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Country Sports Tourism

Getting Ready for The Game Fair, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire 27th-29th July

17/07/2018
The Scottish Game Fair is over and we are now getting ready for The Game Fair at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire next week. This year we will be on the BASC Stand (B193C), and will be joined by the community owned Storas Uibhist Estate.    This is the first time an estate has attended as stand […]

Junior Macnab Challenge at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, Scone Palace

03/07/2018
Over 200 youngsters aged 8-21 took part in the new Junior Macnab Challenge organised by SCSTG and kindly sponsored by Scottish Youth & The Countryside Education Trust (SYCET). They were given tuition in fly fishing (trout) by instructors from the Game Angling Instructors’ Association, as well as a chance to shoot a rabbit target with […]

Adventure to Ballathie House – guest blog by Michelle Feasey

05/06/2018
Thanks to the Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group, my husband Niall and I spent a lovely couple of nights at Ballathie House in the beautiful Perthshire countryside.  We won this great trip at The Game Fair. We live in Lincolnshire, so we took the early morning train from Peterborough up to Edinburgh, which is a […]

SCSTG in French hunting magazine ‘Voyages de Chasse’

03/04/2018
Another great article following the SCSTG press familiarisation trip for European hunting journalists last October – see here for the article in ‘Voyages de Chasse”

Award for the Angus Glens Moorland Group

29/03/2018
Well done to The Angus Glens Moorland Group (AGMG), who were awarded winners of the Conservation and Environment category at the Scottish Rural Awards ceremony earlier this week. AGMG was set up just three years ago with the intention of showcasing work and community life in remote Angus glens, and the award reflected the broad […]

SCSTG in the ‘Schottland’ issue of ‘Jagdzeit’

20/03/2018
Following the successful press familiarisation trip which SCSTG held in October last year, click here to see the great article by Roland Zobel which has been published in a special ‘Scotland’ issue of ‘Jagdzeit’ magazine in Germany. Text: Roland Zobel | Fotos: Roland Zobel, Fotolia, Pace Productions UK

Personal safety for hunters, stalkers and anglers

06/03/2018
Scotland is a sporting destination enjoyed by men and women from all over the world.  Hunting and fishing in far flung, and often isolated, beautiful locations is part of the unique charm of the Scottish experience. Scottish Country Sports participation requires preparation; picking your dates, finding your chosen location, and selecting a service provider to […]

Scotland January 2018 – Guest Blog from Magnus Berg of CMB Shooting, Sweden

30/01/2018
Scotland January 2018 Leaving Sweden in early January is not a tough decision to make, and if the reason for leaving is shooting in Scotland, it is even less tough. Along with the instructor-team from Susegårdens Shooting School, situated in the southwest of Sweden, the journey began. The aim of this trip was to have […]

Superb Sporting Lots in BASC Online Auction

14/11/2017
Superb sporting lots in BASC online auction       A sealed bid auction in aid of the Scottish Youth in the Countryside Education Trust is being hosted by BASC Scotland. Highlights include a Hebridean McNab, salmon fishing, highland stag shooting and a driven pheasant shoot. Nicolle Hamilton said: “Educating the next generation about country sports […]

SCSTG hosts European Journalists

20/10/2017
SCSTG was pleased to welcome five European journalists on a press familiarisation trip to introduce them to some of the superb sport and accommodation that Scotland has to offer.  Attendees from France (‘Chassons’ and ‘Voyages de Chasse’), Sweden (‘Big Game’ ), Norway (‘Jakt & Fiske’) and Germany (‘Hunter’s Path’) spent 2 nights at Glenapp Castle Hotel in […]