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Philiphaugh News October 2017


The Cauld And Salmon Viewing Centre

This is the month that the migration of the Atlantic salmon starts in earnest. If the river is in flood, fish may be seen jumping at the cauld or on the underwater cameras in the Salmon Viewing Centre. Later in the month the Tweed Foundation are to fit a counter and camera in the salmon pass, which will have a screen in the Salmon Viewing Centre.


Lambs are in great fettle and a number have been sold off the farm.


Philiphaugh Gardens


In the gardens there are vegetables, flowers and fruit for sale. A new batch of strawberries is about to come on stream.'


The gardens are open Monday to Friday 8-4 and weekends by appointment.


You may see oyster catchers, dippers, mallard, goosanders and any number of woodland birds. A kingfisher has been seen along the mill lade on several occasions.


The estate has a number of beautiful walks at any time. Please collect a leaflet or consult the map in the salmon viewing centre for route information.


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To listen to our fascinating audio tour of the estate and battlefield go to


Battlefield Self Guided Walk

Leaflets and a booklet about the battlefield project are available from the Waterwheel Cafe.


Salmon DVD

A fully narrated film entitled "The Philiphaugh Salmon" showing twenty minutes worth of the best, recorded images from the salmon viewing center, will be available to purchase from the Waterwheel Restaurant.

The species included are salmon, trout, grayling, eel, perch, a brief view of an otter knocking the camera and a goosander swimming underwater below the cauld.

All proceeds will be used towards the upkeep of the centre, for the purchase of equipment, cameras and towards maintaining the facilities. The DVD is priced at £5.