The Arundell Arms Hotel, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AA +44 (0) 1566 784666
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Shooting Tuition and Courses in Devon

Deer Stalking Certificate - DSC 1

This course is designed for the sportsman or woman who has recently taken up stalking and is seeking further advice and guidance. The course will provide an insight into and a wider understanding of deer stalking techniques and deer management. The successful delegate will be awarded the Deer Management Qualifications Deer Stalking Certificate One and Large Game element of Wild Game Meat Hygiene requirements to meet the Food Hygiene regulations 2004.

The course is run by BASC at The Arundell Arms. To enrol, or for further information, please contact BASC using the details below. Demand for the DSC1 courses is usually very great and places are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

2014 Dates: tbc

Price: tbc

Contact: BASC Shooting Standards Dept. 01244 573018

Website link: BASC DSC 1 Courses


Clay Pigeon Tuition

Exceptionally well-equipped with expert instruction (grouse, high pheasant and skeet), we arrange clay pigeon shooting with Lower Lake Shooting Grounds in Cornwall, which is about a half-hour's drive from the hotel. Lessons per hour include 100 cartridges and 100 clays.

Price: £54.00 per person, per hour.  £75.00 for 2 persons shared, per hour.

Group bookings can be arranged for a minimum or 3 persons.

Introduction To Firearms

A comprehensive, one-day course on rifles and rifle shooting. The morning will be spent with a lecture and presentation on the safe handling of rifles, calibre choice for given application, UK firearms law, cleaning firearms and much more. The afternoon will be spent on a local range, starting with the use and shooting of rimfire rifles, incorporating practical shooting positions to give you confidence and experience when in the field. The afternoon will finish with shooting deer-calibre centre-fire rifles.

This course is ideal for those wishing to get into rifle shooting or for those thinking of applying for their Firearms Certificate (FAC). It is also a good choice for those about to undertake their DSC Level 1 Deer Management Qualification. The course fee includes rifle use and all ammunition.

Price: £185 per person.  £300 for a party of up to 6 persons.



Indulge in a gourmet break staying in one of our lovely Classic rooms and dining on our signature five-course tasting menu, where head chef Chris Heaver delights in showcasing the very best local and seasonal produce.  

One night dinner bed & breakfast including our fabulous five-course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu from just £215. 

Two nights bed & breakfast with five - course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu on one evening of your choice from just £305.

Three nights bed & breakfast with five- course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu on one evening of your choice from just £395.

Terms & Conditions
Subject to availability. Rates shown are for total stay and based on two adults sharing a Classic Double or Twin room. This offer is available 28th August – 21st December 2018. A £10 supplement per room per night is applied to stays on a Friday and Saturday. Upgrade to a Large Room /Suite for £20 per room per night. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.


We’re offering a Sunday night stay for two to include our signature 'Taste of the West' five-course tasting menu in our 2 AA Rosette restaurant, a glass of pre-dinner bubbly and breakfast for just £82.50 per person.

Terms & Conditions

Subject to availability. Rate shown is per person and based on two people dining on our five-course tasting menu, with a glass of bubbly in our main restaurant (excluding additional beverages) and staying in a Classic double or twin room, including breakfast the following morning. This offer is only available on a Sunday.