Hooked On Self Catering Holidays In Scotland With Free Fishing

With over 31400 lochs in the country, central Scotland is a great place to rent a holiday cottage with inclusive fishing. Guests can fish from the garden without a permit or rod licence at Briar Cottages self catering in the village of Lochearnhead.
Feb. 27, 2011 - PRLog -- With the trout fishing season looming (March 15th -October 6th), the gateway to the Highlands where Stirlingshire and Perthshire meet within The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a perfect location with easy access to other lochs, forests and mountains and with the west coast just over an hours drive away.  

Briar Cottages owners Kim and Fraser Proven have riparian rights enabling their guests to fish Loch Earn from their land and jetty in the village of Lochearnhead, free of charge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49F0BwgqNrQ . Fraser says “We have an ideal location for people who are passionate about fishing and for anyone who simply wants to try it for fun. Loch Earn is popular for brown trout, though salmon, eels, arctic char and rainbow trout have all been landed in our garden. Fly fishing is fine however most fish are caught with maggots and a float ”

The Provens have a 250ft loch garden with a summer house, picnic tables, a jetty and a slipway. Kim says “Guests can launch a small boat, kayak or canoe and moor here too. There is plenty of room to park cars and boat trailers". Fishing is free from the Proven's loch garden though a permit is needed to fish on the water from a boat. Permits are sold in the Lochearnhead shop and post office along with bait, and floats. Tackle can be hired. Fishing boats with an outboard motor are available from Drummond Estates boat hire two miles from the cottages. There are two hotels with pubs 200m from the garden gates.

Briar Cottages self catering consists of two holiday cottages within three acres of private landscaped gardens. Briar Steading is a luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage with a generous open plan lounge and wood burning stove. Glass doors lead from the lounge and both bedrooms on to the patio with exceptional views south over Loch Earn, a 15th century castle and the hills surrounding Glen Ample. Not everyone wants to wild camp on a fishing holiday and this would suit those who enjoy a little luxury or home from home comfort for themselves, partners, friends and family. Little Briar Cottage is a charming, compact and dog friendly cottage with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, enjoying similar views south. Both cottages sleep a maximum of four people. The cottages are 60 metres apart with their own garden area and BBQ and are 60 metres from the loch garden. The land is shared with the owners 17th century B listed thatched cottage which adds charm and character to the picturesque scenery.

Loch Earn is very central within Scotland with roads leading to nearby lochs like; Loch Lubnaig, Loch Doine, Loch Venacher, Loch Tay and Loch Awe. The location is perfect as a base for touring popular towns and villages and is excellent for other outdoor activities like cycling, walking, golf and water sports. The fishing season starts on March 15th and runs through to October 6th 2011. If you or others in your holiday party are keen on fishing and have not planned accommodation, then test the water in holiday accommodation like Briar Cottages in the village of Lochearnhead before others hook on. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPcAcENv9ZM

For further details visit http://www.stayatbriar.co.uk or Tel: Kim and Fraser 01567 830 443 or Mobile: 07876 122 505.

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About Briar Cottages: This self catering holiday cottages business in Lochearnhead is owned by Kim and Fraser Proven who live in a B listed 17th century thatched cottage in three acre gardens; once the crofting lands of McGregors, the Earls of Breadalbane's tenants and McLarens. Fraser and Kim have many years combined experience in small business development, brand management, customer service, sales and marketing and gave up jobs in the city of Edinburgh in 2008 to enjoy an idyllic lifestyle on the banks of Loch Earn. There are currently two cottages for rent. Briar Steading is a purpose built luxury cottage completed in 2011. Little Briar is a charming dog friendly cottage. Both enjoy outstanding views south over Loch Earn to Edinample Castle and Glen Ample. The Provens share stories of past tenants of the lands and invite guests to view the original cruck framed ceiling under their thatched roof. Their aim is for guests to have a comfortable, enjoyable and memorable experience.
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