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Orchid Lakes

Abingdon Road

Dorchester on Thames

OX10 7LP

Tel :  01865 341 810

Website : Orchid Lakes

Fish Species

Bream, Carp, Catfish, Perch, Roach & Tench

Opening Times : Gates open daily at 8am and are locked for security at whatever time is listed on the Notice Section. No access is permitted outside of these times except in an emergency.

Club Lake




Juniors & Seniors


Night Ticket


24hr Ticket


Week Ticket - 7 days & nights


Season Ticket


Orchid Lake


24hr Ticket


Week Ticket - 7 days & nights


  • The club lake can be reserved for matches - £160

General Rules

No more rods to be used than outlined on your ticket

No keepnets sacks or tubes to be used

All fish to be returned to the water immediately

Do not leave baited hooks unattended

Use only micro barb or barbless hooks

No nuts, beans or peas or maize

No wading, swim raking or swimming

Do not damage bankside vegetation or trees

Please report all specimen fish caught

Bait boats must be used with a safety line

No leaders are allowed regardless if they are safe zone or not

Carp Fishing

No snag leaders, shock leaders or lead-core line

No bent hooks or braided main lines

No fixed rigs

No leaders are allowed regardless if they are safe zone or not

Suitably sized unhooking mats must be used at all times

All 30lb carp must be reported immediately regardless of the time day or night. Keep the fish in a landing net and Marsh or one of his bailiffs will come out and ensure that you get some decent photos. An A4 copy will be printed out for you and the rest will be put on disc at no cost to you

Cat Fishing - Club Lake

A minimum of 10lb breaking strain must be used

No wire traces or barbed hooks, single hooks only

Unhooking mats to be used at all times

No live or dead coarse baits are allowed

  • There is a good head of 30lb carp & cats up 60lb

  • Cafe on site serving food & drink

  • Showers & toilets

  • 24hr on site security

  • Transport to your chosen swim available for you and your tackle

Carp Fishing videos at Orchid Lakes