Find Your Freedom At Lenches Lakes

Welcome to Lenches Lakes . Here in our pretty forty acre Worcestershire site we can offer you a little piece of freedom. Choose from various seasonal activities ; Fly Fishing for Rainbow Trout, Open Water Swimming, Caravans and Camping, Dog Training, Our signature Clubhouse, scandi style, function room, adjoining marquee (large and small), two beautiful lakes , fields and woodlands are hired for varied events from private birthday parties, camping parties, weddings, lakeside weekends, Triathlons, cani cross, yoga, coaching, and instruction.

Activities are seasonal never a dull moment embracing our very British weather and countryside.

Lenches  Lakes  Winter Swimming 2020-2021

For details of Winter Open Water Swimming, please click here

October 1st  - 27th March 2021

Thursdays and Saturdays ;

9.30 to 10.30 hour session or half hour sessions 9.30 – 10.00 & 10.00 - 10.30 hrs

11.00 – 12 .00 hour session or half hour sessions 11.00 -11.30 & 11.30 -12.00

Booking and payment will be via our own booking system – this hopefully will be up and running by the weekend. Meanwhile as a week one special - Please email us – or phone us 01386 871035 to reserve your place for this Thursday 1st October and Saturday 3rd October.

 PRE BOOKING IS NECESSARY – Max of twenty in the water at any one time

Prices for this week only will be £7.50 per swim hour or half hour- payable on arrival exact cash of contactless.

Booking and payment for the following week should be available via our website.

All Swimmers who intend to swim at Lenches Lakes throughout the winter  are required to attend a  Cold Water Swimming Information Session. ( 90 minutes ) all land based ( no swimming !) , £10 per person .

To book a session please  go to Eventbrite and search for

Cold Water Swimming Information Session

by Lenches Lakes Ltd scroll through available dates to book your session

You may swim throughout the first few weeks without attending a Cold Water Info session , just so long as we know you fully intend to attend a session or you  are booked onto  a session.

I hope this Information is helpful

Safest Wishes


Open Water Swimming Tuition

We are now able to offer private swimming tuition at The Lenches Lakes on Wednesday afternoons from 1.00pm.

If there is demand for evening sessions we will try and accommodate.

Hourly sessions -  One to One - £70, Two to One = £ 40 per person (booking with similar standard, or have the same goal in mind)

If you are keen to improve your technique or learn a new stroke please read on.

Many of you will know Dave Grainger, Open Water Swimming Coach, Endurance Athlete of 35 years, Open Water Swimming 20 years, Swim Coach at Evesham Swim Club and Tewkesbury Tri Club. Dave is passionate about Open Water Swimming he is one of those guys who has swum the Channel (obvs), Windermere, Lake Zurich Marathon, a member of the British Long Distance Swimming Association – he held the Long Distance veteran of the year in 2010. He has participated in Channel Relays and crewed /guided solo channel swims.
Dave is a cancer survivor and is a trustee of Cyclists Fighting Cancer

We have had numerous enquiries regarding tuition. Beginners/Novice, Intermediate and Advanced, Dave is outstandingly qualified, not only with his ASA Level 2 Coaching and ASA Open Water Coaching certificates but with his wealth of personal experience .

If you are interested in booking a tuition session please phone Amanda at the Lenches Lakes – Phone 01386 871035

Fly Fishing Update – Annual Summer Closure 2020

Saturday 23rd May will be the last day of Fly Fishing before our annual closure to fishing for the summer. We hope to restock during September when the water temperature permits the Rainbows to thrive – we will keep the website updated when restocking begins. Wishing all a wonderful summer

Safest wishes from all at Lenches Lakes

One of finest established spring fed small still waters in the UK offering fly fishing for eight months of the year. Cool, clear spring water harbors a feast of entomology for our active, fit and healthy Rainbows to thrive on, probably the tastiest Rainbows to put on your plate. Read More

Our spacious pitches nestled in a tranquil site provide lakeside and woodland walks, along with access to all the activities available at Lenches Lakes. Toilet and Shower facilities are available, there is also access to WiFi. Dogs are welcome on the site. Read More

Clubs, Trainers, gun dog and recreational groups can hire all or part of site comprising water, woodland and open fields to instruct both handlers and dogs. We also host ‘Open Days' for dogs and owners/handlers to come swimming or socialize. Read more

Our Spring fed lakes offer  the opportunity for both recreational open water swimming and training sessions  for triathlon and other  endurance events. The pristine clear  lakes provide an unrivaled opportunity to swim in a unique location. Read More

Lenches Lakes provides a stunning venue for your special day. We cater for Weddings, Conferences, Parties and other special events. Choose either our Clubhouse function room or lakeside marquee for parties from 10 to 250 people.  Read More

Our Clubhouse is the hub of Lenches Lakes. A Scandinavian style building  where you will receive a warm at out reception when registering.  We have a licensed bar. and a small range of refreshments are available. You can relax on our decked area and wifi is available. Read More

Weekly Yoga classes are held on Tuesday evenings during term time. dates are listed on our Events page.    Read More

Video by kind courtesy of Adam Price-Hunt

Visiting Lenches Lakes

If you would like more details or would like to book for any of our activities at Lenches Lakes please click below to contact us or call in to the Clubhouse - we are open 7 days a week from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

What Our Visitors Say....

A perfect place to visit to get away from it all. We pitched our touring caravan for 2 nights. Amanda was very helpful from my first enquiry through to our stay. The toilet and showers are modern and clean. It's an ideal place to stay if you've got dogs.
We will go again..

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