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Galloway Fisheries Trust

Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. DG8 6ND
Telephone: 01671 403011 · Fax: 01671 402248 · Scottish Registered Charity No. SC020751

Looking downstream on the River Cree

Brown Trout

Looking upstream on the River Bladnoch

Felling of commercial forestry in Galloway Forest Park

Looking upstream on the River Luce

North American Signal Crayfish

The sandy beach at Loch Grannoch

Belted Galloway Cattle, or 'Belties'

Fly fishing on the River Cree

Murray's Monument

A small upland burn

A stoneloach

The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet

A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn

A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee

Wild Spring Festival Tongland Tour - Friday 1st April

07 March 2016

The magnificent Tongland Dam

The magnificent Tongland Dam

On behalf of Scottish Power, Galloway Fisheries Trust will deliver one Tongland Tour as part of the Wild Spring Festival.  Please find details below.    

Tongland Tour

Friday 01/04/16 10:00 until 12:00

Tongland Power Station, Tongland, Kirkcudbright - OS grid ref NX 695536          (DG6 4LT)


Guided tour of Tongland Power Station and Tongland Dam, near Kirkcudbright

Booking essential

Suitable for ages 7 to 100

Come and see an active working hydro station.  Tongland Power Station, the largest in Scottish Power's Galloway Hydro-electric Scheme has been generating clean, green power since 1935.  Take a guided walk through the Power Station and across the 298 metre dam wall and see the fish ladder, built to help salmon move upstream past the dam.  A minimum number of 15 adults/children are required to run this tour.  To secure a place, please book directly with Galloway Fisheries Trust by emailing Rowan at or by phone on 01671 40 3011

The 2016 Wild Spring Festival will run from Friday the 25th March through till Sunday the 10th April. There is a programme of over 60 events, activities, fairs and guided walks to highlight the fantastic wildlife that is coming back to life, or just coming back to Dumfries and Galloway. The events will cover the entire region from Easter Egg Hunts on the Mull of Galloway to practical conservation work on the Devil’s Beeftub.



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