Welcome to

Ling Shooting



The shooting range is open for pre bookings only…whether that be for practice, lessons or group bookings (with controlled group numbers & face masks are compulsory). 

Customers are allowed in the gun room section of shop when looking at guns but by APPOINTMENT ONLY and face masks must be worn with limited numbers allowed in at any one time. 

We are open Monday to Saturday 9-5pm. when visiting the venue we require your address and telephone number for our track and trace register that is data protected. Our contact number for making a booking is….07789480298

For any lessons booked we request the tuition fee is pre paid to secure your slot and a minimum of £30 to secure your practice slot. 

Any extras shot on the day can be settled at the end of your session.

The additional spend upon your visit must be a minimum of £10 extra to process on the card machine. 

A pro matic clay shooting card will be issued per person and cartridges are available to purchase but valid licenses must still be seen. 

We are still selling all items from the shop on a click and collect basis. All gun enquiries can be dealt with over the phone or any visiting guests buying and selling guns must be by appointment where you will then be invited into the gun room section of the shop only. You will remain in that room till you depart, no browsing of the main shop is allowed at present but items can be brought to you. 

The shooting school clothes shop building will remain closed so no one will be allowed inside, however you will be served/checked in and out from outside the shop front door at the shooting customers table. The ground is running with minimal staff at present to please be understanding of this.

All stands have antibacterial stations and 2metre social distance signs so please follow protocol and use it every time you change stands. NO TOILET facilities will be available during your visit. If you pre book and fail to show your pre paid session will be non refundable. Please bring your own PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. If you arrive without an allocated pre paid slot you will be turned away. Bookings are a first come first serve basis and licenses must be shown on arrival.

Customers park as normal in the Ling shooting car park. You will then be asked to enter the shooters isle to be checked in. You must sanitise your hands using the hand sanitisers provided. Each shooter load their own card on the Promatic claymate system & must sanitise the buttons station before moving onto the next.

Take all your equipment and personal rubbish home with you and we ask you to be extra vigilant in putting your empty cartridge cases in the bins provided.

Any breakdowns or problems while you are out on the range please call 07789480298 or report to reception on departure.

When you depart your card must be returned to us & you must check out immediately packing up and leaving the premises without any social gathering in the car park as this is not permitted.


You feel unwell or have cold or flu like symptoms (high temperature,new continuous cough,breathing difficulties, loss or change of smell/taste.

if you have recently been I close contact with someone with coronavirus or visited a high risk area.

If you are in a high risk category or if you love with someone in a high risk category.

SHOOTERS unable to comply with the above procedure will be politely asked to leave the grounds as we wish to respect all staff and customers using the facility as well as ourselves thanks for your understanding.

FISHING LAKES OPEN FROM THE 8th JUNE…PRE BOOKINGS ONLY….07789480298 or 01823663112. Charges are £10 per adult (max 2 rods). £5 for juniors (u16 & must be accompanied by an adult). First come first serve basis. Ticket number allocated by telephone upon booking, Payments taken by CARD ONLY over the phone (minimum spend £10). ALL TICKETS PURCHASED will be valid for the allocated day only 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday. (NO NIGHT FISHING.) Normal fishing rules apply. VEHICLE PULL OUT CHARGES APPLY, so please keep vehicles to hard tracks that lead to the different lakes. ALL RUBBISH must be taken home with you. Any abuse of the fishing facilities you will be asked to leave. Respect other fishers & remain 2metres social distanced at all times. Any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact us info@lingshooting.co.uk or call 07789480298. Thanks in advance.


Ed Ling Triumphs in Rio 2016

In his third Olympics he comes home with a Olympic bronze medal. Edward Ling age 33 coached by his father Steve Ling at the Ling Shooting School in Somerset, has achieved a career highlight. Shooting 120 out of 125 clays to enter a bronze medal match with the previous Beijing Olympic champion! Ed was triumphant winning the Olympic bronze leaving him overwhelmed by his achievement.

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Clay Shooting Somerset

Welcome to Ling Shooting (formally know as Abbey Burton Clay Shooting) We are located in Somerset in the South West, offering the best in Shooting Tuition & Entertainment to all Individuals and Groups.

We specialise in Clay Shooting Lessons, Game Shooting Tuition, Have a go Packages, Group Bookings, Hen, Stag Parties, Team Building Activities and Corporate Entertainment in Archery, Air rifle, Clay Shooting Laser Clay. We also run events throughout the year such as Ladies Days, Young Shots Days & Charity Events in Wellington, Somerset.We sell New and second hand guns, Country Clothing, Ammunition, Accessories. All available to view on our Online Shop. We also offer a Repairs & Gun Fitting Service to all.

Abbey Burton Clay Shooting

www.abbeyburtonclayshooting.co.uk has moved to www.lingshooting.co.uk Abbey Ling, formerly Abbey Burton, married Edward Ling in September 2014. The new partnership has resulted in the Ling Shooting School. All tuition and events previously run by the Abbey Burton Clay Shooting are continuing as part of the new Ling Shooting School partnership. We hope you enjoy our new site.

Latest Team News

2016 English Ladies Open Championship Winner!
Abbey Ling wins the 2016 English Ladies Open Championship

2016 Rio Olympic Games
Edward Ling triumphant at Rio Olympics 2016 Bronze Medal!


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