Blakewell trout farm & smokery is situated in a beautiful, picturesque Devon valley where it is fed by crystal clear spring water from Exmoor. Here we farm our trout and produce the most delicious, mouth-watering smoked salmon and trout you are ever likely to taste.


We are one of the premier fly fishing destinations in the south west of England for the experienced angler, and also offer families the excitement of catching their own fish in our family friendly fishing lake.


In such a beautiful, peaceful setting Blakewell makes an ideal destination to wind down, relax and enjoy one of our renowned Devon cream teas in our Waterside Café. 

Come and join us for the unique experience and taste of Blakewell.

The unique taste of Blakewell

Eat Well

Using the finest ingredients combined with over 30 years of experience we produce the most mouth watering smoked salmon and trout you are ever likely to taste.

Well stocked, quality fly fishing lake

Fish Well

A beautiful lake managed for its abundant fly hatches and hard fighting fish has lead to Blakewell being recognized as a premier fly fishing destination

Family friendly fishing lake

Fish Well

The freshest fish caught by you and your family. Introduce your children to fishing and take home your catch.

Waterside Cafe at Blakewell

Relax Well

The beautiful, peaceful setting of Blakewell makes it an ideal destination to wind down and relax with afternoon tea


“Blakewell is much closer than you think”


“The smoked salmon & trout is out of this world”

“I regularly travel from Cornwall for the superb fly fishing”


Lake & Waterside Shop & Café Opening times
The lake is open all year, 7 days a week, 8am–sunset, except for Christmas day.


The Shop & Café Winter opening

(October -March) from 10am - 4pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Find us

We are just minutes from Barnstaple Town Centre. Leave the A39 on the outskirts of Barnstaple by taking the B3230 towards Ilfracombe. We are situated less than half a mile on your left.