The 'Royal' Side by Side Game Gun

The Holland & Holland ‘Royal’ is the quintessential London ‘Best’ Gun. Perfected over a century, its design has been emulated by gunmakers across the world but never bettered.

With our world-famous lock mechanism, proven ejectors, and faultless self-opening mechanism, the ‘Royal’ Game Gun is unrivalled in its elegance, reliability, accuracy and speed in the field.

Our 'Royal' model is a truly bespoke gun, the ultimate expression of a shotgun, tailored to each individual.The very hallmark of English gunmaking, every 'Royal' Side by Side is a coveted heirloom for generations to come.


12, 16, 20, 28 & .410


Holland & Holland patent self-opening mechanism sidelock ejector with hand-detachable locks, single or double trigger and manual or automatic safety.

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25in. to 32in. (64cm-81cm) chopper-lump barrels, 2¾in. (70mm) chambers. The chokes bored as specified - fixed or multi-choke.

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Selected walnut, polished, oiled and finished to the individuals measurements, with straight hand or semi-pistol grip, finely chequered, an optional gold oval engraved with initials or crest.

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Traditional ‘Royal’ scroll engraving pattern; colour-hardened or bright finish, the gun’s serial number engraved or inlaid in gold.

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“ ...absolute safety, simplicity and strength of mechanism with perfection of form and balance...”

The very pinnacle of British gunmaking.