Scotland has some of the best fishing holidays in the UK and South West Scotland is a lovely spot to getaway and enjoy a wide variety of fishing options. You might like coarse fishing on the loch or how about some fly fishing or even coastal and sea fishing. The fishing holidays in South West Scotland present a range of different accommodation options and some of the best are the lodges, log cabins and fishing cottages, especially if you are looking for self catering.
Some of the fishing holidays have direct from your doorstep access to the fishing and others have an abundance within a short distance of the accommodation. Read on below to find out more about some of the best places you can choose to stay for a fishing break in South West Scotland.
Fishing Log Cabins & Lodges in South West Scotland
There are lots of choices when it comes to a fishing log cabin in South West Scotland and in total you can find from our selection over 48 accommodations at 9 different log cabin retreats throughout the region. Below are a select few to give you an idea of what you can expect to find.
Springwater Lodges – Dalrymple, Near Ayr in Ayrshire
Springwater Lodges is a fishery that has 6 acres of quiet, peaceful and secluded fishing and a wide variety of fishing styles to choose from. You will find well stocked fishing here including fish varieties such as Steelheads, brown and rainbow trout, fly fishing, bait and coarse fishing. The lodges sleep up to four people and have two twin bedrooms and fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. Prices for a week away start from £265.00 and there are short breaks and weekend breaks available. There are also dog friendly log cabins and lodges at Springwater Lodges.
Gadgirth Lodges – Annbank, Ayr, Ayrshire
Gadgirth Lodges are set in a 28 acre estate and border on to the river Ayr of which provides ample opportunities for some fantastic fishing. There is also private Salmon and Trout fishing available from March 14 – October 14) and lots of other fishing in the local and surrounding areas. There are two accommodation choices and these are the Gadgirth Lodge Two sleeping six people and the Gadgirth Lodge One sleeping four people. Both the lodges have double and two bedrooms and feature private saunas. Some of the lodges are dog friendly and a week away starts from just £295 and there is a variety of short breaks and weekend getaways available.
Fishing Cottages in South West Scotland
If you fancy something different then you might like to choose the fishing cottages in South West Scotland. These are all self catering and have fishing directly on site for you to enjoy throughout your stay.
The Bothy at Queenshill Country Cottages – Castle Douglas, Dumfries-shire
This selection of holiday cottages are set on a 650 acre estate of a working farm and provide a perfect base to settle back for a week or a few days over a short break or long weekend. There is some fantastic fishing available directly on the site on the River Taff. There are also other choices of holiday cottage available at Queenshill Country Cottages and this includes the Byre Cottage sleeping 4 people and the Bothy also sleeps 4. Pets are welcome and this is a maximum of two in the accommodations. Prices are very competitive and range from £234 to £643 per week and there are short breaks and weekend getaways.
There are plenty more fishing cottages in South West Scotland to choose from, so make sure you check these out to find your perfect fishing holiday.