Lots

 

Lot 37: Salmon and Wild Brown Trout Fishing on the River Lyon

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Final bid:
£170
Increment:£10
Bids:4
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Major Alastair Riddell:


Two day's salmon fishing (wild brown trout included) for two rods on the River Lyon, in a beautiful Perthshire glen near Kenmore.

The winning bidder will fish two beats, one on each day. Dates should be tied in with a freshet. We would recommend fishing in May – July or September.

All salmon to be released. Return small trout.

On the trout front, If the day is right, the use of an upstream dry fly can produce prolific results, with wonderful brown trout of up to 2+ lbs to be had. May – July suggested, then September.

A Ghillie can be arranged to brief on and escort (at additional cost)

There are plenty of local hotels, B&Bs, cottages and the famous Fortinghall Hotel nearby.

Date to be taken in 2018 (April – September) and to be arranged with the donor who will refer the booking to Head Keeper, Kevin Grant.


Website: www.chesthill.com

Lot 38: Salmon Fishing on the North and South Tyne

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Final bid:
£670
Increment:£10
Bids:21
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Antony Braithwaite and Mrs Stephen Dickinson:

An exciting chance for two rods to enjoy a day on the Haughton Castle Fishings on the North Tyne followed by a day on the Crow Hall Fishings on the South Tyne (between Haydon Bridge and Bardon Mill), fly only.

Accommodation will be provided for one night in a pub local to the sites.

Dates to be arranged with the donors.

Lot 41: Family Trip to a Deer Farm

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Final bid:
£300
Increment:£10
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Glenmuick Estate:

A great new Lot for the 2018 Sale - two nights’ accommodation for two adults and two children and a morning (1-3 hours) feeding deer with the keeper who will talk about the deer farm and the deer.

To be taken in 2018/19.

Lot 42: Pickering's Gin Tour

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Final bid:
£30
Increment:£1
Bids:13
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Pickering's Gin: 

This voucher allows 2 guests to visit Summerhall Distillery, receive a complimentary gin and tonic, and three samples of our core range.

Booking is essential.

website: https://www.pickeringsgin.com/

Lot 43: Tomatin Distillery Tour

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Final bid:
£35
Increment:£1
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Tomatin Distillery:

An enhanced Tomatin experience with a distillery tour followed by a tutored nosing and tasting of six different whiskies from our Tomatin core range.

Over 18s only. Allow about 2 hours. Booking is essential.

This voucher would be valid for a year and can be used to book a tour at any time within that year.

website: http://www.tomatin.com/

Lot 44: Keeper For The Day - Knowsley Safari

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Final bid:
£85
Increment:£5
Bids:2
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by The Earl of Derby:

The Knowsley Safari Family Adventure Day experience is one day you will remember for a lifetime.

During the day you will get to spend time with some of our animals and keepers and get to see all the action of the park from behind the scenes. You will be looked after by a member of our Learning & Discovery team who will accompany you on your private safari tour in our VIP Land Rover.

Depending on the day of your visit in addition to a guided tour around the safari reserve you may get up close and personal with our tower of Giraffes, help feed our Meerkat mob or get a kiss from a Sea Lion!

Wristbands for our amusement rides are included along with our fantastic Sea Lion and Bird of Prey displays and lunch in the Oasis restaurant.

We do our best to make this experience as accessible as possible for all ability levels, if you have any specific requirements please call us at the park and we will be happy to talk about what we can do for you.

Please contact us on 0151 430 9009 to book in your day with us.

Lot 45: Butchery course at Peelham Farm, Berwickshire

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Final bid:
£200
Increment:£10
Bids:5
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Peelham Farm:

A butchery course for one person: 

"Take part in a craft butchey course on our organic farm, in our organic butchery and enjoy an organic farm kitchen lunch. In a focussed hands-on butchery course with one of Peelham's craft butchers learn how to cut-down a whole lamb and a whole pig. Recognise and cut the different joints, make sausages and learn about dry-curing and air-drying. Do all of this with fellow foodies and join-in the chat about food and farming with them and us."

The courses normally run  from January to October (with the exception of August). 

Date to be arranged with the donor. There are a maximum of 5 participants on each course.

website: www.peelham.co.uk.

Lot 46: Kelso Races

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Final bid:
£160
Increment:£10
Bids:2
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Kelso Racecourse:

An exciting chance to bid of four Members’ Enclosure badges at Britain's "Friendliest Racecourse". The Lot includes a drink in the directors’ box during the afternoon.

To be taken on any Kelso race day other than Sunday 27th May. 

Lot 47: Sailing near Oban

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Final bid:
£310
Increment:£10
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Simon Thorp:

An opportunity for two people to sail on an exciting 32ft trimaran yacht in the glorious waters surrounding the islands to the south of Oban where the scenery is without equal and where a variety of wildlife is likely to be seen. 

No previous experience is required. The day will start from Craobh Haven marina at about 10a.m. (www.craobhmarina.co.uk) and return will be about 6p.m. 

The exact route to be followed will depend on the weather and tides on the day. All food, and drinks and safety equipment will be provided, and it may be possible to provide some waterproof clothing by arrangement.

To be taken on Saturday 4th August or Saturday 11th August 2018, or by arrangement with the donor.

B&B accommodation is available close to the marina. 

To see what these boats are capable of, see the promotional video at http://dragonfly.dk/dragonfly-32  

Lot 48: Family/group ticket to Braemar Castle

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Final bid:
£50
Increment:£1
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Simon Blackett:

A family/group ticket to Braemar Castle with personal guided tour and tea/coffee in morning room for up to 10 persons.

To be taken any time in 2018. 

http://www.braemarcastle.co.uk/

 
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