Welcome to the English Setter Association Website


This is the national breed club for the English Setter in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1951 and has around 700 members worldwide. The English Setter Association aims to support those who own the breed as companions as well as those who wish to show their dogs. These pages will provide information on all aspects of owning an English Setter as well as all activities of the Association.

Welcome to the new responsive website. We do hope that you be able to navigate easily with changes made to the site but do apologise in advance should you encounter any problems. It is advisable to use the latest version of your web browser, updates are available and will ensure that your viewing experience is enhanced. The website has been redesigned for all types of media device with all sized screens. Although not yet fully completed the new website will be updated with information as soon as possible.


  •                LATEST NEWS:-
  • Year book time again, see Notice Board for details
  • Gundog Society of Wales Ch Sh results see Show Scene - Show Results 2017
  • Puppies now listed on Puppy Register, See About Breed - Puppy Register
  • New Nina Green book, for details see About Breed - Books
  • MESS Schedules now available, see Notice Board
  • SESS ch Sh details, see Notice board
  • ESA Open Memorial's critique, See Show Scene - Show Results 2017 - ESA Open
  • English Setter Memorabilia available, see Notice Board
  • English Setters Ancient & Modern by Margaret Barnes for sale, see About Breed - Books
  • New limited edition Bournehouse Prints by Stuart Mallard for sale, see Notice Board
  • New details of Modules 1,2 and 3 now available, see Notice Board
  • Updated June 2017 Judging list now available, See Judging Lists

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