Fly Fishing at The Peacock, Rowsley

The Peacock is the hub for the Haddon Estate fisheries which offers some of the finest and most extensive dry fly fishing for wild trout in the country. Fishermen come from all over the world , and the Derbyshire Wye is famous for being the only river in the United Kingdom with wild rainbow trout as well as wild brown trout. 

The Peacock offer single rooms from £110 and double rooms from £235.

Day Tickets

Day tickets are available from the Peacock for fishing on over seven miles of the River Wye and on three and a half miles of the River Derwent. 

  • Low Season Day Ticket 2019
    £75 per rod per day from 1st April – 12th May and from 16th June – 7th October.
  • High Season Day Ticket 2019
    £150 per rod per day from 13th May – 15th June.


They do not stock any of their rivers, so all fish are wild. The Derbyshire Wye is the only river in the country with wild rainbow trout.

Guides and Tuition

To make the most of what the fishery offers, why not book a guide. Guides are available at just £125.00 for a half day, or £200.00 for a full day.

Tuition is also available. Please contact us by calling 01629 733518 for more information.

River Derwent

This river is available for members and now day tickets from 1st April 2019 to fish on 3 ½ miles of the river Derwent. Unlike the Wye, wet flies and nymphs can be used as well as dry flies, and wading is permitted with caution! 

Derbyshire Wye

Available to day ticket holders and members of the Peacock Fly Fishing Club.

The only river in the country with wild rainbow trout; with over seven miles of some of the best dry fly fishing in the UK. The river is not stocked at all, providing challenging fishing for wild brown and rainbow trout as well as for grayling. We operate a strict “catch and release” policy, with fish being released unharmed.


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