The Grand Western Canal provides a quiet and relaxing venue with a good range of coarse angling opportunities.  Of particular note are the summer Tench and winter Pike and Perch fishing.  An excellent mixed fishery with above average stocking levels, means that the Canal presents a good challenge to anglers of all abilities with plenty of opportunities to find a quiet spot and enjoy the peace and tranquillity.  Angling platforms, are located at various points through the park, allowing suitable, safe access for the less-abled angler.

Angling rights on the Canal are leased to the Tiverton and District Angling Club. In addition to holding a valid Environment Agency Rod Licence, a permit must be purchased, in advance, from either:

 ALSO:  Everyone must follow Devon County Council's - Towpath Code of Conduct

For Canal MAP click this link: Grand Western Canal MAP

Click Here to View Devon County Council Website on 'ANGLING' on The Grand Western Canal.

Cullompton Carp and Coarse, Fishing Tackle and Bait in Cullompton
High Street, Cullompton Tel: 01884 839273

Exe Valley Angling
19 Westexe South, Tiverton Tel: 01884 242275

Minnows Caravan Site
Off M5 Junction 27, Sampford Peverell Tel: 01884 821770

For more information on Fishing on the Grand Western Canal, click here.



The current Fishing Permits prices are:

  Day Year
Under 10s Free Free
Juniors (10 - 17) £3 £8
Seniors (18+) £5 £28
OAPs £5 £15

Canal Map:

Grand Western Canal MAP (PDF)