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Let’s Go Family Fishing events are fun, social & safe fishing days for family groups. Come and try fishing at our quality assured angling events and discover the wonders of angling!

Fishing is a great way to get the whole family out there doing something different and will show kids new skills to learn in the outdoors.

Everything you need to catch your first fish or learn more about angling is provided and our friendly volunteers will make you welcome.

So, come on – Let’s Go Family Fishing!

Cost: FREE, but booking is essential.

Booking: Please register in advance using the contact details below.

Times: 9am – 12pm, 1.30pm – 4pm

Venue: Barford Lakes, Chapel Street, Barford, Norwich NR9 4BJ

Type of Fishing: Coarse angling

Perfect for: Families of all ages and experience levels – complete newcomers very welcome! Parents and grandparents – just bring the kids along and have a go yourself. It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced angler yourself or a complete beginner – come and #getfishing!

What happens on the day: The angling activities on offer are designed to encourage adults, children and young people to discover what angling is all about and take up angling. You’ll find out how to use fishing tackle and bait to catch fish and return them safely. Let’s Go Family Fishing Volunteers overseeing the event will also provide you with more info about your local club or fishery so you know how to go fishing again next time.

Tackle: Tackle, bait or lures and flies will be provided on the day. Just come along – no need to bring anything!

Anything else? Outdoor events are weather dependent so please bring something to keep you dry and/or sunblock and a drink. For events including “game angling” we recommend that you wear a hat and glasses/sunglasses to protect your head and eyes while casting.

Disability information: Volunteers and coaches at “Let’s Go Family Fishing” events are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled and mobility impaired people. Please check with the venue contact for specific details of facilities available.


Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings:
Sarah Thompson
01603 759624

Venue website: www.barfordlakes.com/

Angling Trust Contact:
James Roche
Partnership Development Manager (North), Angling Trust
07791 786 251