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Information on the British Deer Society (BDS) Central Scotland branch including events, contacts, and news.

Branch Area and committee

BDS Central Scotland Branch Area Map
Vice-ChairJohn Bruce 
TreasurerJosh Dixon 

Committee Members:

Alastair Harbison, James McLintock, Andrew Souter, Hamish Marsden, Mike Onslow, Iain Semple, Craig Brown, Tim Baynes.

Postcode Area
DD Dundee
FK Falkirk
G Glasgow
KY Kirkcaldy
PH1 – PH18 Perth




Sunday 17th March 2024

Balmanno Farm Range Day

Sunday 24 March 2024

Branch AGM

Sunday 26th May 2024

Range Day at Crawford Priory

Saturday 15th June 2024

First Aid + Forestry Course

Sunday 28th July 2024

Balmanno Farm Range Day - Interbranch Qualifying

Sunday 18th August 2024

Range Day at Balmanno Farm

Sunday 8th September 2024

Interbranch Shoot, Cawdor range

See the news section below for more details.


No upcoming events, please check back soon.


Range Day

The next branch range day will be held as follows:

Date: Sunday 17th March 2024
Location: Balmanno Farm, Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9HG
Time: Starting at 10 am.
Range day plus bring and buy sale of stalking equipment.
The branch has a quantity of stalking equipment donated by a member for sale, please feel free to bring any extra stalking and/or shooting kit for sale or swap on the day.
An indication of attendance would be helpful. Contact:, if you have any questions. 

Branch AGM

The BDS Central Scotland Branch AGM will be held as follows! 
Date: Sunday 24 March 2024. 
Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth, PH1 5LD
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Stay in touch

If your contact information has changed please make sure to let us know.  To update your details simply email or call 01425 655434.

latest news

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