Nick and his team at Honesberie Shooting School run a full programme of shooting tuition. In addition we arrange and run private parties, corporate events, stag and hen parties, and charity days. We are also available to coach at offsite events, at hotels, private estates and charity days.
Honesberie Shooting School
With 80 different clay traps available, Honesberie Shooting School provides a wide variety of sporting targets suitable for both the clay and game shooter. Honesberie has a 120ft high tower facility and Grouse Sequence and we set up clay traps to simulate actual game shooting drives.
For larger groups, activity days and corporate events, the team at Honesberie work with an ‘anything is possible’ approach. With years of experience in organising events, we tailor make your experience to suit your needs. We always endevour to maintain the highest level of service.
Meet the Team
OWNER & FOUNDER
OWNER & FOUNDER
Nick is the owner and founder of Honesberie Shooting School. He has more than 23 years shooting experience including having represented England and Great Britain in World and European Championships competing around the World in Sporting and FITASC disciplines.
Nick is a member of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors and offers private tuition to individuals of all levels. Nick has been involved in encouraging many local schools to start shooting teams. He is also renowned for setting challenging competition courses.
Nick’s coaching style is very technical.
Chris joined the team at Honesberie in July 2019, primarily his role involves ensuring customers receive the highest level of service in the Gunroom. With his extensive level of experience he ensures the Gunroom is fully stocked with quality guns & the best equipment to improve a shooters performance.
Chris is a competitive clay shot, he has competed for over 20 years and has been fortunate enough to represent England over 15 times, and competed in numerous European and World Championships. He is now also offering tuition as one of the Instructors at Honesberie and believe his strengths to be his attention to details in a shooters technique, and enjoys encouraging shooters to aim high and reach their potential whether they are a beginner or competitive shot he wants you to get those bigger scores!
Tom is in charge of all shooting activities, both our main ground and our competition site, including all the equipment, as well as setting our registered shoots at Watergall, Hill Farm.
Tom has over 10 years experience as a gamekeeper at some fantastic places including Belvoir Castle and Waddesdon Manor, and grew up on a shooting ground, so plenty of knowledge and insight. Tom is also one of our instructors, and is fantastic with the young shots.
Tom enjoys competitive clay shooting, as well as being a big cricket fan!
Front of house
Claire is a familiar face to many who have known Honesberie for several years. Initially joining Nick and his small team in 2011, Claire worked to support Nick as he developed the Club House as you see it today. After a few years pursuing other interests, Claire re-joined the team in December 2020 and is the friendly face at the front desk and the knowledgeable voice on the telephone.
Claire’s attention to detail makes her an integral team member, helping to manage the day-to-day activities and helping to prepare for events large and small. Claire has a degree in Rural Leisure Management from Harper Adams University and has experience of the weddings and events industry.
In her spare time Claire enjoys countryside pursuits, helps at her parents’ farm and particularly loves spending time walking with and training her working gun dog.
Debbie joined the team as front of house but now looks after the accounts.
With a background in e-commerce and small business systems, Debbie is looking forward to learning how to shoot!
SALES AND EVENTS MANAGER
HEAD OF SALES
Sam is in charge of sales and the running of all events within Honesberie.
Sam has over 6 years of commercial sport background and is well experienced in hospitality and events.
In his spare time Sam enjoys football, rugby and is currently training for the London Marathon. Sam also enjoys travelling having travelled Australia and South East Asia.
Honesberie are delighted that Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, Steve Walton is part of the team.
Steve has many years shooting experience from grassroots to full time athlete. Teaching lessons is Steve’s passion and is available for bookings throughout the week.
Roxy is the newest member of the team at Honesberie.
A pretty fox red labrador, Roxy will be a regular at the clubhouse and will soon be seen out shooting with Nick.