Posts for fishing

Sustainable Seashore: Orkney

Tuesday 20th Oct 2015

Scottish seafood is world-renowned. Oysters, mussels, lobster and salmon are just a few products that appear on tables all across the globe. All around our coast, world-class catches land daily but we’re heading for an island well kent for its smoked salmon, Orkney, as a prime example of a fine Scottish product. We spoke to Big […]

Perthshire – History and Culture

Wednesday 15th Jul 2015

Scotland’s history and traditions are world-renowned, rivalled only by its culture and scenery; and right at its heart lies Perthshire. Perth, a former capital of Scotland, lies on the banks of the River Tay. It’s a beautifully presented city, with lots to explore, but go beyond the boundaries of the ‘Fair City’ and the possibilities […]

One of the cottages' sitting rooms, leather sofas

Boll Cottages

Thursday 30th Apr 2015

With such a wide range of sights and activities on offer in Stirling and Clackmannanshire, it is essential to have a comfortable place to flop out and rest those weary limbs at the end of a long day’s exploration. We caught up with the owner of Boll Cottages in Alva, Maria Machin to find out […]

3 Reasons to Choose Self-Catering For a Fishing Holiday

Friday 17th Aug 2012

Scotland is an ideal destination for a fishing holiday, with world-famous rivers, an abundance of freshwater and sea lochs, long stretches of coastline, and breath-taking scenery.  Whether you’re keen on fishing for salmon and trout, sea fishing or coarse fishing, you’ll find top-class fishing in locations all across Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands, to […]

5 Top Spots for Spring Salmon Fishing in Scotland

Friday 24th Feb 2012

If you’re thinking about taking a fishing holiday in Scotland, now is the time for salmon fishing.  Scotland has an abundance of fantastic (and famous) rivers and the salmon season has just begun.   This time of year brings high quality, fresh ‘springers’, so why not head to one of these top spots for some early […]

Fishing the Scottish Borders and Dumfries

Monday 29th Aug 2011

The Scottish Borders is home not only to some excellent salmon rivers, but to some of the most spectacular views south of the Highlands. An ideal spot for a Scottish fishing holiday. Fishing Peebles Peebles lies in the heart of the Scottish Borders and is ideally located for fishing the River Tweed, famous for its […]

Fishing Central Scotland

Wednesday 24th Aug 2011

If you are looking for fishing close to the major cities of Edinburgh or Glasgow, there is plenty of excellent and varied fishing nearby. Fishing in Central Scotland means travelling to and from your Scottish fishing holiday couldn’t be easier. There are many famous rivers in Central Scotland, including the Clyde, Irvine, Ayr, Doon, Tay, […]

Fishing Aberdeenshire and Moray

Wednesday 17th Aug 2011

There are a number of excellent rivers for trout and salmon fishing in Aberdeenshire and Moray, which cater for both your fishing needs as well as your individual ability. It is a great time to fish this area, with running grilse and late summer salmon – ideal for a last minute, or autumn, Scottish fishing […]

Fishing the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Wednesday 10th Aug 2011

The vast, and beautiful, Highlands and Islands have some of the best lochs and rivers for trout and salmon fishing in Scotland, as well as fantastic coastline for sea fishing. The perfect location for a Scottish fishing holiday! Two of the most popular places to fish in the Scottish Islands are Skye and Shetland, offering […]

3 Steps to Planning the Perfect Fishing Holiday in Scotland

Tuesday 19th Jul 2011

Due to its long coastline, plentiful rivers, and over 6,000 lochs, Scotland is the perfect fishing destination.  Whether you’re interested in sea fishing or salmon fishing, coarse fishing or trout fishing, you’re sure to enjoy the spectacular scenery and varied fishing Scotland has to offer. August is a great time to go fishing in Scotland, […]