Milton Pools Fishery for Fishing in Oxfordshire


18th July 2021

Good evening, with restrictions being lifted as of tomorrow Monday 19th July 2021 we would just like to inform our customers of some of the changes coming into force as of tomorrow here at Milton Pools Fishery:

• customers will be required to still wear face coverings when in our tackle shop and around staff members, (this is for the protection of our staff so please no arguments).
• the cabins will be reopening at the original price of £5.00 per person per night.
• visitors are now allowed however will be required to arrive by 11am during the week and 12pm (midday) at weekends (no later) and are required to fill out the track and trace form before proceeding on to the fishery.

Opening times/arrival times and closing times remain the same:
Monday-Friday arrivals between 7:30am and 11am only.
Saturday/Sunday arrivals between 7:30am and 12pm (midday) only.
Gates close at 6:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all in the coming weeks and months.

Milton Pools Fishery

COVID-19 UPDATE : 8th April 2021

After the recent changes in restrictions, we are pleased to say that as of Monday 29th March night fishing in the UK is allowed once again.

Due to these new restrictions we are pleased to say that some changes have been put into place here at Milton Pools.
  • The fishery will now be opening from 7.30am and closing at 6.30pm
  • Arrivals will be allowed up until 11am during the week, and up till 12pm (midday) at weekends.
  • Night fishing will run from 8am to 8am
  • Cabins will remain shut until further notice
  • We will be allowing one guest per group, however this guest must arrive and depart with the angler (no coming and going)
  • NO VISITORS is still in place (we are still trying to reduce big group gatherings for the consideration of other anglers)
  • The shop is now open – 7.30am – 11am Monday-Friday & 7.30am – midday Saturday & Sunday
  • Tickets are CASH only 
Also as a thank you to all the anglers who have helped us throughout lockdown, as of Friday 2nd April (Good Friday) we will be reducing our 2 rod price as a thank you, as such below are our new ticket prices (cash only) :
1 Rod – £10.00 (Adults & Juniors)
2 Rods – £15.00
24 Hour (2 Rods) – £25.00

A reminder to all anglers (21 years and over) with juniors (under 16) accompanying them, due to our insurance all juniors must be no further than 6 feet from an adult at all times (definitely not fishing  on another lake).  It is still one adult to one junior and anybody found leaving juniors unaccompanied will be asked to leave immediately with no refunds given.

Tackle Shop : Now open


  • Can only fish Len’s Match Lake & Kidney Lake and must be accompanied by an ADULT ANGLER AT ALL TIMES (Over 21 years of age) PLEASE DO NOT ASK IF YOUR CHILD MAY USE TWO RODS, THIS REQUEST WILL BE DENIED, ONE ROD ONLY FOR UNDER 16’S ONLY! 


  • May fish the House Lake, Lens Match Lake and Kidney Lake unaccompanied. NOT the Specimen Lake (including being accompanied by an adult angler)


  • May fish any Lake BUT not our private lakes!…. they are Match bookings only 

(Please find the full rules regarding junior anglers in the ‘Notices’ section under the subheading ‘Newsletter’.)




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