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Achnacarry Sporting and Country Pursuits

Near Fort William, The Highlands

We are based on the beautiful Achnacarry Estate, over 70,000 acres, including the Munro Gulvain and steeped in history. We offer fishing, clay pigeon shooting, stalking and rifle range shooting.

We also offer hillwalking, sightseeing tours, deer feeding tours and archery.

These activities are conducted by locals whose experience and knowledge of the area is unsurpassed. We aim to show you the best of sporting and country pursuits that Scotland has to offer.

Sport Offered

Shooting - Clay Pigeon

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Red Stags - August to mid-October

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Red Hinds - November to mid-February

Fishing - Brown Trout - 1 March to 6 October

Fishing - Coarse Angling - Pike

Other Field Sports - Clay Pigeon Shooting

Suggestions for this area as follows:

Corriegour Lodge Hotel - http://www.corriegour-lodge-hotel.com
Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel - http://www.letterfinlaylodgehotel.co.uk
Inverlochy Castle Hotel - http://www.inverlochycastlehotel.com
Smiddy House - http://www.smiddyhouse.com

While traveling through Scotland with my family, we had the pleasure of staying at Inverlochy Castle and shooting with Alex on our last full day in the country. As avid hunters/shooters at home in South Carolina, it was such a treat to enjoy one of our favorite pastimes with a fun and knowledgable outfit. Once he saw that we could shoot, Alex treated us like old friends shooting together, rather than instructor/student. We also thoroughly enjoyed his stories about his game hunting adventures, making us want to come back and join even more so than we already did. It was such a great way to end our trip, and we can't wait to return in the not-too-distant future! Thanks again, Achnacarry!
Hollis and Family, South Carolina, July 2013
Thank you again for a truly "very special" and unforgettable stalking experience!! We had a number of very different and very enjoyable days out in the Scottish wilderness. Achnacarry Estate offers such a special landscape – incredibly beautiful and breathtaking. At one point, a herd of 50+ stags came trotting across the mountainside – what a sight! We had called it a day and were heading back – at least I thought so but John did not give up. After ascending yet another burn, we were finally lucky and had some final success thanks to John’s persistence. Then to be met by Billy and the pony to assist us to bring the stag back to base was great – and to be wandering behind the horse, giving a taste of the traditional way this was done in whilst the sun was setting, gave the day’s adventure a perfect ending. The bliss of then being welcomed back by a hot steaming bath, a whisky and a roaring fire followed by a good meal is hard to beat! The atmosphere is very friendly and everyone highly professional, well-informed about all the wildlife present, and also well-adversed with local history of which there is plenty. Again a huge Thank You!
Ulf, Sweden, September 2013
“ Despite rain and high winds, Achnacarry succeeded in delivering the best hunting experience ever for my 3 friends and I.
> All people involved including the office and stalkers, possesses genuine joy,warmth,true dedication,and a high professional attitude. They do their uppermost to make you succeed.
> The practical and logistical setup regarding the hunting is of a very high standard and quality and matches the fantastic hunting grounds which are second to none.
> We do not dare to imagine how it would be like when the sun is shining!
> We give Achnacarry our highest recommendations and will all be back again”
Gert, Denmark, November 2013

Hillwalking, sightseeing tours, deer feeding tours, archery and rifle range shooting.

Go to the Visit Scotland Regional Information website
Contact Information
Contact Name Linda Poll
Address Ardechive House
Achnacarry
Spean Bridge
Inverness-shire
PH34 4EL
Mobile 07554 275832
Nearest Train Spean Bridge
Nearest Airport Inverness
Provider Information
Size of Ground 70,000 acres
Number of Staff 1 full-time, 5 part-time
Beginners Yes
Accommodation Suggestions for this area: Corriegour Lodge Hotel, Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel, Inverlochy Castle Hotel and Smiddy House
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