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Mon-Fri 9.30-5.30 | Sat 9.00-5.00 | Wed By Appointment | Sun CLOSED


About Us

The Countryman of Derby Ltd is a family run company located close to Derby city centre, first opening for business in 1986.

We have a 5000 sq/ft retail premises with free onsite parking stocking over 800 shotguns, rifles, air rifles and air pistols alongside optics, reloading equipment, shooting accessories and clothing. 

We are one of three Beretta Shop-In-Shops in the UK and a top Browning dealer partner allowing us to offer the best pricing, advice and service.

The guns we have out on display are individually locked up on the walls allowing easy browsing and also ensuring they are all in perfect condition as they cannot get knocked in to each other. Despite being one of the largest gun shops in the UK we have insufficient space to display all the guns instock so if you can't find what your looking for please ask a member of staff who will be happy find it for you.

At the Countryman we believe in exceptionally competitive pricing, high stock levels, unbeatable service and good honest advice.

Why Purchase from us online?

Our website stock levels are updated in real time so you can purchase in confidence knowing your item will be dispatched promptly, it will not allow you to purchase products that are out of stock.

A well established and reputable family run business.

Use our expert knowledge, if you are unsure whether an item will fit on your gun or whether it is suitable for what you want it for give us a call during working hours and we will happily advise regarding the suitability and alternate items at a range of budgets.

We send the vast majority of our items using Royal Mail tracked and tracked signed for service so if you are not in to receive your parcel, it will be taken to your local Royal Mail depot for delivery to be rearranged or collected at your convenience. Oversize or exceptionally heavy items are sent using Parcelforce.

Free UK shipping on orders over £50.

What we offer

Our staff have over 100 years expertise in the guntrade between them and are passionate about the sport all being shooters themselves. We are can advise on products to suit at all levels of experience from beginner to the enthuisiast and to suit most budgets.

We will happily advise regarding shotgun fit and gun mount when purchasing a shotgun, if minor alterations are required for a good fit will alter the gun at no additional cost while you wait. If a greater level of work is required we can advise where to take the gun to get the work carried out.

Free mounting and boresighting is offered when purchasing rifles and air rifles to ensure the outfit goes together well without any problems or tollerance issues, this should also save on the amount of ammunition and time used zeroing the rifle.

Our large stock levels allow shooters to browse a greater range of guns picking the correct one to suit their requirements, in popular new models we hold multiple guns in each specification allowing a selection as the wooden stocked guns all vary slightly in wood figuring and colour. Individual guns can be browsed online by selecting the serial number on the drop down menu which will alter the pictures shown on the advert to the actual gun serialised rather than a generic advert picture.

We take guns in part exchange price dependant upon specification, condition and use, exceptions apply.

We are able to ship guns within the UK if you find one you like and would like it delivering to a local dealer near you postage for this service costs £20, more for scotland and islands. The receiving dealer usually also charges in the region of £25 for the paperwork and time involved in them receiving and transfering it. Please note that we require your original shotgun/firearms certificate to be posted up to us if purchasing a shotgun or rifle using our RFD transfer service so we can endorse it on the the certificate and notify the relevant authorities of the purchase. We can then either ship the certificate back to yourself or enclose it in with the gun for collection from your local RFD. If you would like to purchase a gun and have it shipped please call us and we can take a deposit to secure it while the transfer is arranged.