A day’s shooting at Downton is a day to remember, the shooting is challenging even for the most experienced gun. The central feature of the Shoot is the classical Downton Gorge, where guns stand on the banks of the rushing River Teme, below sheer 30m high cliffs with woods above over which the pheasants fly.
A feature of the Downton Shoot is the consistently high quality throughout the day’s shooting. The high fast birds presenting a challenge even for the most experienced guns. It is this challenge set in spectacular countryside that keeps many parties of guns returning year after year.