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WATER LEVELS: Due to serious drought in the region we have already closed the doughnut and Jacobs creek along with pegs 22 to 28 on the Big Lake, for fish and angler safety. The Traditional Lake has now re-opened due to raised water levels but still please fish with care.  Match lake 1 is open for day anglers but pegs 16 to 19 are closed for NIGHT FISHING, all other night fishing pegs are still available for bookings.  There are now 12 fishable swims on the Canal.

Anglers are advised to call before travelling long distances for updates on levels. Anglers must also ensure they pack their waders as they may have to walk into the water to catch and release fish. 

Thank you for your continued support - SWP Team


Jacobs Creek


Jacobs has recently been upgraded where a picnic/ social area, purpose built BBQ and a portable toilet are now in place.  The cost of the lake is now £130 for the whole lake for 24 hours regardless of numbers of anglers although we recommend 4 anglers max. 

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the Lake's popularity, the 1st available weekend to date, is Friday 24th May 2019.

Jacobs Creek can only be pre-booked upon receipt of a 50% deposit which can be taken in the shop or over the phone. 01473 832327.

The exclusive and stunning Jacobs Creek Lake covers 2 acres and has average depths ranging from 3 – 7ft.

The Lake holds 3 swims with 3 log cabins. This is one of our hidden gems and the whole lake is bookable in advance.

The cost is based on 3 anglers, although you are welcome to have more anglers at your discretion.

The cabins have no electric and are W12 x D10 foot with plenty of space for 2 large bed chairs in each.  There are steps up to the huts with mesh doors.  Parking is directly behind the cabins off the road.

During busy periods, a portable toilet is situated behind the huts.

Fish Species

The Lake holds a good head of stunning Carp up to a reported 28lb this year.  There are plenty of beautiful Tench to 5lb, Roach, Rudd and Perch. The Lake fishes well in the Winter with Pike to 15lb, so there’s plenty of choice.

jacobs creek
jacobs creek

jacobs creek


The construction of a Brick BBQ gives anglers a great social space to relax and cook, the robust gazebo supplies shade for those blistering hot days.  A sturdy bridge has been set up to link anglers in Hut 1 to the social area.

jacobs creek

Hut 1.

This has a platform and end stage leading from the cabin.  There is a small step up to the hut.
The water depth ranges from 4-7ft.  You can fish to the far reed line or to the right-hand bay towards the reeds.

Hut 2 – Middle Hut

The middle hut is a wider swim which is wood chipped and ideal as the base camp for socials.
The water depth ranges from 4ft to 7ft.  The lake bed throughout the swim is generally silty with extensive weed growing in summer. Clear spots can be found leading around.
  • Fish to the reeds on the right of the swim.
  • Fish the far right reed line to the swim.
  • Fish the silty gully halfway across the lake.
  • Fish to the overhanging trees at the back (this is the grilled outlet to the Big Lake)
  • Fish the left hand rear reed line of the swim.

Hut 3 – End Hut

The end hut is situated on the Golf Course side and like the middle hut, is woodchipped.

The water depth ranges from 4ft to 7ft.  The lake bed throughout the swim is generally silty with extensive weed growing in summer. Clear spots can be found leading around.

  • Fish the sparse reeds on the left of the swim.
  • Fish the far left reed line of the swim.
  • Fish the far back tree line.
  • Fish far right hand side reed line in the swim.