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Near Huntly/Dufftown, Aberdeen City & Shire

At Aswanley highland sporting estate we offer fishing, stalking and shooting to those staying in our holiday cottages.

Trout and salmon fly fishing holidays are available for up to eight rods on the River Deveron for those staying in our self catering holiday lodges. The River Deveron is one of four famous fly fishing Rivers in North East Scotland, smaller than the River Spey and River Dee but offering attractive and manageable trout and salmon fly fishing. Don't let the size of the River Deveron deceive you; the record salmon ever landed on a fly was caught by Miss Morison of Mountblairy, some 20 miles from Aswanley and weighed 61lb!

Roe deer stalking is an excellent and exciting way to explore the Highlands of Scotland. Roe deer Stalking outings at Aswanley sporting estate are organised in the early mornings and evenings, accompanied by an experienced guide and 4WD vehicle.

Steve Wright manages the deer stalking at Aswanley. He is an experienced and knowledgable stalking guide, who was brought up in the North East. He can arrange outings to suit every level of expertise, and is only too happy to show beginners the basics of roe deer stalking. He speaks some French, Spanish, Danish (and a little German). He was featured in The Vice Channels’ Munchies guide to Scotland, where he helps the presenter Charlet Duboc stalk her first roe deer.

Game Shooting & Sporting Package
We aim to encourage an active interest in the country by providing sporting packages for different sized parties and experience levels to those staying in our holiday cottages. We have packages especially suitable for families or beginners who wish to try out different field sports in a friendly family environment. The packages include trout or salmon fly fishing on the River Deveron, game shooting and roe deer stalking. For example, salmon fishing in the morning, with a pigeon flight or rabbit shooting in the afternoon, followed by roe deer stalking in the evening – accompanied by experienced professionals available to guide or provide tuition.

Clay Pigeon Shooting
Simulated driven clay pigeon shooting is often run in rotation with the Land Rover Experience Scotland half day team building days: http://www.aswanley.com/team-building-days/land-rover-experience/

Driven Shooting
The acclaimed Aswanley shoot is currently under review.

Sport Offered

Shooting - Rabbit

Shooting - Wood Pigeon

Shooting - Pheasant - October to 1 February

Shooting - Partridge - September and October

Shooting - Clay Pigeon - As part of a Corporate Team Building Day

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Roe Bucks - 1 April - 20 October

Deer Stalking/Hunting - Roe Does - 21 October - 31 March

Fishing - Atlantic Salmon - River Deveron 11 February - 31 October

Fishing - Sea Trout - River Deveron 11 February - 31 October

Fishing - Brown Trout - 15 March - 6 October

Other Field Sports - Clay Pigeon Shooting - As part of a Corporate Team Building Day

Contact Information
Contact Name Lauren Rodman
Address Aswanley
AB54 4XJ
Telephone Click to see Number01466 700262 / 700340
Nearest Train Huntly
Nearest Airport Aberdeen
Provider Information
Beginners Yes
Accommodation We have three luxury self catering holiday cottages which are available for short term let at Aswanley. All the holiday cottages enjoy views across the Highlands and each has its own private garden. Dogs are welcome.
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