Editor’s Choice Fishing Hotels

2018 Editor's Choice Fishing Hotels

Editor’s Choice Fishing Hotels

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Temple Sowerby House

Temple Sowerby House

Temple Sowerby

In a Knights Templar village in the Eden valley, Julie and Paul Evans’s personable small hotel ‘goes from strength to strength’, reports a Guide reader in 2017.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • activities
  • wine
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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
Gliffaes

Gliffaes

Crickhowell

‘Timeless standards of comfort’ keep guests coming back to this Italianate mansion ‘in a wonderful position’ on the River Usk.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
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Enniscoe House

Enniscoe House

Castlehill

From the Georgian steps of pale-pink Enniscoe House, take in the ‘enchanting view of Lough Conn shimmering through a break in the woods’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
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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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Langass Lodge

Langass Lodge

Locheport

A ‘cosy spot’ in a remote position overlooking Langass sea loch, Amanda and Niall Leveson Gower’s family-friendly former sporting lodge is ideal for guests in search of fresh air and ‘fabulous views’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • activities
  • 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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Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge

Gairloch

The ‘splendid aroma of peat, whisky and leather’ defines this ‘impressive’ Victorian hunting lodge in a ‘glorious setting’ on Loch Gairloch.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
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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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Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Kinclaven

Watch for roaming deer as you follow the ‘long, attractive drive’ to the Milligan family’s Victorian country house on the banks of the River Tay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled

2017 Editor's Choice Fishing Hotels

Editor’s Choice Fishing Hotels

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The Lake

The Lake - Champagne escape offer

Llangammarch Wells

Approached via quiet lanes bordered by hedgerows and dark-limbed trees, Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s Victorian hunting lodge-turned-country house hotel stands in extensive grounds stretching to a lake on the River Irfon.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
  • disabled
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Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Summer Breaks

Portpatrick

On a sheltered cove on the wildly scenic Galloway coast, Sian and David Ibbotson’s stone hunting lodge is liked for its ‘tranquil setting’, its ‘professional, friendly, caring’ staff, and its fine collection of single malts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
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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
4
Gliffaes

Gliffaes

Crickhowell

‘Timeless standards of comfort’ keep guests coming back to this Italianate mansion ‘in a wonderful position’ on the River Usk.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
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Enniscoe House

Enniscoe House

Castlehill

From the Georgian steps of pale-pink Enniscoe House, take in the ‘enchanting view of Lough Conn shimmering through a break in the woods’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
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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
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Howtown Hotel

Howtown Hotel

Ullswater

For more than a century, the Baldry family’s ancient farmhouse has stood in this remote, ‘very special setting’, where the ‘fantastic views’ reach over the garden and the sheep-dotted fields to the fells beyond.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • guest_house
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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
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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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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Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Kinclaven

Watch for roaming deer as you follow the ‘long, attractive drive’ to the Milligan family’s Victorian country house on the banks of the River Tay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled

2016 Editor's Choice Fishing Hotels

Editor’s Choice 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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Ardanaiseig

Ardanaiseig

Kilchrenan

Swing round a winding, single-track road to this turreted, Jacobean-style baronial mansion ‘beautifully situated’ on the shores of Loch Awe.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
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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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