Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Family Fishing at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Family Fishing at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Family Fishing at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex
  • Fishing Lake at Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island Essex

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For fishing holidays in Essex that will leave you hooked, choose Waldegraves Holiday Park! Whether you prefer sea fishing or coarse fishing, there’s something for every keen or novice angler at our site.

The lakes are well stocked with commercial sized carps averaging 6-10lb with several going to mid- teens and rising up to 22lb. There is a variety of other species, including our residents sturgeons, Bob and George, which weigh 19lb and 9lb respectively. Bream, Tench, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Gudgeon can also be caught at our lakes which are guaranteed to meet the expectations of the keenest angler. Managed by a permanent fishing warden, the fish and their environments are maintained to the highest standard, recently been improved with new swims added!

Waldegraves is one of the premier destinations for fishing holidays in Essex, as we also offer sea fishing from our beach. Here you could be lucky enough to catch anything from sea bass, sole and mackerel to plaice, whiting and dog fish. And, if you would like to venture further out onto the water, you can do so with our own boat launching facilities. From here you can explore the waters around Mersea Island. We also sell tackle and bait for both fresh and seawater fishing from the on-site Wheatgrain shop. Facilities are suitable for disabled anglers, with parking close to the lakes.

Guide Prices

Day passes available from £4.00

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • Guide price - Main courses range from £6.95
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Join the B1025 to Mersea Island.Cross the Strood Channel via ‘The Causeway’ and then take the left fork to East Mersea.Take the second turning to the right and follow the brown and cream Tourist Board signs to Waldegraves.Accessible by Public Transport: Colchester Town Rail Station station is 8.5 miles away.

    Waldegraves Holiday Park Fishing

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    Waldegraves Holiday Park, Waldegraves Holiday Park, Waldegraves Lane, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8SE

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    Opening Times

    * Reception is open 9am – 5pm throughout the season, hours might be reduced during the Christmas time and when the Park is closed (15th January – 15th February).

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