Snetterton Pits are ordinarily only accessible via a Syndicate Permit. NUAC have an arrangement with the owner that allows NUAC members to fish here via a Day Ticket and this must be booked in advance as per the booking instructions below.

There are seven waters at this fishery of which six are available for NUAC members to explore once a Day Ticket has been booked, see the map in the Location section below for a full list of lakes available.

Mallard Lake is not available to NUAC; this is the largest lake on the complex and the one where NE side backs onto a house and garden.

There are plenty of swims to fish on Snipe, Grebe, Tench, Lagoon, Swan 1 and Swan 2 lakes which all hold good stocks of big tench and bream, roach and rudd as well as carp and pike. There will be an element of exploration about the fishing at first but the potential is there.

NUAC access to Snetterton Pits is via arrangement with the owner, Mr Cooke, and as part of this arrangement the following rules MUST be followed;
  1. Only two NUAC bookings available per day.
  2. NUAC member must have pre-booked Day Ticket(s) as per booking instructions below.
  3. NUAC member must pay Mr Cooke either on the bank or post Day Ticket money in post box on drive before departure.
  4. Day Ticket allows fishing from dawn until dusk.
  5. No fishing on Mallard Lake, please check venue map below to ensure you fish correct lakes.
  6. Please use barbless or micro/whisker barbed hooks.
  7. No fish over 2lb to be retained in a keepnet.
  8. Please use appropriate sized unhooking mat or carp cradle for chosen quarry.
  9. Please use groundbait in moderation.
  10. Members must carry their NUAC club permit at all times, and show it if requested.
  11. Please display your NUAC car parking permit when you park your car.

To book your Day Ticket, please phone Mr James Cooke on 07747 771086.

Please provide Mr Cooke with your name, NUAC membership number, car make and registration number.

Please be sure to display your NUAC parking sticker.

Day Ticket payment of £10 should either be made to Mr Cooke if he calls round during your visit or left in an envelope in the post box on the drive.

Please note that there are only 2 tickets available per day.

Directions to Venue

Sat Nav NR16 2LE

Located at Snetterton, about 22 miles SW from the centre of Norwich.

From Norwich take the A11, signposted for London.
After 17.7 miles leave A11 at junction signposted Snetterton Circuit.
At roundabout take first exit, signposted Norwich, Industrial Areas & Snetterton Circuit.
At next roundabout take first exit, signposted Norwich, Snetterton Airfield Industrial Area & World Horse Welfare.
At next roundabout take second exit, signposted Snetterton Airfield Industrial Area & World Horse Welfare.
Follow Chalk Lane for 1 mile and after Grange Farm (on RHS) take next left onto Ada Cole Avenue.
Follow Ada Cole Avenue for a short distance (approx 0.2 miles) then turn right into small unmarked track.
At fork, post box for day tickets is here, bear right and follow track, Snetterton Pits will appear on your left.