Sporting Clays School

Sporting Clays Lesson

Learn the techniques of shooting clay targets with a high-quality Orvis shotgun. Enjoy a two-hour lesson with an expert instructor on our estate. Call for reservations.

Cost: $175 per person


Advanced Sporting Clays Lesson

Experienced clay shooters, take your skills to the next level with a two-hour advanced sporting clays lesson. Learn skills and techniques that will increase your scores and consistency. A high-quality Orvis shotgun will be provided. Call for reservations.

Cost: $225 per person


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Clay Shooting (Trapper Program)

Test your shotgun skills on our 5-Stand or Sporting Clays course for experienced clay shooters. Clay targets are thrown from strategically placed traps in various combinations while you shoot from our 5-Stand range or our Sporting Clays course. Includes 50 shells, a high-quality Orvis shotgun, and other equipment. 1-1.5 hours. Instruction is not included. Call for reservations.

Cost: $100 per person


Private Full-Day Shotgun Sports Clinic

Spend the day with our expert shotgun sports instructors honing and perfecting your clay shooting and/or wingshooting skills. Students will receive Basic through Advanced instruction in techniques of shotgun shooting applicable to Skeet, Trap, Sporting Clays, 5-Stand, and bird hunting. Instruction will take place on 5-Stand as well as Sporting Clays ranges. Open to all experience levels. Includes lunch at Cedric’s Tavern, a high-quality Orvis shotgun, and other equipment. Students are welcome to bring their own shotgun upon approval. Class is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call the Outdoor Adventure Center for reservations.

Cost: $750 per person


*Prices are in addition to estate admission and subject to change. Plus applicable tax.

Save $25 with a Next-Day Outdoor Activity or Tour*

No time for an outdoor activity or a Behind-the-Scenes tour of Biltmore House the day of your visit? No problem! First, purchase a Biltmore admission ticket. On the day of your Biltmore visit, stop by any Guest Services station and reserve a next-day outdoor activity or tour for the following day which allows you to return for your tour or activity without paying a $25 next-day upgrade. 

Use our interactive map to locate Guest Services on the estate.

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*Does not apply to hiking or biking. Some restrictions may apply.

Introducing Biltmore Sporting Clays Club

We’re now offering limited memberships to our premier sporting clays club.  Membership to this exclusive club draws upon Biltmore’s century-old heritage of sporting activities enjoyed in a beautiful and private setting. Benefits include:

  • Convenient location on the estate including venues for sporting clays, trap, skeet, and 5-stand shooting
  • Clubhouse and other amenities
  • Individual, family, or corporate annual memberships are available*
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*membership does not include access to Biltmore House & Gardens, Antler Hill Village & Winery

Biltmore Annual Pass - 10% Discount on Tours & Activities*

Behind-the-Scenes Guided Tours
Includes Upstairs – Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, Legacy of the Land, Sustainability Tour, Guided House Tour, and Premium House Tour**

Specialty Wine Experiences
Includes Red Wine & Chocolate, Biltmore Bubbles, and Vine to Wine Tours***

Outdoor Activities
Includes Fly-Fishing School, Land Rover Experience Driving School, Sporting Clays School, Biking, Carriage Rides, Guided Horseback Trail Rides, Segway Tours, Outrider USA Adventure, Falconry, and River Float Trips*

Call the Passholder Priority Line at 800-413-9787 for reservations and more details.

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*Discounts apply to one Passholder and one accompanying guest. Advance reservations are required for guided tours, wine experiences, and outdoor activities as space is limited. Valid Annual Pass must be presented at the time of your tour. Biltmore reserves the right to cancel any tour or activity if certain requirements are not met or due to inclement weather. Discounts are not valid on Saturdays and Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Biltmore Annual Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

**Audio Guide to Biltmore House not included in discount.

***Guests are required to be at least 21 years old to participate in wine experiences.