BASC Young Shots – Ferreting with Simon Whitehead

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10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: West Haddon Village

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Simon Whitehead has joined forces with BASC Central to offer a day’s ferreting in rural Northamptonshire.

Youngsters will learn about the history of ferreting and will be introduced to some of the ferrets Simon uses in the field.

Throughout the day Youngsters will learn the art of working the hedges and banks to look for active rabbit signs.

They will learn how to set up long nets and purse nets, all about looking after and working ferrets and how to prepare and cook the rabbits.

Cost: £25

Minimum Age: 10 years

BASC members and non members welcome

Young shots will need to bring warm clothes as they will be outside all day and a packed lunch.

To book please call BASC central on 01283 810 910 or email

Due to the current outbreak of COVID 19 we are delivering courses to government guidelines making sure they are COVID safe. Subject to the government guidance, local lockdowns and National Lockdowns we may have to postpone some courses in the future at short notice. If your course is going to be postponed, you will be contacted directly by a member of staff to discuss your options.