Knowle Sands



This length of river is noted for its' barbel. Pleasure catches exceeding 100lbs can be had with specimens up to 10lbs. Best fished during Summer & Autumn. Swim feeder or ledger best for barbel with pellets, corn or meat as favourite baits.

Location (SATNAV)

Upstream car park road entrance
Lat 52°31'11.2"N  Long 2°24'49.1"W (degs, mins, secs)
Lat 52.519772      Long -2.413642    (numerical)
Postcode WV16 5JL

Downstream car park road entrance
Lat 52°30'31.6"N  Long 2°24'29.4"W (degs, mins, secs)
Lat 52.508792      Long -2.408174    (numerical)
Postcode WV16 5LF


Knowle Sands: From Kidderminster take A442 towards Bridgnorth, turning left into town centre. Cross the river then turn left towards Chelmarsh. For sections 1 & 2 park in BAA car park through gate opposite the Swan Inn. For sections 3 & 4 continue to Eardington, then turn left down lane parking near sewage works.

Note: Sections 1 & 2 car park requires a long walk down hill through a wood then across a field to the river, coming back through the wood is a steep walk so travel light.


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