There are a number of sporting and recreational opportunities within or just outside of our parish to be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike, whether your interests lie in active outdoor pursuits or the more gentile pastimes enjoyed by some of our more senior residents we are sure there will be something that will take your interest.

Please find below some useful links and contact details for various local clubs, associations and enterprises which may be of interest to you.



The Derwent Angling Association was formed in 1865 by local people from Shotleybridge and surrounding areas. Day tickets available.

The North West Durham Angling Association (NWDAA) exists to enable members to enjoy trout fishing amidst the tranquillity of the upper Pennines. No Day tickets.

Derwent Reservoir is our most popular fishery, with anglers liking the combination of lots of bank space and the chance to catch specimen trout weighing up to 20lbs. Day tickets available.