Welcome to Rookley Country Park

Situated at the heart of the Isle of Wight, Rookley Country Park offers unrivalled on-site accommodation and facilities, and easy access to all the great attractions the island has to offer. Our well stocked fishing lakes and bait and tackle shop are ideal for experienced anglers, with personal tuition available for enthusiastic beginners.

The Small Lake at Rookley Country Park

The Small Lake

The small lake is around 3/4 of an acre and is a general coarse fishing lake containing a variety of species including Roach, Rudd, Perch, Tench, Golden Tench, Mirror Carp, Common Carp and, Perch, Tench, Golden Tench, Mirror Carp, Common Carp and large Crucian Carp to 3lb 12oz. The lake record is now over 20lbs.

The Large Lake at Rookley Country Park

The Large Lake

The large lake is around 2 acres. This is the specimen lake, containing mainly Carp. The Carp total around 130 double figure fish with over 100 20lb plus fish and 20 over 30lb, all with good growth rates. Most of the fish are from the fast growing Fishers Pond strain and are predominantly Mirrors. The lake record is at present over 40lb.

The Tackle Shop (Tim''s Tackle) at Rookley Country Park

Onsite Tackle Shop

Also on site is a small but well stocked tackle shop, selling everything you may need, including worms, fozen and shelf-life boilies, groundbaits and pellets, as well as terminal tackle and larger items from many leading companies - Shimano, Tracker, Delkim, Fox, NAsh, Carp Company, Korda, CC Moore, JRC, Shakespeare, Mainline, Kryston ETC.

Angling Tuition at Rookley Country Park

Angling Tuition & Tackle Hire

Angling tuition is available from the on site PROFESSIONAL ANGLERS ASSOCIATION COACH Tim Oatley, including coaching for Novices to tips on specimen carp angling.

A tackle hire service is also provided including all that would be needed for a days fishing on the little lake (not including bait), to cradle mats for the larger lake.

Eating out at Rookley Country Park

Also Available on Site

  • Bar and Restaurant
  • Cafeteria and Take Away
  • Pool, Video games and Sky Sports
  • Children's Playground and Crazy Golf
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Launderette
Indoor swimming pool at Rookley Country Park

Self Catering Accommodation

  • Luxury Cottages and Caravans available
  • Use of Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools
  • On site Family Entertainments
  • Phone for latest offers and mention Rookley Fishery. Call 01983 721606 today!
  • For more information about our accomodation,  visit www.islandviewholidays.co.uk

"We didn't think that a carp fishing holiday on the Isle of Wight would compare to a family carp fishing holiday in France - but Rookley Country Park and Fishery beat some of our fishing holidays abroad hands down!

Kieron Axten, Staffordshire



Large lake swim bookings from April 1st 2016

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Monday 28th March 2016 : Due to a few people making bookings and not turning up recently . All Large lake bookings must be paid for in full at the time of making it from the 1st of April 2016.  There will still be...Read More

Large lake swim bookings

Read article - Large lake swim bookings

Monday 27th April 2015 : Please note :The large lake can be booked prior to your visit .Bookings are only available if you want to fish for 48 hours or more. If you want to do less than this , you can If any swims are...Read More

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