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Thimbleby Shooting Ground

Set within Thimbleby Estate and surrounded by thousands of acres of stunning countryside, Thimbleby Shooting Ground lies in an idyllic rural setting within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Established in 1988, Thimbleby Shooting Ground is now one of the country’s premier shooting grounds, open six days a week and boasting a range of targets to suit all abilities.

Catering for everyone from complete novices through to experienced shots, our team of professional instructors offer a range of services, from expert one to one tuition through to hosting private, corporate and charity events.

Thimbleby now offers full Simulated Game days, shooting clays on a variety of drives set within the heart of the estate. The day includes excellent hospitality, a very special experience for both clay and game shots.

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Shooting Lessons

Looking to get started or improve your shooting? Our team of friendly and professional instructors can provide expert coaching for individuals and group lessons up to a maximum of 4 people, catering for everyone from complete novices through to experienced guns.


Group and Party Bookings

We offer a range of structured corporate shooting days and group events that can be tailored to accommodate your party’s needs.

Corporate Days


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Simulated Game Shooting

All the thrills with none of the feathers!



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Latest News

Keep up to date with all the latest news at Thimbleby Shooting Ground including members events, offer and developments

News: Game on for the glorious 12th by Gun Room Manager Max Cope.

News: How to choose the right clay shooting instructor and lesson for you.

News: What to wear for clay shooting!

News: Mark your diary! Unveiling our 2024 events calendar!

News: All about James Reynolds, The Woodworking Gunsmith

News: Vote for us in this year’s Rural Oscars!

News: What shooting lesson is best for you?

News: How to start clay shooting.

News: A Christmas message and a look back at 2023…

News: Treat friends, family and loved ones with our Christmas gift guide! 🎅

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Thimbleby Shooting Ground Northallerton,
North Yorkshire
Contact Us: 01609 883401