Wimbleball Lake

Bob Small Fishing at Wimbleball Lake

Wimbleball Lake, campsite and activities centre is managed by the South West Lakes Trust – ‘Conservation and Leisure Working Together’.  We extend a warm welcome to visitors at this stunningly beautiful reservoir nestled in the hills of Exmoor. With tons to do, from sailing, fly-fishing, archery, canoeing, bushcraft, cycling, walking or just relaxing and taking in the scenery, you won’t regret your visit to us!


Campsite facilities include showers, washing up facilities, laundry room, café, gift shop and 12 electric hook-ups.


Watersports / landbased opportunities include launch, hire and tuition. We have an indoor climbing wall, outdoor high-ropes facility, indoor and outdoor archery range, and a new cycle path from the café down to the dam.

Fly fishing Season: 15 March – 31 October (Bank fishing only until 30 November). This nationally renowned lake is regularly stocked with Rainbows up to 5lb to ensure excellent sport. There is a good mayfly hatch in late June/early July, whilst buzzer fishing gives good sport throughout the season. Fishing boats are available (with outboards).

Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead and out of the reservoir

South West Lakes Trust is the region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity. Its 50 inland water sites, spread across Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset, attract in the region of 2m visits annually. It is listed as being in the top 3,000 of the country’s 150,000 charities. In 2010 the Trust won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in Sustainable Development category.

For bookings and more information tel. 01398 371460


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