The UK and Ireland offer fantastic opportunities for fishing, whether it is river, lake, sea or loch they offer great trout, terrific salmon and sea trout, so many species of coarse fish including pike.
In England the season starts on the 22nd of March through to the 30th of September however some fisheries may go on for another week in October. It's always worth checking locally before setting off on a fishing trip, and to help we have listed some great sample cottage that offer fishing in or around their grounds.
Maltkiln Cottage (Ref. 2009) offers private freshwater ponds, where free fishing of rudd, roach, perch, common/grass carp, barble, bream, and chub is available.
Thistle Dubh (Ref.12789) is a detached wooden lodge in Barend offering free access to a fishing loch, which is carp fishing. For more choice you have the River Urr which offers superb salmon and trout, or the river Nith with salmon, trout and sea trout fishing.
Birch Cottage (Ref. 11494) is a quality Poulton-le-Fylde cottage overlooking the fishing lake, offering shared fishing on-site.
Lakeside Lodge (Ref.13909) is a detached timber lodge offering year-round comfort and stunning lake views with on-site fishing.
No.7 Tipperary Thatched Cottages (Ref.16697) lies close to the shores of Lough Derg, offering quality bream, roach, hybrids, and big pikes can be found in the quiet backwaters.
Lakeshore Lodge (Ref.2073) is a detached property in a superb position on the very edge of Lough Mask, the lake is popular for its trout fishing. Guests can make use of the private slipway, ideal for swimming or for launching your own boat. For those who don't have a boat of their own, a boat, engine and lifejackets can be hired from the owner.