Deer Stalking Seasons in England & Wales

Deer are protected by legislation which makes it an offence to kill or take deer during their close season.

Deer Stalking OPEN Seasons England & Wales:

RED DEER
Stags 1st Aug - 30th April.
Hinds 1st Nov - 31st March

 

FALLOW DEER*
Bucks 1st Aug - 30th April
Does 1st Nov - 31st March

 

SIKA DEER*
Stags 1st Aug - 30th April
Hinds 1st Nov - 31st March

 

ROE DEER*
Bucks 1st Apr - 31st October
Does 1st Nov - 31st March

 

CHINESE WATER DEER
Bucks 1st Nov - 31st March
Does 1st Nov - 31st March

 

MUNTJAC DEER*
Bucks No Close Season
Does No Close Season

 

* These deer frequent County Deer Stalking grounds. (Roe, Fallow, Sika & Muntjac)

Please note that Deer Stalking Seasons for Scotland and Ireland differ from those of England & Wales.

For Deer Stalking Seasons in Scotland please follow this link to our 'Deer Stalking Scotland page: outings-scotland

For more information about stalking each of the deer species follow this link: deerspecies

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