The River Urr

Loch Urr

The River Urr is a picturesque river that nestles between the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee and the Dumfriesshire Nith, rising in Loch Urr high on the Craigmuie Moor, some 700 feet above sea-level, near Moniaive and entering the Solway at Kippford. It is 35 miles long and, like the other Galloway Rivers, is a spate river that …

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Fishing the Glenlair Beat on The Urr

Glenlair Beat Map

The Glenlair Beat stretches from Torr Knowe to the Glenlair Burn on the right bank looking downstream – a distance of almost a mile. There are some 8 pools scattered along its length interspersed with deep rock pools and fast runs. It is best fished with a short rod of no more than 9′ as …

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How you can help

Fishing at Glenlair

To assist with the cost of maintaining the visitor centre and structure of Glenlair House (the home of James Clerk Maxwell) you can help by the various methods below: If you would like to make a donation please click here Alternatively please contact us to arrange alternative methods All donations will be gratefully received. …

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