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December 2018

Vale-House-Kitchen-Shooting Experience Pheasants

The Game Experience – 2 Day Course

We're hosting 'The Game Experience' bringing you a unique opportunity to spend two full days with two of the South West's most inspiring Gamesmen, Tim Maddams and Frank Shellard. Tim is a chef, food writer and cookery teacher with a love of the Great British countryside and wild food. He has worked under such culinary luminaries as Fergus Henderson, Marco Pierre White and Mark Hix. Tim has written and published the River Cottage Game Handbook and whose knowledge of game…

Course dates: 8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018

Price per person: £650

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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January 2019

Vale House Kitchen -Introduction-Game-Shooting-Bod

Introduction to Game Shooting

This one day course is aimed to give you a full introduction to Game Shooting. We meet at award winning Shellards Shoot just outside Bath for a few breakfast bites before being given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors. It's then off to the clay ground for a mornings instruction on clay pigeons before heading back for a light lunch. After lunch we will cover the subjects of driven game shooting, etiquette, tipping and the countryside code…

Course date: 12th January 2019

Price per person: £425

One Day - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Vale-House-Kitchen-Shooting Experience Pheasants

The Shooting Experience – 2 day Course

On Day 1, you will be driven to Award winning Shellards Shoot where you will be given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors before enjoying a morning clay-pigeon shooting. After a light lunch you will participate a couple of game drives and have the opportunity to shoot pheasant and other wild game birds. Lunch is included. Skills Shooting Instruction Shooting Safety Shooting Etiquette Countryside Code On Day 2, game chef extraordinaire Tim Maddams will show you just how to…

Course dates: 12th January 2019 - 13th January 2019

Price per person: £600

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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April 2019

Vale-House-Kitchen-Introduction-to-Foraging-course

Introduction to Foraging

Explore the bounty of the countryside with this fun and informative Introduction to Foraging Course. Come with us on a wild food foray in the woods, fields and hedgerows around Vale House Kitchen. On this one-day course you’ll find and prepare wild foods gaining knowledge, skills and experience from expert forager and landscape ecologist, Adrian Boots. You’ll not only learn to identify common wild foods, but also landscape features, habitats, associated trees and plants species, their relationships and seasonality with…

Course date: 11th April 2019

Price per person: £140

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fly Fishing Course

Beginners Fly Fishing Course

This 1 day introduction to Fly Fishing course starts with a briefing at Vale House Kitchen before we head out with renowned fly fishing instructor Neil Keep to our local lakes. There you will work with him to learn all the skills and tricks to master this most elegant sport. After mastering the art of casting and learning about which flies will tempt the trout we will spend the day fishing and hopefully land a fair few for the table!…

Course date: 27th April 2019

Price per person: £180

1 day - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Fly Fishing Course

The Fly Fishing Experience – 2 day course

The first day of this 2-day experience starts with a briefing at Vale House Kitchen before renowned fly fishing instructor Neil Keep takes you out to our local lakes. There you will work with him to learn all the skills and tricks to master this most elegant sport. The day ends with a fishing session, when hopefully you’ll land a fair few for the table! Lunch is included. Skills About the tackle, what it does and how to set it…

Course dates: 27th April 2019 - 28th April 2019

Price per person: £350

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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