Fishing Courses & Events

River close to hotel lawns

Fly Fishing & Fly Dressing Course

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2017 Fishing Courses

with Ian Griffin of Cheshire Fly FishingCheshire Fly Fishing logo

All levels of abilities are welcome at any of our courses, Ladies, Gents, Couples & Groups so why not give one a try? We don’t bite!

September 11th & 12th

Autumn fish should now be coming into the system, a good time for Salmon. Let’s not forget the Sea Trout and Browns. Arrive for Group dinner on the 10th then instruction/fishing/guiding on the 11th & 12th.
Cost £399 per person inclusive of 2 Nights DB&B (non fishers £60 per person per night extra).

November 6th & 7th

Last chance of a salmon. Come and join us as the season draws to a close and try and catch one of the River Nith’s famous ’Greybacks’. Guiding & Fishing – Fly or Spin just let us know your preference. Arrive for Group Dinner on the 5th then fishing/guiding on the 6th & 7th.
Cost £399pp inclusive of 2 Nights DB&B (non fishers £60pppn extra).

View our Friars Carse Fishing Booklet.

For more information and to book on the Fly Fishing course contact:

Nick Brown on 01387 740388 or at
Ian Griffin on 07760 884450 or at

2017 Fly Tying Courses

Fly-tying instruction course.  Open to all.  Pre-booking essential. 

The instructor is Pat Stevens from Flytek.

10th Sept – overnight
11th Sept – daytime course

Price is £20 per person
+ cost of overnight accommodation the previous night at the BEST available rate at the time of booking

For Further Information, or

Contact Nick Brown on 01387 740388 or at