Angling holidays with self-catering accommodation

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Find great locations in the Uk and Ireland for places to enjoy an angling holiday where the rest of the family can also come and have plenty of other things to do and see whilst you fish.

Some of the self-catering accommodation is set around fishing lakes, others are near rivers for fly fishing or the sea for sea angling.

Discuss your fishing interests with the owners of the self-catering accommodation for local advice.



St. Anthony's Cottage in Kerry, south west Ireland for a spot of fishing

The town of Killorglin which overlooks the River Laune is 5 minutes by car from this comfortable holiday house.  This is a hot spot for keen anglers, as there is a run of salmon and trout for fishing here throughout the year, as well as a good run in spring.  Other top spots for fishing locally are Cromane and Caragh river by Carragh Lake which is well known for salmon and trout fishing.

self-catering accommodation for golfers IrelandThis comfortable cottage has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 4 people in the peaceful village of Lauragh in County Kerry.  It is also pet-friendly and up to 1 dog is welcome.  The cottage is attached to the owner’s own home and enjoys a quiet setting on the road which leads to Glenmore Lake on the Beara Peninsula.

If you enjoy fishing and are looking to stay somewhere tranquil then a stay at St. Anthony's could be just what the Dr ordered.  At the nearby village of Lauragh there are shops, a post office and a pub should you wish to have a sociable drink.  You may even be lucky enough to catch a night of live music, a speciality in Ireland.



Fishing holidays in Westmeath, Ireland, for excellent fly fishing 


fishing holidays irelandAngling doesn’t get much better than in Westmeath, Ireland, where there is direct access on to Lough Lene. With beautiful clear waters and shallow areas, Lough Lene is a paradise for anglers. Fish here include wild brown trout, pike and rainbow trout. The best time of year to fish for trout tends to be March and April although you can fish for pike at any time of year. Lough Lene is renowned for excellent fly fishing opportunities. With a stay in a cosy Irish holiday home you can fish from the shore or take a boat out, the choice is yours.

Keen anglers may opt to spend many a happy day fishing whilst holidaying in this part of Ireland but should you wish to try your hand at some other activities, golfing and horse riding are on offer locally.



Fishing in the Midlands, near Newark, Notts

This country house is a large self-catering property located in a beautiful, peaceful setting surrounded by one hundred acres of privately owned woodlands and lakes, ideal for fishing.

self-catering accommodation for fishing holidays

This lodge has some very special features with five en-suite bedrooms, a bar and beautifully manicured gardens.  It is even possible to book to stay fully catered here (additional charges apply) rather than self-catering where you wouldn’t even need to lift a finger.   This house could be a great choice for a large group and also caters for special groups such as corporate parties, weddings, hens or stags. 

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Fishing holidays in rural Lincolnshire with trout, carp and coarse fishing lakes


Each cottage is unique and choices include 1, 2 and 3 bedroom cottages. A number of the properties feature lovely warming wood burning stoves and many are dog-friendly. WiFi internet access is available. Private fishing lakes for trout and carp on site.


Fishing holidays in Staffordshire - the heart of England

Heart of england cottages, fishing holidays

Our six beautiful Holiday Cottages are converted barns on the edge of Blithfield Reservoir - a 750 acre lake for fishing holidays in the heart of the lovely Staffordshire countryside.

We are 2 miles from the ancient village of ABBOTS BROMLEY, famous for it's annual Horn Dance which is performed here every September as it has been for the past hundreds of years. It also has 5 Pubs most of which serve excellent food.

The cottages vary in size and accommodation but all have been converted and furnished to the same excellent standard which has led to us being awarded 4 stars by the English Tourism Council. All cottages have wooden floors, oak beams, Fully fitted kitchens complete with dishwashers and the majority of bedrooms are en-suite. They also have private patios overlooking the reservoir with its abundance of wildlife, along with communal lawns there is a field for ballgames and a children’s play area. All our cottages are strickly No Smoking and are only suitable for Easy Walking Access. Also, dogs are welcome in two of our cottages - Widgeon and Swallow.


If you prefer, you can combine fishing with your family cottage holiday, there are plenty of visitor attractions in the area for you to visit for days out. Please click on the cottage image above for more details.

Fishing holidays at Eye Kettleby Lakes near Melton Mowbray

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Imagine - four luxury log cabins set around your own private fishing lake. Sheer bliss for some.

The beautifully crafted lodges have everything you need for a relaxing break from a bottle opener to dishwasher. You can enjoy your own private outdoor hot tub, perfect for sipping champagne under the stars. All our lodges come complete with a 4 poster bed and en-suite, also a BBQ and patio furniture so you can dine 'al fresco' while taking in the stunning views over the Leicestershire countryside. Sofa bed for extra couple if required.

We have 7 coarse fishing lakes which are well stocked with all coarse fish and are suitable for all types of angler, so don't forget your fishing kit.

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Fishing holidays in Speyside Scotland

fish in the Spey at Hollybush House self-catering ScotlandFor  fishing in Scotland try staying at Hollybush House near Aberlour, Banffshire which has direct access to the river.  The River Spey is renowned for salmon.

The cottage can sleep up to 9 people.  It's in Speyside, famous for fishing, the whisky trail, wonderful walks and dolphin watching in Spey Bay. 

 If you have time,   you could arrange to have a round or two of golf on one of the many nearby courses.  



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Fishing holidays in Wales

fishing holiday self catering accommodation A beautiful location in mid Wales for a fishing holiday - coarse and fly fishing
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holidays in walesSuran-Y-Coed our Scandinavian Finlodge set in its own fenced grounds near a babbling stream. Look out for the buzzards or kites flying over head and listen to the little owls at night. You will have great views of the surrounding hills and natural woodlands that shelter this private valley. This is the perfect location for a peaceful fishing holiday in Wales.

The Lodge is made from solid pine timbers with open plan ground floor, kitchen, living area and dining area, ptr shower area and toilet. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, microwave, washing machine, gas hob and electric oven. The living area has Sky television with video and CD radio.

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Sitting room with Sky TV
Games room with snooker table
Bedroom and kitchen

Upstairs, the pine lodge has a double bathroom en-suite and a twin room.

The lodge is gas central heated and for the long summer evenings there is a spacious veranda equipped with hand-made wooden furniture and outside lighting.

log cabin holidays hot tubWatch the sun go down with a glass of wine in our very comfortable chairs after a dip in the hot tub watching the stars come out.

Hire our 4-person hot tub to unwind in secluded surroundings. Adults only. The hot tub is up at the main farm house (50 yards) on a private sun trap patio with table and chairs, plus a gas barbecue.

Guests are welcome to explore the farm and take in the stunning views of Radnor Forest, the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains and even the Malverns on a clear day. We have a pool which is well stocked with brown trout, and fly fishing is available at a daily rate. Coarse fishing is available at the nearby Pen-y-Clawdd Pools.

All accommodation on the farm is non-smoking. Sorry no pets as we are a working farm.

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