Fishing on the Riverbank at Purn Holiday Park

The River Axe runs (The word Axe is a version of the Celtic word for water) along the rear of Purn Holiday Park and is surrounded by lots of wildlife, flora and fauna, where you can relax, in the peacefulness and fish from dawn to dusk.


Fishing is FREE until Jan 2016 when staying with us if you are not staying, daily passes can be purchased from reception.

They are generously stocked with Roach, Perch, Chub, Dace, Pike, Carp and Eels.

A valid National Rod Licence is required.

  • The park permit must also be obtained from reception
  • Parking is not allowed near the lakes unless you have a blue disabled badge
  • River can be around 20 foot deep in places
  • Car parking area is available on park
  • Night fishing is not allowed
  • Seasonal Fishing 16th June to 14th March.