Witton Gilbert

Venue Details

When people think of the County Durham countryside, the chances are the first thing that springs to mind are the picture perfect views, that stretch on for miles in every single direction. Here at The Big Shoot, the only thing we think of is the adrenaline fuelled action you'll be getting up to at our fantastic Witton Gilbert shooting range. When you shoot with us, you'll be left in doubt as to why we are one of the leading activity centres in the North East. We offer personal coaching from highly trained experts, before letting you loose with some top of the range shotguns across some of the UK's best clay cracking facilities.


  • Cafeteria
  • Changing Rooms
  • Spectator Areas
  • Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Event Photography
  • Winners Medal
  • Toilets
  • Full Instruction
  • All Equipment
  • Qualified Instructors
  • Catering

General Location

Based to the north of Durham just a 30 minute drive away from the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, our fantastic Witton Gilbert Clay Pigeon Shooting venue is perfectly placed close by to excellent transport links including the A691 and the A167 road networks. Full travel information will be printed on your booking confirmation receipt.


  • Our instructor was spot on a very good teacher

    david sheldon

  • Thoroughly enjoyed my clay shooting experience at Witton Gilbert, brilliant venue and excellent instruction from Jack. Katie from The BIG Shoot was very responsive and made the booking process very simple.

    Aidan Brown

  • Absolutely fantastic. Great instructors. Friendly and giving good advice to help enhance your experience. Fun day and would highly recommend.

    Andrew Mawson

  • Really enjoyed our shoot at witton Gilbert looking forward to attending again . Will definitely be taking up this sport in the future . Thanks to the team at witton Gilbert venue , they were more than helpful and very experienced. Thanks James


  • Jack was great. Felt confident using the guns.

    Hannah solan

  • First time clay pigeon shooting and it was excellent! The instructors were so helpful and great fun - I'll definitely be going again!

    Tracy Galligan

  • Great introduction to clay pigeon shooting. Will be back.


  • On arrival we were shown where to park cars , given induction , then off to the shooting range , everything spot on , totally enjoyed this and will be definitely booking again , many thanks to all for a great experience.

    Paul Gair

  • Thoroughly enjoyed my time doing something out of my comfort zone, thanks a bunch guys.

    Ian McKay

  • Enjoyed the morning shoot!!

    Brian Robert Turnbull

Venue Ref: 8020-5



Witton Gilbert

Prices at this location are in GBP

25 Clay Shoot - GBP 49.99pp

Currently Available

  • Min. Group: 2
  • Max. Group: 40

Nothing quite compares to the thrill of smashing your first clay out of the sky. With our 25 Clay Shoot package, you'll get the opportunity to experience it first hand! Equipped with a state of the art 12 bore shotgun, you'll be taught the safe handling and the use of the shotgun - taking on the challenge of mastering various sporting targets. But, even if you're new to Clay Pigeon Shooting, you can rest assured you'll be taught all the tips and tracks from qualified instructors. Soon enough, those pesky clays will be yours for the taking! Full equipment is included within the package cost.

50 Clay Shoot - GBP 69.99pp

Currently Available

  • Min. Group: 2
  • Max. Group: 40

With 50 clays at your disposal, you'll get the chance to get in touch with your inner target shooting champion with this fantastic package. Taught everything you need to know about this exhilarating activity from qualified instructors, you'll soon be well on your way to smashing those clays out of the skies with ease - laying waste to the variety of sporting targets that call our epic Witton Gilbert site home. Supplied with full equipment, a complete safety briefing, and expert tuition, you'll have everything you need for an authentic Clay Pigeon Shooting experience. For the more adventurous shooters, there's even a three shot pump action gun!