Scotland holidays: World-class fishing is just one of the joys on offer at this Highlands estate

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A classical Scottish catch! World-class sportfishing is conscionable 1 of the joys connected connection astatine this historical Highlands estate

  • Hugo Brown checks successful to the two-bedroom Butlers cottage on the Mayen Estate
  • 'There’s a warmth to the Mayen Estate, intolerable to manufacture,' helium observes 
  • He fishes successful the River Deveron earlier tucking into a picnic connected the riverbank

By Hugo Brown For The Daily Mail

Published: 11:56 GMT, 9 March 2022 | Updated: 11:56 GMT, 9 March 2022

Something changes erstwhile driving North. The snaking tails of cars statesman to thin; greens and browns conscionable golds and purples; gentle hills go hard, steep mountains; progressively we’re greeted by rivers and lochs.

Crossing the borderline into Scotland and hitting the highlands feels similar an ascension.

All of this is connected amusement astatine the attack to the Mayen Estate, which perches connected a elevation successful the Deveron Valley overlooking a agelong of the celebrated stream of the aforesaid name. The property is successful Milltown of Rothiemay connected the borderline of Moray and Aberdeenshire. Built successful 1788, it is surrounded by 700 acres of onshore and a magnificent  walled garden. It’s an isolated spot but the Cairngorms National Park, Moray’s seashore and Speyside Whisky state are each wrong striking distance.

Casting off: The River Deveron, which is overlooked by Mayen Estate in Milltown of Rothiemay

The Cheyne household bought the property 9 years agone and, during lockdown, converted six cottages into vacation lets. It’s a household endeavour made imaginable done the coll...

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