Bradwell Lake


10 Newport Rd, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK13 0AD, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Located north of New Bradwell and west of Oakridge Park, Bradwell Lake serves as Milton Keynes‘ northernmost lake. The Great River Ouse borders it on the west, the Grand Union Canal on the east, and Newport Road on the south, all of which run parallel to the lake. MKAA has stocked Bradwell Lake with approximately two tonnes of fish over the past few years. These fish species include roach, rudd, skimmers, tench, crucians, and perch.

A Sports Council Lottery Grant financed the acquisition and development of Bradwell. The project, which includes hard access roads, car parks, 18 pegs suitable for wheelchair users, and concrete parking areas for four disabled badge holders, cost over 150,000 pounds to complete. It spans approximately 23 acres and features 50 and 60 swimming lanes and parking for more than 40 vehicles.

What size do the fish go to?

In the past, Bradwell has yielded pikes weighing 20 pounds, tench weighing 7 pounds, and bream weighing in the double digits. Chub can grow to well over 5 pounds in some parts of the river.

What tactics work well?

Pole, feeder, float, ledgering, waggler with hempseed, casters, corn, worm, maggots, and other allowed bait will catch you plenty of fish.

What facilities are on site?

Disabled access

Toilet facilities

Is parking available?

Yes, there is ample parking for more than 40 vehicles.

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