Fishing

There are numerous opportunities for fishing on the River Fleet and in the bay. 

Permits and further details are available from the following:

 

River Fleet
Murray Arms
Phone: (01557) 814207


 

Loch Whinyeon & Lochenbreck
Ship Inn
Phone: (01557) 814217


 

Fradam Fishery

A small family run Trout and Course Fishery near Gatehouse at Newton Farm, just off the A75. We provide a friendly and relaxing environment for an enjoyable day's bait or fly fishing.  Open from March to October.

Phone: 077808 41241
email: james@fradamfishery.com


 

Rusko Holidays
Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas DG7 2BS Phone: 01557 814215
email: info@ruskoholidays
Web: www.ruskoholidays.co.uk

Special Places

Cairnholy II


Cairnholy II
One of a pair of well preserved Neolithic tombs in a spectacular location. More.  

Carstamon Wood

Carstramon Wood
Around the Doon of Carstramon at the top of Carstramon Wood are many ancient beech trees.  Climbing heaven! More.

 

Cairnholy


Cairnholy
There are two burial sites at Cairnholy dating from Neolithic times, both very well preserved and commanding fine views over Wigtown Bay.  Cairnholy I is notable for the impressive facade, in front of which, archaeological evidence suggests, ceremonies took place.  More.  

The River Fleet


The River Fleet
There are pretty walks alongside the Fleet as it meanders down through the valley.  Bankside trees shade many favoured fishing pools. More.  

Carsluith Castle


Carsluith Castle
Another local castle to the west of Gatehouse, a 16th century towerhouse, very well preserved and in the care of Historic Scotland. Historic Scotland:read more.  


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