December 2013

Grouse-shooting season closes after £38m boost to economy

One of the strongest grouse-shooting seasons for many years came to an end this week, having generated an estimated £38 million for the Scottish economy it is claimed. Sporting estates had been predicting on the eve of the Glorious Twelfth of August, that this year’s late spring followed by the hot summer would meant the […]

Journalists from all over Europe given taster of Scotland’s country sports during SCSTG press days

The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group recently hosted two press trips to help promote the stalking, shooting and fishing on offer to a wider audience. Held over several days, the first trip was designed as an introduction to Scottish fieldsports for non-shooting British journalists from titles such as FHM and regional lifestyle magazine Sussex Life […]