For the second time in the CLA Game Fair’s 55-year history, the hugely popular three-day show is returning to the magnificent 6,500-acre Ragley Hall estate in Warwickshire – from Friday, 19 July to Sunday, 21 July.

As the world’s largest game fair, the spectacular event boasts the most comprehensive outdoor shooting exhibition to be held anywhere in the UK. With all types of shooting on display, you can compete, have-a-go, see international competitors in action and shop for the very best accessories.

GunsAs one of the busiest parts of the CLA Game Fair, Gunmakers Row has all the latest products and services available from renowned gunmakers and leading importers as well as the Shooting Gazette stand with exclusive subscription offers.

Gamekeepers Row is also one of the most popular areas and is ideal for anyone involved in shoot management. With fantastic displays from BASC and the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation, and new interactive displays from the Game Farmers’ Association, visitors are sure to leave informed on all aspects of gamekeeping and the management of a successful shoot.

Father and Son watching the shootingThe Clay Line offers an exciting selection of daily competitions, demonstrations and have-a-go events to watch or take part in, organised by champion clay shooter John Bidwell. Not only will he be running a 40-bird competition across eight stands, but there will be “Pay ’n’ Clay” for those  who fancy smoking some clays with a bit of instruction. Bring your own shotgun, or borrow one on the day.

For those readers planning to take along their gundogs, the CLA Game Fair offers a fantastic line-up of world-class canine events. From novice handling sessions to watching some of the country’s best gundogs compete, the CLA Game Fair has once again expanded the show’s Gundog Area. Plus, for the first time ever, the search is on for the CLA Gundog of the Year, which is aimed at the country’s leading handlers and open to all breeds of gundog.

New for 2013 is the VIP “Lodge”, sponsored by Rolls Royce, which is designed to give visitors an unrivalled CLA Game Fair experience with some of the best seats in the house. Located in a grand two-storey structure with its own private lawn overlooking the Main Arena, the admission price includes a full English breakfast, champagne reception, three-course lunch and sumptuous afternoon tea as well as a private shopper service and exclusive parking area. Book your place now to avoid disappointment! Prices and full details can be obtained from Emily Challis at

  • For tickets, please visit or call the ticket hotline, which is open till 13 July, on 0844 776 7777.

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