Fly Fishing on the Kennet

Berkshire

From £1328 for two

Experience highlights:

  • Transport to and from a private beat on the Kennet
  • Experienced guide to help you hone your skills
  • Gourmet picnic lunch with a bottle of wine
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For enquires please call +44 (0)20 8161 0100

Overview

At 10am you will be collected from the inn and taken to the Craven fishery, one of the premium trout fishing beats on the River Kennet. This peaceful private stretch of chalkstream is carefully managed by a full-time riverkeeper and holds mainly brown trout with some rainbow and grayling. Your guide will provide everything you need for a day on the river including premium Sage rods, Hardy reels and flies. Famous Fishing's experienced guides all have the Game Angling Instructors Association level 2 and are as happy teaching novices as they are coaching experienced anglers in advanced techniques. He will be on hand all day to help tie flies, show you the best place to cast and improve your skills.

Lunch is a delicious gourmet picnic on the island in the river. Treats including cold meats, artisan cheeses, olives, breads and locally sourced hot smoked Charlie's Trout, paired with a bottle of Picpoul de Pinet or similar selection. After a glorious afternoon's sport you will be dropped back at the Dundas Arms.

This exclusive Experience is suitable for beginners and experienced fly fishers alike.

Package includes

A day's flyfishing
Flyfishing for two, including equipment, tuition and the services of an expert guide

Picnic lunch
Enjoy a riverside gourmet picnic with a bottle of wine

Transfers
Return transportation from the inn to the river

One-night stay at the Dundas Arms
Accommodation for two people in an en-suite room

Dinner for two
Savour a fine evening meal (up to the value of £35pp)

Breakfast for two
Enjoy a cooked breakfast with a continental buffet

Good to know

Availability
Available seven days a week during the season, which runs from mid-April - mid-September. During the height of the season (mid-May - mid-June) you be will required to pay a supplement.

Check in / check out
Check in: after 3pm; check out: 11am

Duration
10am - 6pm

Gear
Waterproof coat and boots are reccomended. If it is sunny please bring a hat, sunglasses and sun cream

Accommodation

Arrive the night before and settle in for a relaxing stay at The Dundas Arms, a beautiful inn nestled between the Kennet and the Kennet and Avon canal.

Getting here

Directions

Nearest train station: Kintbury
Walk from station: 2min
Drive: 15 min from Newbury, 35min from Andover, 1hr 45min from London

Address

Craven beat on the River Kennet, 2.6 miles from the inn

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