Whilst fishing in Herefordshire and the Wye Valley you will be captivated by the scenery and wildlife which never fails to leave you in awe.
Spend your day relaxing on the banks of the River Wye, renowned by some fisherman as the best unspoilt river fishing in the country. The River Wye has nearly everything a river angler could want – salmon, trout, grayling, barbel, chub, big pike and an array of other coarse species.
Are you a keen fisherman or just eager to try your hand at a spot of angling? Whether it’s a boy’s trip away, a father and son getaway or a whole family break wanting to take up some outdoor activities, your fishing holiday retreat is waiting for you in Herefordshire.
There are a number of establishments offering fishing holidays or experiences in Herefordshire. Some also offer fishing holiday accommodation including camping, glamping or self-catered bungalows. Whilst on the water why not check out our guide too the best canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding in Herefordshire.
We’ve got some great catches just waiting for you, so take a look at the best places to fish in Herefordshire.
Wyecliff Fishery at Racquety Farm constitutes two thirds of a mile of left bank fishing directly above Hay-on-Wye. This beat offers some excellent trout fishing throughout its length, particularly on the upper part of the beat. There is also good opportunities for a salmon fishing below the weir and anywhere along the sweeping left hand bend before the river approaches Hay bridge.
The coarse fishing is also excellent with specimen barbel and chub present as well as some big pike.
Camping and bed and breakfast accommodation can be found at Racquety Farm on the beat itself.
Trippenkennett Farm has two lakes at Ross On Wye: Willow has been designed with the pleasure angler in mind. Sitting at 3 acres this lake contains a variety of fish species: crucian, common and mirror carp up to 10lb, through to 3lb tench, 6lb bream and roach. It is around 3m deep at its deepest part and has good access for wheelchair users.
Oak is slightly smaller at 2¾ acres and contains a good selection of mirror, crucian and common carp with fish ranging up to 20lbs.
Perfect for some great fishing in Herefordshire.
Camping and B and B accommodation can be found at Racquety Farm on the beat itself.
Designed with disabled anglers in mind and equipped with casting platforms. The lake is restocked frequently on a ‘put and take’ basis and offers rainbow and brown trout fishing with an average stock weight of 2lbs but with fish to 5lbs regularly coming to the net.
White House Farm Glamping in Herefordshire is a family run working farm. The River Wye winds it’s way for a mile through the farm, giving you the perfect setting for your glamping getaway. Fishing and BBQs on the beach are literally on your doorstep. They are easy to get to, just 10 minutes drive from Ross-on-Wye.
There’s everything that you need for your luxury Wye glamping trip. You can relax in the evening with the outdoor cinema or spend your day exploring the River Wye.
Biddlestone Pool is a well established fishery situated in the lovely village of Llangarron, 5 miles from Ross On Wye and 8 miles from Monmouth. The pool is surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire country side with some truly spectacular views of the surrounding Farmland.
Biddlestone Pool was built in 1977 primarily as a irrigation pool, but was then turned into a fishery in the mid 80’s and it has it now matured into a venue for great fishing in Herefordshire.
Docklow Pools fishing holidays offer a quiet beautiful fishery set in tranquillity of 110 acres of countryside in the north of Herefordshire, near the borders of Shropshire & Worcestershire. The perfect setting for fishing holidays and possibly the oldest if not the most handsome venue of its kind in the UK.
Ideally location for fishing in Herefordshire.
The multi-award-winning Millpond in Hereford is set in the heart of beautiful countryside, is the perfect place in Herefordshire for you to unwind and escape the pressures of everyday life. You can enjoy the fabulous fishing, excellent camping facilities, wonderful views and interesting wildlife that make this an ideal destination for your holiday and keen anglers who enjoy a day’s fishing.