Royal Military Canal
Military Road, Playden, Near Rye, East Sussex – Iden Lock to Appledore Dam
Both banks along Military Road from Appledore Dam (O.S. Sheet 189 Ashford & Romney Marsh Area) Ref. 953 285 to Iden Lock TN32 7QE (confluence with River Rother) 936 245. Approx. 3 miles both banks. Parking & access from lay – byes; access to ‘field’ bank from Appledore Dam farm. Parking at Stone Bridge (half way along stretch) & Iden Lock.
25 yards wide, 3 – 6 feet deep. A very productive water at times, especially for silver fish in the afternoon/evening. Can be weedy in summer, and difficult in winter when levels are dropped very low for flood defence reasons. Water is clearly signposted with RFA signs.
- Common Carp
See our Rules – especially re Day Tickets which are issued SOLELY at the Bailiff’s discretion AND NOTE Pike fishing is STRICTLY restricted to RFA Members ONLY. Non-RFA Clubs can book Matches on this water – contact Graham on 01580 764851
Parking in small car park at Iden Lock or along roadside in bays at each bend of canal.