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

Caerlaverock


Caerlaverock Castle
One of Scotland's greatest medieval castles - about an hour away, south of Dumfries.  Can be combined with a visit to Sweetheart Abbey, the New Abbey Cornmill, (both also Historic Scotland), Caerlaverock Bird Reserve, or The National Museum of Costume at New Abbey. Historic Scotland:read more.
 

Cardoness Shore


Cardoness Shore
As the tide goes out the many rocky islets are gradually uncovered around the edge of the shore, excellent for rockpooling. 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.  

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.  

Cambret Moor


Cambret Moor
A stone circle consisting of a central stone and circle of 28 smaller boulders.  The interior of the circle was strewn with smaller cobble-sized stones. More.
 


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