Get Ready to Cast A Line For Charity

River Tweed Ladies Days

The Tweed Foundation are pleased to announce a series of Ladies Fishing Days this summer for Atlantic Salmon and Seatrout across the River Tweed. Starting on Monday, June 24th, these events are designed to cater to women of all skill levels, from complete beginners to seasoned anglers.

Anne Woodcock, the event organiser, says,  “The River Tweed Ladies Charity Days are here to welcome anglers of all experience levels, from beginners to seasoned experts. Celebrating and promoting the participation of women in fly fishing, these events provide a supportive environment for connection, learning, and mutual encouragement”

  • Proceeds from the days will be donated to the Tweed Foundation, funding initiatives such as TweedStart, Go Wild For Fish, and Guardians of Tweed.
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Event Highlights

Time: The days begin at 9:00 AM and include coffee breaks (plus chocolate) and lunch is included on events marked***.

  • Location: Enjoy fishing for Atlantic Salmon and Seatrout on the renowned River Tweed. 

  • Cost from £60 per person. Equipment such as rods, lifevests can be supplied, and waders are available for hire from Fin & Game or Borders Gunroom.

  • Skill Levels: Suitable for beginners or those looking to refine their fly fishing skills.

Mark French, owner of Boathouse and Canny Beat, shares, "We would like to extend a warm welcome to all those attending the Ladies Days in aid of The Tweed Foundation. Teeming with wildlife and birdlife, each beat is set within a particularly tranquil and beautiful stretch of the river Tweed. Hopefully, it will be a fruitful and enjoyable experience for all those involved.”

Event Dates

Monday, June 24th Lower Birgham Beat, between Coldstream and Kelso.

Friday, 5th July Tweedswood Beat, near St Boswells and Melrose.

Saturday, 6th July Carham Beat, between Kelso and Coldstream.

Friday, 12th July Boathouse & Canny Beat, at Norham.***

Saturday, 13th July Boathouse & Canny Beat, at Norham.***

Friday 16th August Dryburgh Upper.***

Friday 27th September Horsbrugh.

October Kailzie - river fishing and still water fishing. Date TBC

Join us for these fantastic days of fishing, learning, and camaraderie on one of the UK’s most famous rivers. Whether you are looking to try fly fishing for the first time or refine your technique, the River Tweed Ladies Charity Days offer a unique opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors while supporting a worthy cause.

  • Come and cast your line with us this summer!

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Photographs and Stories

We love to hear from you! Please keep sending in your fishing stories to Anne Woodcock using your preferred method of contact below.
Communications and Fundraising Officer

Anne Woodcock


PHONE: 07540 834852 or 01896 800725

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