Herons can case huge destruction and devastation for gardeners with ponds. It is thought there are around 10,000 herons throughout the UK. They are the leading predator of pond fish, able to capture entire ponds in one swoop. However, herons are a protected species, it is therefore illegal to harm, trap of kill them in any way. Although, there are methods to “heron protect” your garden. These deter, scare and shock them away from your garden pond.


Over the years Perfect Ponds has developed a vast knowledge of the best solutions to deter various predators from stealing your precious livestock. Having tested most of the products on the market Perfect Ponds are able to give you an honest opinion. We can advise you on the best solution for your pond. For help or advice email sales@perfectpondsupplies.co.uk
or call 01564 703 018.

Heron Deterrents

Some of the best heron scarers on the market are:

  • Picket Fencing
  • Heron netting
  • Electric fencing
  • Netting

In our experience, one method is sufficient. However, for certain stubborn predators mixing various types of pond protection deterrents may be the best solution. We are able to advise and provide you with an unbiased, honest professional opinion to keep predators away. Contact us to learn more about available products.