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Go Fishing in London

Greater London, United Kingdom

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Try your luck fishing for carp without leaving the city on this half-day fishing excursion in London. Head to the East London suburb of Havering, where you can learn the basics of fishing or hone your skills under the advice of an expert fisherman. Finally, cast your line and cross your fingers in hope of catching a carp – the UK’s biggest fish!
  • Pick up fishing tips and techniques from an expert instructor
  • Try your luck fishing for carp – the biggest fish in the UK!
  • No experience necessary: suitable for complete beginners
  • Small-group tour limited to four people ensures a personalized experience
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Departure Point

Tylers Common Fishery, Nags Head Ln, Upminster RM14 1TS, UK

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your own way to the Tyler’s Common Fishery in Havering for an 8am start and begin your small-group carp fishing experience in London. After meeting your expert instructor and listening to the safety briefing, enjoy a tour of the facilities and learn how to use your fishing tackle and bait.

20 minutes later, take to the water to put your newfound skills into action, accompanied by your instructor. Try your luck catching your first fish, if you’re a beginner, or for more experienced fishermen, ask your instructor for extra tips and tricks to help up your chances of a bite. Throughout the morning, practice casting techniques, learn how to land a fish (once you’ve caught it of course) and, hopefully, experience the thrill of catching a carp – the largest fish in the UK, which can weigh up to 14lb (6.5kg)!
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Learn to Fish
Make your own way to Tyler’s Common Fishery in the London suburb of Havering in the morning, then meet your instructor to begin your fishing experience. Start with a full safety briefing, then enjoy a guided tour of the site and learn how to use your fishing tackle and bait. Afterward, pick your spot on the lakeside and put your new skills in to action. Under the guidance of your instructor, cast your line into the water and try your luck catching carp. Hear handy hints and tips to catch bigger fish faster, or boost your chances of a bite. Practise different casting techniques and master the art of landing your catch. Then, after two hours at the fishery, your carp fishing adventure will come to an end.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Fishing is lakeside, no boats are used
  • Great Family activity
  • No experience necessary
  • A maximum of six people per booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this event is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Customers are responsible for their own personal safety & belongings during the event .
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the booking time
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Learn to Fish

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Go Fishing in London?
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

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This is a great tour for those who...
Dawn C
, Sep 2017
This is a great tour for those who know how to fish and those who do not. My husband is an avid fisherman in the states and had a blast learning to fish a little differently. Joe set us up and allowed us as much interaction as we wanted. My husband was able to cast and set the lines while I took a more leisurely approach and waited till they hooked the line so that I could just reel the fish in. Joe brought everything we needed including chairs so that we could sit down and enjoy the day. We were able to catch a few different types of fish and we never had to wait long before a fish was on the line. Thank you for a great time!
Very nice day. Steve made it info a...
Anders B
, Aug 2016
Very nice day. Steve made it info a very good day. i will highly recommend this experience to anybody, also not advanced fishermen. Also will I say that the journey to the place was very easy. Take the tube to the end of Upminster and the tage a cap for 5 min. and you are ready to fish. Steve was very easy to take to and he had som advanced ways to fish and he made all the hard work so I could relax. I will definitely com back at a later time to fish again.

Product code: 26605P1

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