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Bartles lodge is the ideal spot for fishing holidays in Norfolk. You’ll find us in the tiny, sleepy Norfolk village of Elsing, just a few miles from the busy market town of Dereham. The Lodge provides comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in our converted stables, surrounded by 11 acres of beautiful grounds. What's more for those with caravans we have a C L Touring Caravan site. You can take a look at all our facilties by checking out our video by clicking HERE. Bartles Lodge is also the ideal base from which to explore all that Norfolk has to offer – from the Norfolk broads to the north Norfolk coast.


Location: Bartles lodge is the ideal spot for fishing holidays in Norfolk. You’ll find us  in the tiny, sleepy Norfolk village of Elsing, just a few miles from the busy market town of Dereham.

About your host at Bartles Lodge: Chris and Jane Mack, Owners.  Bartles Lodge is run by Chris and Jane Mack who offer their guests a warm welcome. Jane has many years experience of providing high quality farmhouse bed and breakfasts and has been instrumental in the redevelopment and refurbishment of Bartles Lodge. Chris oversees the fishing side of the business and has worked hard to ensure that the lakes are well maintained and well stocked.  He also offers guests additional fishing trips in his boat on the Norfolk broads.

­­­­­­Fishing experience at Bartles Lodge: Bartles Lodge has three wonderful lakes – Lizzie, Laura and Victoria – each approximately an acre in size. They are spring fed with depths ranging from 2 to 8 feet.  All are well stocked with both Mirror and Common carp (up to 25lb) tench, bream, perch, rudd and roach. Some baits are available on site as are fridges so residents can bring their own bait if they wish. There is a toilet block situated in the main building.

  • Laura's Lake: Laura’s lake is a more mature lake and was created 20 year’s ago.  It is also approximately an acre in Size with depths from 3-5 feet.  It contains carp (common and mirror) to 20lb as well as tench, bream perch and roach.
  • Lizzy's Lake: Lizzy’s Lake is a very old established lake and is approximately three quarters of  and acre in size.  Its depth is between 2-3 foot which makes capture of carp (up to 12lbs) an exciting and explosive event.  
  • Victoria's Lake: Victoria’s lake was created in 2006 and is our match/pleasure lake. It is approximately an acre in size and has depth between 6-7 feet and contains carp(mirror and common) to 7lb, tench, bream, perch and roach. There are 14 purpose built swims with parking beside the lake.

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