coarse fishing in the UK

Angel of the North Lakes

Angel of the North Lakes

Chester Le Street, County Durham

The Angel of the North Carp and Coarse Fishing Lakes are located in the middle of a 64 acre farm near Gateshead in County Durham. It is a truely relaxing fishing spot, surrounded by the peaceful countryside.

There is a choice of three lakes at the venue:

  • Bowes Lake - offers around 3 acres of carp fishing
  • Lookout Lake - mixed coarse fishing with over 4 acres of water
  • Bassett's Pond - a much smaller lake packed with coarse fish

Main Species at Angel of the North Lakes


Rules and Bans

Angel sinking feed pellets only, or maggot, worm, caster, hemp, groundbait is allowed except on Bassetts pond.

  • NO OTHER FEED Pellets TO BE USED except Angels own!!!!
  • NO feeding of sweetcorn, NO feeding of luncheon meat,(only as hook bait)
  • No bloodworm or joker
  • No nut based bait
  • No powerbait
  • Oct to April no oil based bait of any kind including trout pellets
  • No Cat or Dog or any animal (feed, meat, complete)
  • No Floating or sinking biscuit
  • No bread, punched, sinking, floating or crumb
  • No artificial or plastic baits
  • No floating bait (Except fly fishing on Bowes July & August)
  • No boilies of any size or description,no pop up boilies
  • Hook baits allowed are maggot, caster, worm, paste, sweetcorn, expander and hookable pellets, luncheon meat cubes


Tickets and Prices


Full day £12.00 (+£5 for 2 rods)
Half day £7.00 (+£5 for 2 rods)


Full day £10.00 (+£4 for 2 rods)
Half day £6.00 (+£3 for 2 rods)

Find out more information

Address: Bassetts Lookout, Northside, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham. DH3 1RF

Sat Nav Postcode: DH3 1RF

Angel of the North Lakes Google Map

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