25 Years of the Ptarmigan Collection

13th July 2018 by

Schöffel Country is a truly unique company – we have over 200 years of expertise in the manufacturing of high-quality technical outdoor clothing, combined with a deep passion for, and understanding of, the British country way of life.


Conceived by me, Corry Taylor, with the full support and backing of Hubert and Peter Schöffel (the sixth and seventh generations to preside over their family company in Bavaria), the Schöffel Country (UK) brand was born 25 years ago with the launch of a single ground-breaking product – the now iconic Ptarmigan shooting coat.

A Timeline of the Ptarmigan
Timeline of Ptarmigan Shooting Coats
From 1993 to today, the Ptarmigan Shooting Coat Collection has set the frontier of innovation in technical outdoor clothing.

Working in close partnership with world-class shooting retailers – Asprey’s of New Bond Street, James Purdey & Sons, Farlows of Pall Mall and Roxton’s of Hungerford – we worked tirelessly to ensure that we got it right, from the outset.

The rest, as they say, is history, but we had set a precedent, and ever since that day in 1993, we have strived to remain at the cutting edge of product development and technical innovation, ensuring that our range of Ptarmigan coats utilise the very best fabrics, designs and features to provide our customers with the very best performance in all conditions.

That ethos of innovation is still very much at the core of everything we do, and for 2018 – the Ptarmigan’s 25th anniversary year – I am delighted to announce that we are introducing to the range what we believe is the most technically advanced and reliable shooting coat on the market today: The Ptarmigan Pro.

Designed specifically for the driven game shot using the very latest three-layer laminate hunting fabric from Gore-Tex®, The Ptarmigan Pro will afford shooters all-weather protection, comfort, reliability and durability on a whole new level.

We really do think that this coat will be a game-changer. Just as the original Ptarmigan was 25 years ago.

Corry Taylor

Founder of Schöffel Country

The Ptarmigan Pro Coat

Ptarmigan Pro Coat

Ptarmigan Pro Coat

Our most technically advanced shooting coat.

£ 599.95
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The Ptarmigan Extreme Coat

Ptarmigan Extreme II Coat

Ptarmigan Extreme II Coat

Our classic Ptarmigan coat, now with an updated fit.

£ 479.95
Ptarmigan Pro
Ptarmigan Pro Shooting Coat
Our Ptarmigan Pro in the field.
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