The Royalty Fishery

The Royal Fishery in Dorset in one of the UK's best coarse fisheries and has an abundance of history to match.

Home of the modern-day barbel angler and Royal Fishery also caters for Carp, Roach, Bream and Pike anglers with many of the fish caught at the venue appearing in angling publications.

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The Royal Fishery is open to all on a day ticket with some night fishing also on offer, please contact the venue for more details using the information below.

Coaching is also available for anyone looking to improve their angling skills.

Please visit Davis Tackle for tickets and opening hours


  • All anglers must have a rod license 
  • Barbel and carp must not be kept in keepnets
  • All game fish to be returned immediately 
  • Rods must be in attendance at all time, maximum of two
  • All litter to be taken with you
  • No fishing from the bridges 

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We are continually adding details about the fishery, be sure to check be often.

Fishing available

  • Barbel
  • Pike
  • Chub
  • Game Fish

Contact Information

The Royalty Fishery

The River Avon

Christchurch, Dorset

01202 485169
See website for prices