Fishing

Fishing lake at Lightwater Country Park

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Day fishing information

Day ticket fishing is available at Lightwater Country Park. A valid Environment Agency rod licence is required. Hammonds Pond offers mixed course fishing so is an ideal place for pleasure angling. Day fishing will be offered from dawn to dusk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. There are 10 swims available on the pond.  Tickets can be purchased in advance via our Fishing Permit form

The cost to fish at LCP is:          

  One Rod Two Rods Annual Permit
Adult £6 £8 £40
Child £3 £5 £20
OAP concessionary rate (Mon-Fri only) £3 £5 N/A

To hire for an event  or competition, the day rate is £80. Please email business.services@surreyheath.gov.uk to find out more.

For any enquiries please contact contact.centre@surreyheath.gov.uk or call us on 01276 707100 for more information.          

All children to be accompanied by an adult, please bring foldable chairs to fish in comfort.

Fishing sessions for young people (8-16 year olds):

We are running 3 hour sessions on the following dates from 10-1pm (£27 per rod hire) at Lightwater Country Park.
  • Thursday 5 August
  • Thursday 12 August
  • Thursday 19 August
  • Thursday 26 August
The hire includes a rod, bait and permit to fish, plus tips and tuition from Greenspace rangers.
 
 
Any young fishers aged 13-16 are required by the Environment Agency to have a rod licence (free for this age bracket) via the Government website and present the licence / licence number on the day. Under 13s not required to do so.
 
All children to be accompanied by an adult, please bring foldable chairs to fish in comfort.
 
There is a café and toilets on site.