BASC Central

The landscape of the central region is highly diverse with a variety of habitats throughout all areas covered, from the moorlands and dales in the Peak District through to woodlands, forestry and arable lowlands. This mixed terrain and topography lends itself to a variety of quality sporting opportunities including grouse, pheasant and partridge shooting.

Membership in the central region is approx. 20,000. BASC regional officers cover the East and West Midlands. The BASC regional centre is located near Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

The region incorporates 11 counties: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and West Midlands.

Meet your Central team

Lewis Thornley

Lewis Thornley

Regional director

Matt Dutton

Regional officer

Murray Woodward

Regional officer

Rachel Marklew

Operations co-ordinator

Get in touch

BASC Central regional office
Seventeen Shed
Sapperton Park Courtyard, Marjory Lane
Church Broughton, Derbyshire
DE65 5SL

Send us a message
Phone: 01283 810 910

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