Bolton Abbey, located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, is a popular destination for anglers seeking the perfect spot for fly fishing. The River Wharfe, which flows through the estate, is known for its clean and clear waters, making it an ideal habitat for various species of fish such as brown trout and grayling. The beauty of the surrounding countryside, alongside the peaceful and serene atmosphere of the river, creates a unique and delightful experience for those who enjoy this traditional and relaxing form of fishing. The keepered fishery offers 4.5 miles of double bank fishing and can be enjoyed by anglers of all ages and experience.
Fly fishing at Bolton Abbey provides an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge oneself, and appreciate the beauty of the region.
Trout: 25th March – 30th September
Grayling: 16th June – 15th March
Day tickets are available to Devonshire Hotel and Bolthole guests and allow fishing between the Aqueduct and Kex Beck.
£60 per person
Please purchase and collect tickets from The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa reception. You can call ahead to secure tickets on 01756 718100. Tuition with equipment provided is also available, please contact reception for more information.
For day tickets, a rod licence will be required and fishers will need to bring their own equipment.