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
Culdearn House

Culdearn House - Autumn Break Special Offer

Grantown-on-Spey

There’s plenty of good walking around this converted Speyside villa – and plenty of whisky to warm the cockles at the end of a long day.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Whitewell

‘The valley in which this inn sits seems to me one of the loveliest places on earth; from the back of the inn, the views of fells, river and parkland landscape are just about perfect. And the stillness at night is magical.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • activities
3
Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

‘The wonderful views of Lough Corrib, combined with warm, easy-going hospitality, make this a place in which we could stay for ages.’
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • view
  • dog_friendly
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
4
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Castlelyons

Approached up a long drive, this ‘beautifully maintained’ 18th-century country house stands in extensive grounds – ‘a delight tn the eye’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Milton Abbot

Olga Polizzi’s countryside retreat, at its origin a Regency fishing lodge created for the Duchess of Bedford, is today an ‘unpretentious, wholly enjoyable’ hotel ‘decorated with charm and taste’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
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Forss House

Forss House

Thurso

Wooded grounds and the meandering River Forss set a tranquil scene for this Georgian hotel with strong fishing links.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • activities
  • disabled
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The Arundell Arms

The Arundell Arms

Lifton

‘As delightful as ever’, reports a trusted Guide correspondent in 2017, of Adam Fox-Edwards’s former coaching inn–turned–sporting hotel near Dartmoor.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • activities
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Editor’s choice: 2016 Fishing Hotels

1
Special offer
Culdearn House

Culdearn House - Autumn Break Special Offer

Grantown-on-Spey

There’s plenty of good walking around this converted Speyside villa – and plenty of whisky to warm the cockles at the end of a long day.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
2
The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Whitewell

‘The valley in which this inn sits seems to me one of the loveliest places on earth; from the back of the inn, the views of fells, river and parkland landscape are just about perfect. And the stillness at night is magical.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • activities
3
Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

‘The wonderful views of Lough Corrib, combined with warm, easy-going hospitality, make this a place in which we could stay for ages.’
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • view
  • dog_friendly
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
4
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Castlelyons

Approached up a long drive, this ‘beautifully maintained’ 18th-century country house stands in extensive grounds – ‘a delight tn the eye’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
Upgrade voucher
5
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Milton Abbot

Olga Polizzi’s countryside retreat, at its origin a Regency fishing lodge created for the Duchess of Bedford, is today an ‘unpretentious, wholly enjoyable’ hotel ‘decorated with charm and taste’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
6
Forss House

Forss House

Thurso

Wooded grounds and the meandering River Forss set a tranquil scene for this Georgian hotel with strong fishing links.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • activities
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
7
The Arundell Arms

The Arundell Arms

Lifton

‘As delightful as ever’, reports a trusted Guide correspondent in 2017, of Adam Fox-Edwards’s former coaching inn–turned–sporting hotel near Dartmoor.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • activities
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