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.
Download Alston – Upper beat information