The Orchard Cottage is uniquely situated only 200 yards walk from the River Till, down a fairly steep track.
The river flows through the beautiful wooded valley before joining The River Tweed junction 2 miles downstream.
The Tiptoe beat is approximately 1 ½ miles on the right bank and 2 – 3 rods can be booked exclusively
The whole beat is fished upto 6pm, then to ensure undisturbed Sea trout fishing the beat is split into two and fished on an alternate upper and lower basis.
Known primarily as a sea trout and salmon river, there is also
a healthy natural stock of brown trout and grayling. - see The
The fishing can be descibed as "wild" because the surroundings
are unspoilt, it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for plants
and wildlife, and is managed accordingly. It is best suited to the
able bodied and the experienced fisherman. Tiptoe has been awarded "Britain's Most Beautiful Farm 2006" This award recognises all the environmental work that is carried out on the farm .
The Till, although in England, is a tributary of the Tweed and
is governed by The Tweed Commissioners and the Tweed Angling Code
(copy available). An Environment Agency rod licence is therefore