Frequently Asked Questions
What do the fish usually get fed?
Coppens 8mm course sinking pellet
For 2020/21 pellet is available in 25kg bags priced at £50.00, we also offer bait bundles deals for A2 boilies.
What local shops are close by?
The village of East Peckham also offers many amenities: a high-quality butcher shop for your bbq meats, a great fish and chip shop along with a Chinese takeaway, three pubs, two Indian restaurants and an awesome kebab shop!
Are there any worthwhile sites to visit locally?
- Tunbridge Wells – Historic spa town in an area of Outstanding Natural beauty. Numerous shops and the spa waters to visit at the pantiles.
- West Malling village – packed with history and surrounded by pretty countryside and boasting excellent shops and restaurants, worth a visit. In the high street is a small Tesco’s where you can stock up on supplies.
- Paddock wood – on the door step of the lake.
- Supermarkets – Waitrose church road paddock wood. Fresh in house bakery, off licence.
What time can we arrive and set up?
Guests need to off site completely by 10am to enable us to prepare the site for the next guest. This 4 hour window gives us the opportunity to sanitise, clean and do minor repairs and grass cutting…ready for the next guests to move in at 2pm.
What do we need to bring with us?
Please ensure you bring your own drinking water, water on site is not drinking water.
Mats, nets and weighing slings are all provided and we do ask that you use these to reduce the risk of contamination from other waters.
Where is the best place to fish the lake?
Everyone asks where the best place to fish is! There appears to be no best place – if it’s very hot and sunny the best results have come from the top of the lake which is more shaded. Night fishing has generally proved to be good off the bank adjacent to the caravan.
What have other people caught recently?
Please visit our facebook or Instagram pages to see the latest catch information
Are bait boats allowed?
It’s your holiday and you have exclusive use of the lake – unlike other lakes we have no objection to bait boats.