We are regarded as one of the finest shooting providers in the World and so we are delighted to announce that
E.J. Churchill At The Swinton Estate is now open!
The Swinton Estate is one of the largest privately owned estates in England, situated near Masham in North Yorkshire and stretching over 20,000 acres from the River Ure in Wensleydale up onto the moors.
It has been owned by the Cunliffe-Lister family since the 1880s and comprises Swinton Park, the 32-room castle hotel, Swinton Cookery School, the adjacent Country Club & Spa and Swinton Bivouac, the estate’s tree lodge and glamping retreat.
The Estate offers guests and visitors a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, horse riding, mountain biking, falconry and fishing.
We are open for Claymate (play & pay), caddied rounds and lessons for experienced shots. We ask that you you in advance and you must bring your valid shotgun certificate with you.
To book contact the team on 01765 357997 | 07958 265250 or email [email protected]
Below you can view and download our shooting school price list
Monday | 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday | 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday | 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday | 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday | 10.00am – 3.00pm
Sunday | 10.00am – 3.00pm
The shooting ground is open to everyone, however we have three Membership packages available. To view the Membership information click here. To download the Membership application form click here.
Email your completed form to [email protected]
E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground
Contact Numbers: 01765 357997 | 07958 265250
From A1 South
Take the turning for Ripon/Thirsk A61 at the roundabout go straight across onto the A6055 (this road is parallel to the A1). Continue for approximately 4 miles to the next roundabout and take the first turning left and continue for approximately 8 miles to Masham.
From A1 North
After Scotch Corner approximately 8 miles look out for a turning left for Bedale and Masham. Follow the signs through the roundabouts and continue through Bedale to Masham.
From Harrogate to Ripon
(A61) from Ripon to Masham the road is the A6108.
All the above directions will bring you over the River Ure – down through an avenue of trees – stay on the main road past the petrol station (right) DO NOT GO INTO MASHAM.
Take the first turning left (signpost Warren Gill and Fearby) carry on for one mile and you will arrive at the 30mph signs and Fearby (crossroads).Take the right (signpost Warren Gill) and continue for another mile. Over the watersplash approximately 100 metres and we are the first gate on the left. (E. J. Churchill) Continue over the cattle grid to the clubhouse.
Take the first right junction as you arrive in to Masham signpost to Fearby and Warren Gill, (if you pass the petrol station you have gone too far) and take the directions above.
From Swinton Park Hotel
Turn left out of either car park. Take the first right to Fearby 1 ½ miles, follow road all the way to Fearby. At the crossroads, go straight over (signpost Warren Gill) and continue for another mile. Over the watersplash approximately 100 metres and we are the first gate on the left. (E. J. Churchill) Continue over the cattle grid to the clubhouse.
Cancellations | Please allow 48 hours notice for cancelling a lesson or caddied round otherwise you will be charged.
Please note we are striving to be a fibre wad only ground, your cooperation and the reduction of the plastic wads on the ground would be appreciated.
We look forward to welcoming you to E.J.Churchill at The Swinton Estate
For all enquiries and bookings please contact the team on 01765 357997 | 07958 265250 or email [email protected]
Please note that 01494 883227 is for the shooting ground in Buckinghamshire ONLY not North Yorkshire.