Country Sports in Scotland.

One of Europe’s best country sports destinations.

Country Sports in Scotland

One of Europe’s Best Country Sports Destinations

Years and years of prestige and tradition feed into the fun of experiencing Scottish country pursuits for yourself. Visitors are drawn from all corners of the UK and the wider world to enjoy Scotland’s dramatic landscapes, unique cuisine and warm hospitality, not to mention one of Europe’s best country sports destinations!

Scotland is magnificent and with it comes the exceptional sporting opportunities. The heritage and landscape give it a special place in the heart of any country sport enthusiast.
Nearly half of the 500,000 people who enjoy game bird shooting in Britain, shoot in Scotland. National and international visitors are also lured to the Scottish hills, moors and straths every year, returning to enjoy a premium sporting product.

Due to the popularity of this activity it is advisable to book well in advance so we can source the best estates for you.

Shooting in the Scottish borders.

The silence. The fresh air.
For pure hunting passion.

Experience fishing in a new way.

The silence. The fresh air.
For pure fishing passion.

Other activities.

Falconry, Golf
and more.

Why choose Scotland?

Country sports in Scotland include game shooting (most commonly pheasant, grouse, partridge, hare and pigeon), wildfowling, deer stalking and world class fishing. Enjoyed by the Royal Family for years, beginner and experienced enthusiasts alike now have access to a range of country sports that need only be tried once to spark a passion that lasts a lifetime. 

Country Sport in the Scottish Borders.

With mile after mile of peaceful nature to explore, the Scottish Borders make the perfect playground for your next country sport holiday. The rolling hills around Kelso, Melrose and the surrounding area offer a spectacular backdrop to your total experience. Setting off from SCHLOSS Roxburghe, our tailored itineraries around this area include guided shoots with your own pointing dog, or driven game shoots targeting pheasants, partridge and ducks. You can also arrange to go out with a falconer. A package designed by our experienced team, discover the thrill of shooting in the Scottish Borders on your weekend getaway with us.

What else is on offer at SCHLOSS Roxburghe.

Little more than an hour’s drive from Newcastle and Edinburgh, SCHLOSS Roxburghe is ideally placed for your country sport holiday in Scotland – right in the heart of the Scottish Borders. There’s more to a weekend away at SCHLOSS Roxburghe than just country sports…

Other activities available include clay pigeon shooting, archery, tomahawk throwing and fly fishing, with many activities available for the whole family (Children aged 12 or up). You also have access to the Championship-level Golf Course at SCHLOSS Roxburghe. Our country sports weekends are also incredibly popular for group celebrations or corporate events – our focus is on having a good time in good company.

Besides our outdoor pursuits, our boutique interior design and top-notch cuisine offer the perfectly relaxed and restful environment you’ll want to return to after a long day out and about. Offering you the complete package, a country sports getaway with SCHLOSS Roxburghe has everything you want and so much more.
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