Opening Times

We are open 365 days per year from 7:30am until just before dusk or 9:30pm, whichever is the earlier.

Please purchase fishing tickets before fishing.  Tickets can be purchased from the café during opening hours, or from the 'Honesty Tickets' kiosk at all other times.


£7 for 1 Rod
£8 for 2 Rods

(Under 16's accompanied by an adult, OAP's and Disabled Badge Holders)
£5 for 1 Rod
£6 for 2 Rods

Evening Tickets 
(fishing from 4:00pm)
£5 for up to 2 Rods


Day-Ticket Lake Rules

  1. No access to the lakes until the gate is opened.

  2. The gate is locked at 9:30pm or dusk, whichever is the earlier.

  3. No fishing until a ticket has been purchased from the café or from the honesty box when the café is closed.  Tickets are charged at double price if purchased on the lakeside.

  4. Fishing is strictly offered on a ‘catch & release’ policy, with all fish to be carefully retuned to the water immediately.

  5. All anglers must possess a disgorger or forceps and a landing net, with a minimum size of 36” if fishing The Carp Lake.

  6. Barbless hooks only, maximum size 8.  No less than size 12 on Carp Lake.

  7. No braided main line to be used.

  8. Maximum main line breaking strain of 12lb’s.

  9. The aggressive landing of fish will not be tolerated - line strength versus fish size must always be considered.

  10. “Fixed Rigs” must not be used – all leads must be capable of detachment.

  11. All fish over 3lb to be carefully returned to the lake via a landing net or cradle.

  12. No keepnets to be used for pleasure angling.

  13. A maximum of 2 rods per angler.

  14. All anglers must have a valid E.A. license.

  15. Under 16's must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult at ALL times.

  16. No loud radios, fires, swimming, excessive drinking or anti social behaviour.

  17. Do not damage any of the trees or fauna.

  18. Parking in designated car parks only - no driving or parking on the grassed areas.   With prior permission, disabled badge holders may drop off and pick up their equipment from designated pegs.

  19. No visitors to the lakeside without prior permission.

  20. All litter to be taken away from the fishery please.

  21. Dogs are allowed on site if they are well behaved and kept on a lead and under control at all times.  Please note the ‘poop n scoop’policy.

  22. Visitors to site do so entirely at their own risk and agree that no undue responsibility is given to the Fishery Management for any loss or damage of property or injury to persons.

  23. By purchasing a ticket you agree to abide by all the Fishery rules with the understanding that if found to be contravening the rules you will be asked to leave the Fishery immediately without recompense.

Additional Carp Lake RuleS

All anglers must possess and use the following:

  • 36” minimum landing net.

  • Un-hooking matt or cradle.

  • Carp Care kit.

Bait Rules & Information

  1. All baits to be used in moderation.

  2. Please take all unused bait home, DO NOT dispose of it in the lake.

  3. Groundbait may only be used in a small pole-cup or feeder.

  4. Floating baits can only be used if contained within your swim.

  5. Spinning is not allowed.

  6. Bait boats are not to be used on any of the day-ticket lakes.

Banned Baits

  • Cat Meat

  • Dog Meat

  • Any form of Nuts

  • Fake/Plastic Bait

  • No live or dead baits.

Additional Match Rules

  1. Please weigh and release all fish that are 10lb and over.

  2. No more than 80lb to be put in any one Keepnet.

Please Note: These rules have been put in place to protect the welfare of the fish and the fishery as well as to help ensure that everyone has an enjoyable day. Anyone found breaking any of the above rules will be asked to leave the fishery immediately. Please see one of the bailiffs or owners if you have any issues whatsoever or you would like to discuss any of the above rules.  The rules found on this website supersede any rules displayed or printed elsewhere.