Barton Hill Beck


Barton Hill, YO60 7, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Managed by the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers, Barton Hill Beck is a small, clear flowing stream that is a nice water to fish during spring and summer months.

On the right side of the bank, fishing is from Standing Beck down to Foston Bridge, then from Spital Bridge to one field upstream of the railway, then from Splashwater Bridge to the second plantation. On the left side of the bank, members can fish from Foston Bridge to Spital bridge.

This water is home to wild brown trout, small dace, pockets of chub, minnows and occasional jack pike.

To get there, follow these directions. From York, take the A64 Scarborough road to the bottom of Whitwell Hill.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

A roving approach pays but stealth and concealment are essential to avoid spooking the fish. Popular baits include worms and maggots. For maximum enjoyment, wear waders and carry a fly rod.

What facilities are on site?

Parking is available on the side of the road before Whitwell-on-the-Hill and then up or downstream from where the beck flows under the road.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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