As Editor-at-Large Silvio Calabi described grouse shooting in “On Snilesworth Moor”:
Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds. Tired of driving your Bugatti in the Mille Miglia? Heli-skiing in New Zealand and Japan? Campaigning your 12 Metre yacht? Grouse shooting has been keeping rich, retired folks out of mischief for generations.
Here’s one of the best videos of grouse shooting we’ve ever seen, to whet your appetite.