Last updated:

15th May 2024


We have five different fishing locations ranging from Lakes to Rivers

Sunset, Black Swan Lake

Let's go Fishing

Our lakes are considered some of the premier specimen venues in the UK with specimen group membership, season tickets and casual day tickets available.

Black Swan Lake (closed)

(Members Only)
The largest lake at Dinton Pastures Country Park comprising of an 84 acre former gravel pit with two islands and 40 swims. The lake has been continually stocked for the past 20 years and is notable for surprising anglers with many unknown fish. Open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members. 

Please note: the Black Swan Lake waiting list is currently closed due to a lengthy waiting time.     

White Swan Lake

(Members and Casual Day Fishing)
Our premier fishing lake at Dinton Pastures Country Park with 90 swims over 24 acres of former gravel pit. It is stocked with top quality Carp, Rudd and Roach. Open to day tickets and day season tickets for daytime fishing. Night fishing open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members.

Please note: the White Swan Lake waiting list is currently closed due to a lengthy waiting time.

Twyford Reserve

(Members Only)
An excellent all round fishery in Twyford with 15 swims around a 26 acre gravel pit, weir pool and stretch of the River Loddon. A low stocking of carp with good tench, bream , pike, barbell and chub. Open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members.

River Loddon

(Members and Casual Day Fishing)
This majestic river winds its way across the western side of Dinton Pastures Country Park. You can find an exceptionally good quality of fish in the river, with Barbel, Chub, Perch and Pike being the main target. Fishing the river within the country park is open to casual day tickets and day season tickets. Please note a closed season applies from 15 March to 15 June.

Longmoor Lake

(Members and Casual Day Fishing)
Longmoor Lake is a 6.5 acre estate lake based at California Country Park, Nine Mile Ride, Finchampstead, RG40 4HT.

With 5 islands, the lake is stocked as a general coarse fishery with good numbers of pike, perch and roach and some tench. Carp, however, are the most targeted species in the lake with up to 90 fish present to a top weight of 36lbs. 


Before fishing, please read our Fishing Rules:

Casual day tickets and day season tickets  for the River Loddon, White Swan lake and Longmoor Lake at California Country Park:

  • You can purchase casual day tickets from our car park ticket machines. Please see Fishing Charges below.
  • Day season tickets can be purchased by telephone card payment. Please email for further information.

Fishing is allowed from 7am to dusk. Night fishing is open to specimen group members only. A flexible closed season applies on our lakes, which are currently open.

Please read our specimen group members Night Syndicate Rules: 

If you have any further questions please give us a call on 0118 9342016 Option 2.  

Fishing charges

Casual Day ticket:

  • £7 per rod and a maximum purchase of two rods per person. To buy day ticket using the car park machine please enter the word “FISH” as your car registration number and enter the word “FISH” as a reference. Please pay for your car parking separately.
  • Environment Agency Rod Licence - all anglers over the age of 12 must have a current EA Rod Licence before fishing on our sites. Please apply via the Environment Agency. 

Day Season Tickets  1st April 2024 - 31st March 2025
Standard £101 per rod 
(under 16s, pensioners, disabled and unemployed)
£70.20 per rod

(Maximum purchase of 2 rods per person)

If you wish to join one of our waiting lists please contact our team at or call us 0118 9342016 Option 2.

Please note that due to the lengthy waiting time of approximately 4-6 years, the Black Swan, White Swan and GOLD waiting lists have been closed for the foreseeable future.