The Peak District is split in to two parts, known as the white peak and the dark peak. These names stem from the underlying rock, the dark peak being primarily gritstone and the white peak limestone. It’s these two beautifully different landscapes that enable the Peak District to have some of the most diverse fly fishing on offer in the UK
The white peak is synonymous with limestone streams, the cool weeder waters holding large populations of brown trout, grayling & wild rainbows. The dark peak is famous for it’s boulder strewn upland streams, perfect for light tackle river fly fishing. The large reservoirs in the flooded valleys provide exhilarating sport for large stocked rainbow trout as well as wild fish which run up the feeder streams to spawn.
The Peak District is one of the most visited national parks in the world, owing to the fact it is accessible from many of the major UK cities and only a couple of ours train journey from London. This makes the Peak District perfect for both day trips as well as longer stays.
We are always on hand to answer any questions about your visit to the Peak District, and if you fancy having a go at fly fishing, all the tackle and equipment is all provided during our fly fishing lessons.