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:-
  • MESS Ch Show results see Show Scene - Show Results 2018
  • English Setter Breed Appreciation Day, see Notice Board
  • Important message from Treasurer, see Notice Board
  • New Setter & Pointer competition, see Notice Board
  • Register your vote for Rod & Anne Green, see Notice Board - 'Pawscars Awards'.
  • ESA Championship Show 2018 details available, see Notice Board.
  • English Setter Rescue Calendar, see Notice Board
  • The 2018 Show Diary is now available, click Show Scene, Show Diary (for those wanting 2017 Diary just click Show Scene)
  • Year book time again, see Notice Board for details
  • Puppies now listed on Puppy Register, See About Breed - Puppy Register
  • New Nina Green book, for details see About Breed - Books
  • 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

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