Airguns at the Great British Shooting Show.

The British Shooting show Airgun area, affectionately known as “Airgun City” has always been an extremely popular area of the show. Over the past 11 years the huge range of airguns and every conceivable accessory has continued to grow; and with airgun shooting established as one of the most popular types of shooting in the country, the British Shooting Show is the only place in the UK where all the major airgun manufacturers, distributors are all present, in one place for three days.

Alongside the enormous range of air rifles and pistols there are also the accessories that accompany every aspect of airgun shooting; pellets; targets; rangefinders; bipods; hunting and range seats; bags; optics including scopes, tactical sights and state-of-the-art night vision; and thermal equipment for the serious vermin controller.

For young shooters and experience alike, the British Shooting Show is the perfect place to get hands on with the latest, modern spring, gas-ram, pneumatic (PCP) and CO2-powered airguns. There are over 40 have a go airgun lanes, as well as the Air Arms Experience, where visitors can try out the latest guns, including those that are receiving their launch onto the market.

If you’re looking to buy your first airgun, you may already know what you want, or you might not be sold on any particular gun because, for instance, you’re not sure which propulsion method you should go for.

You’ve probably read the magazines and watched numerous YouTube videos, but there is no substitute to talking with the passionate and knowledgeable people who actually build the guns or who distribute to gun shops across the length and breadth of the UK.

Once you have all the expert information you need and you’re sure of which gun you want, you can be pointed in the direction of a retail stand close buy to make your purchase. This is exactly how the British Shooting Show brings the entire industry together.