Fishing Lakes In Kent

A full guide on all the fisheries in Kent

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A-Z List of all Fisheries in Kent

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Barden Lake

barden lake


Tonbridge & District Angling & Fish Preservation Society,

PO Box 131,



TN11 8WB

Tel No: 07947 557140


This large mixed fishery of around 25 acres is a great specimen water. The head of large Carp is phenomenal with 15 different forties, 4 fifties and approximately 70 thirties present. 

There are specimen Tench and Bream into double figures and large Roach & Rudd exceeding 2lb. This water is also fantastic for Pike with fish caught to over 30lb and a good head of twenty pounders present.

Bewl Water

bewl water kent


Bewlbridge Lane,



Tel No: 01892 890352


Expanding 800 acres, Bewl Water is a monster of a fishery. Located in Lamberhurst, this fishery boasts some fantastic scenery. Bewl is predominantly a trout fishery popular with fly fishermen and pike anglers alike with pike reaching over 30lb+. 

Fly fishing can be practiced either from the shoreline or one of the many motorised boats. Disabled access has been well thought out at Bewl as there are some boats designed for wheel chair users.

You can fish for the Pike via lures and plugs but this is only permitted from boats.

Bough Beech Reservoir

bough beech reservoir


Ide Hill Road, 




Tel No: 01732 851544


Bough Beech reservoir is a large body of water expanding overs 285 acres set within the picturesque Kent countryside. The reservoir provides excellent coarse, carp and pike fishing with the Carp pushing 50lb and Pike up to 30lb in weight.

The Carp fishing season at Bough Beech runs from 1st April consecutively and comprises of fifty syndicate members.

Brooklands Lakes

brooklands lake


Medway Valley Fisheries Fishery Lodge,

Brooklands Lake,

Brook Street,



Tel No: 07875 649402


Brooklands is a 28 acre, old sand and gravel pit which is ringed by trees and reeds with an average depth of 14 foot.  This lake has 28 swims, all of which give each angler plenty of space and features to fish.

There are numerous carp in excess of 40lb (the lake record currently stands at 48lb) as well as pike to 38lb, tench to 14lb, bream to 14lb, eels to 8lb+, perch to 4lb, rudd and roach. 

Burnt Wood Lake

burnt wood lake




TN17 2BT

Tel No: 07973 383952


Burnt Wood is a a private lake owned by CADAC and is about 1.5 acre in size with a moderate average depth of around 11ft. This beautiful tree lined lake holds a good head of Carp to 22lb, some specimen Bream, Roach, Tench, Rudd and some really good sized Perch.

With plenty of bankside cover, overhanging trees and a shallow bay, this offers the angler some very good close in action and is perfect for the stalker anglers among you. It also fishes particularly well in the winter months.

Burrows Lane Fishing Club

burrows lake kent


Burrows Lane,




Tel No: N/A


Burrows lane fishing club is a complex of 4 waters, located in the heart of the hoo peninsula. The club is situated between farmland and the Medway marshes, consisting of four lakes at Middle Stoke.

All the lakes have a large population of Rudd and a good head of Carp averaging from 10lbs-15lbs , appealing to the pleasure angler, with a few 20s to add to the excitement. Eels are the only predatory fish at present.

Cackle Hill Lakes

Cackle Hill Fishery Kent


Headcorn Road,

TN27 8JW

Tel No:  01580 292292


Cackle Hill Fishery has 3 lakes on the complex named specimen lake 1, specimen lake 2 and the mixed lake. On top of the great fishing available at Cackle Hill Lakes, the complex also offers 4 holiday lodges sleeping up to 6 people each.

The fishery offers day & night tickets and boasts many facilities including a cafe, a tackle shop and shower facilities all of which makes Cackle Hill well known for some of the best fishing lakes in Kent.

The lakes vary in depth from 6 - 11 foot and the complex contains Common Carp to 40lb, Mirror Carp to 43lb+, Grass Carp to 35lb+, Ghost Carp to 36lb+, Catfish to 90lb+ and Perch to 6lb+.

Canterbury & District Angling Association (CDAA)

fordwich lake kent



14 Mill Road,

Tel No: 01227 710830


Canterbury & District Angling Club was established in 1951 and now has over 700 members within the club. The Club offers a wide variety of fishing from its 9 waters including seven fishing lakes in Kent. Whether it's specimen hunting, match, course, pleasure, pike or fly fishing, this club can offer it all.

The Club also have a match section where matches are held most Sundays and is open to all members.

The venues associated with CDAA are as follows:

Bramble Lake

Pump Lake

Birch Lake

Fordwich Lake

Stour & Trenley Lakes

Trout Pool



River Stour

Capstone Farm Country Park

Capstone Farm Fishing Lake Kent


Capstone Road,


Tel No: N/A


The lake at Capstone Farm Country Park is a 4 acre water now run by the local council. The 20 swims on this venue all have platforms and circle a central island. The lake also offers a cafe and toilet on site during the park opening hours.

Species present include Carp to 25+lbs, Tench, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Perch, and Eels.

Charlies Lakes

Charlies Lake Kent


Steeds Lane,

TN26 1NH

Tel No: 07857539785


Situated at the end of a quiet country lane, not far from Ashford, you'll find Charlies Lakes. In a tranquil setting there is a choice of 2 lakes with fish to make any angler happy.

There are some cracking fish present with Carp in their 20's and 30's, Tench to 10lb+, Bream over 7lb  and Catfish reaching up to 74lb.

Chart Fishery

Chart Fishery Kent


Chart Hill Road,

Chart Sutton,


ME17 3EZ

Tel No: 01622 843987


Chart fishery is a family owned fishing venue in heart of the Kent countryside.

It consists of two lakes, a specimen lake and a coarse lake. Both lakes are fishable on a day ticket basis and both are well known fishing lakes in Kent.

The course lake is very highly stocked with carp to mid 20s, it also contains roach & rudd to 2lb, crucian carp to 3lb, tench to 4lb, chub to 6lb and a couple of surprises! The specimen lake holds somewhere between 30 – 40 carp up to 37lb and again, a couple of surprises.

Chequertree Fishing Lakes 

Chequer Tree Fishery Kent





TN26 3JR

Tel No: 01233 820078 


Chequertree Fishery offers both trout and coarse fishing, a lakeside clubhouse to sit and enjoy a relaxing drink or light meal, spacious fishing lodges with well equipped rooms and amenities for caravanners/campers alike.

Species present include Carp up to 32lbs, Tench up to 8lbs, Bream up to 8lbs, Chub to 6lbs, Perch to 5lbs, Roach up to 3lb and Rudd up to 2lb.

Chiddingstone Castle Lake

Chiddington Castle Lake


Hill Hoath Road,




Tel No: 01892 870 347


Chiddingstone Castle’s lake covers approximately 3.5 acres and is naturally stocked with original Wild Carp up to 10lb, Bream, roach, rudd and Perch. Fishing on Chiddingstone Castle’s lake is permitted all year round.

A great venue for a days fishing in a classic, very picturesque, estate lake. 

Chilham Mill Estate

Chilham Mill Estate


Mill Lane,





Tel No: 07748 767882


The Chilham Mill Estate fishery is a stunningly beautiful twenty six acre spring fed lake with depths to eight feet. There is a wealth of features, every one of the thirty two swims has features in front of it. There is car access to all of the swims. 

The stock levels are in access of four hundred carp with eight known forties. There are more than 70 carp over the thirty pound mark and Pike to 35lb.

The estate also owns 1250m of the River Stour and tributaries to offer for two rods. The river has a large number of wild browns , and is stocked regularly with brown trout. There are also wintered fish in the river that weigh up to 5lb. At certain times of the year Sea Trout are present the biggest caught to date is 9lb.

Claygate Fishing Lakes

claygate fishing lakes


White Hart,

TN12 9PL

Tel No: 07770 513 448


Claygate Fishing Lakes is 10 acres in size across 3 lakes set within the picturesque countryside of Kent.

The lakes hold a good mix of fish species with carp present to 39lb+, bream to over 11lb, and tench to over 9lb. Night fishing is permitted and there is a small cafe on site. Wheelchair accessible swims are also present at this fishery.

Combe Back Fisheries

Combe Bank Fishery


Combe Bank Drive,
TN14 6AE

Tel No: 07496 535 880


Combe Bank lies on the North-West side of the village of Sundridge which itself is on the edge of the market town Sevenoaks. The river Darenth flows from the West adjacent to the edge of the lake.

The are two lakes at Combe Back known as the Combe Bank Lake and Old School Pond. Combe Bank Lake is 7 acres in size and divided almost in two by a spit. Depths vary on Combe Bank from two to five feet and fish present include a good level of carp to 36lb as well as Tench, Bream, Roach and Perch.

The Old School Pond is a small 1 acre pond that has recently been rejuvenated. The work in 2017 created a vibrant little lake stocked with Tench, Bream, Silver Fish and mainly small Carp. However, there are a few larger specimens present up to 21lb. This pond provides the perfect introduction for anyone, young and old that wish to get into the sport.

Coombewood Fishery

coombewood fishery


Redbrook St,

High Halden,


TN26 3JH

Tel No: 07895 679 569


Located on the outskirts of the village of High Halden, Coombewood is a mixed coarse fishery, set in private ancient woodland in the heart of the Kent countryside.

Species present include Catfish to 35lb+, Carp to 28lb 7oz, Grass Carp to 25lb, Perch to 3lb, plus silvers.

Cottington Lakes

cottington lakes kent


Sandwich Road,




CT14 0AR

Tel No: 01304 380691


Cottington Lakes has established itself as one of the region’s leading day-ticket waters with some of the best known fishing lakes in Kent. The venue is also quite popular as a UK carp fishing holiday venue due to the ability to book long sessions on the specimen lakes. 

The eight lakes offer a variety of angling to suit everyone from novices to experienced specimen carp enthusiasts.

The fishery is set in 45 acres of delightful wooded Kentish countryside, which compliments the lakes and provides habit for a wide diversity of flora and fauna. On site you can find a well stocked tackle shop, a café and bar. There are also modern and clean toilet and shower facilities for visitors.

The record at Cottington currently sits at 53lb making it a popular Carp venue, however the five mixed course lakes throw up some real gems also with Perch to just over 4lb, Big Roach, Rudd, Crucians, Tench and Bream as well as a good few Pike to well over 20lb.

Cranbrook & District Angling Club

Cranbrook & District Angling Club


38 Jaggard Way,


TN12 0LF

Tel No: 07973 383952


Cranbrook & District Angling Club, a friendly fishing club, situated in the heart of the Weald of Kent. The club offers excellent fishing across a number of waters and fishing lakes in Kent and Sussex for all types of fishing whether it is carp fishing, match fishing, specimen angling or simply pleasure angling on a wide variety of fishing lakes and rivers.

Formed in 1951, the Club has grown over the years into what it is today, a proud Fishmark Accredited angling club with 800+ members and a fantastic choice of fishing lakes and rivers in Kent and Sussex.

There are 13 waters affiliated to the CDAC and these are as follows:

Saw Lodge Farm Lakes

Windsurf Pit

Darwell Reservoir

River Medway

New and Old Dowells River

Rosemary Lakes

Burnt Wood

Pattenden Lane

Park Farm

Runham Lake


Weirwood Reservoir

White Kemp Sewer

Danson Park Lake

danson park lake


95 Danson Road,



Tel No: 0208 303 2828


Set in the picturesque setting of Danson Park, this general coarse fishing lake includes the usual silver species such as   Roach, Tench, Bream & Chub as well as Carp to double figures. Fishing is permitted via a number of platforms along the South Bank of the Lake only.

These platforms are suitable for disabled users and provides full access to the water's edge.

Darenth Fishing Complex

darenth fishing complex

Darenth Hill,

Tel No: 01322 290 150


The Darenth Fishing Complex is a very picturesque Fishery which holds Carp up to 35lb and Catfish up to 100lb as well as Roach, Bream, Tench, Rudd, Perch & Large Pike.

The 10 mature lakes are some of the most popular fishing lakes in Kent that cater for all types of fishing from the novice to the specimen hunter. Facilities include a clubhouse with hot and cold food, a tackle and bait shop and toilets.




Lake House,
2 Walnut Tree Avenue,


Tel No: 01322 270 397


The D.D.A.P.S (known as the Dartford and District Angling & Preservation Society) is a private society that provides angling for all species of freshwater fish in its lakes and stretches of river. The society does however cater for a day ticket on one of its waters (Brooklands)

The lakes available to fish within the society are as follows:

  • Horton Kirby
  • Sutton at Hone
  • Brooklands (available on day ticket)
  • River Beult & Tiese
  • River Medway at Tonbridge
  • River Beult at New Barn Farm
  • Bennett's Lake
  • Presidents Lake
  • Devon Road Lake

Species present with the DDAPS waters include Carp up to 45lb, Bream to double figures, Tench, Pike to over 20lb, Roach / Rudd, Crucian Carp, Perch, Chub, Dace and Eels. 

Edenbridge Angling Society

Edenbridge Angling Society


Tel No: 01732 868 052


Edenbridge Angling Society has been established for over 60 years, maybe longer, exact records are hard to come by. The club owns two still waters, two stretches of river and have access to eight other waters, including two reservoirs.

Edenbridge is a small, friendly, long-established club which caters for most types and styles of coarse fishing (pleasure and specimen). Our waters and fishing lakes in Kent, are easily accessible, and well-stocked with most species of coarse fish, including many of specimen size. We offer excellent fishing in safe, secluded surroundings for Carp, Tench, Bream, Pike, Perch, Roach, Crucian Carp and Barbel. We positively encourage junior and lady members, serious pleasure anglers of all ages and last not least those who look to provide quiet, satisfying recreation.

Fishing venues part of Edenbridge Angling Society are as follows:


Nursery Fields


Broxham Pond

4 stretches of the River Eden

River Rother Wittersham

River Medway Hop Farm

Weir Wood Reservoir

Elphicks Lakes

elphicks lakes


Spelmonden Road,
TN12 8EL

Tel No: 01580 212 512


Elphicks lakes consists of 7 lakes available for day ticket and session fishing. Each lake has its own parking within easy reach of the swims and all swims are 'all weather' - either built of Astroturf, stone or bark.

Predominantly Elphicks is a specimen Carp fishing water with fish present up to 50lb+. Couple these specimens with the excellent facilities on offer, Elphicks is a great and rewarding place to fish and offers some of the finest fishing lakes in Kent.

Eridge Stream

erridge stream



Tunbridge Wells,

TN3 9

Tel No: 07873 322562


A beautiful and enchanting stream located on the kent / East Sussex border, ideal for anglers that enjoy fishing for both trout and chub. Crowborough Angling Club owns an approximate 1 mile stretch of this stream. Ideal for those who enjoy chasing Trout and Chub.

This water is subject to the traditional close season restrictions.

Eureka Fisheries

eureka fisheries


Nicholas Rd,


TN25 4AG

Tel No:  07597 879621


Eureka Fisheries is a small lake and a pond in Nicholas Road, Ashford.

Species include Carp 30lb, Tench 8lb, Rudd+Roach 2lb 8oz+, Perch 3lb+, Bream 4lb+, Chubb 4lb+ and the occasional Grass Carp.

Evegate Fishing Lake

Evegate Fishing Lake


Station Road, 



TN25 6SX

Tel No: N/A


Evegate is a small fishing lake situated in Ashford Kent. It has 12 swims on a first come first serve basis and is very reasonably priced for a decent days fishing.

There is a variety of species present in Evegate with the largest fish being a 26lb mirror carp. This venue is a fantastic for beginners learning the sport.

Fordwich Lake

fordwich lake kent





CT2 0

Tel No: 01227 710830


Fordwich Lake is a 33 acre mature water set in the beautiful countryside of Kent.  Primarily the water has been stocked with Common & Mirror Carp up to 40lbs. As an additional bonus there is a large head of tench in the 6 to 10lb class along with the occasional bream from 5 to 10lb.

Specimen pike are taken in their season, mainly from the far end of the lake known as The Deeps. Pike in excess of 20lb are not uncommon.

Frant Lakes

frant lakes kent


Hawkenbury Road,
Bells Yew Green,
Tunbridge Wells,

Tel No: 01892 616424


Frant is an eight lake fishing complex set in 150 acres of parkland on the Kent/Sussex border featuring mature English Carp to 35lb+, Perch to 4lb+ as well as Bream, Roach, Tench, Ghosties, Orfe, Chub, and Dace.

Frant has everything an angler might want for a great day’s fishing. There is an on site lodge building featuring a cafe with an outside patio area which will deliver to your swim! There is also a tackle shop that stocks everything you’ll need from bait to a brolly. An additional nice touch is a shower suite available for overnight anglers which completes some top notch facilities available at Frant.

Gabriels Fishery

gabriels fishery kent


Marsh Green Rd,

Marsh Green,



Tel No: 01732 865 355


At Gabriel’s Fishery, there are five large beautiful lakes together with a mile and a quarter of river fishing along the banks of the Eden. The lakes are set in a partial woodland giving contrast light and shade over the water. The water lillies and marginal plants put on an attractive display not only for the angler to appreciate but to provide the ideal ecology for fish to flourish in.

Carp to 44lb, Grass Carp, Crucians, Tench, Roach, Rudd, Bream, Chub, Perch, Gudgeon and Dace all reside within the Gabriels fishery complex.