The ‘Old Hall’ Shoot Llandriddnod Wells.
The Old Hall shoot is situated in the heart of mid-Wales, lying just
a few miles inside the Shropshire/Hereford border, adjacent to the
Radnor Forest. Travelling by car the shoot is roughly three and a
Half hours from London, two from Manchester, one and three quarters
from Birmingham and one and a half from Cardiff. The shoot is
situated in beautiful unspoilt hilly countryside. The ground rising
from 950 feet to 1350ft. Due to its situation the sport can be
described as classic with seriously challenging drives. The majority
of birds put down to wood are pheasant, but we have a healthy
partridge population to add variety, with a duck drive available as
The Offered Drives
Hill; birds are driven from game crop and plantation high up on
the hill. Guns line up along the valley as birds fly across them at
Bracken Bank; the birds are driven off the ‘bracken bank’
approximately 150-200 feet above the guns. Flying straight over the
pegs and down the line, the guns are challenged to who gets the
highest bird. www.shooting.sh will award serious malt to the first
gun taking the highest bird.
Fish Pool; the birds are driven from woodland and a 4 acre
game crop, they clear a bank of trees and fly over the lined guns
lined up along the meadow below.
Old Hall West Wood; driven from 12 acres of ancient oak
and beech woodland, situated on the steep hillside above the drive,
the guns line-out on the meadow and neighbouring fields in front of
Old North Wood; the birds are driven from ancient oak and
beech woods but with the addition of coppice and game crop. Provides
spectacular birds over the meadow and house.
Bev’s Tump; Birds fly from game crop down the valley and
over the guns.
13 Acre; Pheasants are flushed from game crop flying left
and right over the guns pegged out in the valley below.
Gorsty Breast; Mixed drive including pheasant, duck and
partridge. Guns line up along the brook situated in the bottom of a
What species on land
- Partridge: October 1st – February 1st
- Pheasant: October 1st – February 1st
- Mallard: October 1st – February 1st
- Teal: October 1st – February 1st
- Wood Pigeon: No Season
Location and how to get there.
- Parties booking will be supplied with directions and
David Eaton has been keepering the Old Hall shoot for 15 year’s during
this time he has kept an eye on the continued improvement of the
shoot. He ensures the best birds in the UK.
At the start of the day guns and their guests gather in
Old Hall for a warm welcoming tot of Sloe Gin before choosing their
Lunch is hosted in the Hall. Charmain your host serves a superb
combination of homemade soup and Welsh Black beef sandwiches. (Be
careful with the homemade horseradish sauce.) Washed down with
Everyone’s invited to an end of day in front of a roaring log
fire, where you can enjoy a famous homemade cream tea.
Cost per Bird
- Season 2001/2 Bag Average
November / December 141 birds. January 74 birds.
(9 days shot).
- Season 2002/3 Bag Average
November / December 155 bird. January 62 birds.
(10 days shot).
- Season 2003/4 Bag Average
November / December 18 birds. January 159 birds.
Booking the Day
- Telephone 0702-1114746 for a day to remember.
- Old Hall B&B can be provided on request
- Hotel: Plenty of Hotels local to you we can book for you
- B&B: here are plenty of B&B’s present in the area.