Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent located five miles west of Consett once again kept up its reputation for being one of the most attended game fisheries in the country, attracting over 10,000 angler visits last year.

The Derwent, with its easy access and gently sloping banks, is ideal for all the family to enjoy a great day out and a spot of fishing.

The reservoir is conveniently split into two, there is around six miles of bank, of which three miles along the south shore is available for both multi-bait and fly fishing, whilst the north shore is fly fishing only.

On arrival, there is a well stocked shop where you will find all of the fishing equipment you need to get you started from scratch or to get essential bait and flies on the day. Snacks, ice creams and hot and cold drinks are available daily along with a range of leisure items for the entire family to enjoy their day out. Our friendly team of rangers will be on hand to offer you advice and assistance.

There is a purpose built slalom style ramp suitable for wheelchair anglers. This is located at the main car park on the south shore near the dam. Even as water levels drop, the ramp can give good access to the water.

During the close season, the tackle shop at Derwent has been extended allowing us to greatly increase the range of goods on sale. We now stock an extensive range of SONIK rods and reels at very competitive prices.

Directions: Just off the A68 and four miles west of Castleside, turn south at the Manor House Pub and follow the road into the valley. Sat nav: DH8 9TT.

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Derwent Reservoir
Co Durham
United Kingdom

Tel: 01207 255250

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