Par Fishery

St Marys Lane, Thurrock, RM14 3PB, Essex, United Kingdom

Par Fishery is one of the UK's premier specimen fishing lakes, with carp just under the 40lb mark and big catfish to over 85lb more details at

Par Fishery has two lakes the Front Lake (known as Tillingham Lake) and the Back Lake (known as Faraway Lake).

Tillingham lake is the first lake you come to after entering the fishery and is approximately 4.5 acres. The lake has 14 good sized swims to choose from but is limited to 12 anglers so there is always choice and space.

Featuring many overhanging trees and an abundance of large thick reed beds creating cover for fish and natural feeding area to fish to. The lake record is currently 32lb 10oz, and catfish to over 85lb plus quality Tench, Perch, Roach and Rudd.

Faraway lake is a more engaging water of the two lakes where the average weight of carp is 20lb plus and a lake record approaching 40lb. The lake is around 4 acres with carp stocks 80-100 fish and 6 swims to choose from all offering plenty of space and fishing area. Like Tillingham lake there are plenty of overhanging trees and reed beds creating fish holding areas.

Carp to over 40lbs
Catfish to over 80lb

Address: St Marys Lane, Thurrock, RM14 3PB, Essex, United Kingdom

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Anonymous - 8th Oct 2018 at 11:28am

Hello, Do you have any swims avaiable for the 13th Saturday for two pleople please? Many thanks Grant

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Jeldy - Reviewed 29th Mar 2019 at 1:19pm

Some great carp to be had here but the toilets are awful and I’ve never seen more rats on a lake in 20 years of fishing.

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