Rules of Fishing

Pools are now open from 7am to 7pm. No night fishing sorry.

  • Please use main Top Barn Entrance and follow orange signs to pools
  • £5 per rod – exact change only please

Fishing Pool Rules and Information:

Additional rules re Covid-19 will apply though – please see attached. You must comply with them please to be able to fish at Top Barn Fishery: TBF Covid Rules

  • Please ensure that you have a current Environmental Agency licence
  • Please abide by all safety notices.
  • Children under the age of 16 yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Check notice boards for contest information and safety notices.
  • Pets on leads allowed.
  • No open fires but cooking stove permitted if attended at all times.
  • Unhooking mat, landing net and seat needed.
  • Car park and peg-side parking available.
  • Please take all litter and surplus fishing bait home.
  • Only barbless hooks should be used.  Hooks will be checked.
  • Landing nets must be dry before use on our pools.
  • No keepnets.
  • One permit per rod.
  • Do not leave rods unattended.
  • No night fishing.
  • No floating bait, bottom fishing only.
  • Refreshments available at Farm Shop.

Environmental Agency Rod Licence:

You will need a Rod Licence available from the Post Office.

Under 12s do not need a Licence.

Visitors fish at their own risk.
Top Barn accept no responsibility for any injury, loss, or damage to property while fishing.

Thank you and please stay safe.

For more information call Nicky 07739 746660 or email