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Wylands International Angling Centre


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Wylands is widely regarded as one of the UK’s best angling centres and is the perfect location for your next fishing excursion. With great facilities including on site snack bar and tackle shop, plus friendly expert advice, its no wonder we’re No.1 with anglers.

With 9 prestigious lakes set in the beautiful ‘1066’ countryside, Wylands caters for all anglers from the novice to the specimen hunter. Set in 154 acres of woodland and 2 miles from the historic market town of Battle, there truely is something for everyone.

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Fishery Rules

In the interest of consideration towards fellow anglers and the conversation of our precious wildlife habitat, all visitors are respectfully asked to observe the following regulations whilst at Wylands. These supersede all other published rules and regulations and should be checked regularly.
By entering the site you are agreeing that you accept these rules and will abide by them at all times.

No fishing without a national fishing licence
Always use unhooking mats
No fish to be removed from or brought onto the centre
No barbed hooks, crimped or microbarbs
No keepnets (except in booked matches)
No fishing in to reeds – this can damage our fish
No fishing the beachcaster method – this can damage our fish
No braid mainline
All nets to be dipped in the tanks provided before fishing commences
No fish to be lifted above knee height
No fish to be kept in carp sacks
No noise or running about on the banks
No unattended fishing gear to be left in swims
No rubbish, line etc to be left in the swims when you leave
No cars parked or left; outside of official areas
No speed in excess of 5mph on farm tracks
No swimming
No radios
No bait boats
No open fires
No barbecues without prior permission; and they must be raised above the ground so as not to burn the grass
Tents are only allowed lakeside if they are no bigger than 2 man and are green in colour. All other tents should be located to our campsite
No climbing over farm fences and gates
No trespassing in or around farm buildings
Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times
Tickets are non-refundable – for a full list of prices please see our tariffs page

On entering the site at Wylands, whether using the facilities or not, you agree that Wylands can use written, drawn, photographed or any other forms of recording material for the purposes of PR and marketing without the express permission of the owner whomever it is captured by.

Bait Bans:Tiger Nuts and Peanuts

Catfish Rules
In addition to the rules and regulations stated above, those wishing to fish on Maisies Lake must adhere to the following rules:

Fishing on our catfish lake must be booked in advance
2.5lb test curve rods minimum
All equipment to be inspected prior to fishing
Nets, mats, slings, to be disinfected in dip provided before fishing
42 inch landing net minimum
5ft mat size minimum
Barbless hooks only, no micro barbs or crimped barbs
15lb line minimum
No braid on the mainline
No bent hook rigs, single hooks only
No wire traces
Maximum casting weight 3oz
No keep nets or sacks to be used
No live baiting
No lure fishing
No fish to be held above knee level
Fishing on designated areas numbered 1-8 only
Anglers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
No beach caster rigs
2 rods maximum
No fixed leads
No rods to be left unattended at any time
Anglers must leave their swims promptly at the end of their session

Fishery Costs

Our Fishing Tariff at Wylands

Charges for fishing only are detailed below, our tickets cover you for all of our lakes except our Catfish lake, which has a seperate tariff and requires pre-booking. For details of our touring & camping and accommodation tariffs please visit our accommodation page. We also offer a fantastic value for money accommodation and angling package.

Day Tickets 2 rods – (7am – 7pm)
Adult £12
Senior £10
Junior (12-17 years) £10
Child (Under 12) £5
Extra Rods £6

Night Tickets 2 rods – (7pm – 7am)
Adult £12
Senior £10
Junior (12-17 years) £10
Child (Under 12) £5
Extra Rods £6

24 Hour Ticket 2 rods – (from the point of arrival)
Adult £20
Senior £18
Junior (12-17 years) £18
Child (Under 12) £5 (must be accompanied by a full paying adult)
Extra Rods £6

Half Day Ticket 2 rods – (7am – 1pm / 1pm – 7pm)
Adult £7
Senior £6
Junior (12-17 years) £6
Child (Under 12) £5
Extra Rods £6

Week Tickets £70

Guests – whilst there is no visitors fee at Wylands, groups of 3 or more people staying at Wylands and using the site as anything other than a fishing complex will be charged £10 per head

Season Tickets

2 rods – £200 (Maisies charged at £5/24 hours)
3 rods – £250 (Maisies charged at £5/24 hours)
Catfish – £200 (2 rods) This is valid on Maisies ONLY and you still need to book. If you are fishing any other lake this will be charged at 1/2 price
Winter – (1st November – 31st March) £80 for 2 rods, £100 for 3 rods

Maisies Catfish Lake (Booking essential)
£25 24hrs, £15 Day or Night Ticket, £100 Week Ticket. No 1/2 day or concessions

Please note: National Rod Licences are compulsory and can be obtained from the Tackle Shop. (Full £27, Concession £18, Junior (12-16) £5. Temporary licences: 1 day £3.75, 8 day £10).

Tickets are non-refundable

Opening Hours

365 days a year, 24 hours a day
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