Clay Shooting at Hopetoun

Hopetoun offers an unrivalled location for clay shooting in Scotland. The 6,500 acre estate runs right along the banks of the Forth estuary offering an idyllic secluded parkland setting whilst being less than 30 minutes from Edinburgh city centre.

We offer two types of clay shooting at Hopetoun, clay pigeon shooting and simulated game shooting and we also offer shooting lessons. Suitable for either private or corporate groups and individuals, all of our shooting can be tailored to meet your requirements including catering, competitions, accommodation, hospitality and much more.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting ~ Group Bookings

Whether you're planning a day trip with a difference, a stag weekend or a day out with clients or colleagues, clay shooting at Hopetoun offers a memorable and enjoyable activity for all. Each group has its own dedicated tutor on their own private piece of the estate. No previous experience or equipment is necessary.

Sample packages include:

  • 25 Clays Per Person - £45 
  • 35 Clays Per Person - £55 
  • 45 Clays Per Person - £65 

Our prices include full instructions, safety equipment, gun hire, cartridges and clays so that you and your group have no extra costs to pay on the day. Clay pigeon shooting is available at Hopetoun all year round and we ask that you have a minimum group size of six.

If you'd like to know more about clay pigeon shooting on Hopetoun estate and check availability then please call 0131 331 9940 or e-mail


Perfect Gift

If you are looking for a unique gift for someone who enjoys the outdoors then why not buy them a private shooting lesson on the Hopetoun Estate?  Hopetoun offers private lessons with our experienced instructors and Pro lessons with Stewart Cumming who is ranked one of the top clay shooters in Scotland and no less than eigth in the world!  The recipient enjoys private shooting tuition and clay pigeon shooting, located in Hopetoun's beautifull woodland near South Queensfery, only 12 miles from Edinburgh.  The lesson includes gun hire, all catridges, clays, safety equipment and insurance.  A voucher for a private one hour shooting lesson at Hopetoun start at £55 for a standard individual lesson, £75 for a couples lesson and £90 for a Pro lesson.  Please phone Hopetoun Clays on 0131 331 9940 or email for more details. 

Simulated Game Shooting

If you have previous experience of shooting then why not challenge yourself further with a unique simulated game shooting experience at Hopetoun. Visit the Simulated Game Shooting page for more details.

SGS at Hopetoun