Rules / Terms & Conditions

Common Sence Rules 

  • Please Drive very Slowly, you are driving on a Public Bridleway used by Walkers, Horse riders and Mountain Bikes. 
  • Under 14yrs are not permitted onsite.
  • 14yrs and over must be able to provide valid I.D when asked (No I.D, No Fishing).
  • 14yrs to 18yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You must hold a Valid Enviromental Agency rod license.
  • Stop at the fisher office on arrival and sign in and pay before fishing.

Fish Welfare we take very seriously.

  • Landing nets and unhooking mats must be dipped for 15 mins on arrival.
  • Rods must not be left unattended. You must be within 1 swim from your rods.
  • Do not strike hard, Mouth damage is done by fisherman not fish kissing each other.   
  • Always Kneel down to take pictures with any fish. Keep the fish wet and Return to the water ASAP.
  • Sacking of fish is only permitted for weighing.
  • Carp must not be retained in keep nets. 
  • You must have and use carp care antiseptic when needed.


  • Barbless hooks only, maximum size 8 
  • No Main line braid other than hook link / spomb & marker rod.
  • Minimum mainline 10lb breaking strain. 
  • Drop off lead and safety rigs must be used at all times.
  • No leadcore lines.
  • If Pole fishing use heavy duty elastic.
  • 32" landing net required for carp fishing. 
  • Bait boats - Please ask before use. 
  • 2 rods only 1st April to 31st October 3 rods 1st November to 31st March 


  • Particle baits must be properly prepared (soft to squeeze).
  • No trout pellets No cat & dog meats.

General info

  • Take your rubbish home or put in the skip provided by the fishery office.
  • Please put your vehicle in the car park after unloading (disabled badge holders can keep thier car at the swim only.
  • Fishery Gates are locked from 6pm to 8am
  • 24hr CCTV in operation.
  • No other visiting guests other than those booked in are allowed onsite.
  • No Dogs allowed onsite.
  • No Swimming or wading in the water. 
  • No Heavy drinking, drugs, guns, loud radios or shouting.
  • BBQ must be raised to pevent scorching.
  • Keep bait alarms as quite as possible during the evening.
  • No trailor or gazebo style tents, motor homes cannot be slept in.
  • No cutting or burning of live or dead wood.


  • All accidents must be reported and recorded in the accident book in the fishery office.
  • First aid kit in the Fishery office.
  • Caution should be taken when net dipping in disinfectant, ask for assistance if unsure. You are responcible for your own personal pretective equipment.
  • Caution should be taken, when walking around the lake day and night as trip hazards are present. e.g Branches, Bare Roots, Rabbit Holes, Slippery Surface, and Uneven ground.
  • Caution should be taken when camping under trees - Falling branches and lightening strike.
  • Caution - fishing should stop when lightening is forcast.
  • The lake water is very cold, the edges shallow but with steep holes, avoid falling in. 7 life rings are positioned around the lake to be used only to save life.


  • It is a condition of payment that we have the right to search your vehicle.
  • The removal, killing, eating or transfer of any fish will mean instant life long ban and a claim by the owners for full compensation.
  • Niether the company nor its employees shall be held responsible for loss or damage to any of your property however caused.
  • Anglers, guests or visitors are not entitled to make any claim against the company or employees of any loss, injury or theft.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any booking.
  • We reserve th right to alter these terms at any time without prior notice.