Salmon Fishing on the English & Scottish Border

Whether your approach towards the water is advanced or more leisurely, or you’re an individual, a group or a family, you’re sure to enjoy Horncliffe Fishing Tweed’s wonderful secluded tranquillity, fabulous fishing, stunning location and warm welcome.

Tweed - World Class Salmon & Sea Trout Fishing

Stretching for almost 100 miles from its source near Moffat in Dumfriesshire to the North Sea at Berwick upon Tweed is regarded as perhaps one of the world’s finest salmon fishing rivers, attracting anglers in the spring and summer for runs of fish, as well as throughout the fishing season which begins on February 1st.

Horncliffe Fishings Tweed - The Beat

Situated on the border between Scotland and England near historic Norham village with its own fishing hut. The English riverbank stretch is split into three fishing beats featuring a mixture of fast flowing shallow water suitable for fly fishing and deeper, slow moving water which is more suitable for spinning.

New Season 2018

Welcome to the New 2018 Horncliffe Fishings Tweed Season!

Welcome to new Head Boatman Mr Tony Averill.

Rods available on New Syndicate up to 2 rods on a chosen day per week until end of July 2018 at Approx. GBP300 per day Inc. VAT depending on day of the week.

For fishing info please email:

Thank you & tight lines!


Sitting between Norham village and Berwick upon Tweed

The Horncliffe Fishings are easily accessible with SUV type vehicles and for pre-booked customers only, vehicular access is via a hardcore track leading through privately owned farmland for about 1 ¼ miles to the fishing hut which occupies a very peaceful setting at the heart of the beat.

Greenhill Fishing Hut

A fishing hut (formerly the netting shiel) situated at the bottom of the beat 2 is equipped with wood gas and gas fires, a small refrigerator and gas cooking ring, together with barbeque facilities and adequate parking spaces. With sufficient notice an additional boatman can be arranged to provide ghillieing at a cost per day (payable directly).

119 Salmon & Grilse 21 Sea Trout

(5 year average catch statistics)

River Levels - Norham Gauge

Latest reading: 1.149m at Fri, 25th May 2018 05:45:00 +0000

Tweed Fishing Code

River Tweed Commission – Tweed Angling Code, for Salmon and Sea-trout.

A guide to legal restrictions and good practice when fishing on Tweed and its tributaries.

Gyrodactylus Salaris

In order to mitigate the risk of spreading Gyrodactylus Salaris, all fishing’ equipment that has been used outside the UK and Ireland within the preceding 7 days must be cleaned either by :

  • Drying to a minimum of 20℃ for at least 2 days, OR
  • Heating to above 60℃, OR
  • Immersion of materials in a suitable solution of Virkon (at 1% solution), Wescodyne (at 1% solution), 3% solution of common salt (Sodium chloride) or a 0.2% solution of Sodium hydroxide OR
  • Deep freezing for at least 1 day

Availability & Booking

Rods can be booked online via FishPal.

Price per rod/per day ranges from £30 to £140 depending on month of the year.