Cumbria Range Day, Sunday 15th May


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Open to non members the next BDS North West Branch Range day is Sunday 15th May 2022, Grayrigg, Cumbria
To reduce waiting times attendees are asked to book a slot in advance and arrive at least 45 minutes before their slot for signing in safety briefing. Shooting slots are from 10.00 to 14.00.
Location – Grayrigg, Cumbria LA8 9BU. Take A685 north from Kendal, south from Tebay junction of the M6, turn left at the Grayrigg church if coming from the south, right if from the north. Follow the narrow tarmac road until you see us.
You can attend if not a BDS member, as long as you are BASC member, and you don't mind being asked to join the BDS! This is a guest day but any non-FAC holders need to be a BDS member or join BDS on the day. Requirements: FAC (if not above), deer legal rifle/ammunition, rifle slip, ear defenders, sticks, membership card. Free tea and coffee will be available and a BBQ if numbers suffice. There are toilets available near the site. Help will be available for novices. Advice on non-lead ammo also on site.

There will be the normal zero target format and we will be running an optional skills test, format is:
2 Shots Prone (bipod, no rear bag)
2 Shots Kneeling or Sitting (sticks allowed)
2 Shots Standing (sticks allowed)
2 Shots Prone unsupported (only elbows touching the ground, use of a sling allowed)
Total 8 Shots
Max points – 80
4 Shots prone (bipod, no rear bag)
Total 4 Shots
Max Points – 40
Total Combined shots – 12
Max Combined Points – 120

Contact: for booking is Andy Massingham on pre-payment is £12 for BDS members and £17 for non BDS members. The price includes a breech safety flag that attendees can keep. Other event dates available here, page will be updated when confirmed North West England - The British Deer Society