Ranges available to FDPC

Anglo Ranges

Shepton Mallet

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FDPC's home range is situated at the Old Anglo Brewery, Anglo Trading Estate,

Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BY. (enter through Door 9). Club Room no.   01749 342963.

This comprises two indoor ranges -  25M (9 lanes) and 50M (8 lanes), both with turning targets. Both ranges are certified for Small-bore, CF Gallery Rifle and Black Powder (although BP will be limited to the 25M range at the present). In addition, FB rifle (223 / 7.62 etc) can be shot prone or benchrest on the 50M range.  We may shortly introduce shotgun with slug and 9-ball SG.  Note : there is no provision for HME firearms at this range.

 

The range also benefits from a fully furnished Club room (with drinks vending), Gun room, work room and modern Ladies / Gents / Disabled toilets. In addition, free Wi-Fi, a fully monitored electronic access control system and CCTV, for members safety and security.

 

The range is open for general practice between the hours of 07:00 and 23:00 on Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 23:00 on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank or Public Holidays.

To see more of Anglo, take the Gunroom TV virtual tour ; the full video is here ...

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MOD Ranges at Langport,

Warminster & Bulford.

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FDPC is affiliated to the NRA and has a number of qualified Range Conducting Officers (RCO's). This allows the club to hire Full-bore ranges at MOD establishments.

 

Unfortunately, you must be at least 14 years old to shoot on MOD ranges. You must also be in possession of a Safe Shooter Card (SSC); if not, you must be supervised on a 1:1 basis.

 

We currently have a licence to use Warminster, Bulford and Langport. Ranges go back to 900M at some locations, although normal shooting often starts at 100 or 300M. Be prepared for early starts - often 08:30 on the firing point ! Make sure you bring ID with you (FAC / Driving Licence).

As well as the need for a RCO, the club must provide a qualified first-aider and you must be prepared to take your turn in the Butts, to mark targets etc.

Location maps ...

                 SAT NAV  =        BA12 0DY                      TA10 0DA                         SP4 9BA

Practical Shotgun (PSG) Venues

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The club has access to a couple of locations to shoot PSG. This is mainly private farmland.

 

You can only shoot Birdshot and SG on this land; to shoot slug the location must be specifically certified for that type of ammunition (and you need to have slug on your FAC).

We currently shoot at two locations :

Bob's farm - Gallants Hill Farm, Foxcote, near Radstock.   (approx postcode is BA3 5YB)

CLYFFE PYPARD Wood, Wiltshire.  You enter the site via Breach Lane (approx postcode is SN4 7PR)

Click for maps  :-

Bob's farm

Upcoming Events

  • 23rd - Practical Practice @  Anglo

  • 28th - Practical Practice @  Anglo

  • 30th - Action Air

  • 2nd Oct - GR Comp Practice @  Anglo

RESULTS

Practical 19 Sep

Hendy TP1 & 2