Whitworth Valley Angling Society was established in 1973 and has five still waters set in beautiful countryside around Rochdale. These are located at….

Lane Head on Rooley Moor
Broadley Wood in Healey Dell
Birch Hill in Wardle
Dury Lane in Shawforth
We also have a short stretch of the River Roche near Bridgefield Street, Rochdale.

The club offers fishing opportunities suitable for children and the disabled, with wheelchair access at two ponds - Lane Head and Broadley Wood.

New members are always welcome.

The Society's qualified coach is Michael Cummins who has a 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate (L2CCA).

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The Society are members of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal. This means that we are represented by a powerful legal team (free of charge) should we suffer any pollution, loss of access, fish deaths and other legal issues. We also benefit from a comprehensive insurance package for liability against our society, our members and protecting our assets. More information can be found using the links in the side bar. Please read more about the work they do and in what ways becoming a member of the Angling Trust can benefit you and your club.
Please give your support to our local angling shop, Rochdale Angling. If you present your Membership card they will give get a 10% discount on anything that you purchase! We thank Rochdale Angling for their support and sponsorship.