Tweed – Fairnilee

This beat is in a most attractive setting (hence the name Fairnilee) where the river forms the boundary between the policies of three beautiful estates. It is the best beat on the Upper Tweed and the only one to use a boat, although it is only required in very high water.

The beat’s fishing offers a great variety of river, from the fast water of the Gullet to the calmer waters of the Yair Boat Pool. There are three-and-a-half miles of single bank fishing and around 20 named pools – nobody can quite agree as to the exact number! Being above the junction with the Ettrick water, the beat is only at its best in October and November, although fish are caught by skilled enthusiasts during the earlier months.

An extensive rod room and meeting place has been provided by converting an old mill adjacent to the river. It has a small kitchen attached, with a heater, kettle, small cooker and deep freeze, as well as modern washing facilities. In addition, there is a nice riverside fishing hut further down the river, which also has good access for cars

Contact Details


01573 470612

Address / Location

Stichill House
Scotland TD5 7TB

Web Address

Season Dates and Prices

Season Dates

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General Prices Information

Per day: 10Sep - 16Sep £49, 17Sep - 23Sep £61

Day Ticket Price (specific dates)

10 September - 16 September - £49
17 September - 23 September - £61

Week Ticket Price

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Annual Ticket Price

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Other Information

Fishery District