Newton Park Lake is nestled within the picturesque grounds of Bath Spa University. To reach the lake from Bath, simply take the A4 road heading towards Bristol. At the roundabout near the ‘Globe Inn’, take the A39 route towards Marksbury. Shortly after, make a left turn into the College grounds. Continue along the road until you reach the car park on your left, clearly marked with signage. Opposite the car park, you will find the access point to the lake. For navigation, please adhere to the designated footpath, which is clearly signposted.
Newton Park Lake is renowned as a prime destination for anglers seeking impressive catches. The lake boasts a variety of mirror and common carp, with plenty of specimens weighing in the double-digit range and some even reaching the twenties. The carp population includes individuals weighing up to an impressive 30lb and beyond.
During the winter months, the lake offers excellent pike fishing opportunities, with the potential to reel in specimens exceeding 20lbs. Additionally, the lake is home to roach weighing over 3lbs, presenting an enticing prospect for anglers. For those in pursuit of sizable chub, Newton Park Lake harbors a few individuals surpassing 6lbs, promising an exhilarating challenge.