William Powell Sporting

Knarsdale Estate

Some of the most testing Grouse shooting terrain in England

The Knarsdale and Asholme Estate extends to nearly 17,000 acres. It is recognised as one of the best grouse moors in England due to both the large annual bags achieved in recent years and it’s terrain which produces very challenging driven grouse shooting.

The Knarsdale Estate is situated at the north western end of the Pennines. Within a 15 mile radius of Knarsdale, there are a number of other renowned moors including Whitfield, Garrigill, East and West Allenheads and Croglin.

The area of moorland under management at Knarsdale for Grouse production on the west side of the south Tyne valley extends to about 11,500 acres. Knarsdale Moor is managed as four distinctive beats which provide 3 ½ separate days driven shooting.

There are 19 lines of grouse butts providing options to cater for a variety of different of wind directions. The majority of butts are of sunken stone or timber construction. It is customary to shoot 9 guns at Knarsdale. However, there are a minimum of 10 butts in each row to provide flexibility of gun positioning.

Asholme and East End Moors are situated on the east side of the valley provide of a further 2 ½ days driven shooting.

The Knarsdale Moors are well served with a network of good access roads. These are all easily passable by four-wheel drive vehicles.


Knarsdale Hall

Lying at the heart of the Estate with great views of the surrounding Moorland, Knarsdale Hall is a large stone-built lodge. Over the last few years the building has undergone major refurbishment and now provides accommodation of a very high standard, in 10 bedrooms, eight of which are served by en-suite bathrooms with showers and two have en-suite shower rooms only.


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Sorry, we currently have no availability for Knarsdale.
Please do call us to discuss your requirements as we may be able to find or put a day together for you.

For more information on any of the dates above please contact us on 01295 661033



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