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Lake Pochard Lodges - Cotswold Water Park, South Cerney, Gloucestershire

Disabled friendly & wheelchair access

Lake Pochard provides a wonderful setting for a weekend break or holiday. Ideal for fishermen, nature lovers and the adventurous. This wonderful setting provides the perfect location to fish, enjoy the wildlife or base to explore. The holiday lodges are located on the Cotswold Water Park, which consists of 133 lakes covering an area of 40 square miles within Gloucestershire and Wiltshire countryside, north of Swindon and a few miles south of old Roman town of Cirencester.

There are a selection of high quality 2 & 3 bedroom Scandanavian lodges overlooking Lake Pochard, one of the many lakes. Stylishly designed & furnished this is an ideal base to enjoy & explore the delights of the Cotswolds and the Cotswold Water Park.

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  • Contemporary scandinavian holiday lodges
  • Spacious 2 & 3 bedroom lodges
  • Waterside location with views across Lake Pochard
  • Set in the heart of the Cotswolds near Cirencester
  • Situated on The Cotswold Water Park consisting of 150 lakes
  • On site fishing - well stocked lakes & idyllic rural setting
  • Fishing is not included in the price of the holiday lodge
  • Please note there is no fishing permitted directly in front of each lodge
  • Many watersports locally - canoeing, water ski, sailing
  • Wonderful nature reserves, cycling & walking trails
  • Waterside Cafe - open 7 days a week (on site)
  • Free internet access at the on-site cafe
  • Pet friendly - £35 per pet (max. 2)
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Property Overview
Location Overview

Scandanavian timber built holiday lodges overlooking Lake Pochard set in a lovely, quiet location within the popular Cotswold Water Park. Lake Pochard offers a superb fishing lake in front of the 12 very well insulated and cosy lodges that have all been furnished and equipped to a high standard. There is a choice of 2 and 3 bedroom lodges and each has a good sized balcony with BBQ looking over the lake in front. A great location to stay relax and enjoy the beautiful rural surroundings, explore the area and enjoy visiting Cirecencester and the many beautiful Cotswold villages close by. There is a very good ‘all day’ Café on site offering ‘All-day’ breakfasts, lunch and snacks.

The excellent water clarity within Lake Pochard allows a special weed to grow which attracts large number of diving ducks called ‘Pochard’ amongst many other breeds of ducks, geese, waterfowl, kingfishers, birds of prey, wildlife and provides an excellent place to go fishing.

Fishing at Lake Pochard: Walters Lake is well known for its high quality match lake and carp fishing though they are very well stocked with roach, rudd, perch and tench. Catches are often 100lb plus in a day. The match lake (the only one within the Cotswold Water Park) has 73 swims of which 75% can be accessed by the disabled. Tickets can be bought on the day from 7.00am at the Café. Lake Pochard is well stocked with specimen carp and day tickets are available. Click here for Lake Pochard Fishing

General Fishing: The area is rich with fishing options throughout, from river fishing in the Thames, coarse fishing, specimen carp lake fishing to fly fishing for trout there is something for everyone from the novice to expert. The many different fisheries offer day tickets and club membership facilities. The Tackle Den fishing specialists will help ensure you have all the right equipment and bait to enjoy your day. Many holiday cottages and lodges offer fishing right from the doorstep.

For details of the various different fishing lakes and options available please Click Here' for fishing options.

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The Cotswold Water Park - One of the fastest growing tourist areas in the UK, the Cotswold Water Park has for a long time been kept as a best kept secret and it seems that the secret is now out and is now becoming a major tourist destination! South of Cirencester and north of Swindon the Cotswold Water Park covers just over 40 square miles. The whole area which is made up of 150 different lakes, a series of lovely old Cotswold villages, the infant Thames is a haven for a wonderful array of wildlife and leisure activities.

Key information:

  • 150 different lakes
  • Created from over 50 years of limestone extraction
  • Covering 14 different villages
  • 150 km of pathways, bridleways and cycle paths
  • 74 different fishing lakes – many stocked with specimen fish
  • 10 lakes specified as ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI)
  • Home to over 20,000 waterbirds
  • Range of protected Nature Reserves
  • Great selection of lakeside holiday cottages and lodges
  • Wonderful choice of watersports and activities
Property Facilities
Local Area & Highlights
  • Click here for lodge floor plans
  • 2 bedroom lodges (sleeps 4) - 1 x double & 1 x twin bedroom
  • 3 bedroom lodges (sleeps 6) - Slightly larger lodge with 1 x double, 1 x twin & 1 x bunk bed room
  • Family bathroom - bath & shower attachment, W/C, wash basin
  • Open plan & spacious living, kitchen & dining area
  • Good quality leather sofas
  • LCD TV/DVD/CD with Freeview
  • Doors leading out to furnished verandah overlooking lake
  • BBQ (gas included)
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Microwave, dishwasher, hob, oven and fridge
  • Washing machine (only in larger 3 bedroom lodges)
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels provided
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Electricity included, double glazed and centrally heated
  • Cots and highchairs - £10 / week & £5 / short break
  • Pets £35 each (max 2) - Please click here for pet rules
  • Free internet access at the on-site cafe
  • Wheelchair accessible - expanded doorways
  • Although these lodges are fully wheelchair accessible there are no other specific features in the lodges for people with mobility issues
  • Please note: There is no fishing permitted directly in front of each lodge however there are plenty of other fishing opportunities available at all other points around the lake
  • Click here Cotswold Water Park map - Lake Pochard's location number 15 on this map
Local Facilities
Options & Additional Information
  • Excellent carp and course fishing at Lake Pochard
  • Fishing is not included in the price of the holiday lodge
  • Fishing in the Match Lake - approx. £5 per person from 7am-Dusk - Payable on-site
  • Fishing in the Specimen Carp Lake (which the lodges overlook) - approx £10 per person for 24 hour period - Payable on-site
  • Please note: There is no fishing permitted directly in front of each lodge however there are plenty of other fishing opportunities available at all other points around the lake
  • Children are permitted to fish Walters Lake (match lake) with adult supervision. Dogs are not permitted to sit with you at Walters Lake
  • Under 16's are permitted to observe fishing but not to fish on Lake Pochard. Dogs are permitted to sit with you on Lake Pochard as long as they are on a lead
  • The Waterside Cafe is open from 7am until late, 7 days a week during the Summer and from 7:30am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week in the Winter. The cafe has a wide range of home cooked meals, vegetarian options and home-made cakes
  • There is also a tackle shop within the The Waterside Cafe with a small selection of bait suitable for on-site fishing
  • 25% Deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand
  • Arrival from 3.00pm & 10.00am departure
  • Electricity is included in price
  • Cot & High chair available - £10 / week & £5 / short break
  • All duvets, linen and tea and bath towels are provided
  • Pets £35 each (max 2) - Please click here for pet rules
  • No Smoking please
  • Weekly breaks - Fri/Mon start days
  • Short breaks available all year round - Fri/Mon start days
  • Groups of single sex parties accepted if pre-arranged
  • All lodges have been adapted for wheelchair access (extra wide doors & spacious bathrooms)
  • Hire of manual wheelchair available - £15 per week (please advise in advance)
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions

For further information regarding Lake Pochard Lodges please contact Waterside Breaks on 01252 339020