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Fishing in the Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales can proudly boast some of the UK’s finest waters to fish with all styles of angling widely available. Including well stocked coarse lakes where you can laze in the sun waiting for your float to disappear, fabulous fly fishing lakes, and reservoirs, and also venues which offer tuition for all age groups. Below are a few examples of fine fishing to be found when visiting the Yorkshire Dales.

Helwith Bridge Fly Fishery is located in the Yorkshire Dales close to Ingleton and Settle. This fly fishery is in a stunning location with excellent views of Pen-y-Ghent and the surrounding Yorkshire Dales. The lake is 30ft deep, covers 4.5 acres and is spring fed, the water is crystal clear and is set in quiet, tranquil surroundings. The lake is well stocked with blue trout, golden trout, brown trout and rainbow trout. To plan a day’s fishing at Helwith bridge visit www.flyfishingyorkshiredales.co.uk

RAYGILL FISHING LAKES offers a superb variety of fly and coarse fishing on four quite individual lakes, 2 Fly & 2 Coarse,as a Trout masters Water, they offer some of the best quality fly fishing for brown, blue, rainbow & golden trout on two well stocked lakes. Two picturesque coarse lakes are stocked with roach, bream, carp, tench, chub, orfe, perch, crucian carp, rudd & gudgeon. For more information visit www.raygillfisheries.co.uk

FOULRIDGE RESERVOIR can be found a short drive from Skipton, on the Yorkshire, Lancashire border and is a whopping 97.5 acres in size, and offers a variety of species to fish for including, bream, carp, roach, eel, and some huge pike! Day tickets are extremely reasonably priced at just £3.50 for adults, and children free. For more information on Foulridge reservoir Click Here

The 24 acre estate lake at CONISTON HALL is situated close to the village of Coniston Cold which is 7 miles West of Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales. Coniston Hall Lake is set in a spectacular location and overlooked by the splendid Coniston Hall. Coniston Hall Lake is well stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout, the lake is also ideal for both novices and experienced anglers alike, for more details on fishing at Coniston Hall visit. www.theconistonhotel.com  

If you want to teach your children to fish then look no further than KILNSEY TROUT FARM, not only is there a children’s lake, tutors are also available for one to one coaching. This fishery is situated in spectacular surroundings beside Kilnsey Crag, consisting of two lakes of approximately 1 acre each, and is open all year round. The record fish caught there weighed 17.5 lbs, and can be seen mounted in the Farm shop. There are also lots more activities for all the family at Kilnsey trout farm, visit www.kilnseypark.co.uk

 

The dales has many more superb fisheries if you require more information please get in touch with us and we will be happy to help.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

River House, Malham

Malham
Near Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4DA

01729 830315

River House, Malham

A Victorian Country house, originally built in 1664, offering superb breakfasts. Centrally located in this beautiful Malhamdale Village amidst stunning scenery, with the Pennine way and other walking and cycling routes running just past the front door. A warm welcome awaits you on your arrival.

River House, Malham

River House, Malham

A Victorian Country house, originally built in 1664, offering superb breakfasts. Centrally located in this beautiful Malhamdale Village amidst stunning scenery, with the Pennine way and other walking and cycling routes running just past the front door. A warm welcome awaits you on your arrival.

Malham
Near Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4DA

01729 830315

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Tucked Away House
5 Brown Fold
Grassington
North Yorkshire
BD23 5AB

01756 753332

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Welcome to Tucked Away House, luxurious guest accommodation in the delightful Yorkshire Dales village of Grassington.

 

Hilary & Paul have built a reputation of offering fabulous Yorkshire Dales hospitality in their beautiful home, guests who stay at Tucked Away house can expect a luxury home from home experience with touches such as luxury beds, and hand made oak furniture in the stunning en-suite rooms.

 

Guests will also receive a hearty, traditional Yorkshire Dales breakfast using only the finest dales produce.

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Welcome to Tucked Away House, luxurious guest accommodation in the delightful Yorkshire Dales village of Grassington.

 

Hilary & Paul have built a reputation of offering fabulous Yorkshire Dales hospitality in their beautiful home, guests who stay at Tucked Away house can expect a luxury home from home experience with touches such as luxury beds, and hand made oak furniture in the stunning en-suite rooms.

 

Guests will also receive a hearty, traditional Yorkshire Dales breakfast using only the finest dales produce.

Tucked Away House
5 Brown Fold
Grassington
North Yorkshire
BD23 5AB

01756 753332

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

The Old Stable Cottage
Crackpot
Low Row
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL11 6NW

01748 886346

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

Welcome to the Old Stable, our cottage in the quiet hamlet of Crackpot, upper Swaledale. Whatever the season, upper Swaledale is a place of beauty and interest. It continues to stimulate artists and invites contemplation, exploration and play.Enjoy magnificent sunrises & sunsets, clear starry night skies, bright reflective winter snow and the variety of the natural & man-made dales landscape. We offer 2 bedroomed self-catering accommodation, originally built as a seed store & stable and added in the 1830's to what was then known as Crackpot Farm.

 

*For Directions to our cottage please visit our website*

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

Welcome to the Old Stable, our cottage in the quiet hamlet of Crackpot, upper Swaledale. Whatever the season, upper Swaledale is a place of beauty and interest. It continues to stimulate artists and invites contemplation, exploration and play.Enjoy magnificent sunrises & sunsets, clear starry night skies, bright reflective winter snow and the variety of the natural & man-made dales landscape. We offer 2 bedroomed self-catering accommodation, originally built as a seed store & stable and added in the 1830's to what was then known as Crackpot Farm.

 

*For Directions to our cottage please visit our website*

The Old Stable Cottage
Crackpot
Low Row
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL11 6NW

01748 886346

The Coniston Hotel and Country, Fishing

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA

01756 748080

The Coniston Hotel and Country, Fishing

Fishing At The Coniston Country Estate

On the Coniston Hall Lake
We have our own beautiful 24-acre lake which is well stocked with fighting fit Rainbow Trout and also holds a good head of wild Brown Trout.

 

Fishing on the River Aire 

Our one mile length of the River Aire provides the river fly fisher with the opportunity for some challenging fly fishing for its wild Brown Trout, some of which are in excess of 2lbs. 

 

The River Aire has excellent hatches of fly and offers good sport to dry fly and nymph tactics.

 

The River Aire is open for fly fishing from April to September inclusive. 

 

Boats are available for the lake and tuition is available for those wishing to improve their fishing.

 

The Coniston Hotel and Country, Fishing

The Coniston Hotel and Country, Fishing

Fishing At The Coniston Country Estate

On the Coniston Hall Lake
We have our own beautiful 24-acre lake which is well stocked with fighting fit Rainbow Trout and also holds a good head of wild Brown Trout.

 

Fishing on the River Aire 

Our one mile length of the River Aire provides the river fly fisher with the opportunity for some challenging fly fishing for its wild Brown Trout, some of which are in excess of 2lbs. 

 

The River Aire has excellent hatches of fly and offers good sport to dry fly and nymph tactics.

 

The River Aire is open for fly fishing from April to September inclusive. 

 

Boats are available for the lake and tuition is available for those wishing to improve their fishing.

 

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA

01756 748080

Campstead.com

First Floor
Unit 4
212-218 Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3ET

02036 378739

Campstead.com

Find and book campsites, glamping sites, caravan parks and holiday parks in Yorkshire, the UK & Ireland with CampStead.com

 

If you want to go on a camping holiday in Yorkshire then CampStead.com’s online booking website should be your first stop. Promoting camping, caravanning and self-rental accommodation in Yorkshire, you can search and book your next camping break in Yorkshire directly on CampStead.com with no booking fees. Travellers can choose their ideal getaway by filtering and sorting by area, price, customer reviews and preferences.

Campstead.com

Campstead.com

Find and book campsites, glamping sites, caravan parks and holiday parks in Yorkshire, the UK & Ireland with CampStead.com

 

If you want to go on a camping holiday in Yorkshire then CampStead.com’s online booking website should be your first stop. Promoting camping, caravanning and self-rental accommodation in Yorkshire, you can search and book your next camping break in Yorkshire directly on CampStead.com with no booking fees. Travellers can choose their ideal getaway by filtering and sorting by area, price, customer reviews and preferences.

First Floor
Unit 4
212-218 Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3ET

02036 378739

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn
Burneston
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2HX

01677 426123

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston is a family run pub with a friendly welcome and a cosy atmosphere. Located in the peaceful and beautiful village of Burneston near Bedale, North Yorkshire, ideally placed just off the A1 and handy for local tourist attractions. A Freehouse since July 2014, serving good food, using locally sourced ingredients, fine wine and great local ales. We are serving real local ales and good quality beers. Our shelves are stocked with fine wines and a wide selection of spirits. Sit in a nice cosy atmosphere in front of our wood burning stove and enjoy a nice cold beverage.

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston is a family run pub with a friendly welcome and a cosy atmosphere. Located in the peaceful and beautiful village of Burneston near Bedale, North Yorkshire, ideally placed just off the A1 and handy for local tourist attractions. A Freehouse since July 2014, serving good food, using locally sourced ingredients, fine wine and great local ales. We are serving real local ales and good quality beers. Our shelves are stocked with fine wines and a wide selection of spirits. Sit in a nice cosy atmosphere in front of our wood burning stove and enjoy a nice cold beverage.

The Woodman Inn
Burneston
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2HX

01677 426123

The Crown Inn, Askrigg

The Crown Inn
Main Street
Askrigg
Leyburn
North Yorkshire
DL8 3HQ

01969 650387

The Crown Inn, Askrigg

We are a friendly and welcoming family run pub, offering a range of fine cask ales and providing excellent home cooked food using locally sourced produce. We open 7 days a week from 12 noon until late. Lunch is served between 12pm and 2pm, and evening meals are served between 6.00pm and 8.45pm. The combination of a warm friendly atmosphere, high quality food, wide choice of drinks and 2 inviting log fires, make The Crown Inn a must for visitors to Wensleydale.

The Crown Inn, Askrigg

The Crown Inn, Askrigg

We are a friendly and welcoming family run pub, offering a range of fine cask ales and providing excellent home cooked food using locally sourced produce. We open 7 days a week from 12 noon until late. Lunch is served between 12pm and 2pm, and evening meals are served between 6.00pm and 8.45pm. The combination of a warm friendly atmosphere, high quality food, wide choice of drinks and 2 inviting log fires, make The Crown Inn a must for visitors to Wensleydale.

The Crown Inn
Main Street
Askrigg
Leyburn
North Yorkshire
DL8 3HQ

01969 650387