Auction 2022

Auction overview

Lots:44
Bidding starts: 22 Apr 2022 05:00:00 BST
Ends: 06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST
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Lots in this auction

 

Lot 9.4: An outing with a red squirrel ranger

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Final bid:
£200
Increment:£10
Bids:1
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

An outing lasting 3 – 4 hours with a Penrith Red Squirrel Ranger in Cumbria.


Funds raised will be shared with the Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group: www.penrithredsquirrels.org.uk


Preferably May or June – date and time to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 1.4: A Walked-up Day in Aberdeenshire

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Final bid:
£1,400
Increment:£25
Bids:18
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Malcolm Hay:

A classic day’s rough shooting for three to four guns in the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside, a few miles outside Huntly.

A fantastically varied bag is possible, with pheasant, partridge, grouse, snipe, duck, woodcock, hare, pigeon, and rabbit on offer. An old-fashioned mixed day of exciting, relaxed sport.

A delicious lunch will be provided for the guns in Edinglassie Lodge.

To be taken by arrangement with the donor in early / mid November 2022.

If required, self-catering accommodation is available by separate negotiation with the donor.

Lot 2.3: Morning or evening stalk for either Fallow does or roe doe (winner's choice)

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Final bid:
£192
Increment:£10
Bids:7
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Roy Fishwick:

The winning bidder will be given the choice of either:

Morning or evening stalk for Fallow does

Woodland stalking in the N Yorks hills. An accompanied stalk to get one or more fallow does in the 2022/23 season. This will better suit an experienced stalker as opportunities in the woods can be fleeting!

or

Morning or Evening stalk for roe doe

2022/23 season. Accompanied stalk but most likely high seat based. Would suit a beginner or novice or more experienced stalker with low fitness. Estate rifle available. Allow some time for a target session first.

Lot 2.7: Red Hind Stalking on Atholl Estates

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Final bid:
£470
Increment:£10
Bids:3
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Atholl Estates:

One day’s red hind stalking on part of the Atholl Estate, one of Scotland's best known Highland estates. Extending to over 145,000 acres, the estate is divided into five sporting beats, each of which offers a different mix of sport and scenery.

The red hind stalking is part of a selective cull and the estate stalker will accompany the rifle, directing guests to the identified cull hinds. The experience is enhanced by the highland ponies which are used to carry the culled deer where conditions permit and the services of a ghillie and pony are included.

To be taken during the 2022 – 2023 season by arrangement with the donor.

Lot 4.3: 1 night stay for 2, Hotel Eilean Iarmain

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Final bid:
£160
Increment:£10
Bids:6
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Lucilla Noble, Fearann Eilean Iarmain, the Isle of Skye:

Hotel Eilean Iarmain is situated in an idyllic picturesque bay in the south of the Isle of Skye with magnificent views over the Sound of Sleat and the distant hills of Knoydart.  A traditional 16-bedroom hotel of unique charm and character, which enjoys a stunning position situated at the water’s edge with panoramic views of sea and hills, Hotel Eilean Iarmain captures the spirit of enchantment that belongs to the Hebrides.  From relaxing in our cosy lounge with a crackling log fire to taking in the breathtaking views from the historic pier, the mystical allure of Eilean Iarmain will leave you refreshed, inspired and reconnected.

 

This lot for a 1 night stay for two also includes a free tastings of our award-winning Gaelic Gins (distilled at Eilean Iarmain) and our Gaelic Whiskies. 

 

Also, if you’re looking to experience more of our stunning landscape, our resident Head Stalker/Gamekeeper, Scott MacKenzie - UK Gamekeeper of the Year 2022 – can offer (at the winners’ expense) some time on our simulated stalking range on the hill, or to experience our clay pigeon shooting. 

 

For further details please see our website – www.eileaniarmain.co.uk

 

Lot 6.6: A pair of 20 bore Snap-caps

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Final bid:
£90
Increment:£5
Bids:3
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Alec Swan:

A pair of 20 bore Snap-caps, which are hand made and engraved to the highest standard.

 

The bodies will be made of either Buffalo Horn or an exotic and figured wood of the buyers choice ~ usually Ebony or Wild Olive wood or Spalted Box.

 

The caps will be of Brass and engraved with a dedication and again,  of the buyers choice …. generally this is limited to 12 digits. 

 

Price to include postage direct from the maker.

Lot 4.5: 3 night’s self-catering accommodation in the Mews Flat on Dalswinton Estate including two day’s fishing for 4 rods on the river Nith

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Final bid:
£530
Increment:£10
Bids:13
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:20:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Mr and Mrs Landale:

3 night’s self-catering accommodation in the Mews Flat on Dalswinton Estate including two day’s fishing for 4 rods on the river Nith.

For details regarding Dalswinton Estate, please visit: http://www.dalswintonestate.co.uk/

For information on the Mews Flat, please visit: https://www.sykescottages.co.uk/cottage/...Dalswinton/The-Mews-Flat-930173.html

Dates to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 1.6: An evening's duck flighting for 2 guns in Wensleydale

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Final bid:
£360
Increment:£10
Bids:28
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:30:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by AT Thornton-Berry:

An evening's duck flighting for 2 guns to be taken October/November on mutually convenient day in Wensleydale N.Yorks.

Lunch will be provided beforehand at award winning Berrys Café, curtesy of AT Thornton-Berry.

Lot 2.1: Red or Sika Hind Stalking in Easter Ross

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Final bid:
£659
Increment:£10
Bids:27
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:30:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Mr & Mrs Ian Duncan, Kildermorie:

One day’s accompanied hind stalking for two rifles on Kildermorie Estate, a traditional Scottish Highland Estate in Easter Ross.

Included is self-catered accommodation for one night for two people, on the Estate, in May Cottage.

Whether you are new to stalking, or an expert shot, all are welcome. Own or Estate rifles may be used. Each rifle will be accompanied by one of the Estate’s professional stalkers and there is a reasonable expectation of two beasts (eg. a hind and calf) per rifle. Carcass extraction by garron, if conditions are suitable.

TO BE TAKEN BETWEEN BY ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN MID-NOVEMBER 2022 AND MID-FEBRUARY 2023.

For details regarding Kildermorie Estate and May Cottage accommodation, please visit the website: www.kildermorie.co.uk.

Lot 2.2: Hind stalking on Dunlossit Estate

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Final bid:
£750
Increment:£10
Bids:45
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:30:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Dunlossit Estate:

2 days hind stalking for 1 rifle on Dunlossit Estate, Isle of Islay during the 2022-23 season.

Lot 2.8: 2 days' hind stalking for 2 rifles with 3 nights' accommodation at Pait & W Monar Estate, Wester Ross

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Final bid:
£2,475
Increment:£25
Bids:56
Ends in:06 May 2022 13:50:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Nick Jones:

2 days' hind stalking for 2 rifles with 3 nights' accommodation at Pait and West Monar Estate, Wester Ross.

The Estate is both off road and off grid and lies at the western end of Glen Strathfarrar with access by landing craft 5 miles across Loch Monar. The ground is highland wilderness rising from 800 feet to over 3,000 - there are 5 Munros - so a reasonable level of fitness is required!

Self-catering accommodation is provided in The Old Bothy, a comfy 2 bed cottage (one double, one twin) that has recently been refurbished.

The lot will include loch transfers, linen, 2 days guided stalking in one party and a 3 night stay to be taken by arrangement in November 2022.

(Please note this lot is not transferable.)

Lot 1.1: Swedish Olympic Game Simulator experience for 4: Tuesday 28th June 2022

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Cost:
£1,000
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by John Apthorp CBE, OBE:

Tuesday 28th June 2022

Team of four to shoot driven grouse, high pheasants and duck. After each shot you could analyze, if you missed, where your shot went. You can select what choke you want to use and what shot size. Donor can supply guns 12, 20 or .410 or you can bring your own. Finally, a simulated shoot off on clays of 20 shots to see who the Top Gun is.

Lunch will be lobster and champagne.

Venue: The Field House Farm, 29 Newlands Avenue, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 8EJ.

Arrive at 10:00 and leave after lunch.

Lot 3.1: Relaxed Macnab

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Bought for:
£1,250
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (item sold)

Presented by Anne Gray (Director Scotland, Heather Trust), Tweedhill and College Valley Estate:

For two people who enjoy the thrill of a challenge but at a more leisurely pace, take on a relaxed macnab over the August bank holiday weekend -

1 day at Tweedhill to catch a salmon (Saturday 27th August)

1 day at College Valley to shoot a brace of grouse and a roe buck (Monday 29th August)

3 nights' accommodation in the beautiful Islestone Cottage, Berwick Upon Tweed (Friday 26th to Monday 29th August)

Important note: If the Tweed is unfishable, the salmon part of the deal will not be possible.  Unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done about this in advance as it is a safety thing. Flooded water is dangerous and it is the ghillie’s decision. The successful bidder should contact the ghillie the night before or that morning to check.

Lot 4.1: A week in Haddington House Apartments during summer 2022

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Cost:
£200
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Fairfax and Lucy Luxmoore:

A week in Napier Studio in Haddington House Apartments during the summer of 2022.

Haddington House Apartments are the ideal choice for self-catering accomodation in Plymouth, Devon.

They are located at 42 Haddington Road, PL2 1RR, just above the Torpoint Ferry. This is a quiet residential area on the west side of Plymouth nearest Cornwall.

Parking is freely available whilst shops and the beautiful award winning Devonport Park are a short walk away.

Napier Studio is a small double studio apartment: http://plymouth-self-catering.co.uk/index.cfm

Lot 4.2: One night B&B at the Watchman Hotel, East Lothian

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Cost:
£150
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Paul Chapman:

One night, two people, B&B basis. Valid for 6 months but excluding major sporting events and subject to availability and by arrangement with the hotel.

Lot 7.2: 2 days' fishing for 3 rods on the Edzell beat of the River Northesk

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Cost:
£400
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by The Earl of Dalhousie, Website: www.dalhousieestates.co.uk:

Fishing is let over the Upper and Lower Beats of the Edzell Water (West Bank only) on the River North Esk. The middle beat is not included. There are ten named pools. The upper beat extends from below the Gannochy Bridge on the Fettercairn Road to the Suspension Bridge by Edzell Village and the Lower Beat runs from the top of the Lyn Martin Pool down to the confluence of the North Esk and the West Water.

To be taken this season by arrangement with the donor.

Lot 8.1: A Day’s Moorland Management Advisory Visit

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Cost:
£500
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Professor Rob Marrs, University of Liverpool and The President of The Heather Trust:

A day’s consultancy visit to an area of moorland identified by the successful bidder.

Rob is a leading academic expert on moorland management with a particular emphasis on vegetation management including heather and bracken.

It is anticipated that the successful bidder will wish to accompany Rob on the visit and in conversation take advantage of his encyclopaedic knowledge of moorland.

To be taken by arrangement with the donor during the summer of 2022. Depending on the location, some assistance with travel and subsistence charges may be requested.

Lot 8.2: British Moorlands Demonstration Day

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Bought for:
£250
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (item sold)

Presented by Dick Bartlett, British Moorlands. Website: www.britishmoorlands.com.

The morning will be spent counting breeding pairs of grouse using pointing dogs to find and flush the pairs which will give an indication of the shooting potential of the 2023 season. This is fascinating to watch if you enjoy seeing good gundog work.

The afternoon offers you hands-on experience of moorland work such as heather management, grit site selection and operation, water provision for upland wildlife and predator trapping systems.

The whole day is guided by Dick Bartlett who will explain how modern technology is used by British Moorlands to produce grouse shooting which is technically and financially sustainable, and also affordable to the ordinary shooter.

Please see www.britishmoorlands.com for more information on our work to save our heather moorland heritage through viable grouse production for shooting and falconry.

Suitable for a group of 2 - 10.
Location; Speyside, North East Scotland
Date: tba for March/April 2023.

Lot 9.3: A day with a traditional hill shepherd for 2 people

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Cost:
£120
Item available until:20 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Hamish Waugh, Effgill, near Langholm:

"A day (for two people) with a traditional hill shepherd.

The day, depending on work on hand, will consist of a tour around the farm and seeing how hefted sheep are herded, seeing my collies at work, and an explanation of what the winning bidder is seeing.

There will be roast lamb for lunch where Fiona and I will be on hand for a general discussion and able to answer questions as they arise.

We would hope the day will be taken in early or mid-summer (preferably before shearing time) but can be flexible when arrangements are made."

 
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