Lincolnshire Partridge Dinner & Auction - get bidding!


On Friday 4th October, an auction will be held at the GWCT Lincolnshire Partridge Dinner. This is your chance to place a bid and have a chance at winning a fantastic luxury experience.

If anyone would like to place an absentee bid please contact Charlotte Meeson on 07976 207113 or cmeeson@gwct.org.uk by 6pm on Friday 4th October. Please include the title of the lot(s) you'd like to bid on:

Ladies Day at Loddington

This is a wonderful opportunity for ladies to enjoy a fun and educational shoot day at the GWCT’s Allerton Project in Leicestershire. This fascinating research site is run as a released bird shoot but with a strong emphasis on encouraging wild game and thriving biodiversity through good game and agricultural management. The shoot includes a variety of habitats such as ancient woodlands, wetlands and stewardship-funded wild bird and pollen and nectar mixes all of which achieve an excellent demonstration of the benefits good game management can deliver. This work is presented to over 3,000 visitors annually through guided walks and talks and guns on the day will get the opportunity to see Allerton’s work in action and ask plenty of questions.

Approximate bag of 100 pheasants. All shots must have their own gun, licence and insurance and be experienced. Less confident guns can be happily accommodated provided enough notice is given but all must be competent.

  • Shoot date: 26th October 2019
  • Guide £900.00
  • Kindly donated by GWCT Allerton Project

Salmon fishing for 2 days and 2 rods on the famous River Dee

2 day’s fishing for 2 rods on the Woodend beat of the River Dee. You have to experience fishing at Woodend to appreciate how special a beat it is. Secluded, private, and one of the Dee beats which can genuinely claim to fish in all water heights.

The considerable fall of the river between the Garden and Boat Hole pools gives marvellous streamy water at low levels, and when the river rises then perhaps the Long pool - fished off the bank - is one of the most enjoyable casts on the river.   

There are 11 named pools at Woodend, all different in character.

  • The fishing to be taken by mutual arrangement but is likely only to be available in February, March, August or September 2020.
  • By kind donation of Julian McHardy of Woodend Estate
  • Guide £400.00

GWCT Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire - four or five guns, mixed walked-up and mini driven day – 24th January 2020

An exciting mixed shoot day exploring the GWCT’s demonstration farm in Leicestershire. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the pioneering work carried out by the GWCT while enjoying an informal shoot day in a variety of habitats, such as ancient semi-natural woodland, stewardship conservation areas, river edge, ponds and rough corners of the property. The shoot, created and owned by the GWCT, encourages and demonstrates the integration of viable farming with healthy wildlife and sustainable game shooting. You will be shooting cock pheasants, duck and a few woodcock - subject to weather conditions. From past experience guns can expect to shoot in the region of between 20 and 30 head. Included in the price is a bacon roll breakfast, hearty hamper in the field and tea and cake to finish. Dogs are most welcome to join the fun!

  • Guide £1,000
  • Kindly donated by GWCT Allerton Project

Luxurious Lincolnshire Camping Experience!

Two nights in the new luxurious safari tents by a lake for two couples in the glorious countryside near Stamford. Entertainment to include stalking, clay pigeons & a tour of Walcot’s Italian gardens before lunch with the family in the Hall. Date of stay to be arranged at a mutually convenient time.

A Days shooting for a team of 8 guns at Hainton

A fantastic days shooting for 8 guns on Hainton Estate in the Lincolnshire Wolds, to take place on 15th or 16th of November this year.  The day could be taken next season on a mutually agreeable date.This is a wonderful opportunity to shoot some challenging pheasant and partridge in the stunning and undulating countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds.  The day includes lunch and elevenses.  Estimated bag of 125 birds. 

  • By kind donation of The Hainton Shoot.  
  • Guide £4,500


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