Editor’s choice: 2016 Fishing Hotels

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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Special offer
Forss House

Forss House - 'Escape to the Scottish Wilderness' Special Offer

Thurso

The River Forss loops around this late Georgian Highland retreat in wooded grounds, today a dog-friendly hotel that is ideal for anglers, with shooting, stalking and hiking also on offer.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_wine-lovers
  • golf
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • foodie
10% discount voucher
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

There is an outdoorsy, tally-ho vibe about Charles Bowman’s rural inn on the banks of the River Hodder, with views to the Forest of Bowland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

A house-party atmosphere prevails at Jenny and Justin Green’s Italianate mansion set amid romantic gardens and parkland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • baby-friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
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Culdearn House

Culdearn House

Grantown-on-Spey

On the edge of the Cairngorms national park, William and Sonia Marshall’s bay-fronted Victorian house looks on to a tract of the ancient woodlands that surround Grantown-on-Spey.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

‘It’s hard to fathom just how many things the Endsleigh does right,’ says one reader, of this Grade I listed hotel set in 200 acres of fairy-tale gardens in the Tamar valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • boutique
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
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Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

A house-party atmosphere prevails at this country house in 180 acres of grounds on Lough Corrib, built in 1842 and run as a sporting lodge by owner Henry Hodgson’s great grandfather from 1890.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher

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Last updated: December 12, 2016