Where to pay

Rod Licence are required to fish on the lake and they can be bought from the Post Office or online at

Day permits/season tickets can be bought from the hatch at the Boathouse, payment cards are accepted and you will be given the rules and regulations for fishing on the lake.

*The lower lake is also a boating lake and anglers should ensure that when casting, the area is clear of both wildlife and boats to prevent injury.  Any illegal fishing will be reported to the police. 

The Fishing season has started!

Pittville lower lake is one of the finest places to go fishing in Gloucestershire: eels, dace, pike, roach, carp, bream and sardines all have been caught here (and thrown back to swim again).  You can get the best possible access to the water’s edge thanks to four fishing platforms and two specialist stations for use by disabled anglers.  


  • Fishing Permits - £7.90
  • Day permits -  £7.20 for adults or £4.30 for OAPs and juniors

(If you are planning on giving fishing a go, all anglers are required to have an Environment Agency rod licence, which can be obtained from the Post Office or online at  A day permit or season ticket can then be bought from The Boathouse.  Guidelines on fishing can be found here:

Council Guidelines


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