Pippa Middleton goes on Edinburgh shooting trip

PIPPA Middleton was all smiles as she posed for a picture with friends at a shooting trip at an estate near Edinburgh.

Pippa Middleton, circled, with friends at a shooting trip near Edinburgh. Picture: Comp

Ms Middleton was photographed with companions after a hunt with 50 dead birds at their feet, including pheasants and partridges.

The photo, published on a public account on Instagram, was taken on Gilmerton’s Drum Estate.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

However, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister drew criticism from animal rights campaigners.

Queen guitarist Brian May, a vegetarian, led the criticism on Twitter, saying that he “struggled to understand the smiles in this picture.”

SEE ALSO