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Carlton Towers, South Yorkshire

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Excellent sport combined with the finest hospitality is what makes shooting at Carlton Towers a truly exceptional experience. Shoots have been hosted at Carlton Towers for generations. In the past they were the preserve of the Fitzalan Howard family and their friends, but today you can enjoy that same unsurpassed experience.


Location: Carlton Towers is a royal shooting estate based in South Yorkshire, England offering holiday stay, wedding receptions and shooting events.

About your host at Carlton Towers, South Yorkshire: Lord and Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard, Owners. Originally recorded as one of the Yorkshire manors held by Robert de Bruce at the times of the Domesday Survey, and today the family home of Lord Gerald Fitzalan Howard, the Carlton estate has been in the family through the ages. It encompasses 250 acres of parkland together with 1500 acres of farm and woodland and enjoys close connections with the farming community of the local village of Carlton. At the southern end of the parkland is the estate’s main lake, 11 acres in size with a long reputation of Yorkshire tench fishing and still holding a good head of fish. With its acres of land, set in beautiful Yorkshire countryside, it is no wonder that the opportunities for outdoor events that Carlton estate can offer are endless. Combine this tranquil setting with the historic architecture of Carlton Towers, the incredible family history and Carlton Towers’ luxurious accommodation, and you have the ideal location for a really stately experience and for staging the celebration of your dreams.

­­­­­­Game shooting experience at Carlton Towers, South Yorkshire: Carlton was built for entertaining and we judge the success of our shoots not only by the size of the bags but by the enjoyment of our guests. Our hospitality is in the finest country sport traditions, and known to be second-to-none. Your party can stay overnight in exquisitely refurbished rooms in a house which dates back to the 1600s. Carlton isn’t open to the public so you enjoy exclusive use of the house and gardens throughout your stay. Thanks to careful management of the estate we can provide consistently exciting sport. The English partridge at Carlton Towers are part of the conservation programme which won the estate silver in the 2007 Purdey awards. Partridges are not the only shooting available; pheasants are also released in the parklands to provide some variety to shooting days. In between the shooting we keep energy and spirits high with our exceptional hospitality. A typical day might begin with tea, coffee and bacon rolls, followed by lunch taken in our woodland shooting lodge. Click here for quick link country guide.

Planning your trip to Carlton Towers

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Accommodation: Each of our 16 bedrooms, accommodating 31 people, have been individually designed and furnished by Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard to offer a tranquil haven from the bustle of the modern world. Click here to view your accommodation. To select and book the top suggested hotels and accommodation in the area when shooting at Carlton Towers, South Yorkshire, click here.

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Permits:  Game licenses to shoot or take game birds are not required in the UK. You will require a shotgun license or a person/loader next to you with a gun license. For more information on permits and travelling with fire arms click here.

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