Fishing on the River Dove


Izaak Walton was a keen fisher, who was best known for the book he authored, The Compleat Angler.

Why not take advantage of the peace and tranquillity of our 3 mile stretch of the River Dove by purchasing a pass from reception which will entitle you to a days fishing.

Grayling Season and Trout Season Day Passes are available from between £30 and £75 per person. There is limited availability of these, please call the hotel to book in advance

Packed lunches are available for your days fishing when booked in advance and cost £9.95.

The Izaak Walton Hotel is located in the Derbyshire Peak District near the villages of Thorpe, Ilam & Tissington. East Midlands Airport is 34 miles away whilst Manchester Airport is 41 miles.

If using satnav or google maps, our postcode is DE6 2AY.

Alternatively you can follow the brown tourist signs through Ashbourne to Dovedale and you will find the Izaak Walton Hotel set in the middle of the Dovedale Valley.