Greenfields is a member of The Gun Trade Association

FAQ's

1. Do I need a licence to shoot at Greenfields?
No. Greenfields have a ‘Section 11 Exemption’ issued by Kent police which allows the use of shotguns while under instruction by our staff on our ground without the need of a Shotgun Certificate.

2. What happens if the weather is bad?
Unless conditions are considered dangerous we are happy to continue in inclement weather depending on the client's wishes.

3. Do I need special clothing?
Normal outdoor clothing suitable for the weather conditions at the time is sufficient.

4. Does the recoil hurt?
No. Providing the gun is held correctly you should feel little effect of recoil. Low recoil cartridges are normally provided for beginners as well as smaller bore guns for women and youngsters.

5. What about noise?
Hearing (and eye) protection is provided for all participants.

6. What age can children take part?
Normally from about 10 years old but possibly younger depending on build.

7. Can I bring my dog?
Yes but it must be kept on a lead.

8. Do you have parking?
Yes. We have plenty of car parking adjacent to the clubhouse.

9. Are there refreshments / toilets?
Refreshments are available at most times and there are toilet facilities including one for disabled use.

10. Am I insured?
Greenfields have Public Liability insurance cover up to £5 million.

11. Is it safe?
Safety is of paramount importance. Greenfields are constantly monitoring the safety aspects of the Shooting Ground and have an exemplary record.

12. Can I bring someone who doesn’t want to shoot?
Non shooters are always welcome either to accompany the shooters or stay in the clubhouse.

13. Can I pay by credit card?
Yes. All major credit & debit cards are accepted.

14. Do you have wheelchair access?
Yes. The clubhouse and most of the shooting stands are accessable to wheelchair users.

15. Can disabled people shoot?
Depending on disability, many can.

16. Are the guns heavy?
Some shotguns can weigh over 8lbs but lighter guns are generally used for beginners.

17. I am an experienced shot but don’t have my own gun.
Guns are usually available for free loan but Greenfields will need your Shotgun Certificate as security.

18. When can I come to shoot?
Shooting is availble six days a week. See other pages for more information.   We are closed on Mondays.

19. Do you do lessons in the evening?
No. The last booking time for lessons is usually 4.00pm in the summer and 3.00pm in the winter.

20. Can I try a gun before I buy it?
Most guns are available to try. A nominal charge is normally made which is refundable on the purchase.

Telephone Greenfields on 01227 713222