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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. 

Traditional Lake

The Traditional Lake is set amongst the most beautiful surroundings at the far end of the complex, is 6 acres with a small island in the middle.

Anglers can fish a maximum of 2 rods and bait boats are not permitted on this lake.

It’s a smaller version of the Big Fish Lake with carp up to 30lb, Bream over 10lb and Tench to 10lb.  There’s plenty of Roach and Rudd to be had too.  Many anglers visit the Traditional Lake to get a bend in the rod if they usually fish larger hard waters. 

The swims are all wood chipped and even, with easy access to the bank from your vehicle.  These swims are suitable for you if you’re unsteady on your feet or have mobility problems, as they provide easy swim access and you can park almost just behind your swim.

Night Fishing:


Night fishing is getting very popular on this lake and with the limited swims booking is advised.  Please call the shop to register and book a space (not an allocated swim) to avoid disappointment. 

Number of pegs:

20 fishable pegs with 16 of them Night Fishing Pegs only.

Night fishing pegs:

3 – 5
10 - 12
15 – 19
22, 24 & 25
29 & 30

View Night Pegs Map

Water Depth:  Ranges from 6-9 foot.

Fish Species:

  • Carp to 29lb
  • Bream & Tench to 10lb
  • Rudd, Perch, Roach & Eels

Fishing Tips:


There is minimal weed in the water and a band of silt runs around the entire lake about two rod lengths out.

Don’t fish too far out, 2 – 4 rods lengths out is sufficient enough (maximum cast 25m only) and there’s no need to cast right to the island.  Don’t forget the margins!

Bait wise, try meat, corn or maggot. Pale boilies work well such as Mainline Salty Squid and Peaches & Cream.  A lot of meat goes into the lake so give the Bait-Tech Poloni range a go too.

If you’re fishing for Carp try a Zig-Rig in the warmer weather. </