Fish for wild brown trout in some of the finest
lochs, amidst the stunning scenery of Assynt.
Sutherland is also renowned for its excellent wild brown trout
fishing and you will find endless fly fishing opportunities in
the hundreds of small spate rivers, streams, lochs and
lochans. Some of the waters are easily accessible and others
take a fair bit of effort to reach on foot, but they all hold
hard fighting wild Scottish brown trout. There is a
local angling club for brown trout in Scourie with access to
over 30 lochs.
Badcall, Scourie is an ideal getaway for all
game anglers to go fishing for these wild brown trout and
every year wild monsters in the 4lb to 7lb range are caught,
providing a challenge for anglers of all abilities! The lochs
and rivers of Scourie formed the setting for the recent
television programme. 'Nick Hancock's Fishing School' which
followed the progress of six fishing novices as they learned
the art of fly fishing for trout.
Salmon fishing is also available in the area and permits can
be obtained locally. Permits to fish the lochs are as low as
£25 per week! and boat hire as little as £10 per day.
is also fantastic in this area, with some monster skate caught
from the shore and great mackerel fishing spinning off the
rocks. Evening Sea Fishing trips are also available.
in Scotland is very popular and the west coast of Scotland is
a favourite with bikers. With its beautiful scenery and
twisted roads Sutherland is ideal for the biker.
Atlantic Sea Kayaking
The west coast of Scotland is a stunning place to visit and
has some of the best natural locations for canoeing and
kayaking in the world and Sutherland is one of the most
amazing sea kayaking areas on the west coast of Scotland.
Our accommodation at Badcall Bay is only 100 metres away from
our own beach on the Atlantic. This is ideal for the kayakers
as they can leave their kayaks on their own foreshore ready
for their next kayaking trip.
This really is the perfect place to sample sea kayaking for
the first time or for the more experienced to develop your
from Scourie starting mid April running through mid September
are operated by Mr Ken Nash, Scourie Boats, Scourie,
Sutherland. These popular cruises around Handa Island leave
daily from Scourie harbour, starting around 10am, depending
upon the tides.
These cruises are weather dependent.
Walking, Hiking and Climbing
For the walker and climber there is a wide
variety of options. The higher mountains and munro's are
within easy reach, while from our croft one can walk and enjoy
the deserted beaches and wild rugged scenery of the hills,
rocks and thousands of small lochs set in a landscape which
has remained unaltered for thousands of years.
- ideal for Birdwatchers
There is a ferry service from Tarbet Beach about three miles
north of Scourie to Handa Island, one of the largest seabird
colonies in N.W. Europe. Nesting on Handa's cliffs are tens of
thousands of seabirds, including Britain's largest colony of
razorbills and guillemots. Puffins nest atop the Great Stack
and also on the island you will see great skuas, arctic skuas,
fulmars and kittiwakes.
The ferry sails on weekdays depending on demand from April
through till September.
As most angling visitors to Badcall,
Scourie will confirm, the trout fishing will put as many bends
in your rod as you could wish for and the area will capture
your heart and make you want to come back time and time again.
So what are you waiting for ....... come on ...... escape from
the madding crowds and enjoy the superb trout angling in the
100's of lochs with clean, well-oxygenated water that provide
the very favourable conditions for their spawning, growth and
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This lovely home located in the North West Highlands of
Scotland is for sale.
The property has the most stunning views over Badcall Bay and
the Atlantic Ocean.
Contact Ron for further details.
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