Editor’s choice: 2016 Fishing Hotels

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fishermen and women can combine a luxury hotel stay with top angling at one of our top ten fishing hotels. they have been independently reviewed and chosen based on their facilities, ambience and attention to detail. cast your rod at hotel endsleigh near tavistock on the banks of the river tamar. the 19th-century fishing lodge has been restored and has eight miles of fishing and a ghillie to show you the ropes. try forss house, thurso, for salmon or trout fishing – and in 1954 a fish weighing 42lbs was caught at the bottom of the garden! tasty packed lunches for fishing trips are available and the hotel has a room for hanging rods, gutting and freezing fish or drying out wet gear. currarevagh house in co galway is set in 180 acres of private parkland and woodland bordering on lough corrib. fish on the lough for wild brown trout – with ghillies available if needed.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Fishing Hotels

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Forss House

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Thurso

Under the big skies of Caithness, wrapped in woodland and a curve of the River Forss, this Georgian mansion offers the grandeur of Scottish country house living but with modern-day warmth and comforts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

Overlooking the River Hodder in the Forest of Bowland, this sprawling 18th-century manor house is joyously traditional, with stone-flagged floors, open fires and bags of atmosphere.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
  • for_winelovers
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • spa
  • babyfriendly
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

With breakfast served until noon, afternoon tea by the drawing room fire, shooting, fishing and communal dining, a house-party atmosphere prevails at this Georgian country house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
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Culdearn House

Culdearn House

Grantown-on-Spey

Set back from the road in its own mature grounds, Sonia and William Marshall’s Victorian house stands on the edge of a swathe of the ancient Scots pine woodland, haunt of the capercaillie, that surrounds Grantown.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

‘An enchanting destination’ is how readers describe Olga Polizzi's Regency hunting lodge, which stands by the River Tamar in an Elysian landscape designed by Humphry Repton.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

‘A long private road through woodland’ leads to Henry and Lucy Hodgson’s Victorian country house, ‘lost in time’ in 180 acres, overlooking Lough Corrib.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • parking

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Last updated: December 12, 2016