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River Ponds

River Ponds

Lake Information

  • Total of 28 pegs
  • Top match weight: N/A
  • Main Species:
    • Common Carp up to 11lbs
    • Mirror Carp up to 10lbs
    • Ghost Carp up to 8lbs
    • Small Stockie Carp
    • Crucian Carp
    • Skimmer Bream
    • Roach
    • Perch to 2lbs
    • Chub
    • Rudd
    • Gudgeon
  • Parking behind every peg

The River Ponds were formerly built for the purpose of breeding fish, and once called the Stock Ponds but are now used purely for pleasure fishing. With an average depth of 3ft and a very high density of fish they are perfect for children, beginners or those anglers who are after an easy days fishing. They also offer more shelter than the main lakes so are ideal for those blustery days.

Lake Top Tips

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Other Lakes

Croft Pool

Croft Pool has 28 pegs with a variety of fish from Mirror Carp to Roach. Find out more about this lake and top tips for fishing here.

Bridge Pool

Choose your spot from 84 pegs and enjoy a range of different fish from Ghost Carp to Tench. Read more about Bridge Pool and top tips for fishing here.

Moat Pool


Moat Pool is one of the largest lakes of its kind in the UK with a total of 190 pegs. It’s widely respected as a top match venue and has been the venue for Fish-O-Mania, twice.

Reed Pool

Reed Pool has a huge variety of fish and is a suitable fishing spot for disabled or elderly anglers. Read more for some top fishing tips at Reed Pool.

Canal Pool

Canal Pool is one of our smaller ponds at approximately 11/12m wide and offers a shallow far shelf. Check out some of our top tips for fishing here.

River Idle

One for pure relaxation, River Idle is a fast flowing small river. Click here for more details on River Idle and its top tips.