Consisting of three lakes, a stretch of the grand union canal a section of the Colnebrook river Farlows Lake complex is a premier carp fishery close to London set in the Colne Valley.
The largest of the waters at 25 acres, lake one has 62 available swims including 10 double pegs. The lake is known to have at least thirty five 30lb plus carp with the largest known to top out at around 42lb. It is estimated that there are around 1,200 carp in the water with the average falling between 17-22lbs. The fish in the water are a mix of original darker fish and more recently stocked Leney / Dink strain fish from 2003. The water also holds pike to over 30lb, tench to over 11lb and bream to over 15lbs.
Originally part of lake one, Lake two was separated from the main lake to create a 6 acre water with 21 swims, including 6 double swims. There is estimated to be over 500 carp in the water with around 420 stocked in 2013 between 5-19lbs. The largest carp out of the water topped out at 36lbs. As well as the carp there are tench over 9lbs and bream over 10lbs.
The smallest of the waters lake 3 is under 1 acre in size and is well stocked with around 300 carp averaging around the 3lb mark.