Fishing in parks

We have a number of sites throughout the city where fishing is available.

Free fishing

Sites where fishing is free (anglers still need a current Environment Agency rod licence):

  • Arbourthorne Pond: Eastern Avenue, Arbourthorne, S2
  • Crookes Valley Dam: Crookes Valley Road, Crookesmoor, S10
  • Frecheville Pond: Hopedale Road, Frecheville, S12
  • Graves Park (middle pond only): Hemsworth Road, Norton Woodseats, S8
  • Hillsborough Park: Parkside Road, Hillsborough, S6
  • Rivelin Valley: Rivelin Valley Road, Rivelin, S6

Chargeable fishing

If you would like to fish these waters, purchase day tickets from:

Howbrook Reservoir

Eddie Lewis, Howbrook Angling Club
Telephone: 01226 748692

Westwood New Road
High Green

Westwood Reservoir & Nancy Pond

Steve Hinson, Chapeltown and District Angling Club
Telephone: 0114 284 5424

Westwood Reservoir

Dawland Avenue
High Green

Nancy Pond

Greaves Lane
High Green

Wire Mill Dam

Chris Keeling

Porter Valley
Whiteley Wood Road

Where fishing is not allowed

Fishing is not permitted at any other ponds and lakes managed by ourselves, including the Local Nature Reserve in Shire Brook Valley.

Contact Parks and Countryside Service

Centre in the Park
Norfolk Heritage Park
Guildford Avenue
S2 2PL

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