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The British Shooting Show is fast approaching and we are looking forward to seeing many of you there. 18th-20th February 2022, Birmingham NEC  ||  



We are a traditional family firm, priding ourselves on good traditional quality service, one to one care, and attention to detail. Being such a traditional company, guns and not computers are our forte. Our website is therefore not always as up-to-date with photographs and current stock as we would like. So please do not hesitate to contact us if you are looking for anything special or individual to suit your shooting needs.



Established in 1880 Elderkin & Son (Gunmakers) Ltd of Spalding, Lincolnshire are purveyors of top quality sporting and competition shotguns. Steeped in both family tradition and time honoured practices our reputation has been thoroughly earned by providing a service equal to the very best establishments in London, but not at metropolitan prices.
Renowned as one of the largest gunsmiths in the country Elderkin’s four extensive showrooms always permits an impressive selection of over 300 new and second hand guns to be continually kept in stock. Specialists in Purdeys, Holland & Hollands and hand-made Belgian Brownings.
An enviable reputation as one of the largest repair and restoration service outside of London guarantees attention to every detail backed by the highest quality in personal service.
A comprehensive range of outdoor clothing and sporting accessories completes every visit.
Elderkins are proud members of the British Association for Shooting & Conservation, the Countryside Alliance and the Gun Trade Association.
Twice voted winners of The Shooting Industry Award for the BEST GUN SHOP of the year.

New & Best English Guns

We pride ourselves on best English guns and we source 90% of these guns from private contacts. All guns are checked thoroughly by our gunsmiths, come with a 10 year mechanical guarantee and personal fitting.

Second-hand & Value Range Shotguns

Latest Country Clothing

We are main stockists of high specification outdoor clothing, shooting coats, fleeces, Barbour jackets, sporting wellingtons and hats. Accessories include bespoke handmade gun covers and cartridge bags.

We still have lots of lovely winter clothing, footwear and accessories in stock. Please pop in for a browse or drop us a message at or through our Elderkin Country Lifestyle FaceBook page for more information.