Make a Trip to Our Holiday Cottages in the Midlands a Family Tradition

Holiday cottages in the Midlands

Our holiday cottages in the Midlands are a quick and easy way to relax; and a great alternative to a short break abroad.

Once you’ve visited our stunning holiday cottages you will want to make it an annual trip, creating a new family tradition. We’ve had plenty of families who make a point of visiting one of our holiday cottages in the Midlands at least once a year.

Our Holiday Cottages in the Midlands are a Perfect New Year Getaway

A short break to our holiday cottages in the Midlands can help keep the Christmas spirit going that little bit longer.

The festive season is an extremely busy and sometimes stressful time, especially for large families planning their Christmas dinner as well as the joys of present shopping.

But when the turkey is a distant memory and the tree is packed away, it’s always good to set yourself a positive goal or plan a short break in the New Year.

Get Some Shooting Practice at Holiday Cottages in the Midlands

Here at Doveridge we also offer unique activities including clay pigeon and air rifle shooting sessions; so if someone in your family prefers to stay active on vacation this is the option for them.

Don’t worry if you’ve never been shooting before as our dedicated team of experts will be there to guide you every step of the way.

Our restored barn conversions welcomes up to 20 people, so if you have a large family or group of friends, we can accommodate everyone.

Each of our holiday cottages in the Midlands have their own lounge, contemporary furniture, television, CD player and radios. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, private bathrooms and plenty of storage space, just in case you don’t travel light.

Get in Touch to Book your Holiday Cottages in the Midlands Today

Contact our team today to find out more about booking your break in one of our deluxe holiday cottages in the Midlands.

We’re based at Eaton Hall Farm in Ashbourne, set across 70 acres of rolling Weaver Hills; one of the most picturesque locations in the Midlands.


Clay Lessons in the Midlands this Christmas

Clay lessons in the Midlands

Purchasing clay lessons in the Midlands is a great idea for that one person you just don’t know what to get this Christmas.

Here at Doveridge we believe that the gift of an experience is much more worthwhile than an unwanted gift that could be given away in January.

Winter Weather won’t affect Clay Lessons in the Midlands

As Brits we have a natural fascination with the weather but thankfully our clay lessons still happen whether it rains or snows this Christmas.

Although our exclusive gift vouchers are valid one year from the date of purchase, so even if you’re the world’s worst planner you can definitely get booked up.

One of the most frequently asked questions we have here at Doveridge Clay Sports Club is; do I need lessons before taking on the full experience?

We’d recommend clay lessons in the Midlands as the perfect starter, and who knows this could quickly become your group of friends’ or families new favourite hobby?

Expert Instructions for Clay Lessons in the Midlands

Our highly experienced team of instructors will guide you through the etiquette for clay pigeon shooting, making sure you have the best experience with us. They will teach you how to hold, load and hit clay targets.

Here’s five great tips for beginners –

  • Determine your dominant eye – some right handed people will find their left eye is their dominant eye when shooting
  • Mounting the gun correctly – doing this will ensure you hit more clay pigeons• Comfortable and strong standing position – this will improve your accuracy
  • Bring your head to the shotgun – this means you will be able to see down the barrel of the gun and will improve your aim
  • Keep calm while firing – make sure your gun follows your eyes when the clay pigeon is released and you will hit more than you miss

Get in touch to book your clay lessons in the Midlands

Contact our team based at Eaton Hall Farm in Ashbourne and find out more about booking clay lessons or one of our gift vouchers for you and your friends or family.


Corporate Days in Derbyshire are top target

corporate days in derbyshire

When taking aim for corporate days in Derbyshire; clay pigeon shooting is one of the most competitive activities you can book for your team.

It’s true that we spend most of our lives with our work colleagues and one of the ways to keep the team motivated and competitive are away days.

Think Outside the box for Corporate Days in Derbyshire

When it comes to booking a corporate day out of the office, you need to get in the mindset that whatever you book will get your team excited and looking forward to it.

Research has shown a happy workforce can be up to 20% more productive and let’s face it this can only mean more success for your business.

Workplace happiness is linked to staff morale so creating a positive experience is essential or the whole idea becomes pointless and could cause a negative effect.

It won’t matter if you’ve never tried clay pigeon shooting as our highly experienced team offer guidance, and who knows one of your team could be a hidden natural!

Corporate Days in Derbyshire ideal for Sales teams

We’ve all worked with or as part of a Sales team, and one of the key characteristics for any good Sales staff is their natural competitive edge.

They thrive on competition and are extremely motivated to be the best in their team, company or industry. This is why we feel clay pigeon shooting is the perfect away day for Sales teams.

If the team is smashing their targets this could be the perfect opportunity to reward them too.

Get in touch for the best corporate days in Derbyshire

Contact our team today to find out more about corporate away days at Doveridge Clay Sports Club and how we can help galvanise your team to get even better results.

This isn’t just a seasonal activity; clay pigeon shooting can be booked all year round and is one of those rare outdoor away day ideas that doesn’t need to be cancelled because of the weather.

We’re based at the picturesque Eaton Hall Farm in Ashbourne, set across 70 acres of rolling Weaver Hills; one of the finest locations for clay pigeon shooting in the country.