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.



For an extra special treat this Mothering Sunday, we've put together a fabulous package so that you only pay for dinner and stay overnight for free!

For just £129 the offer includes;

Overnight accommodation in one of our Classic double or twin rooms for two people
Our five-course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu with a pre-dinner glass of bubbly
and Full English breakfast.

Terms & Conditions
Subject to availability. Rates shown are based on two adults sharing a Classic double or twin room for 1 night, including Full English Breakfast, five-course tasting menu and a pre-dinner glass of bubbly per person. This offer is only available on Sunday 31st March 2019. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.


Two nights bed and breakfast and one day's trout fishing on the rivers.
Single: £240 | Classic double: £345 | Large double £405

Subject to availability. Rates shown are per room. Valid 1st April - 14th October 2019. 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.