Co Cavan

1. Croverhouse

CroverhouseNestled in serene Cavan countryside on the shores of Lough Sheelin, Crover House & Golf Club is an exquisite retreat for anglers. Offering special accommodation rates, packed lunches, a gillie service and private pier, the fishing is a seamless experience.

This award-winning four-star hotel is steeped in 18th-century charm. The Manor House, overlooking the historic lake and 41 acres of lush grounds, exudes elegance and tranquillity. It is conveniently located just over an hour from Dublin. A stay here offers more than the opportunity to cast a line — it is a destination where you can immerse yourself in natural beauty. Don't miss out on an idyllic angling adventure.

Tel: 00 353 49 854 0206 Email: reservations@croverhouse.ie Web: croverhouse.ie

 

COUNTY MAYO 

2. MOUNT FALCON ESTATE

Mount Falcon EstateSome of the best salmon fishing in Ireland is found at the Mount Falcon Estate, the angling hub of Ireland's North West. This stunning hundred-acre estate is situated beside two miles of double-bank fishing on the River Moy, the most prolific salmon river in Ireland. Its resident gillies will soon get you on the water, which is just steps from the estate's country manor house.

Guests will also be able to enjoy a newly reimagined dining menu featuring in-house dry-aged beef, local seafood and familiar Irish country house fare.

Make your stay at Mount Falcon even more magical this summer by joining other guests under the summer tent from June 1 to August 31 for al fresco dining and Saturday night music and dancing.

Tel: 00 353 96 74472  Email: fisheries@mountfalcon.com  Web: mountfalcon.com

 

CUMBRIA 

3. THE KINGS ARMS

The Kings Arms

Discover the ultimate fly-fishing retreat at The Kings Arms in the heart of Temple Sowerby in Cumbria. Recently renovated, this hotel is a cosy getaway for passionate fly-fishermen seeking adventure in the picturesque Eden Valley. Immerse yourself in the quintessential village setting where the River Eden presents endless opportunities for angling excitement.

The hotel's comfortable accommodation is an appealing retreat after a day on the water. Its locally inspired dining options will satisfy the healthiest appetite for fine cuisine and authentic flavours. With its warm hospitality and personalised service, The Kings Arms ensures that every aspect of a fly-fishing trip will be nothing short of exceptional. Book your stay and discover why the hotel is the premier choice for discerning anglers seeking relaxation and exhilaration in Cumbria's breathtaking scenery.

Tel: 017683 62944  Email: bookings@kingsarmstemplesowerby.co.uk Web: kingsarmstemplesowerby.co.uk

 

OUTER HEBRIDES 

4. GROGARRY LODGE

Grogarry LodgeGrogarry Lodge on the Isle of South Uist is renowned for its exceptional fishing opportunities. Visiting anglers enjoy the challenge and beauty of fishing for wild brown trout and sea-trout as well as the opportunity to catch salmon on the island's pristine waters.

The lodge provides a range of fishing packages, catering for seasoned anglers and beginners. Fly-fishing on the machair lochs, formed by the action of wave-borne shell sand and overlooking the wild Atlantic ocean, is a unique experience.

In addition to the fishing, the Lodge offers comfortable accommodation, fine seafood, stunning scenery and a range of outdoor activities. It is the ideal destination for those seeking a fishing-oriented getaway in a spectacular natural setting.

Tel: 01878 700101  Email: info@southuistestates.com. Web: southuistestates.com

 

SCOTTISH BORDERS 

5. COLDINGHAM LOCH 

Coldingham LochColdingham Loch is a 22-acre fly-fishery with six holiday cottages set in a small private estate in a beautiful coastal location in the south-east Scottish Borders. Edinburgh is 45 miles away and Berwick-upon-Tweed only 12. The loch is now a members water and cottage guests have access to the fishing. The self-catering cottages include an unusual Victorian boathouse on the loch shore.  

All cottages are fully equipped, warm and comfortable in a quiet setting with abundant bird and wildlife. Most are dog-friendly with miles of walking from the cottages, including the stunning Berwickshire coastal path and inland walks through woods and farmland.

Tel: 01890 771960  Email: info@coldinghamloch.co.uk  Web: coldinghamloch.co.uk

 

INVERGARRY 

6. TOMDOUN ESTATE 

Tomdoun EstateFrom Loch Quoich to the River Garry, through Loch Poulary and onward for five miles to Loch Garry and then the end of the river at Loch Oich. Or head over the hill to Loch Loyn and the hill lochs — all this wonderful water is fishable at Tomdoun Estate.

An experienced gillie, quality boats and tackle are available to fish for salmon, trout, ferox trout and pike. The accommodation has panoramic views of the river, which has easy vehicular access. 

Tel (Richard): 07811 166 600  Email: rct@rctexps.com  Tel (Lorraine): 07815 418355  Email: lorraine@rctexps.com