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Dalhousie Estates

Near Brechin, Dundee & Angus

Owned for generations by the Earls of Dalhousie, the three Estates at Brechin, Edzell and Invermark offer the full range of Scottish country sports: grouse and low ground shooting, deer stalking, and river and loch fishing.

Visiting sportsmen can also enjoy top class private house accommodation at either Brechin Castle or Invermark Lodge.

Sport Offered

Shooting - Red Grouse - Driven, and walked up (August 12th - September 30th)

Shooting - Pheasant - Driven, semi driven and walked up (October 1st - February 1st)

Shooting - Duck and Geese

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Red Stags - (August 1st - October 20th)

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Red Hinds - (October 21st - February 15th)

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Roe Bucks - (April 1st - October 20th)

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Roe Does - (October 21st - March 31st)

Fishing - Atlantic Salmon - River fishing (average annual catch - 24 South Esk and 29 North Esk)

Fishing - Sea Trout - River fishing (average annual catch - 15 South Esk)

Fishing - Brown Trout - River fishing (average annual catch - 1109 Loch Lee)

Invermark Lodge is a classic mid Victorian Shooting Lodge built of Aberdeenshire Granite and in a superb commanding position overlooking Loch Lee and to the cliffs and corries of Invermark Estate. It provides excellent summer holiday accommodation in June, July and early August, particularly for groups of two or three families, and can accommodate them easily.
The Lodge is let fully staffed. Weekly rents range between £10,500 and £12,500 all in. In addition sportings can be rented at extra cost including boat fishing on Loch Lee for arctic char and brown trout, salmon fishing on the River North Esk, rabbit shooting and later in the season deer stalking.

Details on request.

The County of Angus is known for its number and variety of golf courses ranging from the Scottish Open Course at Carnoustie to the fine Links Course at Montrose. Letham Grange Golf Course is also notable and the course at the village of Edzell only 20 mins from Invermark, with its backdrop of the Grampian Mountains, is an exceptionally pleasant place to play. Outwith the county boundary the golf courses at St. Andrews and Gleneagles are within 1 1/2 hours drive.

There are fine upland and lowland walks throughout the county and, at Invermark, spectacular long distance routes through the Estate into Royal Deeside and Glen Clova to the west. Walkers can expect to see a diversity of bird life, including birds of prey, red grouse, golden plover, wild fowl and many smaller moorland birds. There is also a good chance of seeing the huge herds of red deer which are a feature of the area.

There are some wonderful beaches in Angus at Montrose, Lunan Bay and St. Cyrus and although the water is rather chilly until mid summer they offer an excellent family day out.

Angus also has a wide variety of places of interest and visitor attractions including Glamis Castle, Brechin Castle Centre, The House of Dun and The Wildlife Reserve at Montrose Basin. The Glenesk Folk Museum in Glenesk itself also provides a remarkable record of a highland community and is an essential stopping point for visitors to the area. There is the spectacular ruin of Edzell Castle, near the model village of Edzell which, is also well worth a visit because of its unusual renaissance garden.

In short, Angus offers a huge range of different landscapes and country pursuits and is a wonderful place for a get-away-from-it all holiday. Invermark Lodge in particular, surrounded by the wilderness of the Grampian Mountains and with a 50,000 acre estate at the disposal of visitors for the duration of your stay, is a wonderful place to be.

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Contact Information
Contact Name Mr Richard Cooke
Address Dalhousie Estates
Invermark
Angus
DD9 6SG
Telephone Click to see Number01356 624566
Nearest Train Montrose Railway Station
Nearest Airport Aberdeen, Dundee or Edinburgh
Provider Information
Size of Ground 55,000 acres
Number of Staff 10 full-time gamekeepers
Accommodation Fully catered accommodation available at Brechin Castle and Invermark Lodge
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