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  • Freehold
  • Fishing rights on the River Mole and Yeo
  • 4,241 meters of single bank fishing rights
  • 677 meters of double bank fishing rights
  • Good variety of deep pools
  • Accessible location

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Approximately 4,241 metres of single bank and 677 metres of double bank


The fishing rights are located just outside of South Molton, a popular market town providing a wide range of amenities.


A rare opportunity to acquire a good stretch of single and double bank fishing rights along part of the River Mole and Yeo.

The River Mole is a tributary of the River Taw in Devon which rises on the south western border of Exmoor and takes its name from the market towns of North and South Molton. The River Yeo is also a tributary of the River Taw and both these spate rivers have a good variety of deep pools, glides, gravel shoals and broken shallow runs.

The Rights run downstream from an area just north of Bish Mill (River Yeo) joining the River Mole approx. 2,510m downstream and finishing just north of the village of Alswear. The Rights extend to 4,920m in total, 677m of which double bank and 4,241 single bank.

The two main access points are just north of the Alswear Bridge (EX36 4LF) and Grilstone Bridge (EX36 4EG).


Alwear Bridge - From South Molton, head south towards New Rd/B3137, turn right onto the B3137 and follow this road for approx. 2.8 miles until you reach the village of Alswear. Shortly after entering the village, take a sharp right turn and follow the narrow lane til you reach the bridge. The southern end of the rights begin just north of the bridge.

Grilstone Bridge – From South Molton, head towards New Rd/B3137. After 0.2 miles on New road, turn left onto Poltimore Road and continue for half a mile. Turn left on to the B3227 towards Barnstaple. Continue for half a mile and take the first right turn down an unnamed council road. Continue for 1 mile passing Grilstone Farm on the right. There is a lay-by and access to the River by the bridge.


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Local Amenities

  • Kings Nympton 6.4 miles
  • Portsmouth Arms 7 miles
  • South Molton Community College 1 miles
  • South Molton United Church of England Primary School 1.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Kings Nympton 6.4 miles
  • Portsmouth Arms 7 miles
  • South Molton Community College 1 miles
  • South Molton United Church of England Primary School 1.2 miles
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