Real Farm Holidays

 
 

Salmon Schools 2014

November 28, 2014

SalmonSchools 2014 – Kirkwood Our 9th year of the SalmonSchools and a poor year for salmon throughout Scotland, the UK, Ireland, Norway – indeed just about everywhere lacked salmon in 2014. Added to that, before the first week of October, we experienced a severe drought on the river Annan but our first school was in […]




2014 Salmon Schools

August 28, 2014

This year’s schools are coming round fast so make sure you book your place now!  The Advanced School and the Ladies only in particular are only 6 weeks away. It was on the Ladies school last year that Heidi caught her first salmon and what an amazing first at that – 19lbs!  Meave also caught […]




See you at the Game Fair

July 16, 2014

If you are going to the CLA Game Fair next week – Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July – you are invited to drop in at our stand  – K481 – and enjoy a cup of our home made elderflower cordial. It’s so refreshing on a hot day. Our stand will be under the names […]




Back from the Country Living Fair

March 31, 2014

What a busy time it was at the Country Living Fair in London last week. We met so many people although we think they secretly came to see Sam and Fiona the Lambs who definitely were the stars of the show!  Bookings coming in already from meeting future guests at the fair and we hope […]




Salmon Schools Complete for 2013

January 7, 2014

We had 3 Salmon Schools last year, our Advanced, then the Ladies in October, and our two Skills Schools in November. The primary aim is to improve casting and knowledge of catching a salmon and putting them into practice.  However there were some fantastic catches on the Ladies and the Skills Schools which of course […]




Dalton Green Farmhouse…

August 12, 2013

Nearing the end of our Dalton Green Farmhouse Renovations – some before and after photos to remind us of all the hard work paying off! Then…Old Kitchen…Now the new Dining Room Then…Now open plan living room/Kitchen Then…Building Ensuite to Bedroom 4…Now Luxury! Then…Building Ensuite to Bedroom 3…Now Huge shower space! See more on our Dalton […]




Dalton Green Farmhouse Renovations Coming Along…

March 27, 2013

We’re on track for our renovated Farmhouse at Dalton Green to be completed in May and ready for bookings June 2013 onwards.  See more of this exciting new luxury holiday property at Dalton Green Farmhouse




It’s not too late to join Anthony in New Zealand!

February 14, 2013

Anthony is once again in New Zealand having lots of Fishing Fun until March.   We’ll keep you posted with photos of trout when he can send them but here’s a couple from this year so far as a taster for fishing in the Beautiful New Zealand… See www.TroutinNZ.co.uk for more details.  




Ghillies’ Gathering

December 11, 2012

We had our first Ghillies’ Gathering from 25th November – 1st December and although no salmon were caught there was lots to learn from each other about fishing contrasts man to man, river to river and country to country! Also the reminder that nothing in Salmon fishing is guaranteed – what is traditionally the best […]




2012 Skills Salmon School

November 16, 2012

A fantastic effort from those at our 2012 Salmon School resulted in 6 salmon caught (largest 15lb) over the 6 days! It’s always great to see the fish but for us it’s even more than catching salmon.  It’s far more to do with learning about this beautiful fish, how to handle the 14ft rod, casting, […]