Some of the best fishing in the world is in here with people traveling from all over the globe to stay in fishing cottages in Scotland. With places like Cairngorms and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, the two designated national parks, there is no shortage of wild untamed places to fish.
Many of the fishing holiday cottages in Southern Scotland have fishing nearby if you want a break from lots of driving. Ayrshire has a lovely coastline with fishing from the shore or perhaps jump on board a boat charter running out of the main harbour towns. There is a real mix of fishing here with excellent salmon rivers, trout fishing and wild lochs, plus there’s a lot to do and see for the non-fishers. For a real variety of holiday cottages with fishing in Southern Scotland take a look at the Dumfries and Galloway region, head for Kirkcudbright, a busy traditional fishing port with great fish and chips. The whole coastline is gorgeous and inland the countryside is an unspoilt retreat.
Holiday cottages with fishing in Central Scotland can be amidst some magnificent settings, Perthshire and the Trossachs is best known for game fishing on lochs and rivers. The River Tay is the largest river in Britain and internationally famous for Atlantic salmon fishing, set in wonderfully scenic countryside it’s a wonderful day out for everyone with walks and wildlife spotting very popular. There is great fishing in Stirlingshire with the rivers Allan, Forth, Carron and Devon on your doorstep. For the non-fishers Stirling is a lovely place to spend the day with walking tours to join and get a real feel for the town.
If you like to holiday a bit on the ‘wild side’ choose fishing cottages in Northern Scotland. Whatever the weather this is a truly magical part of the country and is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Anglers will be spoilt for choice with magnificent rivers, lochs, fisheries and rugged coastline to pick from. Aberdeenshire has four main fisheries along the River Don and rivers Dee and Deveron also offer great salmon and sea trout venues. The Highlands have beautiful rivers and secluded island lochs surrounded by stunning countryside.
For a bit of island life try the Orkney Islands, Hebrides and Outer Hebrides, plus the Isle of Arran or Cumbrae. As well as wonderful boat and shore fishing you can explore these magical isles and their unique cultures.