We are a family run business that offers the best customer service, advice and value for money for all your countryside pursuits.
Gardners Guns is a family run business and Cumbria’s leading firearms dealer, offering the best new and second-hand firearm, shotgun and air rifle sales. With unbeatable value for money and excellent aftersales service we aim to give our customers the very best shopping experience available anywhere in the UK. Alongside which we have an extensive range of equipment and accessories to meet the most discerning customer requirements , we can offer a full gunsmith service and also provide gundog training from one to one sessions, to single days or even residential courses for your gundog.
Gardners Guns most unique feature is the two rifle ranges which give our customers the opportunity to not only ‘try before you buy’ but also to undergo top quality training in all aspects of use and safety of both shotguns and rifles. The 100yd range based next to our retail premises at Longtown and is open Tuesday to Saturday, bookings are taken for training, general club use or zeroing. The facility can also be booked for exclusive use for parties or corporate use. The larger 2 mile range up at Eskdalemuir is available for bookings 7 days a week and is the only facility of its type in the UK that is non-military. This makes it a very popular venue for outside club bookings, corporate and professional training and product development.
Gardners Rifle Range Club operates from two ranges, one of which is the only privately owned, Home Office approved 2 mile range in the UK. The club is open to new members, please use our contact page to request an application form, which will then give you unlimited access to our main clubhouse at Longtown as well as the 2 mile range and its facilities at Eskdalemuir.
Longtown has 10 fully covered benches and goes out to 100yds, the clubhouse has plenty of free parking and kitchen facilities with free tea and coffee. The building is large enough to cope with groups of upto 20 visitors and is frequently used to host parties, training days and is a great alternative Stag/Hen venue, contact us for details of costs and availability.
Eskdalemuir 2 mile range is set in the stunning scenery of the Scottish borders, in one of natures most perfectly formed rifle ranges, a long V shaped valley with several intersecting smaller valleys which can create some very interesting wind patterns between the firing point and the ultimate 2 mile target! There are 6 fully covered benches inside and space for up to 15 outside on hard standing, weather permitting. The facilities include free parking, and kitchen with free refreshments.
Both ranges can be booked as members of the club (minimum of 3 visitors per booking), as an exclusive venue for outside clubs or for specific events, like team training/ social meeting or even club outings for example Scouts etc
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