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Hartley Lands Farm Fishery is a eight water fishery set on peaceful Cranbrook farm land. The lakes between them hold a number of fish including: mirror carp to 19lb, common carp to 19lb, ghost carp to 16lb, tench to 2lb, some good roach to 1lb 8oz, and some large perch to 5lb. There are a variety of lakes to fish at Hartley Lands Fishery ranging from small secluded ponds to a large open reservoir.

Fishing Lakes


Samson Pond - A small pond surrounded by overhanging shrubbery.
Pear Tree Lake - An open oval shaped lake with two central islands.
Woodside Pond - A small pond set in the edge of some woods.
Nicks Lake - One of the largest waters on the farm.
Hennicker Pond - A long oval shaped water surrounded by trees and shrubbery.
Bramley Lake - An open oval shaped water with central island.
Finches Pond - A long thin lake set in woodland.
The Reservoir - A large oval shaped reservoir.

Samson Pond

Samson Pond is the first water that you will see once on the farm, located next to the main car park. This 1/4 acre lake contains 5 swims. The ponds depths range from 3 feet in the margins to 7 feet in the centre of the lake. The pond is surrounded with reeds and overhanging shrubbery in the margins. Match bookings and corporate events are available on this lake. The water is stocked with a lot of small carp and tench weighing 1lb to 3lb.

Samson Pond


Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 12lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 12lb

Tench

Tench - 3.5lb

Perch

Perch - 4lb

Roach

Roach - 8oz

Rudd

Rudd - 8oz

Gudgeon

Gudgeon 2oz

 

 

Features: Reeds, Overhanging bushes
Lake Size: 1/4 acre
Lake Depth: 7ft
Swims: 5


Pear Tree Lake

Pear Tree Lake is a long, oval shaped lake that is approximately 1 acre in size. The swims are small wooden platforms built into a flat bank that are raised slightly from the waters edge.

Pear Tree Lake


Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp 4lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 4lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb

Perch

Perch - 5lb

Features: Islands, Reeds
Lake Size: 4 acres
Lake Depth: 7ft maximum
Swims: 26


Woodside Pond

Woodside Pond is a small natural pond set in the edge of woodland next to Pear Tree Lake. The pond contains heavy amounts of trees and shrubbery on the far side whilst fairly open on the near side. The pond also has patches of reeds and lilies. There are only a couple of swims on this water.

Woodside Pond


Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 12lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 12lb

Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp 6lb

Crucian Carp

Crucian Carp - 2.8lb

Tench

Tench - 3.5lb

Rudd

Rudd - 8oz

Roach

Roach - 8oz

 

 

Features: Overhanging trees and bushes, Reeds, Lilies
Lake Size: 1/4 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: Maximum of 3


Nicks Lake

Nicks Lake is a flat fairly open lake with 38 swims, 6 of which are suitable for disabled anglers. The swims are generally wooden platform swims raised slightly from the waters edge. The lakes features include islands and reeds. The lake contains a good number of carp between 8oz and 8lb, and a large number of bream, tench, roach, rudd and perch.

Nicks Lake

Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp 6lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 22lb

Tench

Tench - 1lb

Perch

Perch - lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb 8oz

Rudd

Rudd - 1lb

Bream

Bream - 1lb

Barbel

Barbel - 9lb

Features: Islands, Reeds
Lake Size: 2 acres
Lake Depth: 8ft
Swims: 37

Hennicker Pond

This lake is a sheltered 1/2 acre water with 8 swims. The lakes features includes overhanging trees and shrubbery, lilies, and reeds. The swims at the car park end are at the bottom of a steep bank, where as the swims the other end are on flat wooden platforms.

Hennicker Pond


Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 19lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 19lb

Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp 12lb

Perch

Perch - 2lb

Tench

Tench - 3.5lb

Rudd

Rudd - 8oz

Roach

Roach - 8oz

 

 


Features: Lilies, Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes, Island
Lake Size: 1/2 acre
Lake Depth: 7-8ft
Swims: 8


Bramley Lake

This lake is an open one acre oval shaped water with 22 swims. The lakes features includes reeds in the margins and a large island. The maximum depth of this water is 2.1 metres but with many shelves and variations. This lake is packed with small carp and some good sized roach.

Bramley Lake


Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp - 8oz - 12lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 17lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb

Rudd

Rudd - 8oz

Tench

Tench - 3lb+

Perch

Perch - 3lb+


Features: Reeds, Island
Lake Size: 1 acre
Lake Depth: 7-8ft
Swims: 22


Finches Pond

This lake is a sheltered 3/4 acre water with 11 swims set in woodland. The lakes features includes overhanging trees and shrubbery, reeds and two islands. There are ranging depths throughout the lake. The lake contains a number of high double figured carp.

Finches Pond


Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 28lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 28lb

Tench

Tench - 1lb

Perch

Perch - 4lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb 8oz

Rudd

Rudd - 8oz

Bream

Bream - 2lb+

Chub

Chub - 4lb 8oz

Eel

Eel - 8lb

 

 


Features: Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes, Islands
Lake Size: 3/4 acre
Lake Depth: 4-8ft
Swims: 11


Hartley Farm Reservoir

This reservoir is a fairly open 2 acre water with 31 swims. The lake has a couple of shelves of 3 foot to 6 foot in depth, with the deepest parts of the reservoir reaching 12 foot.

Hartley Farm Reservoir


Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 19lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 19lb

Ghost Carp

Ghost Carp 12lb

Perch

Perch - 5lb

Tench

Tench - 2lb 8oz

Chub

Chub - 1lb

Roach

Roach - 2lb

Bream

Bream - 3lb


Features: Lilies, Reeds
Lake Size: 2 acres
Lake Depth: 3-12ft
Swims: 31


Fishery Facilities


Fishery ParkingFishery ToiletsWheelchair Access

Toilets: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Car Park: Yes

Night Fishing: No

Fishing Tackle Shop: No

Camping: No

Food and Drink: No

Caravaning: No

Club House: No

Accommodation: No

Cafe: No

Showers: No


Prices



Day (1 rod): Adult £10 - Junior £7 - OAP £7
Day (2 rods): Adult £12 - Junior £9 - OAP £9
A Bailiff will collect the money at your peg.

Times:
Day Ticket allows fishing from 7:30am to Dusk

* Match Bookings available


Contact Details


Contact: Paul and Sara Ward
Club:
Address: Swattenden Lane, Hartley, Cranbrook, Kent
Telephone: 01580 720319
Mobile: 07710538505 (Paul Ward)
Baliff: 07703 825064 (7:30 am - 7 pm)
Email: hartleylands.web@gmail.com
Website: www.hartleylandsfishery.co.uk/

Directions


From Hastings: Take the A21 to Coopers Corner (just past Hurst Green), turn right onto the A229 towards Hawkhurst. Follow the A229 towards Cranbrook. Just before Cranbrook you will find a turning on the right with a signpost saying Hartley Lands Farm Fishery (Swattenden Lane). Follow this lane for about 1/4, the entrance to the fishery is on the left through some orchard fields (you will see an official brown tourist info sign on a pole), follow the gravel track until you reach the car park.

From Sevenoaks: Take the A21 to the roundabout just before the Lamberhurst bypass (short stretch of dual carriageway), turn left at this roundabout (A262) towards Goudhurst and Horsmonden. Follow the road through Goudhurst until you reach Iden Green, turn right just after Iden Green onto Glassenbury Road (the B2085) towards Hartley. Turn left at the end of this road (you are now on the A229), Take the road the next almost immediate road on your right with a signpost saying Hartley Lands Farm Fishery (Swattenden Lane). Follow this lane for about 1/4, the entrance to the fishery is on the left through some orchard fields (you will see an official brown tourist info sign on a pole), follow the gravel track until you reach the car park.


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Fishery Rules


  1. Barbless hooks only. No micro barb
  2. Unhooking mat required
  3. Landing net required
  4. Landing nets must be dipped
  5. No keepnets (except matches) or sacks to be used
  6. Fish over 4oz must be landed with a net
  7. No tins or cans allowed on the bank
  8. Litter must be taken home
  9. No dogs
  10. No trout pellets or trout paste
  11. No boilies
  12. Maximum of 4 pints of bait
  13. Maximum of 2kg of groundbait







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