Once hunters have experienced the special atmosphere that permeates hunting in Scotland they learn that the hunt itself is only part of the overall experience.The wonderful local hospitality, the beautiful scenery and the cosy hotels, restaurants and pubs - are also very important parts of the Scottish experience
4 days from €2,465
We have an exclusive agreement with a family run sporting hotel of international standard. Appealing to hunters who are looking for the ultimate Scottish hunting experience the hotel offers accommodation tailored to the needs of hunters and their companions - and not least first class hunting in the nearby vicinity of the hotel.
The host’s family have been organising hunting in Scotland or a demanding overseas clientele for more than 40 years.
Throughout this period they have always had a burning passion for hunting, and it has been a continual source of frustration that all the hotels available did not really have a deep understanding of hunting and hunters, which always seemed to stand in the way of the families guests enjoying a total hunting experience.
When the family got the chance of running a hotel in 2007, they at once saw it was their chance to create a “Country Sports Hotel” that would live up to their ideas on how the prefect setting for a Scottish hunting tour should be.
The family, that runs the hotel, has access to more than 40,000 ha. of professionally managed hunting within a 35 mins drive from the hotel. The is a wealth of varied hunting available; woodcock and rough shooting near the hotel itself, while mixed walked up small game shooting that can include duck and goose shooting is available in a number of other venues. There is grouse shooting over pointers and setters, as well as world class traditional driven shoots for grouse. Hunting for white mountain hares, driven hunts for pheasant and partridge, as well as pigeon shooting and roe buck can of course also be arranged.
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The hotel, which is only an hours drive from Edinburgh airport, is beautifully located on the banks of the River Tweed in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Most of the rooms and public areas offer views over the river. The hotel is a luxuriously furnished 4-star hotel featuring an exceptional restaurant. The menu, as you might expect, features many game dishes with seasonal, locally produced...Read more
The families aim, when the took over the hotel in April 2007, was to combine the perfect hunting hotel with perfect hunting in a fantastic district. A total hunting experience, where both accommodation and the hunting district has been tailored to the needs of the hunter, and the hunter can enjoy the benefits of our partner’s wealth of experience and the high level of service he...Read more
Our hunt organiser in this area also manages an exclusive family/sporting hotel of the highest international standard. The family, when it had the opportunity of taking over this hotel in 2007, immediately saw the possibility of creating a ”Country Sports Hotel”, that could live up to their own expectations how the perfect Scottish Sporting Hotel should be, in terms of both service...Read more
Scientific Name: Tetrastes bonasia Subspecies: N/A Distribution: From central Europe, across northern Eurasia to northern Japan. Habitat: Conifer and mixed forest Description: Relatively small member of the grouse family. Adult males grey above, with mottled buff, orange, black and browns in wings. Black chin, bordered with white. Boldly spotted white underparts. Female lacks the black bid....Read more
Scientific Name: Anser anser Subspecies: Two subspecies are recognised: the western greylag goose (A. a. anser) which breeds in Iceland and northern and central Europe and the eastern greylag goose (A. a. rubrirostris) which breeds in Romania, Turkey, Russia and eastwards to northeast China. Distribution: Iceland and east through northern Europe, Russia and Asia to northeastern China....Read more
Scientific Name: Scolopax rusticola Subspecies: None Distribution: Breeds through most of temperate and northern Europe and into Asia. Habitat: Forests and woods. Description: Bulky wading bird, well camouflaged by brown and buff barring, creating a “dead leaf” effect. Long down pointing bill. In flight its rounded wings are diagnostic. Size: 32 - 36cm Hunting method: Rough...Read more
An English Firearm Certificate costs € 115.-. Together with the confirmation of the trip we sent you a questionnaire which we kindly ask you to fill in together with a copy of your European Weapon passport, all pages has to be sent also the blank ones. We need this information no later than 2½ months before departure in order to be able to apply for your Firearm Certificate.
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