Visitors Permits Left

Anyone that is shooting with us bringing their own guns must possess a valid certificate and it must be present with them on the day of the shoot. Each serial number of the guns intended to use must be listed on your certificate. Legally you may use a shotgun without a Shotgun Certificate providing the owner of the shotgun is present and he or she has a valid Shotgun Certificate.

Gun Storage

We offer a fully insured safe gun storage facilities at our Banbury showroom able to accommodate long term storage or a short term whilst you’re moving house or having your certificate renewed.

Gun storage on short term is £30 + vat per month per gun or we can offer a long term service for only £200 + vat per gun for a year. You are able to take the gun in and out as many times as you need.

Gun Servicing

Getting your Gun serviced is vital to assuring its reliability throughout the season. We recommend that you have your gun serviced at least every 3 years, but sooner if you have experienced a vast amount of wet days during the season.

We offer a 3-4 week turnaround on most guns.

The quality of our workmanship, knowledge and experience is incomparable.

Gun Hire

We can offer a selection of 12 and 20 bore shotguns that can hired out for shoot days by prior arrangement. Upon request if you can advise height and whether right or left handed it will assist us in selecting the most ideal shotgun available. The charge per gun £100 + vat which can be paid on the day or invoiced after the event.

Arrangement for Driven Wild Boar & Big Game

Hunting Area: Estate Punitzerwald / Austria

Group: min. 6 – 12 Hunters

2 full days hunting days for driven Wild Boars and Big Game Hunting Package

Price includes:

Hunting Organisation for 2 days Big Game hunting (including 1 day driven hunting)
Hunting Permit for each guest Hunter (Austria)
Service of professional hunter for each guest hunter
Modern 4×4 hunting vehicles for shooting guests, observer and hunting staff
Pre arranged numbered stands including rotating change system for each drive
Daily Transfers from accommodation to hunting ground
Accommodation for 1 night in 5 Star Castle
Breakfast and dinner at the Castle, lunch out in the field at our hunting cabin
All soft drinks while hunting
Traditional aristocratic horn blowers during the hunting day and at game parade
Free use of field gun cases, thermos cans, warm blankets as well as field chairs
All Government Taxes

Price per Hunter: 2 days hunting, 1 night, Full Board: €660
Non-hunting observer: 2 days, 1 night, Full Board, all inclusive: €250

The Package Price excludes:

Trophy handling: €15 per Wild Boar Trophy & €65 per Stag or Ram
Extra night at Castle: €250 per person, per night
Trophy fee for animals: Contact us for details
Flights
Sightseeing after or before hunting
Party band or traditional music players, etc at the castle
Gun rental (€40 per day plus ammunition cost €7 per round)
Alcoholic drinks at hunting area
Airport Transfers from Vienna or Graz to hunting area (by mini bus or Range Rover)
Drinks at the castle
Personal expenses (Tips etc)
Dipping, Packing and Trophy shipping to home country

Please call 01295 661033 or email info@williampowellsporting.co.uk to place an enquiry or find out more.

Driven Wild Boar

The ideal size of a party is 7 Guns and a typical hunting trip lasts one to one and a half days with the following itinerary:

Day One

Arrive in time for lunch
Afternoon’s practice on the running boar range with a variety of weapons, including safety discussions and general advice
Dinner

Day Two

Breakfast
Full morning of hunting
Hearty lunch back at the lodge or out in the field
Further hunting until dusk
Four course dinner

Day Three

Breakfast
Hunting till mid afternoon
Lunch
Departure

We offer a comprehensive package in which the following are all included within the price:

Two nights en-suite accommodation
All meals and refreshments, including the traditional post hunt banquet, with wines and bar spirits included (Prestige wines available at extra cost)
Safety training with a variety of weapons including a half day pre-hunt practice on the running boar range with a variety of weapons
One full day of traditional wild boar hunting
Wide range of weapons and ammunition as required
One boar per hunter per day
Hound packs and hunt masters
Butchered boar meat to take home (quarter of boar per hunter)

We can also arrange a two hunt day, three night stay package, along similar lines.

We are able to design a fully tailored experience to meet individual requirements, including arranging all travel and insurance requirements.

Please call 01295 661033 or email info@williampowellsporting.co.uk to place an enquiry or find out more.

Staying in the Loire Valley

This Private Hunting Estate offers guests a fully self-contained luxurious facility which includes; 7 en-suite double bedrooms, bar, Lounge, dining room, secure armoury and equipment store, changing room with heated storage/drying facilities, pool room and external covered seating area

The bedrooms and relaxation areas have been designed to provide guests with excellent comfort in a stylish and picturesque environment. The utmost attention to quality can be seen all around the lodge, from the beautiful furniture to the crisp bed linen, luxurious towels and toiletries and the collections of books and games available.

All meals are served in the dining room and are prepared by a chef to the highest standards using locally sourced ingredients. A classic wine selection has been assembled by the expert sommelier to accompany meals, and these are included in the price of the hunt. If you are looking for something a little more special, an additional Prestige wine list is available providing rare and premier wines at extra cost.

Associated Partridge & Pheasant Estates

In addition to our managed estates we also have prime access to some of the country’s best known shoots. So if you fancy something with WOW factor or prefer something a little lower key, then why not enquire and see what William Powell Sporting could offer you!

Our associated Estates include:

  • Duncombe Park, Yorkshire
  • Rievaulx, Yorkshire
  • Swinton, West Yorkshire
  • Murton Grange, Yorkshire
  • Farndale, Yorkshire
  • Faccombe, Wiltshire
  • Brixton Deverill, Wiltshire
  • Mulgrave Castle, Yorkshire
  • Cruwys Morchard, Devon
  • Llwyn Madoc, Wales

…and plenty more!

Associated Pheasant Shooting Estates

In addition to our managed estates we also have prime access to some of the country’s best known shoots. So if you fancy something with WOW factor or prefer something a little lower key, then why not enquire and see what William Powell Sporting could offer you!

Our associated Estates include:

  • Duncombe Park, Yorkshire
  • Rievaulx, Yorkshire
  • Swinton, West Yorkshire
  • Murton Grange, Yorkshire
  • Farndale, Yorkshire
  • Faccombe, Wiltshire
  • Brixton Deverill, Wiltshire
  • Mulgrave Castle, Yorkshire
  • Cruwys Morchard, Devon
  • Llwyn Madoc, Wales

…and plenty more!

Associated Grouse Estates

Beside our Managed estates, we also have prime access to some of the country’s best known grouse moors. So if you are looking for something with the WOW factor or prefer something a little lower key, then why not enquire and see what William Powell Sporting can offer you?

These Estates include:

  • Danby, Yorkshire
  • Swinton Park, Yorkshire
  • Allenheads, Northumberland
  • Raby, County Durham
  • Ralia, Highlands
  • Weardale, County Durham
  • Hunthill, Angus
  • Rotherhope, Northumberland

…and plenty more!