Manoir de Malvoisine is no longer open for fly fishing or guests.

We are hanging up our boots after a wonderful few years, so to all those who stayed here and fished the Andelle we say thank you for making it so special. We wish you all tight lines and happy days.

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Fly fishing ...a cheerer of the spirits, a tranquilliser of the mind, a calmer of unquiet thoughts, a diverter of sadness. Henry Wotton, nineteenth-century English angler.
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Fly-Fishing at Malvoisine

Malvoisine offers you a unique experience. When you book one or more rooms with us you will have complete privacy as no other guests will be staying here or fishing the river. We limit the fishing to a maximum of four rods.

Two Rivers: the Andelle and the Heronchelles

The Andelle

Our private one mile stretch of the Andelle has been lost in time and retains much of the ancient landscape. A third of the river flows through wetlands of dense alder and willow where selected bank fishing is possible. The remaining double-bank beat meanders through water meadows where wild flowers and grasses line its margins. Malvoisine is sited on the banks of the Andelle, making a magnificent visual contribution to the wild setting. Man and nature in perfect harmony.

A 17th century stone weir adds further visual delights to this stretch of the Andelle, parting the river to embrace a small island reached by footbridges. Charles Ritz with his friends Churchill and Eisenhower appreciated the qualities of the Andelle; clear water flowing over clean gravel with strands of water buttercup caressed by the current.

The Andelle offers technically challenging fly-fishing and is famous for the wild brown trout which are indigenous to these waters. We are members of the Wild Trout Trust, and our association with them allows us to enhance the river habitat in the most environmentally sympathetic way.

The Heronchelles

The Heronchelles is an exquisite aquifer fed stream with its source lying only a few miles from Malvoisine. Being situated in a grassy valley free of arable crops the Heronchelles is not subject to run off and colouring in heavy rainfall. Due to its more open situation with few trees, mayfly typically appear two weeks earlier than on the Andelle. We have a 500m beat with walking access from Malvoisine.

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