There are very few options for the long range shooter in the U.K. in terms of places to shoot. Of course you have Bisley which provides a gallery style range out to 1200yds. If you enjoy a more practical experience you might try checking out Orion in Wales. We did last week and had a superb day.

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The “range” is actually a huge tract of land which has a variety of targets and scenarios. The best part is that the targets are steel and they range out to 2000m!

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I took the Remington .308 along as well as the AR. Both rifles were faultless and both sets of optics (Vortex optics and Leupold optics) worked very well.

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The Range Officer was a fantastic guy. His knowledge and spotting skills were literally invaluable and his input really made the day extra special. He had us shooting at sunken boats and floating bottles, up and down hill and provided insight into everything we did. He helped me with some drills and position changes which I shall continue to use.

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All in all we had a fantastic day. I consistently rang steels at 1200yds and hit a clay at 800yds with a 5.56mm. I was pretty chuffed. The Lapua B476 load I’m running was easily reaching 1200 and next time we will head for 1400+ and see what happens….

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