Drumlanrig Estate, Thornhill, DG3 4AG


Acres: 2.5
Stocked: Rainbow Trout
Maximum rods: 3
Boats available: 0
Loch Fishing Times: 1st March to 30th November
Day Tickets - fish dawn to dusk each day
Evening Ticket - fish 4.30pm - 10.30pm (dusk)
Lochs are open on Sundays


Hillhead Loch is 2.5 acres and became available for fishing in 2007 following an improvements programme. This Loch is bank fishing only.

Children's tickets are available for a flat rate of £10.00 per day per child (Children are classed as aged 16 and under and must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No rod sharing is permitted and adults who wish to fish alongside, must purchase their own adult permit.

Catch limits are the first 1 Trout for children and the first 2 Trout for adult ticket, and catch details must be returned to the Estate Office by the end of each fishing day. Contact the Buccleugh Estates office.

Please see www.fishnith.co.uk for last season's catch records.

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Contact Details

Buccleuch Sporting
Queensberry Estate Office
Drumlanrig Mains

Tel: 01848 600415
Fax: 01848 600244
E-mail: sporting@buccleuch.com