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The Estate is proud to offer some of the best game shooting in North Yorkshire, which is still managed fully in-hand.

Choose from:

We also offer opportunities for fishing.

Bedale Wykeham Shoot

Hosting guests from far and wide

Our grouse shoots welcome visitors from the UK as well as international guests from as far afield as the Netherlands, Belgium and America.

Pheasant and partridge days appeal to both international and UK guests.

Full teams or single guns are invited to join both shoots.

A warm welcome

All our shoots include hospitality delivered in unforgettable surroundings. Enjoy everything from a sloe gin pick-me-up to a hearty lunch.

Where to stay

If you would like to extend your stay in North Yorkshire, there are several great places to stay within easy travelling distance from us, from the cosy to the sumptuous.

These include:

However this is by no means an exhaustive list. Please get in touch with James Stephenson, Head of Property and Sporting if you have specific requirements or want to discuss further.

Downe Arms, Wykeham

Annual charity clay pigeon shoot

Since 2017, The Estates’ annual Charity Clay Shoot has raised more than £205,000. Hosted in the grounds of Wykeham Abbey, shooting takes place across the Estate.

Each year the total raised is divided between the permanent beneficiary of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, and a different local charity. These have included Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue, St Catherine’s Hospice, Support Dogs and Ryedale Special Families.

The next Charity Clay shoot will be held on 23rd May 2024 – to enter a team please email