The Marshes

SN14 7LP The Marshes , Marsh Lane ,Burton near Castle Combe, SN14 7LP When you get to Burton village there is a pub , The Old House at Home, go past this towards Castle Combe and about 100yds past the pub on your left is a lane that goes up towards a large green barn. On a post at the entrance is a white board with a black circle and an arrow.  Follow the lane over the motorway and at the bottom of the lane it turns sharp left. Dont go left the access gate is on your right. This is the access to the lake,  scramble the lock please dont leave it hyanging open or the lock will be stolen. Toilet facilty on site, access by the same code as the gate, 1/3rd of an acre lake , 3 islands , secluded spot. Stocked with good Tench and Bream , also Roach,Rudd, Crucians, Barbel, . Limited rod space. Phone our Club Secretary Roy Golding to book 07770264910. Close season on this lake Oct 1st to Feb 1st.

 Bowds Lake

SN15 4JA

Bowds Lake  is situated just off the M4 Junc 17

Third Exit off roundabout to Sutton Benger.

T Junction Turn Left

Over the bridge at Christian Malford

Look for turning on the left sign posted Dauntsey

Before you start to go back over the M4 on the right hand side look for Sodom Lane

Heading along Sodoms lane at the bend turn right “dead end sign”

Travel under the railway bridge and the pond is on your left

Parking is only on the gravel verge on the right hand side

Do not block the private road to the farm or any farm gates

Combination lock on main gate, code provided on membership renewal

Club Members can start using this pond as of May 1st 2014

This is a well developed pond providing excellent angling for various species of good size fish including





At the present time there are also Pike and Eels to good sizes…

Standard club rules apply and ensure that the gate is locked and the enterance code is not visible once you have entered.


At the present time all platforms are of wooden construction so as always use some common sense and ensure the area you are fishing from is safe


River Avon

BS31 2DD to BS30 6LN

This is a lovley location running from what is known as Jackie Whites to Swineford, Left hand bank upstream.

There are numerous areas to fish along the River Avon.

Good numbers of Roach, Bream, Carp, Pike & various species of fish are common throughout the length of the river

River fishing can sometimes be hard but it is a very enjoyable experience which sometimes tests even the more experience anglers




BS37 6PW

This  lake is  set in a lovely country setting on the outskirts of Chipping Sodbury near Yate in Bristol.

Location is travel through Chipping Sodbury half way down the main high street take a left, which will take you along the Wickwar Road. Continue along this road past the playing fields on your right and then take next right into Mapleridge lane. Continue on Mapleridge for about half a mile and the fishery is on your left. BS37 6PW.

This is a very tranquil location set in the peace and quiet of the countryside.

Toilet facilities are available as well as ample car parking.

This is a well stocked lake which appeals to both the experience angler as well as the novice angler




BS36 1BY

River Frome-Winterbourne The Crosshands Angling Club has a small stretch of river water front on the River Frome at Winterbourne.

This is a lovely stretch of the River Frome at Winterbourne.

This section of river is accessed from the bridge at the bottom of Winterbourne down , past the pub The Golden Hart , from the Downend direction, and the river section is from the first bend upstream right hand bank.

Also can be accessed from Huckford Lane.  Park in farm yard , do not obstruct equipment please.

With 6 solid metal platforms installed along the river bank with some additional areas which have been cleared to provide good access to this stretch of the river.

In the summer months you can watch the Chub gently swimming near the surface.

This is a light tackle venue



The Holiday Inn Lake

BS16 1QX

The Holiday Inn Lake is a shallow lake with a maximum depth of 4 feet and is about two acres in size with an attractive  small island feature and lots of lily pads, reeds and bull rushes.

This is an easy accessible venue, close to easy access of the M32 within the hotel grounds.

When you enter the carpark go to the far left hand side of car park in front of hotel . Register your car at reception by showing your club tab or you will be charged for parking by the car park managment scheme. Parking is free to club members.Access to the lake is to the left of the hotel off the car park.

You must sign in at the kiosk on your way to the lake , and sign out on your exit please. ( HSE)

This is mainly a carp venue but good Roach can be caught here as well. Good bags of fish can be taken from around the Lillie pads either from the centre or from the margins on this truly beautiful venue.

Mixed species of fish ranging from Carp to Roach.

Bags of 100lb can be caught here and remember you do not require heavy carp gear to fish this venue




BS39 5QL

This is a gem of a lake of just under one acre in a very picturesque location and has a small island feature and lots of reeds, bull rushes, lily pads and tree and shrub cover.

The location is behind the Hunters Rest Pub , BS39 5QL. Just past the pub coming from Radstock end , is a lane on your right.

The lake, which can be easily reached by crossing one securely gated  field from the car park.

We have Two lakes at Hunter the main lake which contains some excellent quality Carp and Tench where bags of 200lb have been common throughout this season, plus we have the smaller lake which contains some lovely quality  Tench, Crucians and Roach.

This is truly a remote venue surrounded by the peaceful countryside.

Toilet facilty on main lake near the shed on far side of lake.


Common Carp

Ham Green Lakes

 BS20 0HL.

You may fish the bottom silvers lake for free .
The upper carp lake can be fished for a small extra fee , arranged on the day with the owner. Night fishing can also be arranged with the owner.
The complex holds Bream to 10lbs Tench to 9lbs lots of good Roach and Rudd, Perch to 3lbs.
The carp lake holds a good head of doubles to 20lbs plus.
Crosshands club rules apply to this lake.
No guest tickets for this lake, but day tickets can be purchased lake side for non members.
Limited parking , so please do not block the roadway or your car may get damaged by passing farm vehicles.
You may drive up the lane to fishing pegs to offload fishing tackle.
Toilet on site.
Carry your membership card or you will be charged a day ticket.
Directions: M5 to Gordano Services, turn left at junction. Up the hill to sign post HAM GREEN, turn left here. Follow road to cricket club, turn right here , then turn left into Chapel Pill Lane. Follow road to bottom of hill.

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