If match or festival fishing's more your thing, cast your eyes over this lot!

Angling holidays are all about relaxing in tranquil surroundings by the water... but they don't have to be. While you're here, you can try your luck in our weekly resident matches or catch some festival action.

Book your holiday...

Weekly resident matches... we've a match to match
your ability

Monday: Gold Pool Match

Open to anglers who regularly fish open matches and/or are sponsored

Wednesday: Bronze Pool Match

Open to anglers who have never won a 30+ pegged open match and aren't sponsored

Thursday: Rover Match

Open to all anglers with special sections for ladies and juniors too

Bag Some Prizes

  • A place on Winners’ Week - enjoy a Free 7 night holiday, including a mini festival for all this season’s resident match winners
  • Cash prizes for winners of the Gold Pool, Bronze Pool and rover Match (senior section)
  • An invitation to fish our Preston Innovations Festival
  • Prizes for every angler who weighs in at the Rover Match


Festival Dates 2018

  • w/c 19 March March Veterans Festival

    Over 55s can join us for this four-day fishing event.

  • w/c 2 April Coca-Cola & Drennan Junior Festival

    Festival fishing open to youngsters of all abilities up to 15 years of age, with generous winners’ prizes and goodie bags up for grabs.

  • w/c 2 April Coca-Cola & Preston Innovations Intermediate Festival

    For intermediate anglers aged 16-21, looking to go on to fish senior festivals. With fantastic winners’ prizes and goodie bags for all who enter.

  • w/c 16 April Frenzee Festival

    Join 180 anglers for our traditional five-day, pellet-free festival.

  • w/c 23 April Milo Festival^

    With the warmer weather around this event, you can expect to see some much bigger weights.

  • w/c 14 May Guru Festival

    180 anglers fishing over five days with a chance to win some fantastic prizes.

  • w/c 4 June Garbolino Spring Classic Festival

    A friendly, less competitive four-day event, perfect for honing your skills before going on to fish our bigger festivals.

  • w/c 18 June Virgin Festival^

    Join 100 anglers for a four-day competition open to all non-sponsored anglers yet to win a 30 peg open match.

  • w/c 2 July Summer Veterans Festival

    Over 55’s can join us for this four-day fishing event.

  • w/c 1 October Maver Festival^

    A 180 peg match held over five-days and your last chance to qualify for the Preston Innovations Festival!

  • w/c 8 October Preston Innovations Festival^^

    180 anglers qualifying via a previous White Acres Festival or resident match are invited to our biggest festival of the year. The top 24 go on to fish the Parkdean Resorts Masters.

  • 14 October Parkdean Resorts Masters

    One of the biggest events in the UK with our top 24 anglers competing for the chance to win a £25,000 grand prize.

  • w/c 15 October Winners Week Festival

    A week of fishing for all 2018 resident match winners. Your chance to win a seven-night holiday at White Acres.^^^

  • w/c 29 October Winter Veterans Festival

    A four-day event for the over 55s, combining both modern and traditional styles.

Festival and weekly resident matches are subject to availability and entry fee. You must be in possession of a weekly permit to take part in the weekly resident matches.

^Limited places, so you may need to be added to the waiting list and then contacted if places become available.

^^Anglers must qualify on a White Acres event for the Preston Innovations Festival. Places on this festival cannot be booked.

^^^Accommodation for winners week is up to the value of £250. Limited to one holiday per person. Subject to terms and conditions. Upgrades are available at request and the difference in value will need to be paid in full before the w/c 16 October 2017 for the 2017 event or w/c 15th October 2018 for the 2018 event. All privately booked customers who have qualified require a £99 deposit. Dates subject to change.

For more information or to book your festival place,
call the Fisheries Team on 0344 381 9169

Please note accommodation must be booked direct with Parkdean to enter our fishing festivals

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Registered Office: 2nd Floor, One Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Business Park, Newcastle, NE12 8ET