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Hook-up great fishing holidays in Essex at Waldegraves

For fishing holidays in Essex that will leave you hooked, choose Waldegraves Holiday Park! Whether you prefer sea fishing or coarse fishing, there’s something for every keen or novice angler at our site.

The lakes are well stocked with commercial sized carps averaging 6-10lb with several going to mid-teens and rising up to 22lb. There is a variety of other species including Bream, Tench, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Gudgeon can also be caught at our lakes which are guaranteed to meet the expectations of the keenest angler. Managed by a permanent fishing warden, the fish and their environments are maintained to the highest standard, recently been improved with new swims added!

Waldegraves is one of the premier destinations for fishing holidays in Essex, as we also offer sea fishing from our beach. Here you could be lucky enough to catch anything from sea bass, sole, and mackerel to plaice, whiting, and dogfish. If you would like to venture further out onto the water, you can do so with our own boat launching facilities. From here you can explore the waters around Mersea Island. We also sell tackle and bait for both fresh and seawater fishing from the on-site Wheatgrain shop. Facilities are suitable for disabled anglers, with parking close to the lakes.

Special Fishing Holidays in Essex

There is no better time to take advantage of some incredible fishing breaks and enjoy unlimited FREE FISHING for the duration of your stay in our static holiday homes. Short breaks from only £209 per holiday home! All of our holiday homes are fully equipped and can sleep up to 6 people.

Special fishing break dates for 2022:

  • 21st – 28th February
  • 4th – 31st March
  • 1st – 21st October
  • 31st October
  • 4th – 28th November
  • 2nd – 16th December

* This offer is for guests staying in our luxury holiday homes and on special breaks only.

Fishing Prices and Rules 2022

Take a look around our fishing lakes in Essex…

Browse around our lakes in our virtual tour below!

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Waldegraves Fishing Match Dates

Waldegraves Fishing matches are held every year and are always a success. Spaces for each match are offered on a first come first served basis and anglers must pay the respective entrance fee of £5 on the day. Check the upcoming match dates on our events calendar or please contact us on 01206 382898 for more information.