John Burrell’s High Adventure Company and Beretta have combined their award-winning skills and industry excellence in creating The Beretta Shooting Grounds, Georgia’s premier quail-hunting experience. Featuring legendary Italian firearms as well as a world-class team of guides and pointing & flushing dogs, you can expect the experience of a lifetime every time you go afield. This upland quail-hunting venue is located within easy driving distance of Atlanta, affording the elegance of the historic Barnsley estate as well as 3,000 acres of expertly managed pristine North Georgia wilderness habitat.
Situated just 60 miles outside of Atlanta, on the storybook site of an 1840's estate, Barnsley Resort is where history, outdoor adventure, and southern comfort come together as one. Travelers can bask in this 3,000 acre resort-meets-playground, where recreational choices include a world-class Jim Fazio designed golf course, 28 station sporting clays course, quail hunting at the Beretta Shooting Grounds and horseback riding along picturesque trails. With authentic locally sourced cuisine, a boutique spa and Southern charm for days, Barnsley Resort offers something for everyone.
December 15 through March 15
Half Day Guided Quail Hunt
$595/person plus tax
Full Day Guided Quail Hunt
$950/person plus tax
Overnight Quail Hunting Package
Includes: Full day guided quail hunt, breakfast, lunch & dinner, one night at the Barnsley Inn
Executive Quail Hunting Package
Includes: Full day guided quail hunt, breakfast, lunch & dinner, one night in a Cottage Suite at Barnsley
Included in all hunts: The use of Beretta shotguns, guide, dogs, beverages, bird processing.
Make your reservations through our office to book Rick Watson as your quail guide:
Catskill Casts & Coverts
Office: (607) 265-3798
We have multiple guides available to accommodate larger groups.
We run English Setters and Cocker Spaniels. We encourage our clients to bring their own dogs. The Beretta Shooting Grounds is a great place for your dogs get consistent and plentiful bird contacts. Barnsley Resort is dog friendly.
What to Bring
Supportive, waterproof, comfortable boots are the most important piece of gear. We suggest wearing brier pants. Please have a field jacket with blaze orange, shooting glasses, and hearing protection. Be prepared for changing weather conditions: wear layers and pack rain gear.
Clients are encouraged to bring their favorite shotgun. We offer Beretta doubles for client use at no additional charge. For clients using their own equipment, we recommend double shotguns in either 20 or 28 gauge along with ammunition in 8 or 9 shot. For safety reasons, all semi-automatic guns require prior approval.
Terrain and Weather
The habitat at the Beretta Shooting Grounds consists of an ideal mix of loblolly pines and native warm-season grasses. Terrain is rolling but walking is relatively easy on prepared paths.
Weather can vary drastically throughout the season. We hunt rain or shine. We recommend dressing in layers and packing rain gear and cold weather gear.
A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. If you cancel your reservation more than 30 days prior to your trip, your deposit will be fully refunded minus credit card fees, if applicable. Cancellation within 30 days of your reservation will result in the loss of your deposit. We suggest purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment.