World Hunting & Shooting Holidays & Trips.

Wigtown Bay.


Contact: Elizabeth Tindal, DGC Ranger.Tel 01988-402401. Email:

Permit Available: Permits available from Wigtown Bay LNR Permits, c/o Machars Action, 26 South Main Street, Wigtown, DG8 9EH. Phne /Fax: 01988-402633. Email: and on the Dumfries and Galloway Council website

Application Details: Applications should be made at least 7 days in advance of permit use. A permit holder must accompany applicants under 17 over 21 years. Insurance cover of £2 million required.

Additional Details: There is no charge for permits to members. Permits are available on a weekly basis covering Monday to Friday. There is a maximum of four weeks per permit, and no more than two weeks at any one time.  Seasonal permits are available if you live in the DG8DG9 postal areas.

There is one application form which is available from the above address, please enclose a SAE. Permits are issued on a first come first serve basis. Byelaws for Wigtown BAY LNR are now in place. Non –toxic shot should be used when wildfowling in Scotland.

Visits at our cost: No charge you may visit as many times as you wish subject to the rules above.