Activities

Fishing with The Lomond Angler

Guided Fishing Trips on Loch Lomond - John is fully insured and RYA approved.  At present he is undertaking the Scottish Game Angling Instrutors Course (S.G.A.I.C) to become a fly fishing instructor.  See www.thelomondangler.co.uk for more details or contact John direct     on 07887 746732 or info@thelomondangler.co.uk.

Special Offers available on Fishing when booked with Accommodation - call for price

Loch Lomond Angling and Improvement Association The Lomond system provides some of the best game and coarse fishing available in the UK with day, weekly and season tickets available.  The salmon and trout fishing season on the Lomond System opens in February to October each year.  Game Fishing day or weekly tickets for the River Leven and Loch Lomond and Coarse Fishing tickets are available from The Lomond Angler and Local Retailers page. Whether a beginner or seasoned angler, you'll find the experiences and knowledge shared by contributors to our Articles, Tips and Tricks section invaluable. If planning a day out on the Big Loch, learn about the Art of Dapping, the wet flies that make sea trout tick and how to fish them. Lures and equipment for a day on the troll and even preparing and smoking your catch, it's all here.

Stalking can be arranged at request in the beautiful surroundings of Loch Lomond with possible Game Shooting when in season.

All equipment will be supplied along with transport to and from our accommodation.  When booking accommodation ask for details.

Carman Trout Fishery is situated in the hills above Renton in West Dunbartonshire (a five minute walk from Carman Hill House).  The fishery is stock with hard fighting Brown Trout and Blue Trout, also some Rainbow Trout, situated in beautiful surroundings and rich with wildlife, including resident Mallard Duck and Geese, Buzzards and Kestrels can often be seen and in summer evenings it is a joy to see the Osprey hunting along the waters edges, all these birds are encouraged and protected by the Fishery Management, a days fishing on Carman is a very enjoyable and relaxing experience, and all Anglers are assured of a warm welcome by the fishery manager Jack.

Cardross Golf Club was founded in 1895. The Club has a welcoming clubhouse, excellent catering, a well-stocked Professional's shop and is one of the best inland parkland golf courses in the West of Scotland. Being less than 6 miles from the world renowned Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, with stunning views over the river Clyde and only 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport, makes Cardross not only easily accessible but a must on any golfing holiday. Visitors and Societies are most welcome to come and play.

PS Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines, they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all! - Explore the Lochs & Islands of the West Coast of Scotland.

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located within the boundaries of the first National Park in Scotland, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. The centre is just 30 minute drive from Glasgow, easily reached by car, bus, or train. So, if you are looking for a Bird of Prey encounter, why not go along and spend a few hours in the company of these remarkable creatures.

Dumbarton Castle Historic Scotland welcomes visitors from around the world to more than 300 historic sites. Both irreplaceable and precious, each property is a wonderful reflection of Scotland’s intriguing history, one that takes you over 5000 years. Dumbarton Castle guards the point where the River Leven joins the River Clyde. Its recorded history reaches back 1,500 years. At that time the place was known as Alt Clut, ‘Rock of the Clyde’. Later it became known by the Gaelic name Dun Breatann, ‘Fortress of the Britons’, from which the name Dumbarton is derived.

SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium is just a 5 minute drive away, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond Shores. The aquarium offers great fun for all the family, whatever the weather!

Contact and reservations

Carman Hill House

Self Catering Accommodation

Cardross Road

Renton

Dumbarton, G82 4PY

 

Email: info@carmanhillhouse.co.uk

Feel free to call us on:

01389 499007 or

07931 830232

 

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