Hayles Fruit Farm Fishery


Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5PB, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Hayles Fruit Farm Fishery offers day ticket anglers and campers the opportunity to fish in two of its two coarse fishing lakes. The two are the following:

THE LAKE was first built by the monks of Hailes Abbey. Despite its age and the fact that it has not been altered in any way, it retains its natural beauty. It offers a fishing experience that is truly peaceful, in an incredibly picturesque site that includes a gorgeous island in the middle of it all. There is room for approximately ten anglers around the lake.

THE RESERVOIRE — Besides fishing, it Is the water source for the crops on the farm. This body of water, which was dramatically expanded in 1977 following the drought that occurred in 1976, is also exceedingly gorgeous. It can accommodate groups of up to 12 anglers at a time.

Both lakes contain a variety of fish species for anglers to catch, which include Mirror, Common, and crucian Carp, Rudd, Roach, Perch, and Gudgeon.

What size do the fish go to?

Mirror and Common Carp to 29lb

Crucian Carp to 3½lb

Rudd to over 2lb

Roach to 2lb

Perch over 3lb                     

What tactics work well?

No keep nets or carp sacks

Barbless hooks only

An unhooking mat must be used for Carp

What facilities are on site?

Farm shop

Nature trail



Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available.

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