3 of the best! Our favourite shooting days out on Exmoor
You get to experience their shoots over 5,000 acres of the best countryside the country has on offer. Their local success and popularity has led to the development of famous pheasant drives such as Collies Head, Howe Wood, Dark Corner, Rookery and Tom’s Hedges.
Since 2005 Miltons has seen many keepering teams elect to return year after year, and this lies mainly with the superlative quality of the birds here.
The main focal point for the shoot is Hollam Farm, located in the middle of the estate, where guns will meet in the morning and then return for tea.
With its all fantastic all-
Other shoots are also available, from deer to simulated to clay-
The catering for these activities is coordinated by Caroline who produces delicious meals. Choices range from delicious picnic style food for eating out in the field to full blown roast dinners to be consumed back at Highercombe. She can organise the catering to individual needs for parties of up to 20 -
Depending on the time of year, Highercombe can offer mini driven days of up to 100 birds, with up to 8 guns being accommodated.
Exmoor Hunter Hirelings & Hunter Livery-
Exmoor by tradition is a non-
Phil & Heather are very keen to encourage 'Hunting Virgins'. Experienced riders who haven't yet tried hunting are welcomed, although a good level of competence & fitness is still required to fully enjoy the experience.
West Country hunting is seen as a really inclusive (not exclusive) field sport, enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
As with most sports you want to be wearing the correct attire and advice on hunt dress etiquette is provided prior to a hunt.