Whether you’re a fishing fanatic or first time fisher, fishing in northumberland will be sure to deliver. With over 2,000 acres of water to explore, giving you the opportunity to fish in a new location every time, whilst visiting Kielder Waterside. With our waters being home to a diverse range of fish you’ll be sure to have great fishing opportunities.
Northumbrian Water’s boat fishery delivers a fleet of 15 fully equipped motorboats, offering exhilarating fishing for both enthusiasts and competition anglers. Consider yourself a Bank angler, you’ll also be spoilt for choice with an array of 20 miles shoreline to choose from.
Start your fishing adventure everyday from 6:00am from Kielder Waterside and 10:00am from Tower Knowe Visitor Centre.
Please see the different types of fishing permits we offer below:
|Permit type||Full||Concessionary||Catch limit|
|Day permit||£24||£22||8 fish|
|NEW all day catch and release sporting permit, fly fishing only
(7.00am until close – barbless hooks required)
|Family and couples permit||£36||N/A||12 fish|
|Credit cruncher *||£17||N/A||4 fish|
|Wild brown trout||£9||£7||12 fish|
|Whittle Dene coarse fishing **||£7||N/A||N/A|
Any number of children aged under 18 years can fish for free with a family permit. Up to two children under 18 can fish free when one parent/guardian buys a standard day permit.
Please see below for boat hire prices:
|Boat hire||Full day midweek||Full day weekend||Half day midweek|
|Kielder Water||£15||£19||£12 (1 May – 30 Sept)|
Full day – hire from 8.30am to 8.00pm. Half day – hire from 8.30am to 2.00pm or 2.30pm up to 8.00pm. Depending on sunset times.
* Credit cruncher available from 2.00pm.
** Whittle Dene credit crunch permit available from 2.00pm for £5.
Why not fish at Kielder Water? An experience you’ll never forget in our Northumberland fishing lakes.
To make the most of your fishing adventure at Kielder Waterside with friends of family, we highly recommend taking these items with you:
"Had a wonderful time will return next year loved every minute."
"Very nice quiet location, plenty to keep families entertained."
"We had a fantastic holiday. Walked around the majority of the reservoir. Facilities were brilliant, hot tub at the lodge especially."
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