About Us


Founded in 1977, Barby Sporting was grown from the passions of David Morgan and Gordan Coates, two enthusiastic sportsman whose vision was to build a top-class shooting facility that caters for all.


Successful in their mission, the duo drastically developed the ground over the years, turning what was once a few green fields into the fully bunded and bespoke multi-discipline shooting facility that Barby Sporting is today. 


After more than 40 thriving years of ownership, in 2019, Barby Sporting and its shops, Northampton Gun and Rugby Gun were acquired by Northampton-based country sports outfitter, Cadman Sporting, a business that shares in the founders’ passions to provide sporting facilities for shooters of all ages and abilities.


With a view to continuing the work of its founders, we at Cadman Sporting aim to enhance the shooting ground facilities and provide a one stop shop for all your sports shooting needs. From equipment and attire, to tuition and a great place to practise – it's our aim to provide safe, enjoyable and fun shooting for all.


We look forward to your continued support for the exciting times ahead.

Finding Us

Barby Sporting, Barby Lane, Rugby, CV23 8UX

We are well situated to provide clay pigeon shooting for those in Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, as well as those travelling from further afield.


From M1 (J18)


Leave the M1 at Junction 18 and follow signs; A5 Daventry, Kilsby, Barby. Continue into Barby village, turn right at the first junction, then right again at the Arnold Arms pub. Continue out of the village for around 1 mile, over the M45 and then take the next right into Barby Sporting.


From A46/A45


Follow the A45 to Dunchurch and head straight over at crossroads in the village, going towards Daventry on the A45. After approximately 2 miles, take the next left signed to Barby. Take the left turn at the water tower through Barby village heading towards Rugby. Continue out of the village for around 1 mile, over M45 and then take next right into Barby Sporting.


Both our shooting ground and our restaurant are well sign posted from the road.

Barby Sporting
Barby Lane
CV23 8UX

01788 891 873

Barby Sporting,

Barby Lane,


CV23 8UX

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