01892 890000

Bewl Water Estate Office,
Bewlbridge Lane,
Kent, TN3 8JH

Fall for fishing, hook, line and sinker at Bewl Water.

Relaxing, competitive, exciting, contemplative … fishing can be all of these and more. Whether you are an experienced fisherman or a newcomer to the sport, we’ve got something for you to ‘tackle’ at Bewl Water.

Looking to learn or improve? Bewl Water offers coaching and tuition for children and adults, and we have expert international standard fishing coaches for hire. Or book us up for an unusual corporate day out.

How to book your boat and permits

Just call us on 01892 890000 to book a boat and permits, it is recommended to book boats in advance to avoid disappointment.

All boats and permits booked for weekend fishing must be paid for in full in advance, we will then email you your permits so that you are ready to fish when you arrive. Don’t forget our tackle shop sells a wide range of tackle, baits and essentials to stock up on before you fish.

Boats are for two or three anglers and you must be 18 years or over to hire one.


All rainbow trout and blue rainbow trout caught must be taken and fishing must cease after the first eight trout have been caught.

All coarse fish and brown trout caught must be carefully released and returned to the water.


Unlimited catch and release. Only the number of fish permitted on your ticket may be taken, fishing must cease after your allocation has been reached.


Fly-fishing for pike from boats is allowed at Bewl Water. The pike's welfare has to be taken into consideration and pike fly fishing will not been allowed at times when trout catch and release has been suspended due to high water temperatures (above 20˚C).


Fish for trout, pike or perch at Bewl Water in the comfort of a private fishing boat equipped with toilet, cabin and drinks facilities.

Boat trips are chartered by experienced guides and coaches with local knowledge of the water and fishing at Bewl Water.

Available for groups of 4 - 6 persons.

From £150 per person

Includes all equipment, tackle and hot drinks on the boat.

Fly fishing includes unlimited catch and release and eight trout to take home.

• 9.00 - breakfast
• 9.45 - introduction, explanation of kit/equipment
• 10.30 am - 13.00 pm - fishing session
• LUNCH (2 courses + soft drink)
• 14.00 - 17.00 - fishing session

To book your chartered fishing trip please contact Bewl Water.


4th June 2017 - Bewl Bridge Flyfishers' Club Boat Fishing Competition.

For more competitions at Bewl Water, read our list of 2017 fishing competitions.


Know any avid anglers? Give them the gift of Bewl Water Fishing Vouchers!


Please pre-book fishing tickets and boats by calling the Fishing Office on 01892 890352. Please be aware that in instances of adverse conditions, fishing trips may be cancelled and credit supplied to redeem on a future fishing trip.

Ticket type Ticket price
Fly fishing catch and release. Unlimited catch and release. Eight trout take home. £28.00
Any method. Eight fish catch and take All caught fish must be taken. £28.00
Fly fishing catch and release. Unlimited catch. Two trout take home. £25.00
Fly fishing 2 fish catch and release evening ticket. £19.00
Junior any method. Two fish catch and take. All caught fish must be taken. £12.00
Full day chartered fishing trip with breakfast, lunch, drinks, boat hire and fishing instruction. £150 per person
3-2-1 offer: 3 days, 2 people, 1 boat (consecutive days - 1 weekend day only) £225
Full day boat hire for two anglers £31.00
Full day boat hire for one angler £23.00
Half day boat hire for two anglers £25.00
Half day boat /Wheely boat hire for one angler £18.00
Rod, tackle and net hire £20.00
Fly fishing instruction £50.00 per hour
Monday to Friday season ticket. (21st March – 30th November) £625
Monday to Friday season ticket. (21st March – 21st February) £770
Seven-day season ticket. (21st March – 30th November) £735
Seven-day season ticket. (21st March – 21st February) £875

The boat fishing season runs from the 21st March with the Fishing Office open daily from 8.30am until 5.30pm. For information please call in, or telephone 01892 890352.

Bank fly-fishing runs from sunrise until one hour after sunset, with boats out from 9am until sunset. Early Morning fishing starts at sunrise, please telephone the Fishing Lodge before 5pm the day before to buy permit on 01892 890352.

  • All trout caught on an ‘any method’ ticket must be taken.
  • Fly-fishing is allowed from boat or bank.
  • Rod licences must be held in order to fish at Bewl.
  • Any method fishing is allowed from boats only and includes the use of worms, maggots, spinners, corn, soft pellets, artificial lures (including spinners, spoons, jigs and plugs) and paste attractors.
  • Only one rod per person may be used at any time.
  • Freshwater fish baits (live or dead) are not allowed.
  • Keep nets are not allowed.
  • Ground baiting and loose feeding is not allowed.
  • Trolling is not allowed.
  • Use of remote craft for placing of bait is not allowed.

The Bewl Bridge Flyfishers' Club is the largest fly fishing club in the country, boasting a membership that has exceeded 500 for over a decade.

The club offers full annual membership. Members receive six copies of the club magazine, the Bewl Angle. This is packed full of articles about how, when and where to fish at Bewl, including tactics for both boat and bank fishing, plus dates and information about events throughout the season.

Some club events will be fishing days organised exclusively for the membership, offering opportunities to fish with Bewl experts, to meet other members and learn more about both Bewl and the sport generally.

For more information about The Bewl Bridge Flyfishers' Club go to www.bewlbridgeflyfishers.com