East Wellow, Nr Romsey


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A Highly Regarded & Profitable Trout Fishery Offering Further Potential, Situated In An Accessible Rural Location - 10.5 Acres


Woodington Trout Fishery is situated between the popular villages of West and East Wellow,

to the northern edge of The New Forest National Park and enjoys a quiet rural

setting with easy access from Romsey Road. The property benefits from excellent

communication links with the A36 providing access to the M27 and M3

motorway network to the south east. The Cathedral City of Salisbury lies within

easy reach to the north west with the commercial Centre of Southampton to

the south east.

The location is excellent for the operation of a commercial fishery

with a good local catchment area providing regular trade enhanced

by a large number of touring anglers visiting one of the many tourist

destinations in the locality.


Established for over 25 years, Woodington Lakes has been developed into a popular commercial fishery catering for anglers of all ages and abilities.

Situated in a quiet rural location on the northern edge of the New Forest National Park,

the fishery extends to approximately 10.5 acres and offers a mature 3 lake complex, double bank fishing on a stretch of the River Blackwater, ample parking and a bailiff reception/cabin.

Set amongst beautiful woodland and water meadows, the spring fed lakes are well stocked with Rainbow and Blue Trout providing excellent sport which has enabled the fishery to become recognised nationally achieving coverage across various angling publications.

Catch and kill/catch and release tickets are both available, catering for all types of angler, year round.

The current owners supplement their income with private tuition and coaching , with scope to develop the business and property further, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Full accounts will be made available to bona fide purchasers.



Extending to 0.6 acres, Spring lake is a gravel bottomed lake with clear waters, stocked with Rainbow and Blue Trout between 1.5lbs 3lbs.

A central island offers two or three deep areas around it, with easy casting for less experienced anglers.


Extending to 0.45 acres, Kingfisher lake is also a gravel bottomed lake with clear waters, stocked with Rainbow and Blue Trout between 1.5lbs 3lbs.

The clear waters allow for fish to be taken using stalking tactics


Extending to 0.5 acres, The Leat is a deeper lake which has been used historically as a catch and kill/ catch and release lake all year round, with fishing from a single bank.

The lake is currently being used as a stock lake for the adjoining coarse fishery and will be netted prior to completion.

There is further scope to increase the size of this lake.


Running adjacent to the lakes is The River Blackwater, a tributary to the renowned River Test, offering a variety of interesting features and swims. The property provides a double bank stretch of approximately 430 metres that holds a variety of course fish in addition to Brown Trout, Sea Tout & Grayling.


Timber cabin currently used as a reception/shelter

Pump house which is still operational and provides storage

Timber Pole barn providing storage and shelter

In all the property amounts to some 10.5 Acres


Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.

2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.


Test Valley Council 01794 527700


There are no known services to the land however we understand water and electric are connected to the neighboring properties. Purchasers to make their own enquiries.


The sale includes the fish stocks within the active lakes. Fox Grant is not liable in any way for the quality or quantity of fish stocks, nor any death or disease that may affect such stocks.


The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion.


From Salisbury head south east on the A36 for approximately 12.5 miles. On reaching the West Wellow roundabout proceed straight over and continue past the speed camera before turning left into Whinwhistle Road. Continue a short distance, turning left into Romsey Road. Proceed for a further 0.7 miles, turning right into the lane, as indicated by the Woodington Fishery, brown signs. The property will be found at the end of the land after 500 yards.

See location map for alternative routes.

Nearest Postcode SO51 6BG


All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact Adam Field or William Grant for further details or email adam@foxgrant.com

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