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Beautifully laid out

A hidden gem, like entering a nature reserve. The vast expanses of water , teaming with wildlife... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
David H
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Lovely chalkstream beat in very tranquil setting

Fly fished here last week (dry fly and nymph). There are a couple of still water lakes here and a... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Ian M
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Exmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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You will find us located in rural Wiltshire - not far from Stonehenge. There are two large clear water lakes and the adjoining River Avon. No matter if you are a novice or expert fisherman, we pride ourselves in ensuring you gain the best experience...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bonavon Recreation Road, Durrington SP4 8HH, England
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+44 1980 653557
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A hidden gem, like entering a nature reserve. The vast expanses of water , teaming with wildlife above as well as below the surface.

Thank David H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Fly fished here last week (dry fly and nymph). There are a couple of still water lakes here and a river beat. I fished the river which is beautifully maintained with gin clear water abundant brown trout and the right balance of bank maintenance yet...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I visit this location a couple of times a year. It is a well run fishery the staff are always pleasant and helpful. The river is a real gem of a southern chalkstream with a good head of quality Grayling and wild brown trout. Had...More

Thank KnowlesG
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had travelled three hours from Wales through driving rain and squalling winds. On arrival we had a warm welcome from the owner, offering us tea/coffee on arrival. The facilities are good - tidy toilet and a canteen area and weigh room. You can also...More

Thank GrizzlyBear_11
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A beautiful setting just off the A303 although you'd never think you were that close as it was so peaceful. A bit tricky to find but well worth it as the fishing was a delight.

Thank topconker
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Most strange experience - too easy in the morning. Caught 3 fish to 7lbs 6oz in a crazy 45 minutes - including loosing 5 others one of which the knot came undone (eye sight not what it was). Rested for awhile and chatted with my...More

Thank ReadingTim
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Well looked after fishing complex. Shallow, clear, chalk bottom lakes with good fish some of which are quite large. Well tended banks with good fishing platforms and seats. The option to fish the Avon if you book through Fishing Breaks. Friendly owners too.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A really good and well maintained trout fishery, good hard fighting fish reared on site, nice surroundings well worth a look if you fly fish.

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Fished here on and off many times since about 1990 but this was my first visit for quite a few months, so decided to share my experience. Arrived mid morning and although the sun was shining there was a biting wind from the East, not...More

3  Thank bedders2010
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I have visited this fishery many times over the past 8 years and always had a warm welcome from Barry. Fishing has always been good, with hard fighting quality trout to be had. I note an earlier review which refers to the fishery as an...More

2  Thank _jameswilson102
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