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Norton Fishery

Stapleford Tawney Trout Farm

Epping Lane

Stapleford Tawney



Tel:  01708 688 525

Norton Fishery is a trout farm and fly-fishery with a spring fed five-acre lake (Est.1995).  The quiet and secluded fishery in Essex is set in scenic open pastoral countryside with grass banks and 22 casting platforms. It is kept well stocked with trout from 2lb upwards and has depths varying from 3.5 - 5.5 meters with deeper ruts throughout down to 8 meters

We are approx. 20 miles from the centre of London, (jct. 26 on the M25 / jct. 5 on M11), 3 miles from Theydon Bois, 4½ miles from Epping Town, and 2½ miles from Abridge

There is an on site tackle/snacks shop,  inside toilets (including disabled) and secure parking for 30+ vehicles.  There is also a BBQ area available for use.

Various fishing tickets are available, including Novice Tickets for newcomers to the sport and catch and release is allowed on all tickets after your bag limit has been reached. Savings can be made on ticket prices if you purchase books of tickets and/or sign up as a member.


Thornwood Springs Fishery

Carpenters Arms Lane, 



CM16 6LR

Tel:  07588 669255

Thornwood Springs is nestled in an idyllic setting on the outskirts of Epping Forest, with scenes of rolling countryside, an abundance of wildlife, coupled with amazing sunsets.

Whether you’re a total novice fishing for your first time, or a seasoned big fish stalker, our fishery is open to everyone, all year round.

If you need help whilst visiting our lakes, our instructors and management are generally no more than a rod or two’s length away!