5 reasons why shooting can be surprisingly good for your health

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Target and clay pigeon shooting aren’t typically seen as being as physically demanding as game shooting. After all, stalking birds in boggy marshes and fields can be quite tiring. But actually, now that the game season is over, it might be worth considering taking up other kinds of shooting to stay active. Here are five… Read more →

Three Delicious Game Bird Recipes

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Here are some delicious game bird recipes that will get your mouth watering. James Martin’s roast pheasant with cider and bacon This recipe by Saturday Kitchen star James Martin will bring you right back into the field. The sweetness of the cider and apples brings out the richness of the pheasant and the creamy sage… Read more →

With the release of The Revenant, Gunplan counts down the five best wilderness survival films

A box office hit in the US, where it’s even competed with the unstoppable force of Star Wars, The Revenant recently won three Golden Globes (Best Film, Director and Actor) and its leading star, Leonardo DiCaprio is hotly tipped to claim the best actor Oscar at this year’s ceremony. DiCaprio stars as legendary fur trapper… Read more →

Paintballing safety tips

It was a pivotal moment for a whole generation of teenagers growing up in the 1990s. Where were you when Byker Grove’s PJ was blinded during an unsupervised paintball session? Thankfully PJ (or Ant McPartlin, if you prefer) recovered his sight to become one half of Britain’s best loved light entertainment duos, but the lessons… Read more →

Top 10 UK Pheasant Shoot Locations

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With the pheasant shooting season now in full swing, we at Gunplan thought it was the perfect opportunity to list ten of the best shoot locations across the UK. So whether you’re a beginner on your first shoot or a seasoned shot looking for the latest challenge, check out our countdown of some of the… Read more →