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House of Hardy Fishing Tackle Museum and Country Store

Alnwick, Alnwick NE662PF, England
+44 1665 510027
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Nice small Museum

This is a nice and informative Museum attached to a very good fishing tackle shop. There are... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
a must for fishermen of all ages.

if visiting north Northumberland you must visit Alnwick, the castle ,the gardens, and importantly... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
newcastle northumberland
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Alnwick, Alnwick NE662PF, England
+44 1665 510027
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

This is a nice and informative Museum attached to a very good fishing tackle shop. There are videos playing of Hardy employees making fly rods, the staff are friendly and very helpful, Take your wallet as there is everything for the fisherman.

Thank ossiejolly
Reviewed March 6, 2017

if visiting north Northumberland you must visit Alnwick, the castle ,the gardens, and importantly the world famous Hardys fishing tackle factory and museum generation of royalty have had their fishing equipment made here,and is still rated as the best fishing Rods and Reels in the...More

Thank mikejshirley
Reviewed February 5, 2017

If you are a keen fisherman/angler then this place is for you. Interesting display in museum about history of the Hardy family and fishing equipment. Well stocked store of different brands of fishing equipment & accessories. Friendly staff who were happy to chat about 'fishing'....More

Thank 0312tracy
Reviewed September 30, 2016

a nice but short visit, realise that dealers are visiting but was expecting more special offers and service as a retail customer

Thank ianrmcdonald
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Complete history of Hardys fishing tackle with loads of examples in glass cases. Excellent fly tackle shop adjacent with some coarse and sea tackle.

1  Thank webntweb
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I've been a lifelong user and collector of Hardy tackle and wanted to visit the shop and museum for years. The photos on this site show certain rods and reels being made, but none of that was evident to me when I visited. Saturday afternoon...More

Thank Harveychant
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful small museum giving a great insight into the history of Hardy. It takes probably 10-15 minutes to do, but for any fishing fanatic this is a must do! Equally matched by an outstanding fishing store!

Thank Ddavesmith
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Who would have thought that the House of Hardy Museum could have been so informative. A business at the for front of fishing tackle design and manufacturing display products which have been produced by Hardy's for over a century. The staff were in incredibly informative...More

Thank David H
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Nice little museum of Hardy tackle through the years, a good company store, and very knowledgeable staff on hand to help you with your purchases.

1  Thank Tonyfromalnwick
Reviewed October 30, 2015

Being a House of Hardy fishing tackle fan and a passionate flyfisherman, paying Hardy, Alnwick a visit was a must do. I took advantage of an open day, and got to experience the factory and a guided tour learning as we went. This is a...More

3  Thank AnglerPilot
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