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A grade 2 listed holiday cottage with many of its original features.

A grade 2 listed holiday cottage with many of its original features.

Wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing for our guests at Wodencroft Holiday Cottages in beautiful Teesdale.

Wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing is exclusively available for our guests enjoyment along the nearby banks of the River Tees, whilst enjoying the comfortable and well appointed accommodation in our two stone built holiday cottages, Woden Croft Cottage and Dairy Cottage, both of which are so full of history and character. Fishermen seeking a fantastic wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing experience in the Yorkshire Dales, North Pennines, the North East or Northern England will find it difficult indeed to find such excellent holiday accommodation combined with such a dramatic and beautiful location and private wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing quite literally right on the doorstep in Teesdale, the jewel of the North of England.

Please follow the following link to our latest Fishing News page.

The River Tees is a truly beautiful river, with excellent fishing for many species throughout its length, including wild brown trout, salmon and grayling.

The Tees rises on the eastern slopes of Cross Fell and flows eastwards for 85 miles to reach the North Sea near Middlesborough.

The Upper reaches of the river, which fall within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are the domain of wonderful wild brown trout.

The middle and lower reaches, whilst offering equally exceptional wild brown trout and grayling fishing, now offer the opportunity for salmon and sea trout.

Fishing, for which there is no additional charge, is only offered to guests staying at the luxury Woden Croft Holiday Cottages and comprises of 1 mile of double bank fishing and 1/2 mile of single bank. The fishing is between the villages of Cotherstone and Romaldkirk.

There are 14 named pools and these are fished from the bank and by wading for up to 6 rods. Fishing for trout and grayling is by wet or dry fly and for salmon and sea trout by fly fishing or in high water spinning is permitted. The prime months for trout fishing are early May/ August and for salmon and sea trout July until the end of October.

There is a rod and drying room facility for the use of Anglers.

Trout Fishing on Cow Green Reservoir.
From the start of the 2015 fishing season guests staying at Woden Croft Holiday Cottages will also have be able to fish Cow Green Reservoir in Upper Teesdale. The reservoir is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasts some of the very best wild brown trout fishing in the North of England. It is about a 30 minute drive from the cottages so if the River Tees is too high or guests just fancy a change, they can be certain of enjoying the experience of fishing Cow Green.

Many of those fishing are very experienced and accomplished anglers, some anglers have however asked if fishing instruction could be provided. Stuart Wardle of the Durham Fly Fishing Company, a qualified fishing instructor, who is often seen on stretches of water on the River Tees, is keen to help and can be contacted by guests by following the link www.durhamflyfishing.co.uk

Stuart has also provided a ' river fly hatch chart ' you will find this under 'fishing news' . A selection of these flies together with casts are also available for sale from the rod room.

So if you are looking for exclusive wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing and to stay in exceptional self catering holiday cottages, come and visit Woden Croft located in the breathtaking scenery of Teesdale.

Please Click Here to download the Wodencroft wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing Rules.

Please Click Here to for the Wodencroft wild brown trout, salmon and grayling fishing Map.