An idyllic location for Sailing Windsurfing Fishing Paddle Sports & more


Update 08/01/21 Although the Anglers Trust has confirmed limited fishing is allowed we will remain CLOSED for ALL ACTIVITIES. We hope to be allowed open some activities form 8th March 2021.

Update 05/01/2021 Due to Lockdown 3 the centre and all activities are closed including Fishing.

Update 30/12/2020
The centre is open for Day Ticket fishing only, no fishing matches and good social distancing must be maintained. Tickets can NOT be purchased on the bank but should be bought before fishing by calling 01444 892549 and making a credit or debit card payment.

There will be NO watersports, sit on kayaks or SUP’s: this will be reviewed on Wednesday 13th Jan 2021.

The Activity Centre Building and toilets will remain CLOSED. The Car Park will be open as usual.

Update 03/12/2020
Limited sailing and water sports allowed, day and season ticket fishing permitted. SUP and sit on top use by arrangement contact 01444 892549. Website will be updated with planned 2021 courses in the next few weeks.

Update 11/05/2020
Coarse Fishing at Ardingly will re-open at 0700 on Wednesday 13th May for season ticket holders and day tickets (which must be obtained before fishing). This is subject to the government guidelines, details are on the Anglers Trust website. To buy a day ticket please call 01444 892549 with credit or debit card details.

Update 24/03/2020
Bank fishing closed. A re-opening date will be under continual review. Email

Update 21/03/2020
In the interest of the health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and the local community, we’ve made the sad decision to close on Saturday 21 March.

COVID-19 Information

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