The Carp Society formed in 1981 with the primary aim to develop and promote Carp Angling, today the organisation still abides by the founding principles, as well as developing the Carp Society for the future. 

  • Promote the sport of angling 
  • Provide facilities for teaching, taking part in and enjoying the sport
  • Encourage anglers to treat all fish with respect
  • To provide waters to ensure protected fishing 
  • Promote and organise educational, sporting and social events 
  • Maintain and develop our lakes 
  • Represent the interest of carp anglers in all matters



To fish any of our lakes you will need to become a full Carp Society member.

The annual membership fee is £25 and joining could not be easier

Non fishing guests (partners or children) must be a Carp Society member when visiting or staying with anglers on the lake. Visitors must not be given access codes/keys to the lake but must be let in/out by the angler who is fishing.

Partner memberships are charged at the full rate of £25 

Junior memberships are £10 (these are only available through the shop (Juniors aged 5-15years old) 


  • Download the membership form and send to the Carp Society offices or
  • Call us on 01367 253959 to make payment with a card 


Alternatively visit us at the Carp Society office on Horseshoe Lake and join in person


  • Click on the JOIN NOW button (below) and complete the form 
  • Once completed you will be taken to PayPal checkout screen 
  • £1.50 postage will be added on Paypal checkout 
  • Once payment has been submitted we will receive the form and your membership will be processed 

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Predation Action Group

Please help the Predation Action Group record incidents of predation (otters, cormorants etc), and keep accurate records of otter fenced fisheries throughout the UK by completing our quick and simple repot forms whcih you'll find on the dedicated PAG page of this website.

This information will help us to create an accurate database of predation activity in order to help identify fisheries at risk.

Predation Action Group