Best riflescopes: top 10 picks for every budget

Spring presents the perfect opportunity to get out with top of the range glass optics. We’ve got 10 excellent riflescopes to suit any budget.

Kahles K52

The K 525i combines maximum optical performance and precision with unique handling and ergonomics. The new DLR (Dynamic Long Range) model is optimised for the high requirements of long range shooting, while additionally being equipped with an extra wide field of view, easy readable clicks, extra- long throw lever, and a parallax spinner. The newly developed SKMR4 reticle, in first focal plane, has also been tailored to meet the requirements of distance shooters.

RRP £2,950
Kahles (Swarovski Optik)
01737 856812
kahles.at

dS 5-25 x52 P Gen. II

The dS 5-25×52 P Gen. II combines the optical quality of glass with the benefits of a digital scope. The scope calculates the correct aiming point at the touch of a button, taking into account the distance, air pressure, temperature, angle, magnification and personal ballistics data.

The design has also been enhanced; the battery turret is slimmer, the cockpit controls are more ergonomic and the magnification adjustment ring makes it even easier to operate the scope when aiming.

RRP from £3,630
Swarovski Optik
01737 856812
swarovskioptik.com

Zeiss Conquest V4 6-24×50

Conquest V4 riflescopes are designed for a wide range of shooting and boast a wide objective lens for optimum light-gathering. The Conquest V4, seen here in 6-24×50, is equipped with exposed multi- turn elevation turrets, ballistic (zero) stop and .25 MOA per click adjustment values. Whether you’re a hunter or a precision shooter looking for a competitively priced scope, this range from Zeiss has you covered.

RRP from £1,099
Zeiss

01223 401525
zeiss.co.uk/sports-optics

Steiner Ranger 6 3-18×56

Ideal for many forms of hunting. The 56mm objective lens efficiently gathers light, making it well-suited for stalking in low light conditions. It also features an adjustable illuminated reticle for optimum brightness in daylight or very low residual light at dusk.

RRP £1,485
GMK
01489 579999
gmk.co.uk

Burris Four Xe

Completely redesigned inside and out resulting in even better light transmission, optical clarity and handling. The Four Xe features double spring tension to guarantee a long life of service.

The illuminated reticle is adjustable for brightness, and magnification is integrated in the eyepiece for easier grip and precise adjustment.

RRP from £495
GMK
01489 579999
gmk.co.uk

Hawke Sidewinder

Hawke Optics has launched a whole new level of feature-driven riflescope performance with the redesigned Sidewinder line. Available in first and second focal planes, every Sidewinder model has a 30mm main tube and is loaded with Hawke’s new H5 optics that bring you an ultra-wide 24° field of view. The new design results in a significantly lighter and more robust unit than the outgoing model so it’ll last longer in the field.

RRP from £459
Hawke Optics
0345 345 5555

uk@hawkeoptics.com

Vortex Razor HD LHT 3-15×50

Whether you’re hunting roe and muntjac in dark woodland or stalking highland reds, the lightweight, second focal plane Razor HD LHT has you covered. The stunning, high-definition optical system delivers a crystal-clear picture with tack-sharp resolution.

Turn every second of legal shooting light into opportunity. A push button illumination gives a daylight bright centre dot, providing a precise point-of-aim. A new system offers easy to set, return to zero turret adjustments.

RRP £1,059
Country Sports
01462 743 223
info@countrysportswholesale.co.uk

Leica PRS 5-30x56i

The new Leica PRS 5-30x56i is a top-class riflescope for longer- range shooting. Its magnification range of 5x to 30x offers a wide array of uses under the most difficult conditions.

The shooter can concentrate fully on the target, with high light transmission (over 90 per cent) dealing with challenging light conditions. The large adjustment range of the reticle and 6x zoom makes the Leica PRS ideal for the longest distance shooting.

RRP from £2,375
Leica Sports Optics
02076 291351
uk.leica-camera.com

Element Optics Nexus 5-20×50

This scope combines intuitive features like tool-free tactical turrets, zero stop and a removable throw lever with precision engineering to bring you the ultimate 30mm riflescope. A variety of different reticle designs in both MOA and MRAD cater to all shooters: simplified options are easy on the eye, while more complex designs allow experienced shooters to hold off with precision.

RRP £1,334.99
Sportsman Gun Centre
01392 354 854

sportsmanguncentre.co.uk

Citadel 1-10×24 HDR

Comes feature packed with a fully multi-coated lens and a fine- etched, red-illuminated hunter dot reticle with 11 brightness settings. Also includes a second focal-plane HDR reticle, great for close- to mid-range hunting and comes complete with capped low-profile turrets, 1⁄2 MOA per click windage and elevation adjustments.

RRP £599.99
Edgar Brothers
01625 613177

edgarbrothers.com

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