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Cwm Hedd Lakes


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FISH STOCKS Rainbow Trout
Cwm Hedd Lakes, a Troutmaster water is a spring-fed stillwater fishery located near Newport Gwent, 5 minutes from Junction 28 of the M4.

The lakes are regularly stocked with quality rainbow trout from 2lbs up, supplied by Exmoor Fisheries. There are forty gravel platforms including several platforms with wheelchair access at the front of the lake. Two accessible islands, plus a wading area.

Informal friendly advice is always available, with formal coaching available if pre-booked. Basic tackle available for hire.

The lodge has a woodburning stove and tea/coffee, light refreshments are served. There are also ladies and gents toilets at the lodge.

Cwm Hedd also has a caravan and camping site.

For all enquiries contact Cwm Hedd Lakes on 01633 896854 during fly fishing opening hours or 07813 143 034 any time before 6pm or visit

Contact Info

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Phone 01633 896854 / 07813 143034

Fishery Rules

Strictly fly fishing only

The lake is designed for peaceful recreation: bad language, shouting or unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated

Handle all fish with great care. Any fish caught and deemed unfit to be returned to the water must be brought to the lodge for inspection.

Minimum 6lb leader; maximum hook size 6. No boobies

All bags/containers etc must be available for inspection at any time. We also make random inspections of fishing methods

When returning to the car park at any time anglers must return via the lodge.

If you return to the lodge during your fishing time, please do not leave rods/equipment on or around any platform. Please ensure that you have also been signed out at the end of your visit

Doubles must not be removed from the water

No enticing products to be used or thrown into the lake

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Litter must be deposited in the bins provided

Catch & Release
(in addition to the above rules)

10 fish limit per visit (including first fish). Barbless hooks only
The FIRST fish must be killed as part of our lake management policy, which aims to increase the rate of stock turnover and catch rate.

Fish to be released must not be taken out of the water: hooks to be removed whilst fish are in the net in the water. If removing the fish from the water is unavoidable then it should not be out of the water for more than 15 seconds, especially in warmer weather. Allow fish to recover before releasing.

Fishery Costs

Please check before your visit as prices may be subject to change.

All tickets include the first fish, which must be killed to ensure regular stock turnover. 10 fish limit on catch and release. Barbless hooks, no boobies.

Standard ticket: catch and release, four hours: £17.50; day ticket £22.50.
Concessions: over 65s, under 18s, students (proof of age required, photo ID for students) £15.00 four hours, £20 day ticket. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Under 18s accompanied by an adult angler paying a standard or concession ticket: each child/young person: £7.50 for four hours, £10.00 for full day. First fish included

Catch and Kill: As above, £5.50 per extra fish

Opening Hours

Open from October-end of June. Please check with us before your visit as dates vary according to water temperature.

Monday & Tuesday: closed
Wednesday-Sunday 8am-sunset. Last admission 2 hours before sunset

Closed Christmas Day
Open Easter Monday, May Day and Spring bank holiday
Cwm Hedd Lakes
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