Top 6 Best Locations in The UK for Carp Fishing

Are you looking to catch some big carp, a new personal best or just simply looking for a new carp fishing lake? Read all about where the best locations in the UK are for carp fishing - recommended by us, Cambridgeshire's destination of choice for fishing holidays.

The Cambridgeshire Fens

A great destination for carp fishing in the UK and a place to be spoilt for choice is The Cambridgeshire Fens. There are a wide variety of unique fishing lakes and it is also one of the most popular destinations for anglers of all skill levels. You will find many monster carp lurking in the depths of the fishing lakes here. Enjoy a peaceful atmosphere at The Cambridgeshire Fens as you take in the breathtaking beauty of the countryside - an ideal backdrop for your fishing adventure.

The Cotswold Water Park

Visit the stunning Cotswold Water Park with an impressive 70 fishing lakes to enjoy. The water park stretches 42 square miles with a variety of places to stay nearby. The clear waters and tranquil location make this area the ideal place for carp fishing and the experienced staff here will happily pass on local fishing knowledge and advice about the lakes.

Bluebell Lakes, Northamptonshire

The beautiful Bluebell Lakes situated in Northamptonshire are renowned for being the favourite carp fishery. With 5 mature carp fishing lakes, this location is one of the most reputable carp waters in the UK. Each lake here boasts an ample amount of well-positioned pegs, to allow any experienced angler to catch their personal best carp.

Farlow’s Lake, Buckinghamshire

Visit the magnificent Farlow’s Lake, renowned for having the finest carp in the UK. The carp at Farlow’s Lake have grown to significant proportions over the past 40 years - making them generally the biggest attraction specimen amongst other species. Many carp fishing greats have written about Farlow’s Lake describing it as every carp angler’s dream lake - with approximately 1200 carp present.

Orchid Lakes, Oxfordshire

The gorgeous Orchid Lakes is steeped in history and known for its large stock of carp and amazing surroundings. The lake spans over 17 acres and is described as the perfect venue for the typical keen angler. The lakes are surrounded by large oaks and willows which offer the perfect privacy, giving the area an aesthetic appeal. There are known to be hundreds of carp at Orchid Lakes, ranging between 30 and 40lbs.

Fields End Water, Cambridgeshire

Fields End Water surrounded by beautiful Fenland countryside is the perfect adult-only and dog-friendly fishing destination. Our fishing lakes boast a wide variety of carp, suiting a typical fisherman’s expectations.

Whilst visiting us on your fishing trip, why not camp, or stay in one of our luxury lodges or glamping pods? Staying with us on your fishing trip would offer the most unforgettable experience.

We also have a 5-star caravan park and are proud to be affiliated with the Caravan and Motorhome Club. Book online today and start planning your ultimate fishing adventure at our five-star, adult-only holiday park.