Jonathan Nicholson

The best websites for shooting insurance; a summary

Written by  on December 12, 2018

At Castle Gunmakers we know how important it is to find competitively priced insurance for fieldsports such as shooting, hunting and fishing? Here is[...]

Shotgun license renewal; certificate links, downloads and rules

Written by  on November 5, 2018

Shotgun license renewal; certificate links, downloads and rules At Castle Gunmakers we noticed a recent article on the Shooting UK website. It highlighted[...]

The best UK fieldsports video sites

Written by  on January 3, 2018

Hunting grouse and other wildlife in the UK is exciting and a wonderful way to spend a holiday. However, it’s not always hunting season. What do you[...]

Scottish fieldsports set to further increase visits to Scotland

Written by  on December 15, 2017

During 2017, Scottish fieldsports will add over one million visitor nights to the country’s tourism sector, according to Robert Rattray, the head of[...]

Scottish grouse estates invaluable to the local economy

Written by  on August 10, 2017

A recent report into grouse estates that offer shooting highlighted an average spend of around £500,000 in the local economy as a direct result of their[...]

Help save red squirrels – volunteer now!

Written by  on May 31, 2017

Help save red squirrels – volunteer now! In most of the UK, red squirrels are few and far between. In order to help the effort and increase the[...]

The Big Farmland Bird Count Review

Written by  on March 25, 2017

The fourth annual Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) was held in February 2017. The event brought in record numbers of visitors who took part – some[...]

Changes in the 2017 Firearms Act – how do they impact gun owners?

Written by  on February 28, 2017

Changes in the 2017 Firearms Act – how do they impact gun owners? A bill that will result in changes in the 2017 Firearms Act, known as the Policing[...]

How field sports can contribute to conservation

Written by  on October 14, 2016

How field sports can contribute to conservation The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and Savills Research have recently released their 2015-2016[...]

Best wildfowling spots this shooting season?

Written by  on September 15, 2016

Where are the best wildfowling spots this shooting season? Well the mild winter, late frosts and warm wet summer have all played their part in shaping[...]