Blackthorn Fishery


SY10 9EB

SY10 9EB

  • Within the car park is the Blackthorn Fishery toilet block which has a Toilet, Sink with hot and cold running water and Electric Shower for use by anglers on the bank.  There is also an outside tap for filling up your water containers.
  • The car park and lake is monitored by 24 hour cctv for your security and the security of the fishery.
  • Blackthorn is a secure venue only accessible to anglers who have pre booked. The lake is set in 130 acres of farm land- miles away from any busy roads.
  • All pegs must be booked in advance.
  • The four acre spring fed lake has been created out of previously water-logged farm land, it was purpose excavated by A.P. Hall, a specialist fishery contractor, who also constructed the well-known Monument carp fishery. Depths range from 4’ to 10’ in places, with under-water plateaus, deep holes and visible features in the form of 4 islands, two in each of the “North” and “South” bays. The lake has a total of 9 swims to fish from.
  • 1 Cabin swim with a large decked area to fish from which is exclusive to anglers staying in the log cabin
  • 8 large swims (including 2 doubles)
  • To ensure that there is plenty of water for each angler, there is a maximum of 6 anglers on Blackthorn at any one time booking is needed
  • Pegs are spacious, bounded by logs, covered in gravel and have excellent drainage, to ensure a clean, comfortable, and dry stay in your bivvy.
  • Every peg is accessible via a graveled path that encircles the entire lake, making transport of your gear from the car park stress-free.


Winter Carping.
 1st February 2014

Subpages (1): Winter Carping.