Angling: Rudyard was once the northern mecca for match
angling and even today many angling clubs fish regular matches
at the lake. Day ticket angling is available and the ranger
comes to you to collect the daily fee. Adults £5 for 2 rods, £7.50 for 3 rods and £10 for 4 rods. Juveniles 12-16 years £3, under 12's free. EA Licences required. Fishing boats with electric motor £20 per day plus £5 per angler. The lake is open all year round.
Latest fishing matches and results
Boat Launching: Many people bring their boats for
a day's sailing on Rudyard Lake, launching from the slipway
at the damhead. Currently the fee for boats up to 3m is £10 per day and over 3m is £12 per day. Parking is included in the fee.
Boat moorings are subject to availability. Please contact
the ranger via contacts page.
Canoeing: Day tickets are available at £7 a
canoe including parking. There are also group discounts.
Boat hire: Rowing boats (ex Regents Park Lake in London)
can be hired mainly during the summer months at a cost of
£10 per 30 minutes. They carry up to four people and buoyancy
aids are available.
boat: The trip boat 'Honey' is available from Easter to
the end of October, mainly at weekends, although private bookings
are available at other times. The boat is owned and operated
by trained volunteers of the League of Friends. It can carry
up to 12 passengers. Cruises are usually combined with an
informative narration about the lake's history and wildlife.
The cost is £4 for adults and £2 for children.
All prices are correct as of 8th June