A four-day course in trout fishing for beginners from age 11 upwards. Our most popular course. Complete beginners, handling a fly rod for the first time, can come on one of these courses and be led gradually, stage by stage, to the point where after four days they will be able to fish for river and lake trout reasonably well by themselves. The course involves a day’s casting instruction followed by a day’s stillwater fishing at Tinhay Lake, leading to two days’ fishing on the rivers. This in-depth, practical instruction is combined with workshops and lectures on tackle, safety, fly-tying, entomology, rivercraft, fish behaviour and much more. This course - while continually updated - has been run at The Arundell Arms for over 60 years and has been the starting point for thousands of fly fishers.
9th -12th April (arrive Sunday)
7th - 10th May (arrive Sunday)
FISHING COURSES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Tuition, guiding, courses and fishing day tickets are all available to non-residents of the hotel. The course and tuition prices include all fishing charges and tackle hire, but not an EA rod licence* or any accommodation, unless otherwise stated. For accommodation charges please see hotel tariff. A ‘full day’ covers a minimum of four hours with an instructor; plus fishing on the beat for the day. A ‘half day’ covers a minimum of two hours with an instructor; plus fishing for the remainder of the morning or afternoon session. Deposit: We request a 50% course fee deposit per participant on booking. This deposit will be returned if you give us more than 31 days notice of cancellation.
* The Environment Agency have reviewed the way fishing licences are sold, and are ending the system of Retained Agents. As from 1 April 2017 the Arundell Arms will no longer be a licence agent. The responsibility to have a licence is that of the angler. Licences must be obtained before fishing, and can be obtained from the Post Office, by phone on 0344 800 5386, or from www.gov.uk/get-a-fishing-licence.
‘WINTER INTO SPRING’ GOURMET STAY
Indulge in a gourmet break staying in one of our lovely Classic rooms and dining on our signature five-course tasting menu, where head chef Steve Pidgeon delights in showcasing the very best local and seasonal produce.
One night dinner bed & breakfast including our fabulous five-course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu from just £218.
Two nights bed & breakfast with five - course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu on one evening of your choice from just £310.
Three nights bed & breakfast with five course 'Taste of the West' tasting menu on one evening of your choice from just £398.
Subject to availability. Rates shown are for total stay and based on two adults sharing a Classic Double or Twin room. This offer is available 1st Jan – 30th April 2018. A £10 supplement per room per night is applied to stays on a Friday and Saturday. Upgrade to a Large Room /Suite for £20 per room per night. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.