Shotguns and shooting

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[...]

Cross-over shotguns and conversions

Written by  on April 26, 2018

We are often asked what is a cross-over shotgun and why would someone want to use one rather than learning to shoot from the other shoulder to match up[...]

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[...]

The Glorious Twelfth – the grouse shooting season is nearly upon us

Written by  on August 11, 2017

August the twelfth, the first day of the grouse shooting season is nearly upon us. It is often referred to as the Glorious Twelfth although you’ll be[...]

The evolution of the British over and under shotgun

Written by  on November 13, 2015

Fashions come and go with most consumer goods and what is in favour one year is not always what sells in the next. Since Castle Gunmakers opened we have[...]

Appointed shotgun dealers in the north east

Written by  on October 25, 2015

Appointed shotgun dealers in the north east If you’re looking for appointed shotgun dealers in the north east in order to make an informed and trusted[...]

What’s the best over and under game gun?

Written by  on May 5, 2015

I am often asked – “What’s the best over and under game gun?” Most friends know that I have a passion for old side by sides and[...]

New and used shotguns online

Written by  on March 30, 2015

The Castle Gunmakers website has changed over the years, with a complete redesign and build in 2014, closely followed by the addition of this very blog.[...]

Browning custom shotguns

Written by  on October 16, 2014

A quick history of Browning shotguns Browning custom shotguns have been around for many years, as basic Brownings lend themselves perfectly to the customisation[...]