All Lakes Open

Manor Farm Lakes Rules


  • E A Rod Licence required
  • Barbless hooks only
  • Maximum 2 rods
  • Unhooking mat required on all lakes
  • No retaining fish for more than 30 minutes
  • Carp sacks are not allowed
  • No Keepnets – Keepnets can only be used during organised matches
  • Spomb Floats to be used on Spombs
  • Pike fishing is only permitted during the winter months between 1st October and 31st March on Becks and Booneys Lake
  • Live baiting is not permitted, however spinning and deadbaiting are permitted during the predator season
  • Drop shotting can be used for perch fishing all year
  • Fishing from designated pegs only. Some pegs maybe closed at times for health and safety reasons
  • Under 8s must be accompanied by a non-fishing adult or fish from the same swim as the accompanying adult. They must not wander off unsupervised
  • Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Under 18s can night fish when accompanied by an adult
  • Non fishing guests are permitted at Manor Farm Lakes, £3 per person for a non-fishing Day Ticket visitor and £5 per person for a non-fishing 24 Hour Ticket visitor. We ask that non-fishing visitors are respectful of the other anglers. Noisy parties and groups of people will not be tolerated
  • No wading or swimming in the lakes under any circumstances
  • Cars must only be parked in the car parks
  • No unauthorised vehicles around the lakes. Disabled blue badge holders only with prior permission. No cars including disabled around the Blunham Lake due to lack of access
  • No open fires, although barbeques are permitted but must be used sensibly
  • Alcohol is permitted on site, but must be used sensibly in order to ensure the safety of the fish and to avoid causing a general annoyance to other anglers
  •  No drones of any kind
  • Strictly no guns
  • No dogs, even on leads. For bookings in the caravan park dogs on leads are permitted but must remain within the caravan park area or walked on leads to Biggleswade Common which is behind the Blunham / Booneys Lakes
  • We accept no responsibility for any damage or loss to equipment or vehicles which may occur whilst at Manor Farm Lakes
  • NO LITTER, bins are provided in the car parks
Max 2 rodsMaximum 2 rods. 3 rods permitted on Booneys Lake when additional £5 fee paid on the day on the bank by card
No Barbed hooksBarbless Hooks OnlyBarbless Hooks Only
All fish caught MUST be returned to the lake they were caught fromAll fish caught MUST be returned to the lake they were caught from.
Under no circumstances must fish be killed or moved to other lakes
Natural EnvironmentManor Farm Lakes is a natural environment for which we do our utmost to maintain, as such we accept no responsibility for any personal accident which may occur as a result of being on site at Manor Farm. Trips, slips and other such incidents can and do occur, these are generally beyond our control. Please report any incidents to Manor Farm Lakes Office or to 01767 601138 in order for them to be recorded. Minors require constant supervision by a non-fishing adult.