I always look forward to going to one of Loyton’s shoots and feel that I have a genuine relationship with the keeper, loaders and handlers.
— Jacqueline Roe, 2017
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"For a mind-blowing day do tWO drives at Haddeo and two at Loyton"

Dan Reynolds, The Field Top 50, 2012

Hairy Dog has an exceptional nose for both game and elevenses
— Tatler 5 Commended Gun Dogs, 2016
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"This is a safari-style affair, with open barbecue tables and views of the surrounding
countryside"

The Field, November 2015

They have used all their local knowledge and understanding of what makes a good day’s shooting to create tailor-made experience to meet every need of the visiting guns
— Gazette, October 2015
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Upping your Game

How Alick Barnes takes shooters back to school august 2010

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"If Challacombe is a model for the driven shoots of the next decade, the future is exciting"

Janet Menzies, The Field 2017

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"Haddeo & Loyton, terrifically high pheasants, yes, but also a converted Land Rover Defender that doles out magnificent elevenses."

Tatler Top 5 UK shoots, 2016

Combe Sydenham offers the perfect high pheasant day
— Shooting Gazette, December 2015
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"Angus Barnes, the owner of the Loyton shoots portfolio can show his clients how it's done. High phesants are his speciality and he seldom misses even after a late party."

The Field Top Shots 2017 - Pheasant

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"Too good to leave"

Sally Shallam, CN Traveller 2010

Challacombe is very much a 21st-century shoot. Its new approach to rearing and supplying partridges is bringing results.
— Janet Menzies, The Field 2017
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"Loyton Lodge, one of the finest shoot accommodations in the whole of the UK and at the heart of this slick sporting operation"

Shooting Gazette, December 2015

Isobel Barnes sister of Angus, of Sporting at Loyton. Never try and out-party Isobel. It will end in tears.
— The Field Top Shots 2017 - Party Animals
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"Guns from across the world come here for the relaxed family atmosphere"

Gazette October 2015, Stuckeridge

The lodge accommodation is wonderful
— The Field, 2012
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"Most luxurious shooting lodges"

The results are in from the survey, and these are the best.


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