The classic highland hunts of Scotland are both breathlessly exciting and physically challenging hunting in magnificent surroundings. But Scotland is much more than this! Once you have experience warm scottish hospitality, the Scot’s dry sense of humour, and the atmosphere of a local pub, it is certain that you will long to return to this beautiful country- time and again.
Have you ever shot a roaring stag, while surrounded by a watchful harem of hinds, on the top of a heather clad slope, in the midst of a hectic rutting season? If you already have, we can guarantee that we have the very best district for you to repeat this unique experience - you just need to give us a call and ask. If you have not , they you are missing a vital part of your “hunting education”, and you really do owe it to yourself to do something about it - and we would be more than happy to help you arrange your “lessons”.
Hunting red stags in the Scottish is highlands is one of the absolute classic European hunts. As a rule two hunts will hunt with one stalker - as the local hunting guides are called, who knows the district like the back of his own hand. The hunters will take turns at having a shot, both sharing each others hunting experience. Occasionally the hunting personnel will include a so-called ponyman, who will take the shot stags off the hill on horseback. Hunters should be aware that this is not a trophy hunt, such as those you might know from eastern Europe. You are simply taking part in the districts selective culling of animal.... "Are you game for a stalk in the highlands and a wee dram, laddie?"
Scientific Name: Francolinus pondicerianus Sub-species: n/a Habitat: Grassy areas is scrubland and open country Description: Medium sized francolin 26-34cm long. Barred grey/brown plumage with a thin black border to its pale throat. Hunting method: Wing shooting, walking-up Hunting available in: EuropeRead more
Scientific Name: Tetrastes bonasia Subspecies: N/A Distribution: From central Europe, across northern Eurasia to northern Japan. Habitat: Conifer and mixed forest Description: Relatively small member of the grouse family. Adult males grey above, with mottled buff, orange, black and browns in wings. Black chin, bordered with white. Boldly spotted white underparts. Female lacks the black bid....Read more
Scientific Name: Lepus europaeus Subspecies: Up to 30 subspecies of hare have been described, but the number is disputed and the differences of little interest to hunters. Distribution: Native to much of Europe and part of west/central Asia. Introduced to many countries including England, Scotland, Sweden, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. Habitat: Found in many types of habitats,...Read more
Scientific Name: Phasianus coachicus Subspecies: There are thought to be about 30 subspecies, divided into 5 groups: the Caucasus pheasants, White-winged pheasants, Mongolian ring-necked pheasants, Tarim pheasants and the Chinese ring-necked pheasants. Distribution: Native to Asia but widely introduced elsewhere. Common throughout much of Europe. Habitat: Ground dwelling bird of woods,...Read more
Scientific Name: Oryctolagus cuniculus Subspecies: 3 subspecies are recognised: European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus), North African rabbit (O. cuniculus algirus), Iberian rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) Distribution: Native to southwest Europe (Spain, Portugal and western France) and north west Africa (Morocco and Algeria). Widely introduced elsewhere. Habitat: Vegetated areas,...Read more
Scientific Name: Cervus elaphus Subspecies: We recognise the following subspecies for Europe: East European Red Deer (C.e. montanus) Corsican Red Deer (C.e. corsicanus) Distribution: Red Deer is found in most European countries. Habitat: Woodland, pasture land, wetlands and moorland. Is found in lowlands as well as on high ground and in mountains. Description: Large deer weighing...Read more
Scientific Name: Gallinago gallinago Subspecies: None Distribution: Breeds through most of temperate and northern Europe and into Asia. Habitat: Freshwater marshes, moors, fields Description: Small wading bird, well camouflaged and with a long bill. Mottled brown and black above, with bold, buff coloured stripes on the back forming a V. 25 - 27cm in size. Hunting method: Rough...Read more
Scientific Name: Scolopax rusticola Subspecies: None Distribution: Breeds through most of temperate and northern Europe and into Asia. Habitat: Forests and woods. Description: Bulky wading bird, well camouflaged by brown and buff barring, creating a “dead leaf” effect. Long down pointing bill. In flight its rounded wings are diagnostic. Size: 32 - 36cm Hunting method: Rough...Read more
The hunting areas is located in the Cairngorm mountains in the heart of Scotland. The stalking takes place on various estates most of which are within a 20 minute drive of Kingussie. All red deer are completely wild and are located on open moorland and mountainous terrain. The challenge of stalking over various types of terrain to achieve the final goal of having a stag within your sights lures...Read more
Glen Tanar er beliggende i det spektakulære Cairngorms National Park i Royal Deeside i Skotland og giver den perfekte mulighed for at opleve det fantastiske højland og natur. Fra det robuste lyngklædte højland til de majestætiske skove af Caledonian-fyr, fra den snoede flod Tanar til de storslåede fiskevande i River Dee, har denne velfungerende...Read more
Familiens formål, med at erhverve hotellet i april 2007, var at kombinere det perfekte jagtophold med den perfekte jagt på et fantastisk revir. Altså en samlet jagtoplevelse, hvor både indkvarteringen og jagtområdet er skræddersyet til jægeren, og hvor partneren har stor erfaring og yder stor service. Familien, der driver hotellet har adgang til mere end...Read more
Our partner in this area is an extremely experienced gamekeeper. He owns the hunting rights on many of the best scottish estates in the highlands, and on the west coast and north of Inverness. The success rate is very high and all hunters get to experience hunting in beautiful nature with a vast population of red deer. Normally our partner will meet and greet our hunters, and give instructions...Read more