BANK REPAIRS AND STRIMMING
Every effort will be made to minimise disruption to anglers if bank repairs or strimming needs to be undertaken.
Park is not equipped to cope with children under 15. Guests may only bring children over 15 with the prior permission of the Estate and guests will be responsible for any damage caused by children in the house and on the Estate.
It is the customer’s responsibility to adhere to the current Scottish government guidelines. Fishers and self-catering guests are reminded that they should not come if:
i) they are experiencing symptoms:
ii) they have been in contact with someone experiencing symptoms: or
iii) they have come from a household where an individual is self-isolating.
Customers are advised to bring hand sanitiser and a mask with them.
In the event of any damage being caused to Park land or property guests will be responsible and charged in full for the necessary repairs and, as appropriate, replacements.
DEE CONSERVATION CODE
The Conservation Code for the 2021 season, as set by the Dee District Salmon Fishery Board is that all salmon, grilse and sea trout should be returned. The Conservation Code recommends that all injured or damaged fish become the property of the Estate after 1st April. Before 1st April all fish killed must be returned to the river. Please note spinning is not permitted at Park.
Dogs are not allowed, at any time, in Lime Tree Cottage. Guests may bring dogs who are kept in a vehicle and when outwith the vehicle on a lead. Owners are responsible for their dogs, especially those which are noisy or out of control. Unsuitable animals may have to be removed from the Estate.
Park reserves the right to bring in other rods should rods fail to arrive or to fish at a reasonable level.
Park is a private estate and the family reserve the right to decline any specific booking or other request. If guests wish to change during the period of let this can be accommodated by prior arrangement.
The fishing huts are provided as shelters and lunch huts and are not to be used for any other purpose except by prior arrangement.
Rod allocation will be at 9:00 am by the ghillie. At 1:00 pm the rods shall rotate beats as appropriate. Fishing before 9:00 am shall be with the prior agreement of the ghillies. Fishing after 5:00 pm will also be with prior agreement of the ghillies.
One rod only per beat except in high water when the ghillie may double up with the agreement of the opposite bank. Under no circumstances shall two rods fish any pool from the same bank at the same time.
Multiple rod use e.g. two or more people sharing a rod, is not allowed. With the Estate’s permission a rod may be able to transfer their rod to another fisher.
Please note spinning is not permitted at Park. If guests are found fishing by any prohibited method or are in breach of the terms and conditions herein, they will be required to remove themselves immediately from the Estate and the let will be terminated forthwith without any compensation being payable.
Park requires prior notice of any serious medical conditions. An angler with a serious medical condition must be accompanied by an assistant/ carer.
We regret that we are unable to change the beat rotation under these circumstances if the relevant bank is fully booked.
The Estate provides a ghillie on the north and south bank. Further ghillies are available at an extra charge if required. Alcohol will not be consumed by staff while on duty.
Guests are required to hold suitable third party insurance cover to indemnify both themselves and all their guests against all claims of whatever nature which may arise from the exercise of the let.
LIME TREE COTTAGE
Lime Tree Cottage will be available to fishing guests throughout the 2021 season, on an exclusive basis, from Sunday 31st January to Friday 15th October. Please note the minimum period of rental is 2 nights.
Arrival is after 4.00pm with departure before 10.30am on the relevant day. Beds will be made and towels will be provided (included in the price).
Dogs are not allowed, at any time, in Lime Tree Cottage. Guests may bring dogs who are kept in a vehicle and when out with the vehicle on a lead. WiFi, electricity and heating costs are included in the price.
Please note that in order to combat the spread of Coronavirus the cottage will be left unoccupied for 72 hours between bookings as well as being cleaned thoroughly.
There will be a season long deal on our self catering accommodation: if you book Lime Tree Cottage with fishing at Park you will receive £50.00 off your fishing each day for the length of your stay. This discount is for 1 rod only.
Please note to qualify for this deal you must book through the office. We regret we are not able to offer the deal to customers who book through Fishpal.
If further bed changes in Lime Tree Cottage are required a supplementary charge of £28.80 per bed (including VAT) will be payable on departure.
We do not cater for stag and hen parties and no extra guests may be brought on to the Estate without prior permission.
We prefer either bank transfer or payment by card over the telephone. All extras must be settled prior to departure.
For Fishing bookings and Lime Tree Cottage bookings the total amount is payable to confirm the booking.
We will endeavour to re-let rods cancelled and if successful you will be refunded minus a 20% administration charge. If we cannot re-let the rods please see below the cancellation structure for fishing bookings:
- Cancellation before 8 weeks – Loss of 20% of total booking
- Cancellation between 8-6 weeks before arrival – Loss of 40% of total booking including deposit
- Cancellation between 6-4 weeks before arrival – Loss of 60% of total booking including deposit
- Cancellation between 2-4 weeks before arrival – Loss of 80% of total booking including deposit
- Cancellation less than 2 weeks before arrival – No refund
Guests should remain vigilant and co-operate in the prosecution of poaching. Please report any incident, including any unauthorised vehicles, to the ghillie immediately.
All prices are inclusive of VAT at the current rate.
When in the vicinity of the river guests are required to complete the indemnity form and are strongly advised to wear life jackets. In safety matters the Ghillies decision is final.
Other activities may require safety warnings and specialist equipment, which guest must provide themselves.
Fishing and shooting guests are required to act safely at all times and to note that care should be taken with alcohol when participating in these sports.
THE SUBJECTS OF LET
Comprise the fishing and other activities, e.g. shooting, as booked and the use of Lime Tree Cottage, as applicable, for the named guests and their partners as previously agreed with the Estate. Any extra visitors or guests are by prior agreement only.
The Estate does not accept responsibility for natural hazards and adverse climatic conditions affecting the catching of salmon or affecting other pursuits at Park.
Should Park become unavailable through any external cause, including fire or a pandemic, the Estate’s liability will be limited to the amount paid.
Guests must exercise care and consideration in driving vehicles on all Estate roads. The speed limit is a maximum of 15 mph throughout the Estate.
Please do not drive on the verges and especially on the grass river banks. These are easily tracked so allowing floods to erode them.