About Francis Lovel & Co

About Francis Lovel & Co


The shop has now reopened for normal trading. There will be measures in place to keep you and our staff safe. We ask you to please conform with the instructions to ensure we do not put anyone’s health at risk.

1. No more than 5 customers in the shop at one time. Please maintain 2m social distance when queuing outside.

2. Nobody with symptoms of COVID-19 must enter shop.

3. On entering the shop please use the hand sanitizer provided.

4. Customers from different households must maintain 2m distance from other customers and staff.

5. Please browse and shop in a quick manner.

6. Only touch what you intend to buy.

7. If you would like to look at a gun please ask a member of staff who will unlock it for you, do not handle it whilst it is in the rack.

8. No trying on of clothing.

9. Pay by card if you can.

Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you back to the shop.

Francis Lovel & Co team

We are renowned for offering quality new and used guns and at any one time we will have over 400 different guns instock whether side by side or over and under. 

We have one of the widest selection of Best English quality guns in the country including James Purdey & Son, Holland and Holland and a wide selection of other English gunmakers such as Pape, Henry Atkin, Joseph Lang and many more. Alongside these you will find a selection of flint lock pistols, hammer guns and muzzle loaders in our shop. We also have a wide selection of old and antique ammunition - please call us as we can probably help you.

In addition to our shotguns we have a large selection of new and used rifles and scopes, aswell as air rifles. Alongside these you will find ammunition to fit most popular calibres as you would expect from a quality traditional gunshop.

We are located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside just on the outskirts of Witney and right on the edge of the Cotswolds. We have ample parking for new and existing customers and look forward to seeing you or discussing your requirements over the phone.