Cottage Lane, Burghfield, Near Reading, Berkshire RG30 3UW
From junction 11 of the M4 take the southbound A33 towards Basingstoke. After 0.7mile, turn right at traffic lights, signposted (Copthorne Hotel or Reading Lake Hotel, Burghfield, Pingewood, Mortimer) towards Mereoak Lane. At the small roundabout, take the 2nd exit to the right onto Mereoak Lane. After 300 metres turn left onto Great Lea (sign posted Lagoona Park Jet Ski Centre), follow Great Lea for two miles, crossing over the M4, until you reach a hump-back bridge controlled by traffic lights.

Cross the bridge and take the first right-hand turn into Cottage Lane.

After about 80 metres there is a yellow barrier with a number of locks, Advanced Angling’s barrier lock is the one chained to the post.

After about 500 metres, turn left (you will see the Advanced Angling sign on the gate), put in the Cottage Lane gate code, continue down the road bearing left and put in the otter fence gate code, the Gold Lake car park is on the left hand side.

All gates must be kept closed at all times including the otter fence.