Kinmount's beautiful aviary, one of the first ever built in Europe,
has been home to some of the rarest and most exciting birds of prey over
the last 200 years. Having fallen into disuse in the 1960's, the aviary
was renovated completely in Summer 2001. Currently occupied by various hawks
Falconry days are available by
appointment only. Interested guests should contact Kevin Earl.
Kinmount leisure has access to over
25,000 acres of woodland and moorland offering walked up days and driven shoots for 50
to 250 bird days, including pheasant and partridge. Teams of up to 8
guns at a time, the drive provides varied shooting,
which tests the best of shots with high challenging birds in all
Clay Shooting and Simulated Game Shooting*
Clay shooting is available locally
and professional tuition can also be organised at a beautiful site 20
minutes drive from the estate. Early booking is essential
NEW! - Kinmount now offer simulated game shooting and packages with costs from £60 per person including clays and cartridges, and we can also offer hospitality for larger groups. Tuition on a one to one basis is another alternative.
Simulated game is a great way of improving your shooting skills, and is a great team building day for groups of 8 or more .Why not combine a weekend fishing with simulated game shooting while relaxing at Kinmount Castle luxury cottages.
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Kinmount Court has access to salmon and trout fishing on various private beats of many local rivers, including the river Nith (where a 67lb Salmon was caught in 1812) and the river Annan. This area boasts a wide rand of fishing facilities to suit all types of angler, including river, still water, sea, and coarse fishing. Discounts are often available to guests staying in the cottages and one to one tuition is also available by prior booking.
We are also very close to
Broom Fisheries, one of the top ten UK still water fishing facilities. You can fly fish for many species of trout in a choice of five lochs, or coarse fish in a purpose built loch and canal.
Clive Mitchelhill at Border Game Angling offers professional tuition and guiding services on nearby Cumbria's river Eden to beginners and experienced anglers alike.
Fly fishing courses include salmon, evening sea trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, grayling and pike - something for everyone at any time of the year.
Improve your casting skills, learn exciting new techniques, fish for a new species and explore new waters .. all within a short distance from your Kinmount Castle luxury self catering accommodation - an ideal base for touring the Lake District and South West Scotland.
*Early booking for all of the above activities is recommended. For more details and to check availability, please contact Kevin Earl at Kinmount House, Annan DG12 5RH Tel: 01461 700486 (mobile: 07860 232255) or send an e-mail message now.
Kinmount Court is conveniently located for several golf courses, the
nearest being Powfoot, which is a mere five minute drive away. Non members may
play and the club can be contacted directly at http://www.powfootgolfclub.com/
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