Over 125 years after its establishment by Edward John Churchill, E.J. Churchill continues to lead the way in the production of highest quality shotguns, as well as being the only privately owned British company to boast its own shooting ground, sporting agency, outfitters and events business.
In 1989, Sir Edward Dashwood created a shooting ground at his West Wycombe Estate, now widely regarded as one of the finest in the world, and incorporating 150 shooting stands, six clay shooting disciplines, ‘The Pit’, three high towers and five purpose-built grouse butts. Unsurprisingly, it has now played host to the World English Sporting Championships a record three times, most recently this year. 2018 saw the appointment of George Digweed MBE as Global Shooting Ambassador. As 26-time World Champion, George is considered unequalled in the shooting world and one of the finest game shots in the country. His appointment heralds a number of new developments in the pipeline, including a Coaching Academy, and exciting collaborations and brand partnerships to be revealed in 2019.
E.J. Churchill is designed for shooters by shooters. It encourages participation at all levels, from Olympic hopefuls to absolute beginners.
E.J. Churchill’s respect for the traditions of the sport prevails in everything it does, mirrored in its impeccable range of shooting wear. Available in the store and online, it stocks a number of carefully chosen brands alongside its own collection of country attire and accessories. Couture tailors Crow and Jester have created an exclusive new tweed range, designed by chairman Sir Edward Dashwood and MD Robert Fenwick, presenting a modern take on the traditional shooting suit, including details such as hand-warming and large cartridge pockets.
It also exclusively stocks the new TROY London range of contemporary British outerwear by sisters Rosie van Cutsem and Lucia Ruck Keene, all made in Britain and presenting unique detailing across a range, including parkas, coats and jackets. The brand’s Gun Room supplies new and second- hand shotguns and rifles including its own portfolio and ranges from Blaser, Browning and Perazzi, and is proud to be the only Beretta Premium dealer within 40 miles of London. Its skilled craftsmen offer a professional fitting service and undertake servicing, repairs and alterations, from simple overhauls to complete rebuilds, re-barrelling and re-stocking.
E.J. Churchill’s numerous awards include the CPSA ‘Shooting Ground of the Year 2017’ and ‘Best Rural Recreational or Outdoor Pursuits Business 2018’. Club membership allows individuals to enjoy a wide range of benefits including social events held throughout the year. Exceptional experiences are organised with exclusive access to some of the most prestigious sporting estates in the world from Scotland to Hungary and exciting events created for private and corporate clients.
It also proudly helps raise millions of pounds for charitable causes through mobile charity shoots. Led by passionate sportspeople, E.J. Churchill is designed for shooters by shooters, providing a superior service in a friendly environment. It encourages participation at all levels, from Olympic hopefuls to absolute beginners, introducing shooting to a whole new generation with its Young Guns sessions, hosted during school holidays.
E.J. CHURCHILL PARK LANE, LANE END, HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HP14 3NS +44 (0)1494 883227