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.

Open Water Swimming

We are delighted that Open Water Swimming is available from Monday 8 June, albeit under somewhat different conditions than usual.

You must complete an online Swimmer Responsibility and Registration Document BEFORE your first swim. You only need to complete this document once. Please Click Here to complete the form

You must book online before coming to the lake - there is a maximum of twelve swimmers per one hour session.  Full details are on our Booking page, please read the details carefully.  Book Here

Mon 15 Jun - Update

Thank you to all that have made this opening week safe and sound. We are happy to say we can increase the number of swimmers per session from 12 to 15 . I have just altered Eventbrite site hence 60 more swim tickets are available per week - i hope this eases some frustrated swimmers . If respect for distancing is continued we will hopefully up the numbers once more in a week or two.

Please may we remind all that spectators are not encouraged on lakeside . Walking around the lakes and woodland is not now permitted - Covid 19 measures ask that only swimmers are on site.

You arrive - you swim - you depart .

Our apologies if this sounds harsh/unwelcoming , we have been advised on our Covid 19 safety practices and must adhere to them .

Junior Policy - Our present Junior policy welcomes 14 year olds and upwards - this is a newly brought in Covid 19 measure reducing risk for water safety team . Having had numerous junior inquiries we ran a trial session for Juniors i.e under 14 yrs. this (Sat) morning. Criteria for attending is that the child must either be a strong swim club swimmer and/or have open water swimming experience. This session is not a coaching session .

The sessions provides an opportunity for juniors to experience open water swimming in Lenches Lakes, swim the various courses that vary from 60 m to 350m with the close presence of lifeguards on kayaks .

Adults are asked to stay on lakeside , chatting to swimmers whilst session is in progress is discouraged . If our water safety team feel the junior swimmer is comfortable in our lake and will not increase risk to lifeguards unduly they will be welcome to join the regular session with an accompanying competent adult swimmer.

All juniors to wear wetsuit and swim with a tow float.

We are happy to organise another trial session for under 14 's if enough are interested - The session price is £8 and lasts up to 60 minutes dependent on stamina of swimmers. Please email us if you have you have an interested juniors. or phone 01386 871035

Thank you


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 Tewksbury 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

OWL – RPL Open Water Lifeguard Qualification Courses

Dates for the OWL Courses have now been rearranged. 

The three day course will take place on Sunday 23 August, Thursday 27 August and Friday 28 August. Click here for details

The one day course will take place on Wednesday 19 August. Click here for details

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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