1. On arrival, please remain inside your vehicle and wait until you are at the front of the queue and invited into the shop (one person at a time). This may take some time, so please bear with us. 

2.  Day tickets, bait and tackle can be purchased from the shop counter which is located just inside the door.  The rest of the tackle shop will be roped off, but goods can still be purchased - just ask the shop staff for assistance.


3. The cafe is open, but only for takeaways. Please queue with 2m gaps.


4.  Once you are in your swim, please avoid leaving it as much as possible.  If you have to, social distancing rules must be followed at all times.


5.   Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent at all times. 


6.   No non-fishing guests are allowed at any time, other than parents supervising their own children.  However, adults that are fishing and live together in the same household are permitted to share a swim or bivvy (husband & wife, father & son, mother & daughter for example)


7.   Anglers will not be allowed to share swims or the vicinity around them with anyone that isn't from the same household. The social distancing rule must apply at all times.


8. On the Match lakes - one swim must be left empty between anglers at all times.


9. Only one person will be allowed to use the toilets at any time.


10. All litter and waste must be taken home and responsibly disposed of in you own waste refuse.



  1. All nets, mats & weigh-slings brought onto the fishery must be bone dry

  2. Cars may be used on fishery but ONLY for unloading or loading tackle

  3. No dogs

  4. No bait boats

  5. BBQs may be used but ONLY if raised off ground & not before 6pm

  6. No keepnets, EXCEPT in matches

  7. ALL anglers must have a landing net

  8. No sacking of carp - ALL fish to be returned to the water immediately in net or sling

  9. No fixed leads

  10. Barbless hooks only

  11. No live bait or spinning on lakes

  12. No nuts or beans unless supplied by Monk Lakes

  13. No refunds

  14. ALL anglers must be in possession of a National Rod Licence

  15. No braided main line or lead core

  16. Ball games and anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated - offenders will be banned

  17. A charge will be levied for non-anglers - genuine visitors accepted

  18. Large fish may only be photographed at mat level

  19. Please use the litter bins for your lines and litter


  1. Prior booking only

  2. No Juniors

  3. Minimum 42" landing net

  4. Minimum 15lb line

  5. Large specimen size padded unhooking mat

  6. Green Bivvies only