The Pond

Gang Warily Recreation Centre is home to a large, picturesque pond which is visited by many keen fishers all year round. The grounds are maintained regularly to provide you with a relaxing and scenic environment to fish in. We encourage users of the pond to send us any impressive catches so we can post it on our Facebook page. We have previously seen a fisherman catch a 22lb carp!

Our model boat club have priority of the Gang Warily Pond on Wednesday and Sunday afternoons 1pm-5pm. Fishing is permitted at the rear of the pond, Signage on either side of the pond will tell you where you can fish on these days.

Additionally, we have another pond at Holbury Manner, come along and fish in our local conservation area for a tranquil and enjoyable experience.

Prices include both ponds including annual and day tickets. See prices below:

Annual youth/senior ticket: £44

Annual adult ticket: £80

Weekly youth/senior: £11

Weekly adult: £20

Daily youth/senior ticket: £7

Daily adult ticket: £4

Get amongst the fun and give us a call on 02380893603 or visit our reception to enquire.

The Rules for the use of the Ponds

  • Ticket allows fishing of both Gang Warily and Holbury Manor Ponds
  • Maximum 2 rod limit – Strictly no unattended rods
  • Fishermen aged 12 years and over must hold a valid Fishing Rod Licence; there are several ways to buy these including from participating Post Office branches or online at https://www.gov.uk/buy-a-uk-fishing-rod-licence or by telephone from the Environment Agency 0844 800 5386
  • Lakes belonging to Fawley Parish Council are open between dawn and dusk – No night fishing is permitted.
  • Barbless hooks only.
  • No sacking or retaining of fish, and no keep nets allowed.


  • Fish to be kept out of the water for minimum time.
  • Make sure that you have ALL safety equipment for fish captures and handling; i.e. forceps, disgorger, Carp anglers must also carry a carp mat, weigh sling and landing net of 42in. Please wet ALL carp mats and slings.
  • No cutting or disturbance of bank side flora of climbing trees.
  • No litter, fires, BBQ’s, heating or cooking  items that would cause damage to the ground are permitted – Please take all your litter home.
  • No wading in the lakes belonging to Fawley Parish Council.
  • Please respect your surroundings and that of other anglers/model boaters – i.e. no shouting or loud music and keeping within your swim area.
  • Fawley Parish Council does not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury to anglers or their equipment.
  • Checks of equipment may be undertaken – we reserve the right of refusal to fish if tackle is deemed unsuitable.
  • We reserve the right to terminate your permit if you are in any way causing a disturbance or harm to other anglers, other people, grounds, fish, lakes or property. You will not be eligible for a refund and you may incur costs for any damage caused.
  • No tents, bivouacs or other structures are permitted unless with the express permission of the council.


Please note that the Model Boat Club have priority access to Gang Warily Pond designated areas on the following days/times:

Wednesday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Customers are still able to fish during these times providing that they limit themselves to the area set out in the plan and marked on site with posts and signs.

The ponds are patrolled by the fishing bailiffs