Albury Estate Fisheries FAQ

See below for frequently asked questions about fly fishing at Albury and Syon Park.

No catch a fish and keep it. Each fish caught takes one Fish Token.

Yes all our lakes are designated for Fly Fishing. We stock Trout in all lakes apart from one lake at Weston that is a Carp lake.

No coarse fishing permitted.

All lakes open at 08:30 and close at dusk.

Each token purchased represents a fish caught. For each fish caught a token is placed in the return box at each lake.
A token is valid for the fishing season (April 1st -  March 31st)
If you don’t use all your fish tokens on your visit unused tokens are carried over to your next visit.
You can exchange unused fish the token at Kingfisher farm shop for a frozen trout during the last few days of the season.
Or between the 28th and 31st March, the tokens can be exchanged for fresh fish at the trout farm by appointment.

Day Members may purchase 2,3  or 4 Tokens at a time.

Season Members may purchase Tokens in 10s

The Albury Estate Fisheries is a membership only fishing club. You can join as a day member and pay to go fishing by the day or you can become a season member and benefit from unlimited fishing with no daily charge. We also offer a Syndicate membership at the Park Fisheries

We ask that Season Members book a day to reserve a space for no cost.

Day Members purchase access for a set day.

No.We are fly fishing only. No spinning allowed.

We issue Membership cards to all members. These have a unique number and permit access to the lakes. 

Cards are not mailed out but can be collected from our Bailiffs.

We operate 5 lakes: Syon Park close to the river Thames in the grounds of Syon House, West London and 4 lakes in Albury, close to Guildford in the Surrey Hills,

Cafe is now open four days per week, Tuesday to Friday for for breakfast and lunch. This may change but we will keep the Lodge page updated.

No. Unfortunately we no longer rent rods at Syon Park. 

We operate a tutorial programme for new anglers where we can help you with the basics and loan you with equipment for your first day. See Learn to Fly Fish page.


Albury lies in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lots of activities to enjoy and places to visit, have a look here for some of the best:

Very close to the Albury fisheries are: The which is a traditional pub who can even cook your catch.

Newlands-corner Offers walking and mountain biking on the North Downs Way, with spectacular views and cafes.

If you like Gin you must check out Award winning distillers.

And for wine lovers take a visit to alburyvineyard An organic vineyard producing wine served on the Royal Barge to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

And for general outdoor activities see hatchlands-park 400 acres of dog friendly parkland with activities for all age groups, all year round.

There are a number of pubs that offer accommodation in and around Albury.

The closest to the Lakes is the Drummond At Albury who offer 9 rooms. The also cook a mean Trout.

A little further away in Peaslake is the Garden Room B&B run by Brian and Marilyn Simmons. It is a detached self-contained annexe where guests are able to have a key and come and go as they please which might be an attraction to people who may want to be in and out at odd hours. Learn more at

In Ripley we have the first class Broadway Barn Properties - Broadway Barn, High St, Ripley, Woking GU23 6AQ01483 223200 or see the website.


Membership Options

Day Membership

Pay per visit with access to Vale End and Weston lakes in Albury.

Season Membership

Pay once per season for unlimited visits to the Day waters plus Powder Mills in Albury and Syon Park.

Syndicate Membership

Access to all the Day and Season lakes plus the treasured Park Lake in the grounds of beautiful Albury Park.

30 years of Fly Fishing

Albury and Syon Park

Trout Landed / Year
Million Litres of water
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