Amongst anglers, Scotland has been for a long time now known as a world-class salmon fishing destination. It is hardly surprising as there are a plethora of salmon rivers across the country to choose from. Whether it is the smaller rivers in the Scottish Highlands or the larger rivers like the Tay, Tweed and Spey, there truly is a river to suit even the most discerning of salmon angler’s tastes.
However, if you are planning a salmon fishing holiday in Scotland and there are non-fishers in the party there are plenty of other things for them to do and explore. Scotland is not just a wonderful salmon fishing destination but also a great place to come on holiday. There are so many activities to do and, sights to see that the family members who don’t wet a line will have plenty to keep them occupied.
When you arrive in Scotland the first thing that will hit you is the beautiful scenery. For people that enjoy walking, there are an abundance of walks in the mountains and forests. If two wheels are your thing then you can cycle on the numerous cycle routes and explore the country. If you arrive in Scotland for your salmon fishing holiday in the spring, then there is ample skiing opportunities in the Scottish mountains. There are also an abundance of activities on the rivers like canoeing or white water rafting to mention just a few.
If you prefer a more relaxing holiday then why not explore some of Scotland’s historic world-famous castles and breath in the rich history Scotland has to offer? Balmoral Castle in Deeside is the Royal family’s summer retreat and is open to the public during certain times of the year.
As most people are aware Scotland is also very famous for its whisky. It is recognised as being the best in the world. There are numerous distilleries dotted around the country, so you can always enjoy a whisky tour where you get to learn about how Scotland’s national product is made.
No visit to Scotland is complete without visiting Loch Ness the world’s most famous Loch. The scenery around the loch is breathtaking and taking a boat trip on Loch Ness may reveal any secrets that may lurk below the lochs deep waters.
These are just a few of the activities away from the riverbank that Scotland has to offer so everyone in your party that comes to visit Scotland can have a memorable holiday.
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