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Grouse Beating – Cotterdale

Had a great days Grouse Beating in Cotterdale on West Ghyll Head and then over to Shunner Fell.

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Grouse Beating – Cottertop

Here are a few images of Grouse Beating at the start of this years season on Cottertop, above Cotterdale and Wensleydale. This day having been one of the few dry days that I have been beating this year, so I’d managed a few pictures. Even a couple looking across to the Garsdale Viaduct and the Dales trains on the Settle Carlisle line.

So far the local shoot on Stags Fell has had 2 and a half days cancelled. Its Continue reading

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Grouse Beating and the Moors

Just a few pictures of Grouse Beating on the moorland above Hawes, taken around and over the years.

As you can see the season goes from summer to winter, starting on the glourious 12th of August and finishing on the 10th of December, hence the snow.

Usually involves being taken up on to the moor in Land Rovers or other off-road vehicles often of an ex-military nature. Then being divided into teams of beaters, whilst the guns get in to Continue reading

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