Alston – upper


Alston – lower

2km, Both banks for brown trout Fly only, full catch and release.  Please see full description for beat limits
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The South Tyne is a natural spate river, flowing through an area of outstanding natural beauty. Fast runs into good pools, the deeper pools holding fish, this river can rise and fall quickly. This is a wonderful opportunity to fish for wild brown trout in the North Pennines.


Length of Fishing – 2 km

Species present – Brown Trout

Dates available –  22nd March—31st May inclusive

Rules – Fly only. Catch and release. No picnics or dogs.

Banks included – Both banks

Maximum no. of anglers – 2

Upstream limit – Cattle grid at Randalholme Wood

Downstream limit – Whirlpool at Kirkhaugh Bridge

Where to Park – Cattle grid at Kirkhaugh Bridge – leave access clear

Other information – Wading over boulders and cobbles. wading stick required.

Directions – Take the Randalholm turning from the A686 1 mile north of Alston. After 1.7 miles take track to left down to footbridge.

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