BASC Scotland

The BASC Scotland team has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of shooting and conservation. We run a programme of training courses and activity days and provide advice and guidance in all relevant areas. We also represent your interests in the Scottish press, with politicians and the police and advise Scottish Government on policy issues affecting shooting. The team also specialise in firearms related issues in Scotland.

BASC Scotland Centre, Trochry, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0DY
Tel: 01350 723 226 Fax: 01350 723 227 email


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    BASC welcomes poaching notebook

    Jul 3, 2015

    BASC welcomes poaching notebook

    BASC has welcomed the production of a notebook to help the public record suspected poaching or coursing incidents. The notebook has been released by the PAW Scotland Poaching and Coursing Priority Group and allows people to record as much accurate and detailed information as possible to pass on to the police. It is designed to fit in a glovebox or pocket and guides the user on the type of information which should be recorded. Copies of the free notebook will be available at the BASC stand at the Scone Game Fair 2015 on July 3rd, 4th and 5th....

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    BASC at the Scottish Game Fair 2015

    Jul 3, 2015

    BASC at the Scottish Game Fair 2015

    A series of shooting and game-related demonstrations will take place on the BASC stand at the Scottish Game Fair this weekend. There will be food demonstrations with Scotland’s Natural Larder (SNL) throughout the event, showcasing game and featuring preparation, cooking and tastings. Rabbit lasagne, game curry, Spanish gooseballs and pheasant-a-leekie soup are some of the recipes that will be showcased. Timings will be displayed at the SNH and BASC stands daily. The annual ‘best in show’ game burger and sausage competition will take place on...

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    Unintended consequences of Land Reform plans revealed

    Jun 29, 2015

    Unintended consequences of Land Reform plans revealed

    The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has warned that the removal of sporting rates relief will have devastating consequences for rural Scotland and will damage rural livelihoods, conservation, jobs and tourism. BASC has published evidence revealing the far-reaching and negative unintended consequences the plans will have for Scotland. The Land Reform (Scotland) Bill proposes the reintroduction of sporting rates for shoots and deer forests. Much of shooting in Scotland is run as much as a recreation as a business and...

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    Airgun licensing likely to fail

    Jun 25, 2015

    Airgun licensing likely to fail

    Scotland’s largest shooting organisation has warned of the consequences of the Air Weapons and Licensing Scotland Bill.

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