Izaak Walton: Biographer and angler

Famed during his life as a biographer, Izaak Walton is now remembered for his much-loved treatise on the joys of fishing, The Compleat Angler. His grave and stained glass image in the Chapel of St John the Evangelist and the Fisherman Apostles is visited by anglers from all over the world. (Due to development works the chapel is closed to visitors – please see the closures page for full details.)

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