County Deer Stalking is the UK's leading provider of Deer Stalking Qualifications & Training through delivery of the 'Proficient Deer Stalker Level 1 Certificate' (PDS1), a nationally available and recognised course, that is accredited and approved by both the UK's leading land-based awarding bodies; LANTRA and UK Rural Skills.  

County Deer Stalking is also a leading provider of Deer Stalking outings in the South of England. 

PDS 1 Lantra Rural Skills

Above: The nationally recognised 'Proficient Deer Stalker Certificate' (PDS1). Follow this link to find out more: proficient-stalker) Or to enrol on the PDS1 course and get started today, simply follow this link: deer-stalking-course

Structured deer stalker training and accompanied outings are carried out by experienced and qualified deer stalkers, all of whom are highly accomplished, full time professional deer managers, Approved Verifiers for the PDS1 Deer Stalking Qualification and Approved Witnesses for deer management qualifications.

Peter S Jones Professional Deer Stalker

County Deer Stalking provides deer stalking training throughout the UK and outings for all six of the UK’s deer species, Red, Sika, Fallow, Roe, Muntjac & CWD, on picturesque estates, in East Sussex, Surrey, West Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Kent, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire & Cambridgeshire all within one hour of London. We cater for all levels of experience ranging from beginners to more accomplished deer stalkers and foreign visitors: See outings for more information.

As well as offering first class deer stalking, our other main focus, is delivering deer stalker training through the delivery of the ‘Proficient Deer Stalker’ course Level 1 & 2 which bring a unique level of practical training to those who wish to develop their skills and become proficient deer hunters: proficient-stalker

For an introduction to deer stalking, or for those looking to get started, there is no better place to make a start. We are delighted to offer free advice to all of our clients in relation to all deer stalking related matters, ranging from the best equipment to buy, to how to successfully apply for a Firearms Certificate. 

If you would like to 'Go Stalking' with County Deer Stalking or would like to gain the popular PDS1 Deer Stalking Certificate, then email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: 020 3981 0159 / 07789 747709

Director Profile

Peter Jones 150County Deer Stalking was originally formed by Peter S Jones, who is one of the UK's most familiar faces in deer stalking.

A full time Professional Deer Stalker and former Police Detective in the Metropolitan Police. Peter has been hunting and stalking a variety of game throughout the UK, Europe and Africa for the last 25 years. 

Peter possesses the nationally recognised Deer Management/Stalking Qualifications; PDS1 & PDS2, DSC1 & DSC2. He is also a DMQ Approved Witness for the British Deer Society, lead instructor at County Deer Stalking, Approved Verifier for the PDS1 Certificate and LANTRA and UK Rural Skills Approved training provider.

Peter is also the current Chairman of the prestigious capreolusclub

During his career in the Police, Peter served within the CID on various London Crime Squads, and was awarded a 'Commendation for Bravery & Professionalism' for his handling of an armed incident, before retiring from the Police Force with an 'Exemplary Service Certificate'. In addition to managing the deer on our portfolio of estates and acting as a guide to our clients, Peter is Editor of ‘County Deer Stalking Online Magazine’ and writes regular articles and reviews about all things deer stalking. Peter also stars in many of our hugely popular Youtube films:

If you'd like to 'Go Stalking' with County Deer Stalking or are interested in gaining the PDS1 Certificate, then contact us on 020 3981 0159 / 07789 747709 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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