Sleningford Watermill 2018

Sleningford Watermill Caravan & Camping Park – Fishing

The park is a popular venue for fly-fishing during the season which runs from the 1st April to the 30th September. The river is stocked with trout and there have also been grayling, chub and salmon caught here. Day tickets can be bought at reception on production of a valid Environmental Agency Rod Licence and the tariff is:


(from 2.00pm)

(under the age of 14)




Catch limit is 3 fish per day or 2 fish per half day ticket.

Salmon £20 per rod per day and any salmon caught must be put back.
A salmon fishing licence must be shown at reception and the correct equipment must be used.

Another local fly-fishing venue is at West Tanfield Lodge which has an 11½ acre lake stocked with rainbow and brown trout. For further details please ring 01677 470385.

Although fly-fishing only is permitted at Sleningford Watermill, there are other parts of the River Ure where coarse fishing is permitted.

Tickets for the river outside Newby Hall can be obtained from Newby Hall Estate (01423 322583) or from the village shop at Skelton-on-Ure.

Coarse fishing (and a tackle shop) is also available at Woodland Lakes Carp and Coarse fishery near Thirsk (07831 824870)

Angling around Boroughbridge is administered by the local angling club (01423 324776).