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

Clints


The Clints of Dromore
The Clints are a striking granite escarpment at the top of the valley, best visited from Scottish Natural Heritage's visitor centre at Dromore.  The Big Water of Fleet Viaduct is close by. More.  

Carstamon Wood

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

 

The Bakehouse


The Bakehouse
Formerly a bakery, and still featuring the original oven, the Bakehouse in the High Street is an arts venue promoting the literary arts live.  Poetry readings and associated events take place most months.  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.  

Bluebells


Bluebells
During the early summer the woodlands around Gatehouse are carpeted with bluebells.  Both Castramont and Cally Woods are particularly popular for viewing them. More.  


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