Guidance

Scotland firing times

Firing times for ranges in Scotland including Barry Buddon, Kirkcudbright, Garelochhead, Tain, Cape Wrath, Fort George, Blackdog, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn.

Published 19 August 2016
Last updated 15 December 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added Scotland firing times for January 2023.

  2. Added Scotland firing times for December 2022.

  3. Updated Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times November 2022.

  4. 'Garelochhead Range Control firing times November 2022', 'Fort George Range Control firing times November 2022', 'Blackdog Range Control firing times November 2022', 'Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times November 2022', 'Barry Buddon training area firing times November 2022', 'Kirkcudbright Range Control firing times November 2022', 'Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times November 2022' and Tain Air Weapons Range firing times November 2022 have been added.

  5. Updated 'Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times October 2022'.

  6. Updated Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times October 2022.

  7. Added Scotland October 2022 firing times.

  8. Updated Barry Buddon training area, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area, Fort George Range Control, Garelochhead Range Control and Kirkcudbright Range Control firing times September 2022.

  9. Removed August firing times and updated Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times September 2022.

  10. Added Scotland firing times for September.

  11. Added firing times for August 2022.

  12. Updated: Castlelaw Ranges firing times July 2022.

  13. Edited July 2022 Kirkcudbright firing times.

  14. Added Scotland firing times July 2022.

  15. Updated June 2022 firing times for Cape Wrath Training Centre and Tain Air Weapons Range.

  16. Firing date added to Cape Wrath for 31 May 2022 and addition of Scotland firing times for June.

  17. Added: Barry Buddon training area firing times May 2022.

  18. Added firing times for May 2022.

  19. Added: April firing times.

  20. Addition of: Blackdog Range Control firing times March 2022.

  21. Scotland firing times for March 2022.

  22. Addition of: Scotland firing times for February 2022.

  23. Addition of: Scotland firing times for January 2022.

  24. Addition of : Firing times for ranges in Scotland for December 2021 including : Barry Buddon, Kirkcudbright, Garelochhead, Tain, Cape Wrath, Fort George, Blackdog, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn.

  25. Added Blackdog Range firing times for November 2021

  26. Addition of: Scotland firing times for November 2021.

  27. Updated: Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times for October 2021.

  28. Addition of: Scotland firing times for October 2021.

  29. Addition of: Scotland firing times for September 2021.

  30. Addition of: Scotland firing times for August 2021.

  31. Added: Barry Buddon training area firing times July 2021, Blackdog Range Control firing times July 2021, Fort George Range Control firing times July 2021, Tain Air Weapons Range firing times July 2021, Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times July 2021, Garelochhead Range Control firing times July 2021, Kirkcudbright Range Control firing times July 2021, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times July 2021.

  32. Updated firing times for Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times June 2021.

  33. Added: Barry Buddon training area firing times June 2021, Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times June 2021, Tain Air Weapons Range firing times June 2021, Garelochhead Range Control firing times June 2021, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times June 2021, Blackdog Range Control firing times June 2021, Kirkcudbright Range Control firing times June 2021, Fort George Range Control firing times June 2021.

  34. Updated: May firing times for Cape Wrath and Barry Buddon contact information.

  35. Addition of: Scotland firing times for May 2021.

  36. Addition of: Fort George firing times for April 2021 and updated Garelochhead and Castle Law Range Control firing times April 2021.

  37. Addition of: Scotland firing times for April 2021.

  38. Added an update regarding Binhill closure.

  39. Updated: Cape Wrath Training Centre firing times for March 2021.

  40. Addition of: Scotland firing times for March 2021.

  41. Added firing times for February 2021.

  42. Addition of: Binhill firing times for January 2021.

  43. Addition of: Scotland firing times for January 2021.

  44. Added firing times for December 2020.

  45. Added one firing session to Blackdog for 22 November 2020.

  46. Addition of: Scotland firing times for November 2020.

  47. Addition of: Scotland firing times for October 2020.

  48. Added September firing times for all 9 ranges.

  49. Addition of: Scotland firing times for August 2020.

  50. Updated: Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times July 2020.

  51. Added: Scotland firing times for July 2020.

  52. Updated: Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area 24 hour contact number.

  53. Updated the Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area contact numbers.

  54. Updated the phone number for Castlelaw.

  55. Updated firing times for Castlelaw Ranges: 30 June is now a non-firing day.

  56. Addition of Scotland firing times for June 2020.

  57. Updated Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times for May 2020.

  58. Added additional firing times for Barry Buddon training area. Removed all firing dates for Blackdog Range.

  59. Updated Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times May 2020.

  60. Updated Castlelaw firing times for May 2020.

  61. Added Fort George Range Control firing times May 2020 (Updated 27 April 2020).

  62. Addition of Scotland firing times for May 2020.

  63. Updated Garelochhead training centre firing times for April 2020.

  64. Updated Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn Training Area firing times April 2020.

  65. Updated firing times for Kirkcudbright range April 2020.

  66. Addition of Scotland firing times for April 2020.

  67. Addition of Scotland regions' firing times for March 2020.

  68. Addition of Scotland regions' firing times for February 2020.

  69. Updated all firing times in Scotland for January 2020.

  70. Added December 2019 firing times.

  71. Added firing times for November 2019.

  72. Updated the page with the firing times for October 2019.

  73. New firing sessions were added to Blackdog range for 16 to 19 September.

  74. Added Scotland firing times for September 2019.

  75. note added: 'Please also note that blank ammunition and pyrotechnics can be potentially used 24/7 when red flags and/or lights are not hoisted. Members of the public are advised to note all signs and warnings before entering area'.

  76. Added the firing times for August 2019.

  77. Added the following firing times for July 2019: Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn training areas; Garelochead Range Control; Tain Air Weapons Range; Fort George Range Control; Binhill Range Control; Cape Wrath Training Centre; Blackdog Range Control; Kirkcudbright Range Control and Barry Buddon Training are.

  78. Added the Scotland range firing times for June 2019.

  79. Added Scotland range firing times May 2019 including Barry Buddon, Kirkcudbright, Garelochhead, Tain, Cape Wrath, Fort George, Binnhill, Blackdog, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn.

  80. Added firing times for April 2019

  81. Removed January firing times. Added March firing times for the following locations: Barry Buddon Training area, Binhill Range, Blackdog Range, Cape Wrath Training Centre, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn training areas, Fort George Range, Garelochead Range, Kirkcudbright Range, Tain Air Weapons Range and Scotland range firing times.

  82. Added firing times for February 2019

  83. Added firing times for January 2019.

  84. Added: December Firing times for ranges in Scotland including Barry Buddon, Binnhill, Blackdog, Cape Wrath, Castlelaw Ranges, Fort George, Garelochhead, Kirkcudbright and Tain.

  85. Added November Firing times for ranges in Scotland including Barry Buddon, Binnhill, Blackdog, Cape Wrath, Castlelaw Ranges, Fort George, Garelochhead, Kirkcudbright and Tain.

  86. Added firing times for October 2018.

  87. Added all Scotland firing times for September 2018.

  88. Added Scotland firing times for August 2018.

  89. Added Scotland firing times for July 2018.

  90. Added Scotland firing times for June 2018.

  91. Added the scotland firing times for May 2018.

  92. Updated Blackdog range firing times for April 2018.

  93. Added Scotland range firing times for April 2018.

  94. Added all Scottish Range firing times for March 2018.

  95. Added Scotland ranges firing times for February 2018.

  96. Added January 2018 firing times.

  97. Updated Kirkcudbright firing times following an amendment.

  98. Added Scotland ranges firing times: December 2017.

  99. Added Scotland firing times for November 2017.

  100. Added firing times for Scotland ranges October 2017.

  101. Added firing times for Scotland ranges September 2017.

  102. Added Scotland firing times for August 2017.

  103. Added firing times for July 2017.

  104. Added firing times for June 2017.

  105. Added May firing times

  106. Added firing times for April.

  107. Added March firing times.

  108. Added February 2017 firing times.

  109. Added: Scotland ranges firing times January 2017

  110. Added firing times for December 2016

  111. Added firing times for November 2016

  112. Added October 2016 firing notices in 2 file formats CSV and PDF.

  113. First published.