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The Arundell Journal

Our Waters

We are very fortunate at the Arundell to own and manage twenty-two miles of wild fishing on the river Tamar and five of its tributaries. …

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The Arundell Field & Stream Academy 2022

A new offering at The Arundell is an academy to promote the uptake of field sports among the next generation. Aimed at 14 to 19 …

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Our approach to wine & The Arundell Vintners

As first time owners of a restaurant and hotel,  compiling a wine list for public consumption was a new and exciting experience. Nor before been required …

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Walks around the hotel

All of The Arundell’s fishing and rivers connect us to the moorland. The river Lyd comes tumbling from the Western edge of Dartmoor where it …

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The return of The Arundell Sunday Roast

With Autumn in full swing and the crisp bite in the air, The Arundell is bringing back The Sunday Roast. Roast Dinners at The Arundell …

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Autumn at The Arundell

This summer has seen the relaxing of domestic covid travel restrictions and the consequent opening up of the hospitality sector, and on the 17th May …

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The Arundell Kitchen Blackberry Jam Recipe

As the weather turns colder, make the most of the hedgerows bursting with blackberries, with this simple and delicious jam recipe; supplied by our Executive …

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Flora and Fauna

“To all things there is a season”; Ecclesiaistes, Chapter 3, Verses 1 to 9, if you would like the complete quote. “Never was this more …

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The Fishing Report September 2021

In my mid-summer fishing report, I commented on the rather odd weather patterns of this year, and the main part of the summer has seen …

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The Arundell Kitchen’s Hollandaise

Hollandaise; a delicious addition to fish dishes such as smoked or poached trout or salmon, or to be enjoyed with eggs.  For the Arundell kitchen’s …

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Meet the Kitchen Team

According to outside critiques The Arundell kitchen has for many decades produced delicious food, some of the best as far as country hotels go. In …

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Family Days Out in Devon & Cornwall

Cornwall and Devon are popular for staycations this Summer, and we understand why families are picking this beautiful part of the country to spend family …

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A Most Versatile Fly, the Adams

Most dry fly fishers would agree that if one had to choose only 3 flies for the season then that selection would undoubtedly include the …

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The best picnic spots in Devon and Cornwall

We think these are great spots to enjoy a picnic and appreciate the beautiful countryside. Picnic hampers can be arranged by request by The Arundell …

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Catches at The Arundell, mid-summer 2021

Fishing at the Arundell started off rather tentatively this year, with nobody quite sure where we were going with the lockdown. A few local and …

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Summer at The Arundell

With the imminent easing of lockdown, we are looking forward to welcoming more guests back through our doors. The Arundell in the summer offers a …

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Summer Update

he DNA of the Arundell is primarily fishing, food and a love of being in the field. It has been for the past 90 years. …

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The Kite’s Imperial – an early season favourite

This popular and effective dry fly was devised in 1962 by the late Oliver Kite to imitate the Large Dark Olives which were hatching on …

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Tips for looking after Fishing Reels, Backing, Leaders and Tippet

REELS:  Good quality reels should be relatively maintenance free, so long are they aren’t mistreated. Any defect will usually be obvious from a few quick …

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Top Tips for Fly Line maintenance

The fly line is the most important component of your fly fishing equipment. Period. You can have the smoothest rod, swankiest reel, and most technically …

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Top 3 tips for fishing rod care

WAX YOUR ROD SPIGOTS!  Spigots are the joint between the sections of your rod when assembled. A small application of wax will not only prevent …

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New Fishing Waters at the Arundell

The Arundell has a long-standing reputation for being one of the best locations to pursue wild fish with the fly in the UK. We have …

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Preparing for the Fishing Season

Time on the river is precious and it is always disappointing to have one’s limited fishing days shortened by poorly maintained tackle. Over the years …

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