Scotland is revered internationally as a mature sporting destination that offers visitors outstanding sporting experiences amongst stunning and dramatic landscapes.
Welcome to the national web portal for shooting, stalking / hunting and fishing in Scotland, offering news, events, sporting seasons, information for beginners and much more. Use this portal to search through over 100 sporting providers offering all country sports in Scotland from game shooting – including pheasant, grouse, partridge, hare, pigeon and ptarmigan – to wildfowling, deer stalking (red, fallow, roe and and sika deer) and world class fishing including game angling, coarse and sea angling (including salmon, trout and grayling).
Opportunities abound to suit all budgets, ranging from as little as £2 per day to £10,000 per week and more. The country is also steeped in colourful history, tradition and culture which provide the sporting visitor with what many across the world regard as an unrivalled overall experience.
COVID-19 UPDATE : SCSTG has collaborated with number of country sports and land management organisations in Scotland to publish guidance for employers, employees and practitioners to allow these activities to move forward following lockdown. This important publication coincides with the relaxation on some tourism activities and the relaxation of the five mile travel restriction for leisure activities. As more people will now be able to enjoy country sports again in the coming weeks and months in Scotland this guidance is timely. Read the full document here.
Published in December 2016 ‘Game for Growth’ Country Sports Tourism in Scotland: Delivering Sustainable Growth 2016 – 2020 sets out ambitious growth targets for the sector. The full document is available here
Research (2015) has shown the value of Country Sports Tourism in Scotland to be around £155m. Read the report Benefits, Volume and Value of Country Sports Tourism in Scotland here.