Blencarn Fishery, stillwater fly fishing for Rainbows in Cumbria

Fly fishing for rainbows in Cumbria

Blencarn Fishery, Fishing for Rainbows in Cumbria

First impressions of this rainbow trout fishing lake simply take your breath away. You could only be in Cumbria as Cross Fell and the North Pennines form a majestic backdrop to an attractive spring fed 15 acre lake. Which offers excellent stillwater fly fishing for rainbows in Cumbria. The rainbow trout are reared on site and optimum numbers are maintained. There is a little bothy with toilets and an area to eat and boil a kettle to complete this fly fishing stillwater.

Recommend flies when flyfishing this rainbow trout lake are Lake Olives, Buzzers, Daddies, Pheasant Tail Nymphs, Hoppers and White Lures.

2nd April – 31st October. Open 8am till sunset

£24 per day (4 rainbow trout)

£15 for 5 hours (2 rainbow trout)

£15 Fish all day catch and release

£10 Fish 5 hours catch and release

£12 6.00pm onwards, keep first trout then catch and release

£30 per day 1 Adult accompanied by 1 child under 15 (5 Fish)

For further information & booking contact:
J. Stamper on 01768 88284.


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Salmon fishing breaks

Fly fishing for rainbows in Cumbria


At the Tufton Arms we can offer special value breaks with fishing at Blencarn included or fishing on the River Eden. With or without guiding. These gift vouchers make brilliant presents, emailed straight to you right up to Christmas Eve!

FLY FISHING BREAKS. Great value breaks at The Tufton Arms with fishing at Blencarn or on the River Eden, tuition and free loan of equipment all available if required.

From just £270 for 2 nights Bed and Breakfast for 2 people in the hotel and 2 rods for the day on Blencarn

Sea Trout Fishing on The River Earn in Perthshire

Our sister hotel The Royal in Comrie, Near Crieff, Perthshire can offer fishing on Loch Earn and other lochs in the area as well as salmon and seatrout on the River Earn. It also has a luxurious self catering cottage opposite the hotel to offer a choice of holiday options. So if you are looking for a luxury self catering holiday cottage in Perthshire with some seatrout fishing to enjoy at the same time do go and have a look!

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Fly fishing breaks on the River Eden

At The Tufton Arms we offer great fly fishing breaks on the River Eden  both for total beginners and experienced fisherman alike. If you want to learn to fish or improve your techniques on a river then these fly fishing breaks offer great value at just £260 for one person for a full days fishing with an experienced ghillie either Nigel or Paul, use of equipment and 2 days bed and breakfast in the Tufton Arms or for two persons sharing a double or twin room is only  £350 for two nights B&B with a full days fishing and guiding for both of you. Please ring quoting our “fishing breaks package”on 017683 51593 and ask for Nigel or email

Our online booking is £5 per room per night cheaper than other sites
Call: +44 (0) 17683 51593 – Email:

Tufton Arms Hotel, Market Square, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6XA

Tel: +44 (0) 17683 51593 Fax: +44 (0) 17683 52761