Up to £10 million of third-party liability cover
Cover your guns and equipment against loss and damage
Personal accident cover protects you on shoots
What does our Shotgun and Rifle Insurance Cover?
- What’s covered?
- Up to £50,000 worth of protection against damage, loss and theft of your equipment
- Public Liability cover of up to £10 million
- New for old cover as standard on all equipment up to 3-years-old
- Personal accident cover of up to £50,000 in case of injury on a shoot
- Protection whilst anywhere in Europe as standard
- Eight shooting disciplines covered
- Optional cover for gun dog vet fees
- What’s not covered?
- Cover for shooting or damage to equipment outside of Europe
- Pest control
- Professional shooters- those who earn more than 50% of their income through shooting activities
- Any illegal activity under local law (e.g bowhunting in the UK)
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Frequently asked questions
Q1. What is included under the equipment cover benefit?
Any rifles, pistols and other licensed guns named under the Firearms Act can be covered by our shooting insurance policy.
The following equipment can also be covered under this section:
- Any other accessories specifically designed and purchased for shooting
Your equipment is covered for loss or damage whilst on a shoot, and when securely stored on your or anyone else’s premises.
Q2. Is there a maximum amount of shooting equipment I can cover?
The highest level of cover we can provide is a total of £50,000 with a single item limit of £10,000.
Q3. Is equipment covered while in my car?
So long as your shooting equipment is locked away in the boot or within a covered luggage area, and there is evidence of forced entry, your equipment is covered for theft.
Q4. Is hired equipment covered under this policy?
No, cover does not extend to shooting equipment hired, loaned or entrusted to you. The equipment cover is designed to cover items owned by you, the insured.
Q5. What activities are covered?
Your policy protects you when taking part in eight different shooting disciplines in the UK and Europe.
The following activities are covered under this policy:
- Driven Shooting
- Rough Shooting
- Target Shooting
- Clay Pigeon Shooting
- Black Powder Shooting
Q6. How do I prove I’m covered?
Once you have purchased your Shooting Insurance we will send you all your documents via email including your Policy Schedule to show you are fully covered.
If you have chosen to include Public Liability on your policy we will also provide you with a handy Cover Card which you can take with you on shoots to show others that you have suitable protection in place.
Q7. Where am I covered to shoot?
Our Sports Shooting Insurance policy includes cover for shooting in the UK and Europe as standard.
We define Europe as countries within the European Economic Area plus Switzerland. The countries covered are:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
There is a limit of 120 days total annual cover for shooting outside of the UK.
Why choose us?
We’ve provided insurance cover to the sports and leisure market for over 25 years, covering thousands of people along the way.
Our customers have been delighted with our service so much that we were named Feefo Gold Trusted Merchants 2018, thanks to the hundreds of positive reviews achieved throughout the year.
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Why do you need shotgun and rifle insurance?
The cost of purchasing even a mid-level rifle or shotgun can run into thousands of pounds. Therefore covering yourself against loss, damage and theft of your guns is very much in your interest. Our policy can cover up to £50,000 worth of shooting equipment from shotguns and rifles, to sights and binoculars.
We also work on a new for old basis when replacing equipment less than three years old. Anything older than this will be treated on an indemnity basis, whereby our specialist claims handlers will provide you with an alternative to the same value of your guns in their current condition.
Our policy is also flexible enough to allow you to build your own cover. You can add on Public Liability cover which will protect you should you injure a third-party or damage their property. If they choose to sue you, having this in place will cover your legal costs and any subsequent settlements.
Any other questions?
Call us on 01494 484800 between 9:00am and 5:30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).