The Compleat Angler @ Pure Fishing Alnwick

The Compleat Angler retail store and museum is based in Alnwick, Northumberland. Run by anglers, for anglers.


Calum Gladstone – Master Rodsmith

With over 30 years experience working with the Hardy Brothers, Calum now had makes rods to order.

Mobile: 07719934911




David Parker’s Fishing Tuition

I hold multiple England fishing caps and have had incredible opportunities and achievements throughout my fishing career including 2009 England World Team Champion, National river champion, International champion and still water Captain.

I am currently offering tuition to all levels of angler at Chatton and if your interested please contact myself directly on or 07725517783


Fishing for Everyone

Lucy Bowden Fly Fishing

Level 2 UKCC game angling coach, Lucy has been going fishing since the age of five, following in the footsteps of her Dad.

Having worked at world renowned fishing tackle manufacturer, Hardy & Greys in Alnwick for nearly ten years, Lucy believes that anyone can enjoy the sport no matter their age, race, gender or ability. Her aim is simple – to offer everyone the opportunity to try fishing in a safe and supportive environment.

A female angler herself, Lucy’s dedication to encourage more females and children in particular into the sport has inspired many to give it a go.

Lucy offers instruction at Chatton Trout Fishery focused on beginners and those wishing to brush up on their skills and can provide fishing tackle where required. Her partner, World Fly Fishing Champion and England World Team Manager, Howard Croston also teaches more advanced anglers at the fishery.

Mobile: 07890519392



Bob Smith Fly Fishing

Member of the Hardy & Greys Academy, G.A.I.C Qualified Level 2 UKCC Game Angling Coach

Instruction covers Fly Casting Lessons, Beginners courses, River Fly Fishing, Stillwater Fishing and Guided Fly Fishing Days.

Mobile: 07984810791



Scott Nellins- Fly Fish North

Guiding, Tuiton and Fly Tying.

mobile 07502228595







East Horton Farmhouse B & B (5 Star – Silver Award)
East Horton is situated between the busy market town of Wooler and the coastal village of Belford. In the heart of the St Cuthbert’s Way and ideally placed for trips to the beach, Farne Islands, Holy Island, the Cheviot Hills and the many Castles. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable with TV, tea & coffee facilities, central heating and wonderful views. All with en-suite facilities. Web:

Purdy Lodge
Purdy Lodge was built in 1994 and offers twenty en-suite bedrooms with the convenience of an in-house Bar & Restaurant. They serve a range of food to suit all tastes & all pockets and their easy to find location is ideal for enjoying the unrivalled coastlines and attractions in the area. Purdy Lodge is situated just off the A1 between Alnwick and Berwick upon Tweed and just 5 miles inland from Bamburgh. Purdy Lodge offer a 10% “Fishermans Supper” deal to all customers of our lake – voucher will be issued at lake. Web:

Mill House Chatton
Situated in generous grounds at the site of the Old Chatton Mill, Chatton, the 18thcentury Farmhouse offers a different bed and breakfast experience in the self-contained annexe, which has been newly refurbished and offers modern spacious accommodation. Within 5 minutes walk from the Fishery, this is ideal for a peaceful short break or as a gateway to the delights of North Northumberland, guests will leave the Mill House fulfilled and eager to return. Web: