NEW FOR 2021

Now booking online or by email

Courses, tuition and family days

NEW FOR 2021
Phillippa Hake on the River Calder. Breach Farm on the River Itchen. Guide School. Timsbury 5 on the River Test.

As you would expect, we have put in place safety measures at all our locations and for all types of fishing day.
If you have any questions or particular concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Click here for our 2021 Covid-19 policy.

Corporate & Group Days

Fishing Breaks offers a wide selection of days for groups and corporate parties.


The River Test is the iconic chalkstream, famed the world over for fantastic dry fly fishing. A day beside these gin clear waters, teeming with brown trout in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, is the perfect antidote to work.

Your day will be hosted by Fishing Breaks founder and author, Simon Cooper. The service on the day will be exemplary, with the team of friendly and expert Guides on hand to look after your guests be they expert or novice, with tackle and flies provided.

There are a variety of options to suit most budgets and requirements.

River Test – Fully catered and guided packages

Top-of-the-line day with every facility and service provided. Choice of three venues starting at £448/head for parties of six or more.

River Day – Fishing and hamper package

Bespoke your own day with fishing, guides and catering to suit. Rivers in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Wiltshire with prices starting at £238/head for parties of four or more.

Nether Wallop Mill

Private trout lake in Hampshire with a beautiful thatched fishing lodge. Full catered and fishing package with instructor for groups of five and upwards from £218/head.

Further information

Season: The season runs April to October, with the prime months being May, June and July. The famed Mayfly hatch takes place from mid May to early June.

Event day: The usual fishing day will run from 9am-6pm, with the option to stay later. We’ll meet at the fishing cabin for breakfast, then head out to the river for the remainder of the day returning for lunch and tea. The Guides will pack and prepare any fish to be taken home.

Catering: Our chef prepares and serves from a delicious menu. The day includes coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, lunch, afternoon tea, plus fine wine and beers all included in the price. Here is a sample menu:

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English asparagus, quails egg and parmesan salad

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Roast sirloin of beef, served pink with horseradish dressing.
Oriental chicken with vegetables, noodles and a sesame, soy and ginger dressing

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Raspberry pavlova with red berry coulis

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Cheese board with Port

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Facilities: We pride ourselves in hosting your day at a beautiful riverside setting. All our beats have a fishing cabin beside the water, seating on the river bank, WC and car parking close to the river.

Fishing Guides: We know from experience that the key to the day is how your guests are looked after and our Guides are second to none. Not everyone will be an expert angler, but our Guides are fully qualified instructors so will be ready to look after novices or anyone who requires help.

Fishing tackle: All new top-of-the-line Orvis rods, reels, lines, nets and flies which are provided free of charge along with fishing waistcoats, wellington boots, hats and fishing glasses.

Travel & places to stay: We will offer advice on a host of excellent country inns and hotels within easy reach of the fishing, plus train links, taxis and directions.

For further details, please complete our enquiry form or e-mail

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Fishing Breaks
The Mill
Heathman Street
Nether Wallop
Hampshire SO20 8EW

01264 781988
Overseas +44 1264 781 988