Chalkstream fly fishing with Fishing Breaks

John Bailey Grayling Days

A few February dates left

river walk
River Walk with Simon Cooper

New for 2019

Coombe Mill
Coombe Mill

New on the River Avon

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Kids Fish Camp

Summer dates announced

The Mill
Heathman Street
Nether Wallop
Hampshire SO20 8EW
T: 01264 781988
F: 01264 782590


Corporate & Group Days

Fishing Breaks offers a wide selection of days for groups and corporate parties.


The River Test is the iconic chalkstream, famed the world over for fantastic dry fly fishing. A day beside these gin clear waters, teeming with brown trout in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, is the perfect antidote to work.

Your day will be hosted by Fishing Breaks founder and author, Simon Cooper. The service on the day will be exemplary, with the team of friendly and expert Guides on hand to look after your guests be they expert or novice, with tackle and flies provided.

There are options for full chalkstream days on both the River Test and Itchen or if you prefer a lake day at Nether Wallop Mill. All days include breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, plus a free bar, Fishing Guides and equipment.


April 27 – October 13             from £2,950
Based on a party of six. Larger groups to a maximum of 12 on request.


April 27 – October 13             from £2,575
Based on a party of six. Larger groups on request.


May 1 – September 30           from £285/head
Based on a party of ten.

EAST LODGE - River Itchen

April 3 – October 3                  £3,600
Based on a party of ten.


April 1 – October 31                  £165/head
Based on a party of four to ten. Larger groups on request.

Price include all fishing charges, licences, catering, drinks, fishing guides/instructors with tackle and flies supplied. Wherwell Priory, Bullington Manor and Nether Wallop Mill prices plus VAT.

Further information

Season: The season runs April to October, with the prime months being May, June and July. The famed Mayfly hatch takes place from mid May to early June.

Event day: The usual fishing day will run from 9am-6pm, with the option to stay later. We’ll meet at the fishing cabin for breakfast, then head out to the river for the remainder of the day retuning for lunch and tea. The Guides will pack and prepare any fish to be taken home.

Catering: Our chef prepares and serves from a delicious menu. The day includes coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, lunch, afternoon tea, plus fine wine and beers all included in the price. Here is a sample menu:

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English asparagus, quails egg and parmesan salad

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Roast sirloin of beef, served pink with horseradish dressing.
Oriental chicken with vegetables, noodles and a sesame, soy and ginger dressing

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Raspberry pavlova with red berry coulis

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Cheese board with Port

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Facilities: We pride ourselves in hosting your day at a beautiful riverside setting. All our beats have a fishing cabin beside the water, seating on the river bank, WC and car parking close to the river.

Fishing Guides: We know from experience that the key to the day is how your guests are looked after and our Guides are second to none. Not everyone will be an expert angler, but our Guides are fully qualified instructors so will be ready to look after novices or anyone who requires help.

Fishing tackle: All new top-of-the-line Orvis rods, reels, lines, nets and flies which are provided free of charge along with fishing waistcoats, wellington boots, hats and fishing glasses.

Travel & places to stay: We will offer advice on a host of excellent country inns and hotels within easy reach of the fishing, plus train links, taxis and directions.

For further details, please complete our enquiry form or e-mail

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