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Advance Notice: Otter Fence being installed around the Mere from 1st November 2021

Lake remains open during this time.


Steps to creating your first booking:

  1. Go to
  2. To create your account, click on the menu on the top right of the screen and select 'Create one here' underneath 'Don't have an account?'
  3. Follow the steps to finish completing your own, personal swimbooker account (this can be used to book, leave reviews and favourite certain fisheries)
  4. Once complete, return to the fishery profile and select 'Start Bookings'
  5. Complete the details relevant to your booking. If successful, you will receive a confirmation ticket sent to the email address you signed in with.
  6. You're all set! If you ever want to log in/out, just use the main menu drop down.

The platform is still in a pre-launch, test phase so if you run into any issues, please contact swimbookers via the online contact form.

We look forward to seeing you on the bank.


Ticket Information - tickets run from 7am


12 hours


24 hours


36 hours


48 hours


60 hours


72 hours


- All tickets must be pre-booked

- All anglers are asked to ensure they do not arrive before the allocated times, and ensure they leave on time to allow for the next angler. Please always leave your swim clear of rubbish.

- All anglers must hold a valid Environment Agency Rod Licence

- The gate code will be issued on your ticket receipt, this code is only valid for your session time and please do not share this gate code with others, this is a breach of the rules and you will asked to leave the site. 

- Keep a copy of your receipt as our bailiff will ask to see it, to confirm your ticket.

- Honey Pond is for experience anglers only. This lake is weedy, and you maybe required to weed your swim before fishing. Please leave the weed on the edge of the bank, the bailiff will remove this at a later point.

We ask all anglers to ensure they have read the rules before purchasing a ticket. Our rules are here to protect the fishery, the fish, the anglers. CCTV is in operation over the whole site.

Bailiff Number: 01354 699773


- To access the lakes you will need to use the back entrance, which is via the RSPCA centre, follow signs off Manea Road for RSPCA Block Fen Animal Centre, then follow the road around to the end, you will then come to the back gate over looking the Mere lake. You will need to enter the gate code into this gate.

Exclusive Lake Bookings

Are you looking to hire a fishing lake exclusively for a fishing holiday, a weekend with friends or a birthday celebration? Whatever the occasion Skylark lakes are happy to discuss exclusive lake packages with you, please contact via email on for more information.


To be in with a chance to win a free 24 hour session, please share images of your catches with us by emailing

You will automatically be entered into the 'Catch of the Month' competition.

All photos will be published on our website and social media.