Scotland’s reputation as one of the world’s most famous fishing destinations didn’t come overnight. For decades, people have been flocking from across the UK and beyond to take in the country’s vast expanses of open waters, all of which deliver the very things that make fishing such a popular pastime in the first place:
Peace, calm, and tranquillity, with the occasional thrill of a big catch.
From Dumfries to Dunnet Head, you’ll find this ideal combination of serenity and excitement in spades, but at few places will you find it more resplendent and magnificent than here in Highland Perthshire.
What is it about this most idyllic part of the country that makes it Scotland’s most popular destination for fishing holidays?
We think we know the answer.
Here at the Dunalastair Hotel Suites, our location in the very heart of Perthshire itself means we attract those with a passion for fishing right the year round.
Just recently, we sat down with a few of our guests to find out exactly what it is about this unique part of the Scottish Highlands that draws them – and their fishing lines- here year after year.
Here’s what they told us:
World Class Salmon Fishing
Beautiful surroundings and an abundance of fresh fish can be found all over Scotland, but nowhere will you find so many top fishing spots in one location as here in Highland Perthshire, especially if your goal is to capture some of our famous freshwater salmon.
Within close driving distance of the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Kinloch Rannoch, you’ll find several top spots that offer everything you need for a perfect afternoon of catching salmon on your next fishing holiday in Scotland.
Among our favourites is the mighty River Tummel, which flows right by our hotel and meets with the oasis of uniquely Scottish serenity that we know and love as Loch Rannoch.
Prefer an adventure that takes you a little further afield? Journey out to Loch Tay and the nearby Loch Faskally, both of which offer as much opportunity to catch some famous Scottish salmon as they do to simply sit back, relax, and take in the kind of awe-inspiring scenery you won’t find anywhere else in the country.
Take On The Mighty Ferox Trout
Fishing for salmon may be the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon, but having done just that so many times in the past, you’re looking for an entirely new challenge on your next fishing holiday in Scotland.
So you’ll forgive us our eagerness in introducing you to the beautiful waters of our own Loch Rannoch, whose majestic surroundings belie a sense of calm and quiet that makes fishing there an experience truly like nothing else.
That’s especially true when you consider the kind of fish that make their home in Loch Rannoch’s nine-plus miles of unspoiled water.
Yes, it’s the ferox trout: creatures renowned as much for their enormous size (10 lb+ catches are not unheard of) as they are for proving seriously tricky to catch.
If you’re up for a serious challenge then, this is the place to be.
A Wealth of Remarkable Things to See and Do
A fishing holiday it may be, but that doesn’t mean you’re obligated to spend every minute of your time in Highland Perthshire sat by the water’s edge.
Whether you’re looking to combine fishing with other activities as part of a complete adventure break in Scotland, or simply appease your long-suffering other half, there’s so much for you to see and do here in the Highlands that you’ll find yourself wanting to come back time and time again, eager to experience the best that the region has to offer.
Based within walking distance of the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Kinloch Rannoch, you’ll find hiking and cycling routes, a wealth of top golf courses and plenty of opportunities to shop for those one-of-a-kind Highland souvenirs.
This being Scotland, you won’t have too far to go before you find yourself face-to-face with some fascinating part of Highland history either, with ancient castles, must-visit museums and iconic landmarks in abundance.
Luxury Hotel Accommodation You’ll Fall in Love With
Ideally located close all of Highland Perthshire’s most popular fishing spots, the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Kinloch Rannoch offers everything you and your family will need to enjoy the Scottish adventure holiday of a lifetime.
Whether you’re getting plenty of rest in our warm, spacious, and lavishly comfortable boutique hotel suites, or dining delicious meals freshly prepared from local ingredients at Edina’s Kitchen, you’ll find every last detail of your stay has been designed to deliver pinnacle of luxury.
Experience your ideal fishing holiday with the Dunalastair Hotel Suites, Kinloch Rannoch.
For a limited time only, take advantage of our special offer on family adventure breaks in Scotland, with two nights’ accommodation, dinner, breakfast and a packed lunch for one day starting at only £462 per room.