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River Allen

The River Allen is a lovely, pure chalkstream that runs through the finest countryside in Dorset. With a total length of 13 miles, the Allen is a tributary to the Stour, the two rivers coming together just outside Wimborne Minster and entering the sea at Christchurch.

Of all the English chalkstreams, the Allen is one of the most private because nearly its entire length is under the ownership of just two large estates that have been in the same family for many generations.

This is a stream that teems with wild trout and is heaven for dry fly purists.

DEANS COURT

 

The River Allen is one of England’s most unspoilt chalkstreams, which still boasts a thriving population of our native white-clawed crayfish. Running through the grounds of Deans Court this beat is fast flowing, with plenty of wild brown trout and a good head of grayling.

Gin-clear and with plenty of ranunculus to support good fly life this is an ideal place if you like sight fishing and fish that come from nowhere to grab a dry fly as it drifts along margins of bank and weed. Generally it is best fished by wading, though for some sections you will get out to fish from the bank.

This beat is ideal for one rod or two friends sharing.


Difficulty Tranquilty Wading advised Check
Map Video

No. RODS
1-2

 

COMPARE

dogs allowed
No dogs

Cabin rating
4 stars

Rail Station7m

Acommodation 0.2m

Pub 0.2m

“Challenging enough to be interesting.”   “Deans Court is a proper little gem of a fishery! ”    “Lots of variety. Big fish, small fish, big grayling.”

Aternatives to consider Ratings explained

River

April 15 - May 14

£55 per Rod

May 15 - June 15

£85 per Rod

June 16 - September 30

£55 per Rod

October 1 - December 31 (grayling)

£45 per Rod


Fish Camp Call/email for dates

July 1 - August 31

£195 two days/1 night for two


WIMBORNE ST. GILES

 

The River Allen is a chalkstream gem, a true wild trout paradise in the most beautiful, unspoilt and tranquil English countryside.This is gin-clear water, ideal for sight and dry fly fishing of the very highest quality.

The fishing is divided into four beats; the three Home beats plus the Village Water. The Home beats, Crichel, Bowerswaine and Brockington are a combination of bank fishing with some wading sections.

Each of the three Home beats is suitable for one Rod, or they are easily combined for a two friends or a small party


Home Beats 

Difficulty Tranquilty Wading Advised Check
Map Video

No. RODS
1-4

 

COMPARE

dogs allowed

No Cabin

Rail Station12m

Acommodation 0.6m

Pub 0.1-1m

“Small river, secluded, wading.”   “It was the first I have fished the Allen but was charmed by it. Absolutely pristine.”    “Lovely unspoiled English countryside, the wildlife is amazing and the water crystal clear. ”

Aternatives to consider Ratings explained

May 1-14

£95 per Rod

May 15 - June 15

£125 per Rod

June 16 - September 30

£85 per Rod


Village Water

 

The Village Water beat is wild trout fishing of the highest order. Never easy, this is a long beat that runs to nearly a mile in length that requires the lightest outfit and the accurate casting.

Fed by the perennial spring at the headwater of the River Allen the water will feel distinctly chilly when you first get in and its pellucid nature will disguise some surprisingly deep sections. However, the beat is very much left to nature so the difficulty factor is necessarily high.

The Village beat is suitable for one Rod or two friends fishing together. It is a 1.5 miles from the Home beats, so they may be combined for extra variety.



Difficulty Tranquilty Wading Check
Map Video

No. RODS
1-2

 

COMPARE

dogs allowed

No Cabin

Rail Station12m

Acommodation 0.6m

Pub 0.1-1m

“Small river, secluded, wading.”   “It was the first I have fished the Allen but was charmed by it. Absolutely pristine.”    “Lovely unspoiled English countryside, the wildlife is amazing and the water crystal clear. ”

Aternatives to consider Ratings explained

May 1-14

£50 per Rod

May 15 - June 15

£75 per Rod

June 16 - September 30

£50 per Rod

For further details, please complete our enquiry form or e-mail info@fishingbreaks.co.uk

 

 

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