Beult and Tiese
Go over Yalding Bridge and into Yalding Village. Turn left (Hovis sign on Shop) over a bridge (Beult). After 200 yards turn right by the War Memorial (Vicarage Road). Eventually you will pass a Mill house and the Beult on your right and a number of houses, a children's play area and football field on your on your left. Turn right into East Street (signposted Marden and Chainhurst). Keep to the main road which will go over a bridge (Beult). The road goes uphill with Chainhurst Oast Houses on your right. 50 yards past the Oasts turn right (opposite Chainhurst Farm and ponds). Go down this lane and past the 'No Through Road' sign. The last property on the left is a converted barn, turn left immediately after the the wooden fence bordering the property. This track will half circle the field in front of the house but will take you to our car park on your left. Walk down the right hand edge of the field to the Beult or around the top edge of the field by the car park to come to the top of the Lesser Tiese (right hand bank downstream only) Our part of the Lesser Tiese starts 30 yards below the bridge to its confluence with the Beult.
Paul (Tetley) with his son Ben showing some quality chub from the river Tiese
River Medway Tonbridge
Image downloaded from Google Earth
Take the M25 southbound onto the A21. From the A21 take the B245 turn off for Sevenoaks and Hildenborough. As you come off and up to the roundabout at the top take the exit for Hildenborough and Tonbridge. You go through 5 sets of traffic lights passing the Half Moon and Flying Dutchman pubs on your left and Hilden Manor Beefeater on your right. At the fifth set of lights at the top of Tonbridge High Street turn left into the road named Bordyke ( The Ivy House Pub). At the next set of lights turn right into Cannon Lane. Go past Homebase and B&Q and over the Medway Bridge. Immediately at the end of the bridge turn sharp left into Postern Lane. Continue down the lane and go over a small humped back bridge by Postern Lane Cottages. Turn left immediately by the cottages into the car park area.
River Beult, New Barn Farm
Take the A20 through West Kingsdown to Wrotham heath. After traffic lights turn right into Seven Mile Lane (A2016 to Paddock Wood) just past 'The Vineyard Restaurant'. At first roundabout turn left onto A26 (Maidstone and Rochester). Continue through Wateringbury towards Teston. After about 4 miles turn right onto B2163, go over level crossing and bridge (River Medway) towards West Farleigh. At junction turn right towards Yalding and Coxheath. Fork left to Coxheath and Linton (B2163). Keep left through Heath Road through East Farleigh into Coxheath. At traffic lights turn right to Staplehurst (A229). After next set of traffic lights turn left to Headcorn Road. This is a small winding road which goes over two narrow bridges. Immediately after the second bridge, on the left, are two white boarded cottages. The entrance to the fishery is a gate alongside the second cottage. Follow the track right down through the fields to the car park alongside the river.
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