Thornton Coronavirus Update 21st March 2020

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Thornton Trout Fisheries Coronavirus Update 21st March 2020

Eyebrook, Draycote & Thornton currently remain open for fishing, we are working to the latest government advice to ensure our fisheries are as safe as possible for staff to work & our anglers to enjoy the outdoors.

We therefore ask you comply with any fishery staff or our landlord’s representatives’ requests

As previously posted Staff will wear gloves while on the pontoon & if necessary, in the lodge. They will continue with their overall rigorous disinfecting and cleaning

New operating standard since 7.00am 21st March 2020


To reduce person to person contact you can Pay for your visit over the phone via a debit or credit card or BACS payment, each fisheries contact details and BACS detail will be listed below


Prepaid customers, Boat numbers etc, will have their booking on a sheet stuck to the lodge window to prevent you having to come into the lodge.


Staff will book you in on arrival & book you out, returns can be made by email or via the phone


ONE CUSTOMER at a time allowed in the lodge



Maximum 2 persons in a boat.

Boats will be fully disinfected after every session.

Boat availability may be reduced to allow staff adequate time to disinfect & rotate boat usage.

We will let alternate boats on the pontoon, which will increase your own personal area you have while you get in and out of the boats.

Ranger staff may at times need to control the number of anglers on the pontoon

To speed up the anglers usage of the pontoon, DO NOT sit in your boat tied to the pontoon to tackle up or take your tackle down. Once your in your boat we expect you to leave the pontoon area as soon as possible. On your return have your tackle ready to vacate the boat and pontoon as soon as possible


Life jackets will be disinfected after every session with life jacket usage to be rotated


Bank anglers are to ensure they keep their distance from each other


No tea making facilities will be available at Eyebrook, no area for anglers to sit indoors to eat their lunch will be provided


Payment Details

Thornton 01530 230807   Mobile 07885 347 326

BACS Sort Code 56 – 00 – 55 Account 34628002


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