Plenty of options for specimen hunters and pleasure anglers

Fairlop Waters can be found in the London Borough of Redbridge, and offers anglers a choice of two fish packed waters.

Specimen lake – a 3.5 acre water which will suit the carpers, there is a good head of 20s but the carp do run into the 30s

Sailing lake – a much larger 38 acre water which also contains carp that run into the 30s – as do the pike. The sailing lake is stocked with a wide range of coarse species, which should provide a great days sport.

Main Species at Fairlop Waters

  • Bream
  • Carp
  • Perch
  • Pike
  • Roach

Day Tickets, Membership and Prices

The fishing at Fairlop Waters is charged at the following rates:

Day ticket: £10.50
Adult membership: £95
Concession membership: £95
Winter membership: £95

Find out more information

Telephone: 020 8500 9911

Address: Forest Road, Ilford, Greater London, IG6 3HN.


Fairlop Waters lies close to the A12, so access from the M25 is good. The Central line to Fairlop and Barkingside stations are a walkable distance.

Sat Nav Postcode: IG6 3HN

Fairlop Waters Location Map