls were great."

    Brian kemsley

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " The 1 hour one to one session I booked for my husbands birthday was excellent.His instructor was amazing and took so much time, care and effort to make sure Tim enjoyed every minute. A very talented chap! Thank you The Big Shoot we will be rebooking."

    trudijayne effemey

    RATED 4.4 out of 5
  • " I've shot at Purbeck every year for the last 5 years. This year I had the best lesson I've had in 5 years. The tuition was spot on and had an instant impact on my shooting. I'm an enthusiastic amateur, not a professional and the impact from a one hour lesson was very high, and good value for money."

    Matt Priestley

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " Fantastic day - just me and my 12 year old son - Marcus did brilliantly with a last minute booking and got it exactly right ! when we got there everyone was extremely friendly and helpful, our instructor Nigel was first class and had us knocking them out the sky in no time - a really fun afternoon organised at the last minute A+ all round will definitely becoming back for more! Don't change a thing ! "

    Ben Anste

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " Outstanding fun, superb patient instructor with excellent coaching, would recommend to anyone"

    Ian penfold

    RATED 4.1 out of 5
  • " We all thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and will defiantly book again. Instructor was a 'star' !!gave us such a professional and (understanding) view of how to look @ passing traffic. Please forward this to our 'INSTRUCTOR'. Can't wait for next shoot!!! Ian "

    ian west

    RATED 5 out of 5
  • " It was easy to book,, not much comments than that :) It was a great experience ,, the instructor was good and gave great guidance and we all shot more than 50% of the shots and all of us were amateurs. Thoroughly enjoyed and will be going back"

    Krishnakumar Swaminathan

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " My 11 year old son and I had a great time, the Instructor was excellent and we had a great time!"

    Peter McElhatton

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " Instuctor was great with my young son, taking him from nervous to cracking clays on his own in just 25 shots. An well structured and thoroughly enjoyable event."

    Dominic Betteridge

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " Brilliant, booked a private shoot for the other half & both him & me enjoyed every minute. Staff were all overly nice. Will definately be back soon!"

    Shana Richardson

    RATED 4.8 out of 5
  • " Our party of 3 had never done clay pigeon shooting before or even fired a shot gun, so we were all pretty nervous, but our instructor, Steve, was so reassuring and friendly. we very much doubted that we would hit anything, thanks to Steve's expert guidance we all surprised ourselves! A great experience had by all."

    Shelley Wilson

    RATED 4.5 out of 5
  • " I had an amazing time and delighted to be shattering clays straight away. A real thrill and would strongly recommend anyone to have a go."

    Claire Burton

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " What an am"

    carly beeney

    RATED 4 out of 5
  • " It was a b"

    emma bennett

    RATED 4.9 out of 5
  • " A very well organised event and the instructor was superb. Highly recommend both the website and the Wareham shoot.

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    Roger Elstow

    RATED 4.3 out of 5
  • " This was amazing, thank you so much."

    Charles Naish

    RATED 4.6 out of 5
  • " The highlight of stag weekend to bournemouth! Everyone said how much they enjoyed themselves and still to this day having a good banter about who was the best and worst shooter. We all said we cant wait to do it again. Money well spent! Ross (Geordie & DG stag weekend)"

    Ross

    RATED 4.2 out of 5
  • " I knew I would enjoy it, I didn't realise I would LOVE it. Highly addictive, great instructors, can't wait to do it again!"

    James

    RATED 5 out of 5