Where to see leaping salmon
Leaping salmon (photo: Ian Llewellyn)
It's not just birds that migrate in autumn. Watching leaping salmon fighting to get upriver to spawn is one of the season's highlights. Here are a few spots where you can witness one of this country's natural wonders. But as always, over to you, the experts... Are there any places you'd recommend? Any particular favourites where you can get the best view of these migratory shoals?
Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre
Philiphaugh Estate Office
Tel/fax: 01750 21766
Falls of Shin Visitors Centre
Highlands and Islands
Non visitor centres
- Stainforth Force: River Ribble to the North of Settle in the Yorkshire Dales
- Falls of Braan: The Hermitage, Dunkeld Perthshire
- Cenarth Falls: Cenarth Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Watch Charlie Hamilton James follow the epic journey of the salmon, from the sea to their spawning grounds on Autumnwatch, at 8.30pm Friday 14 October.