A fascinating history of the sporting lodge, beautifully illustrated throughout, covering the classic, most interesting and unusual shooting, stalking, fishing and hunting lodges, bothies, huts, boxes, castles and barns.
Including wall trophies, gun cabinets, game books and much more, these tales from the past and anecdotes from the present combine together to create a superb read for anyone interested in country sports and rural social history.
In this superb book, the authors explore some of the history of the sporting lodge in both words and evocative photographs and, in addition, identify and detail buildings that are still in use today.
• An extensive and fascinating history of the sporting lodge that also identifies and details buildings that are still in use today
• Details how sportsmen and their families traveled and includes a re-enactment of an Edwardian railway journey from London to the Outer Hebrides
• Examples of itemised billing, food orders, contents of the rod-room/tack-room and gun-room as well as sporting registers
• A comprehensive display of modern-day luncheon lodges in current use on private shooting estates