Updated: Aug 21
In today’s article, we will discuss our picks for the top six fishing accommodations within the UK. All six of these locations can be found within booking.com, accessible through their corresponding links. Each accommodation will be located near an amazing angling location within the UK and Irland.
Mawes has had a fishing fleet since time began and in the early days, the main catch was pilchards. Now it boasts a vast amount of saltwater species to catch such as massive pollock and coalfish.
This accommodation is close to St Mawes Castle (0.4 miles) and Pendennis Castle (1.6 miles). “Super friendly staff, amazing location, daily parking available a very short walk
away for only £6 a day, restaurant upstairs and the cafe downstairs both with amazing views. Really nice lounge area too to just relax and enjoy a drink. The staff here really are amazing!”
Is a high-end quality hotel. The Resort has fully adapted Accessible Rooms in the Main Hotel for disabled guests. With high-end furnishings and a spa situated at the famous pike lake. 40lbs plus pike are regularly taken from this beautiful spot.
As well as brown trout, roach and bream. Lough erne boasts a arge amount of other activities as well such as shooting and the erne water taxi. “5 stars by name, 5 stars by nature. Worth every penny! Friendly and heartwarming experience.”
Is a stunning location based on the harbour in the picturesque fishing village of Polperro. Polperro is a good spot for mackerel, wrasse and pollock. You can find many charters within the local area for deep-sea fishing trips. Located just 0.1miles from the sea, the fishing is on your front door. Other attractions such as St Catherines Castle (5.6 miles) and Restormel Castle (9.1 miles) are close by.
“A fairy tale location overlooking a wonderful working harbour. The owners Pricilla and Clarewe’re amazingly welcoming and kind. Nothing was too much trouble and they were so laid back and easy going. Breakfast was fabulous too! Thank you for making our stay so superb.”
Within portland, there is plenty of carp and silverfish fishing to enjoy as well as all your sea fishing needs. You can get chartered sea fishing trips with many boats such as fins up charters. Based beside the famous Chesil Beach, offering the perfect setting for fishing. They will serve a full English breakfast, continental and options for special dietary requirements.
“What made this visit special was the kindness of the owners, their guidance, support and
advice in helping me to achieve my little goals; their warmth and welcome.
My room was immaculate and comfortable. Just perfect.”
Is situated in Taynuilt a 40-minute drive from loch etive. Loch Etive has the largest ratio between its watershed and sea surface area (45:1) of all Scottish sea lochs. Pollack, Mackerel, Coley, Whiting, Pouting, Spurdog, and skate can be caught here.
Bonawe House is a gorgeous 18th Century house set in beautiful gardens on the edge of the village of Taynuilt with views down Loch Etive and the surrounding mountains.
“Everything was spotless, the owners were very friendly. Total privacy. Everything you need is at hand.”
Donegal is known for its amazing sea fishing. Donegal has a vast amount of sea life to offer. It is one of the best places to catch tope in all of ireland. Tope get to huge sizes and are brilliant sharks to catch from the shore. Donegal has a large number of ships which will take you out on chartered fishing. This style of chartered fishing will be wreck fishing. Wreck fishing is where you fish beside or close to sunken ships. This is as large predators will move amongst shipwrecks.
The lodge offers a view over the lake with brilliant fly fishing for freshwater trout.
“The breakfast is out of this world and the staff are so incredibly friendly. Covid measures were well in place and everything was very clean. The location is so peaceful.”
Overall, there are plenty of stunning areas to stay while out on a fishing adventure within the UK. There is lots to choose from no matter the type of angler you are. The UK boasts a large number of fishing locations partnered with amazing fishing accommodations