Most hotels accommodate anglers, though there are some during that fishing is a certain enthusiasm. The Good Hotel Guide, recommends 10 that go for it hook, line and sinker. Check a websites for prices of rods/day tickets, permits, tuition, ghillies, and sum of seasons – afterwards go fish.
ARUNDELL ARMS, LIFTON, DEVON
With private rights on 20 miles of riverbank on a Tamar and 6 tributaries, this former coaching motel is fishing heaven. It has a tackle emporium in a converted cockfighting pit, apparatus and a drying room for clothing. Instructor David Pilkington issues licences, maps, directions and advice. There are beginners’ courses, and day tickets for non-residents. Fish for brownish-red trout, sea trout, salmon, with entrance to beats during Endsleigh 10 miles divided (below).
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BB singular £120, doubles from £160. Fishing breaks (2 nights) singular £200, doubles from £290 (01566 784666, arundellarms.com).
HOTEL ENDSLEIGH, MILTON ABBOT, DEVON
Downriver from Lifton, this Regency ducal sport board is now a country-house hotel remade by Olga Polizzi. The Tamar runs by pleasure drift landscaped by Humphry Repton. The hotel is a member of Endsleigh Fishing Club, with 6 beats on 8 miles of riverbank. Guests can fly fish for sea trout, brownish-red fish and grayling, and suffer some of a best salmon fishing in England. Guidance, fee and licences available.
BB doubles from £190, two-night smallest during weekends (01822 870000, hotelendsleigh.com)
FOX AND HOUNDS, EGGESFORD, DEVON
This Victorian coaching motel incited country-house hotel has 6 beats on 5 miles of front on a River Taw. Fishing has prolonged been during a heart of a place, with locate annals dating behind to a 1940s. They have dual use lakes stocked with trout, and on-site fly-fishing instruction. There are opportunities for small-stream furious trout, sea fish and salmon.
BB doubles from £135. Two-night fishing breaks from £225 (01769 580345, foxandhoundshotel.co.uk).
THE INN AT WHITEWELL, WHITEWELL, LANCASHIRE
The River Hodder flows right by this excellent though unstuffy former coaching motel unaware a Forest of Bowland. The hotel has 4 rods on some 7 miles of river, with 14 pools, for trout, sea fish and salmon, exclusively for guests. A ghilllie can be provided. When we come in cold and wet, suffer a late repast by a glow in a bar, and nap in an antique bed.
BB singles from £95, doubles from £132 (01200 448222, innatwhitewell.com).
CULDEARN HOUSE, GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY, HIGHLANDS
After a day on a stream we might be blissful of a frozen and drying comforts for locate and garments during this Victorian villa. Salmon everywhere in a Spey, where we can fish opposite a backdrop of a Cairngorms. Equipment for sale or sinecure and permits for a rod on Strathspey Angling Association waters are accessible from a long-established Mortimer’s in Grantown. Flexible hotel dishes are designed to coincide with fishing times. Go easy on a malt whiskies.
BB doubles from £150 (01479 872106, culdearn.com).
TRIGONY HOUSE, THORNHILL, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Fisher folk – and pets – are tenderly welcomed during this hotel, creatively a sporting board for Closeburn Castle. They can arrange fly-fishing on internal Lochs, from bank or boat, for rainbow and internal brownish-red trout, as good as fishing on a River Nith for sea fish in summer and, from August, salmon. Take fly-fishing lessons on Slatehouse Loch on a Duke of Buccleuch’s Drumlanrig estate. Or quarrel out onto Morton Castle loch underneath a palace ruins.
BB doubles from £120 (01848 331211, trigonyhotel.co.uk).
GLIFFAES, CRICKHOWELL, POWYS
Catch a fish and they will grill it for your breakfast during this family-run hotel in an Italianate palace above a River Usk in a Brecon Beacons National Park. They have 3 beats on a mile of bank, with a serve double widen a brief expostulate adult river. Or obtain a Wye and Usk pass for many some-more miles. Ask about courses, guides and ghilles.
BB doubles from £135 (01874 730371, gliffaeshotel.com).
DOLFFANOG FAWR, TYWYN, GWYNEDD
Beautifully situated during a feet of Cadair Idris, this farmhouse hotel offers anglers some of a best fishing in Wales. Go for brownish-red fish in circuitously Tal-y-llyn, or a Dysynni, that flows out of it, or in one of many towering lakes. Or expostulate for 10 mins to any of 4 salmon and sea fish rivers. Hotel guest have nominal fishing on 13 miles of a Mawddach and Wnion. Off a seashore there are opportunities for saltwater fly-fishing for bass, mullet, mackerel.
BB doubles from £110, single occupancy from £90 (01654 761247, dolffanogfawr.co.uk).
BALLYVOLANE HOUSE, CASTLELYONS, CO CORK
Catch a salmon and they’ll solidify it for we during this pleasing nation residence hotel and family home – or it can be smoked locally. Fishing is over a 24-mile widen of a River Blackwater. Some beats can be fished from a bank, others need wading. There is singular tackle for hire. You can book a beam with tighten believe of a river. Tuition is available. Lakes in a drift are stocked with rainbow fish for year-round fly-fishing – fish rods and flies available.
BB singles from €135, doubles from €198 (00 353 25 36349, ballyvolanehouse.ie).
CURRAREVAGH HOUSE, OUGHTERARD, CO GALWAY
You need conjunction looseness nor assent to fish during this Victorian nation residence – a sporting board given 1890 – on a shores of Lough Corrib, one of a excellent furious brownish-red fish lake in Europe. The record for one of a abounding fish is 24lb, though 1¼ to 5lb is some-more realistic. A ghillie can be booked, with his possess vessel and tackle. In Jun and Jul there is a tiny run of salmon. The lough is famed for the mayfly, that induce from mid-May and can be bought from internal children, who get a week off propagandize to locate them. Order a cruise lunch.
BB doubles from €140, single occupancy from €105 (00 353 91 552312, currarevagh.com).