• Chad Pool

    Chad Pool is a fishery where you can catch carp in an uncrowded, peaceful environment.

  • Beautiful Cotswolds

    This highly regarded and picturesque fishery is set in the tranquil countryside of the beautiful Cotswolds, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, just 3 miles from Stow-on-the-Wold.

  • On Site

    There is ample parking, a toilet and drinking water tap.

  • 2½ Acre Lake

    Around the 2½ acre lake are 12 large purpose built swims, offering a personal area to fish from. They are positioned to enable casting to strategic areas and ensure that the best degree of privacy is attained for anglers.

  • Our aim ...

    ... is to offer the discerning carp angler quality fishing in an uncrowded, tranquil, litter free environment.

  • Good head of Carp

    Chad Pool has a good head of Carp ranging up to mid-twenties. It was previously run as a mixed fishery but has been regularly netted to control the presence of roach, bream and tench. Perch have been retained however and there are specimens reaching 3 to 4 pounds.

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Home Pool

Bookable on an exclusive session basis.

Home Pool
Although an intimate Pool, fishing is made challenging and interesting by its many features, including islands, weed beds, silt pockets, hard spots and varying depth, therefore the fishery is best suited to more experienced anglers.

Flat grassed swims offer ample space for even the largest of bivvies. Additionally there is a shed, with seating area outside, offering members fridge/freezer, microwave and power facilities. There is ample secure parking, toilet and drinking water tap.

Tariff to book the lake for a maximum of 4 anglers:

Full Week £700
Noon Monday to 10am Friday £480
Noon Friday to 10am Monday £360
Terms Week will start at noon on a Friday or Monday and finish 10am the following Friday or Monday.

50% non-refundable deposit payable on booking and balance on arrival.
Booking To book this unique experience ring 01451 831470

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Chad Pool

We are now open. In order that anglers and ourselves stay safe there are some changes to our previous way of operation.

All anglers will have to pre-book and pay in advance of arrival. Call 01451 831470.

Initially we are only accepting bookings of 24hrs or more for adult anglers only and will limit the total number of angers at any one time. No day anglers at present.
Under no circumstances what so ever will anyone be allowed onto the property other than the pre-paid/booked in anglers.

The gate will be permanently locked. You will have to inform us of your arrival and departure times, which must be between 7am and 6pm.

There will be a hand sanitiser mounted on the wall outside the toilet which must be used prior to entry and upon exit. There will be a supply of soap but for your safety we will not have a hand towel. Also for safety reasons our barrows will not be available to use.

Please observe the Government directive and maintain a 2 metre distance

Chad Lakes Fishery Rules


  • Chad Pool Rules
  • 2 rod limit.
  • Night fishing strictly by appointment only. (Tel: 01451 831470).
  • Fishing from numbered swims only, maximum 12 anglers at any one time.
  • LARGE unhooking mats and landing nets must be used.
  • No braided line, lead core or leaders of any kind.
  • No fixed leads.
  • No litter.
  • No keepnets or sacks.
  • No juniors under 16 without an adult.
  • No fires, dogs, cutting of trees/reeds.
  • Any one contravening these rules will be banned.
  • Access and fishing at own risk.
  • Click on the printer to print the Chad Pool Fishery Rules.

  • Home Pool Rules
  • Fishing may only be carried out from the designated swims on Track Bank and the Causeway.
  • No fishing from the Brook Bank. Home Bank is out of bounds with no access to Brook Bank.
  • Maximum of 3 rods at any one time.
  • No braided line, lead core or leaders of any kind.
  • No litter. All litter to be taken away..
  • No unhooking mats, weigh slings, landing nets or sacks allowed. These will be supplied.
  • No cutting of trees, bushes or reeds or digging of banks. No fires or dogs.
  • Strictly no guests or spectators. Only booked in anglers allowed.
  • No bait boats.
  • Access and fishing at own risk.
  • Click on the printer to print the Home Pool Fishery Rules.
Chad Lakes
situated in the stunning Cotswolds
Gay Ayres
Chad Lakes - Beauty & Tranquility in perfect harmony
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Stow Road
Chipping Norton


01451 831470
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