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*** UPDATE 29.06.20 *** 

NIGHT BOOKINGS UPDATE: Please be aware, due to high demand we have limited night pegs for this Friday night. Match Lake 1 and the Big Fish Lake are now FULLY BOOKED for this Saturday 4th July. There are limited spaces on the Traditional Lake on Saturday night. Thank you for your support- SWP Team. Call 01473 832327 to book in!

DAY TIME TICKETS*** We are running a window hatch service for day tickets on Match Lake 1 and Match Lake 2 from Monday to Friday.  All of the pegs on the Match Lakes will be available EXCEPT the Night fishing pegs on Match Lake 1 (1,17,19,37,39).

If you wish to fish either of the Match Lakes on Saturday or Sunday, you WILL still need to pre-book swims between 8am- 12pm on a weekday.  Anglers must phone 01473 832327 to book after reading the guidance HERE -   PLEASE READ  ***

NIGHT FISHING TICKETS***   BOOKING ONLY - 24 hour and 48 hour sessions ONLY on the Big Lake, Traditional Lake and Match Lake 1 Night Swims can be made by calling 01473 832327:

MONDAY to SUNDAY between 9am to 12pm.  

Bookings can only be made a MAXIMUM of 1 week in advance.

PLEASE HAVE YOUR CONTACT PHONE NUMBER AND BANK CARD DETAILS READY FOR WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR BOOKING 

All anglers must pre-book individually and can only book 1 swim by phone with a card payment.  CALL 01473 832327, at which time we will allocate a specific peg to you and explain all the restrictions and procedures that will be in place.  There are limited pegs available due to social distancing.  Read our additional rules HERE!

PLEASE NOTE ANYBODY ARRIVING FOR NIGHT FISHING WHO HASN'T PRE-BOOKED WILL BE TURNED AWAY AND PLEASE DO NOT RING OR MESSAGE OUTSIDE THE TIMES SPECIFIED.

  Thank you for your continued support, Stu, Bex and Nick. 

Match Lake 1

The first lake at the far end of the complex is 7 acres and lined with beautiful Willows.  Match Lake 1 is a popular match water with 42 pegs and acts as a fantastic runs water for avid Carp anglers.   The lake holds Carp to 20lb & a big head of skimmers.

There are platforms which are “T” shaped. 

You can park behind your swim, just off the road apart from pegs 1 to 10 where there is NO PARKING allowed behind these pegs so please use allocated parking spaces provided.

Pegs 1 – 10 have steep sloped banks but there are others which have a more gentle incline to the peg.


Night Fishing:


There are 4 night fishing pegs which are bookable in advance, situated either end of the lake.  Prices are the same as the Traditional Lake for overnight fishing. Phone 01473 832327 to book in!

Number of pegs: 42

Water Depth:

  • 6ft at the Golf Club end
  • 10ft under the trees (from peg 35)

Fish Species:

  • Carp to 20lb – average around 15lb
  • Bream & Tench to lb
  • Rudd, Perch, Roach

Fishing Tips:

If you’re fishing for Perch, try the far end near the Golf Course, in the margins or under the platforms.

If you’re Carp fishing try meat, corn and maggot.  Fish the method feeder with pellet or corn.

If you’re fishing for Silvers, try the pole, small method or cage feeder.