Arley Estate Shoot

Arley Shoots

Under the leadership of experienced game keeper Oliver Davies and his team, the Arley Shoot based at Arley Estate on the banks of the Rivern Severn, Upper Arley in Worcestershire, offers a unique experience.

Set in 1,600 acres of picturesque woodlands, banks and valleys, the terrain is perfect for top quality pheasant, partridge and duck shooting.

At the Arley Estate we are able to provide 100 to 400 bird days, over both week day shooting and Saturday’s. Accommodating 7 to 10 gun teams, single guns, small groups and full teams are all welcome.

With emphasise on quality our ducks have been fantastic in the early season this year, as well as our pheasants and Partridge from October onwards.

Full day’s itinerary

  • Breakfast on arrival: Bacon Ciabatta Rolls served with Champagne and Orange Juice, Tea & Coffee
  • Morning drives followed by table top lunch in the shoot room of Arley House (or shoot through with picnic snacks in the field), with wines
  • Pre dinner drinks in the bespoke shoot room bar, complete with full size snooker table

Dinner in the formal dining room of Arley House: 2 courses, served with fine wines followed by coffee and liquors in front of the fire.

Arley House Kitchen

Our Executive Chef Richard Stuart, formerly of the Roux Brother’s 3 Michelin starred restaurant The Waterside Inn, Bray, executes every dish with passion, flair and the utmost flavour.

Whatever your itinerary at the Arley Estate Shoot we are dedicated to designing a bespoke menu to suit your day, tastes and guest numbers.

Using locally sourced ingredients including game, dishes are created to celebrate the seasons and delight dinners on the plate.

Nearby accommodation

Brokencote Hall, Kidderminster, Worcesteshire (25 minutes away)

Brockencote Hall’s 21 bedrooms are all elegantly decorated with luxury furnishings and plush fabrics, perfectly representing the country estate splendour of this 4-star hotel. Brought to you by the Eden Hotel Collection, 4-star Brockencote Hall has won a host of awards including four AA red stars for the levels of comfort and hospitality, alongside three AA Rosettes for its outstanding cuisine. The dining experience is enhanced by panoramic rural views across the estate and a superb wine cellar.

The Elms Hotel, Abberley, Worcestershire (25 minutes away)

The Elms is a 5-star luxury hotel and spa retreat nestled in the rolling Worcestershire countryside. With 23 tastefully designed bedrooms and suites, award winning spa and Brookes restaurant serving dishes made with the best of British ingredients.

The Mecure Bewdley, The Heath Hotel (10 minutes away).

This historic 4-star Bewdley hotel’s Victorian splendour is set amongst 20 acres of landscaped gardens and offers Arley House guests a 10% discount or group-booking rate (for 10 rooms or more). Simply contact the central reservation number and quote ARLEYHOUSE

Worralls Grove (less than 5 minutes away)

With 2 luxury suites for hire in this boutique bed and breakfast within Arley Estate is a sanctuary

The Grange, The Arley Estate (New for 2020)

The jewel in the Arley House Crown, The Grange, a beautiful Grade II listed Georgian House with 10 luxury double rooms located 5 minutes walk from Alrey House in the grounds of the estate.

What our guns have to say about Arley Estate Shoot

Mr. James Cartwright, October 2018

I’ve known Oliver the game keeper here for about 6 years now. We shoot regularly at other estates he manages. Arley is new under his management and Knowing his hospitality from other venues we felt confident to try a day at Arley. We’ve typically shot ducks here but the game can be varied. We’ve now had 2 fantastic days at Arley. Oliver never lets us go short of the bag even when our shooting fails to do justice with the fabulous birds he puts up. I can’t recommend a day here enough. Highly recommended. Oliver and his team deliver a very special day.

Mr. Rupert Thurgood, November 2018

I have had a few days at Arley this season and as with all the shoots Oliver Davies and his team run this is first class. Given it is a fairly new acquisition for them the turnaround in the shoot since their leadership began is nothing short of remarkable. High flying fast and plentiful, the birds are presented to all abilities and the whole day is run professionally, smoothly and with excellent refreshments throughout the day… highly recommended.

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