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Shortheath water is a 24 peg privately owned lake set in about 4 acres of land. The Lake is mainly stocked with carp, some weighing up to 25lbs. There are many smaller fish including rudd, roach, tench and bream which provide an added attraction.


Opening Times

* Summer times operate from May

Summer Winter
Monday – Sunday 6am until 9pm Dawn until Dusk


Full Day Part Day
Adults £6.00 £5.00
Concessions £5.00 £4.00
Use of keep net £1.00 £1.00

Match Dates & Results

Please contact us via our contact form or call 01283763777 if you would like to book and organize a match for 2018. See below for any previous previous matches or results.


Fishing Rules

Our rules and regulations are designed for everyone’s benefit. Anyone found to be in contravention of the rules shall be asked to leave and may be banned indefinitely. If you have any queries about our fishing rules and regulations we will be happy to clarify these for you. Please contact us via our contact form.

More Information

Matches are to be booked in advance and must be no longer than 6 hours & finish no later than 2pm (pegs cleared by approx 2.30pm). The amount of pegs booked will be the amount charged, unless we are notified of the change. Matches of 20 pegs or more will be charged for the full lake with a 2 peg discount. Please could all matches use “2 KEEPNETS” silverfish and carp. Match vehicles may unload by the lake and then all cars are to be parked on the main car park unless disabled pegs are requested in the match (pegs 1, 2, & 3) We do a breakfast sandwich/drinks run around 9am or early pre-match breakfasts may be booked in advance for 12 or more.

Situated at the front of the lake are three disabled pegs (1, 2 and 3) with adjacent parking. There is a disabled toilet within easy reach of these pegs.

Shortheath Water also hold fishing matches and competitions. To find out about the results from our previous matches, see our Match Results. Matches usually held on Sunday mornings (some Saturdays), they should be no longer than 6 hours and finish no later than 2pm.