Top 9 Carp Fishing Holidays UK

UK Carp Holidays

Come and book the best carp fishing holidays in the UK, with venues that you will find peaceful, have great facilities but offer excellent fishing!

Fishing is such an escape, so taking a carp fishing holiday here in the UK makes perfect sense if you want to escape from the daily grind.

Whether you prefer to fish solo, with the family, or hire a private lake for a group, we have put together a list of UK Carp Fishing Holidays that you’re sure to enjoy.

Our carp fishing holidays UK list features a range of scenic locations, such as South Devon, to home county farm venues with rolling fields in the background.

We also feature some great carp fishing lakes with log cabins for that extra luxury!

So, take a look at where you could be fishing and contact the venue to arrange a booking.

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Cofton Fishing Lodge Holiday

Cofton Fishing Lodge Holidays

Location: Devon
Accom: Lodges or Static Caravans
Lakes: 5
Carp: Up to 30lb
Tackle Shop: Yes
Facilities: Shared hot tub, full leisure complex with gym, entertainment, food and swimming pool

Located in Devon, Cofton offers anglers a fishing experience like no other.

These aren’t tired old lodges, these are proper luxury, with a choice of two or three bedroom huts to stay in.

The fishing lodges are finished to a very high standard throughout, making it a perfect retreat after a day sat on the bank.

Each is set directly into the hillside so you can enjoy some of the best views of Devon.

Whether you decide to fish solo, or bring the family, a UK carp fishing holiday at Cofton will feel completely relaxing as you tackle the five lakes on the complex, with carp up to 30lb.

Each lodge is equipped with a TV in every room, large en-suite showers and bathrooms, bluetooth ceiling speaker, and a recessed TV in the lounge over the contemporary fitted fireplace.

The living area is open plan with comfortable chairs and a dining table.

Not to mention the lake with an extra large decking area complete, with a Hot Tub!


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Cherry Lakes UK Carp Fishing Holiday

Cherry Lakes Carp Fishing Holiday

Location: Cotswolds
Accommodation: 6 Luxury Lodges + Cottage
Lakes: 4
Carp: Up to 44lbs
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: 2-4 anglers per lodge, TV, balcony, BBQ’s allowed, hot tub with cottage

Set in the beautiful Cotswolds, Cherry Lakes offer anglers a fantastic UK Carp fishing luxury holiday.

Set just feet away from the lakeside, each luxury lodge is equipped with all the facilities you could need during your stay.

We’re a fan of lodges that are set close to the lake as it means you can keep a close on your rods when they’re in the water.

More information regarding bedrooms, on what lake each lodge is located can be found over on the Cherry Lakes website below.

Tackle hire is also available, which includes bait boats, rods, pods, reels and you can even buy your bait here for the entire session!

Lake Map

Cherry Lakes Lake Map

We can safely say that Cherry Lakes is the ideal short break venue for your next UK carp fishing holiday.

Carp Fishing Holiday UK @ Cherry Lakes


Blackthorn Fishery UK Carp Holiday

Blackthorn Fishery UK Carp Holiday

Location: Shropshire
Accommodation: 4 Luxury Lodges
Lakes: 1
Carp: Up to 41lbs
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: Open plan living area, free Wi-Fi, central heating, CCTV car park

Blackthorn Fishery offers 4 Luxury lodges set on a 3.5 acre carp lake in tranquil Shropshire surroundings.

What more could you ask for in a UK carp fishing holiday?

Take in the peaceful countryside as you get setup for a long weekends fishing in a lodge that features all the modern facilities.

The lake itself offers carp up to 41lbs (lake record) and holds some truly remarkable carp.

Blackthorn is not your run of the mill carp lake either, providing quite a challenge for seasoned anglers.

Lake Map

Blackthorn Fishery Lake Map

If you’re seeking a self-catering carp fishing holiday with a friend, or as a couple, you’ll be pleasently surprised just how private and quiet your time here will be.

A great location, superb lake and peace to fish at your own pace.

Blackthorn Fishery Video

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Nanpusker Lakeside Lodges

Nanpusker Carp Fishing Holiday Cornwall

Location: Cornwall
Accommodation: 4 Luxury Lodges
Lakes: 2
Carp: Up to 28lbs
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: Private Jetties, Hot Tub, Parking, Wi-Fi, Large Double Bedrooms

Set in cornwall, take advantage of two lakes and four luxury lakeside lodges.

Set in 4 acres, Nanpusker is the premium carp fishing holiday venue in the South West.

Choose from the Mallard Lodge, with access to your own exclusive fishing lake.

Or bring a group of friends or family, and stay in three lodges on Leo’s Lake, which is stocked with carp up to 28lbs.

There is even a small silvers pond if you fancy a dabble for a roach!

Nanpusker provides landing nets and mats to maintain fish safety. Free pellets are also available if you ask the owners.

Take a look around Nanpuskers

If you’re looking for a peaceful holiday away from it all, we can promise a week at Nanpuskers will leave you feeling refreshed.

It’s the ultimate fishing venue where you can fish in peace, take in the surroundings and stay in a well kept lodge with all modern cons, including a hot tub!

If you’re planning a trip, make sure you have everything you need!


York Lakeside Fishing Lodges

York Carp Fishing Holiday UK

Location: York
Lakes: 1
Lodges: 14
Carp: 30lb+
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: Various sleeping options, En-suite bathrooms, self-catering, pet-friendly

With a private hot tub, and quiet surroundings, booking a carp fishing holiday at York Lakeside Lodges gives you access to a 10 acre lake featuring a mixture of species.

Mirror, Commons and Ghosties are all available to be caught, up to around 30lb+, and is by no means a ‘runs water’.

In fact, it can pose quite a challenge to more experienced carp anglers!

Pick from 14 self-catering fishing lodges that offer a variety of layouts, with some sleeping up to 7 people, making it an ideal venue for a family holiday, or with a group of friends  who love to fish.

Most fishing lodges are pet-friendly, and offer all the modern facilities such as a TV and en-suite bathrooms.

A fantastic carp fishing holiday venue 2 miles from York that is ideal for sole anglers, groups and families.

Take a look around York lakeside Lodges


Westfield Fishery

Westfield Fishery UK Carp Fishing Holiday

Location: Medmenham
Lakes: 1
Lodges: 2 Shepherds Huts, + camping
Carp: 30lb+
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: All swims accessible by car, fridge, electric points, secure parking (free)

Why not hire an exclusive lake to yourself, or organise a carp fishing holiday for a group of friends?

Next up on our carp fishing holiday UK countdown is this popular fishery set amongst Buckinghamshire farmland offers self-catering accommodation in the form of huts.

You can choose to fish from one of two shepherd huts, each featuring a king-size bed and a double bed (sleeps up to 4) which include a fridge, camping area, toilet and shower block closeby and electric points.

If you’re an angler seeking a ‘whole lake to themselves’ experience, you can bring your bivvy and set up around the many swims that are available.

The lake itself is stocked with at least six fish to over 30lbs, so there is always a challenge to be had amongst friends at Westfield Fishery.

A trip to Westfield Fishery


Rowan Lake Carp Fishing Holidays at Bearley

Rowan Lake Carp Fishing Holidays at Bearley

Location: Somerset
Lakes: 1
Lodges: 2 Bedroom Static Caravan
Carp: up to 30lb
Tackle Shop: Bait available
Facilities: Exclusive lake access, fish from 5 swims, En-suite toilet, master bedroom, twin bedroom, fully equipped kitchen, TV & DVD player, No Wi-fi

A popular somerset carp fishing venue that even Alan Blair (Nash Tackle) has had the pleasure of staying at!

During your stay, you will have exclusive access to a 2-acre lake, known as Rowans, which contains around 270 carp up to 30lb, so you can be sure of a decent week’s fishing.

You can park your car right next to the caravan, with a choice of 5 wood chipped swims around the lake to choose from, each offering different features to fish at, including a middle island.

Nets, cradles and slings are all provided to benefit fish safety, and bait and pellets are available to purchase, whilst a local tackle shop is only around 6 miles away should you require additional tackle.

A great venue, that is peaceful, and with exclusive lake access, your week may go too fast as you angle for a few bites!

A family trip to Bearley Lakes


Arrow Mead Fisheries

Arrow Mead Carp Fishing Holidays UK

Location: Alvechurch & Solihull
Lakes: 2
Lodges: 0 – Camping only.
Carp: up to 25lb
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: CCTV including the car park, Toilet & Water facilities, Showers, 230V socket located in the toilet blocks.

Arrow Meadow offers two exclusive fisheries, where you get full access to the whole lake.

Arrow Meadow Pools (there are two lakes) is located in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, whilst the other fishery is located in Knowle, Solihull where you fish The Estate Lake which is set in 3 acres of woodlands.

The two pools in Avenchurch is located amongst 4.5 acres of pristine countryside close to a stretch of the Arrow.

Featuring both a main pool and pleasure pool, there is plenty of fishing to be had during your stay.

On-site facilities include CCTV, electric gates and showers.

This carp fishing holiday would ideally suit two people to benefit from some exclusive fishing.

The Estate Lake is surrounded by rolling hills, with the manor house in the distance. A maximum of 4 guests are permitted, making it the ideal carp fishing holiday for a small group of friends, or bring the family. 

The fully fenced lake itself is stocked with around 150 carp, with the top weight been around 25lb, but these carp are still growing.


Willow Waters Fishery

Willow Waters Fishery

Location: Yorkshire, UK
Lakes: 1
Lodges: 3
Carp: up to 25 lb
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: Short breaks (Mon-Fri & Fri-Mon) and week long stays available all year round.

Boasting a private fishing lake (no day tickets whatsoever), Willow Waters Fishery is based in Yorkshire.

There are three spacious log cabins available, with The Kingfisher featuring three bedrooms, making it a great escape for the whole family.

All three our spaced out around the lake so you can enjoy the wildlife and fish in relative peace and comfort.

Fishery facilities include outside eating areas, decking and parking spaces adjacent to the cabins.

Full details about each log cabin can be found on the website.

Willow Waters Fishery Log Cabins

The main lake is 100 years old and boasts an excellent stock of common and mirror carp up to 25lb.

Other species include pike, perch, roach and bream if you fancy fishing for something different.

The picturesque town of Pocklington offers plenty to do, with a wide range of shops and restaurants.

A great carp fishing holiday that the whole family will enjoy.


Holme Fen Fishery

Holme Fen Fishery

Location: Colne, Cambridgeshire
Lakes: The Meadows & Poachers Pool
Lodges: Bivvy Only
Carp: up to 71 lb
Tackle Shop: No
Facilities: All fish chipped, 26 acres and 4 acre lakes, oversized swims, 200 fish

We hope you are enjoying our list of UK carp holidays so far?

Don’t worry if the lakes so far haven’t revealed your perfect holiday yet, because we still have a couple of venues left – including our next venue – Holme Fen Fishery in Cambridgeshire.

This carp fishing holiday is based on a stunning fishery in the heart of England, situated near the village of Holme.

The area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, and the lakes here are no exception – they’re simply teeming with carp!

The main lake, The Meadows, at Holme Fen Fishery is approximately 26 acres in size, with an average depth of 12ft, and contains a good head of 200 or so carp, with the lake record at 71lb.

There is also a smaller 4-acre lake called Poachers Pool, which is ideal for beginners or those looking for a more relaxed holiday.

Both lakes are well stocked with Carp, so you’re sure to have a fantastic time whatever your level of experience.

Holme Fen The Meadows Lake

In terms of facilities, Holme Fen Fishery has everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. There are toilet and shower facilities on site, as well as a kitchen area where you can prepare your meals.

Holme Fen Fishery has, in conjunction with Premium Carp Fishing (PCF), created a range of pellet flavours and boilies specifically designed for the Meadows and Poachers pool.

So what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for a Carp fishing holiday in the UK that offers outstanding value for money, then Holme Fen Fishery is the perfect place for you!

Before you set off – please read the fishery rules.


Final Thoughts: Carp Fishing Holidays UK

There are plenty of great venues to choose from, whether you’re after a quiet and peaceful getaway or a more action-packed adventure.

Carp fishing is a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors, and there are plenty of beautiful locations to choose from in the UK.

If you’re new to carp fishing, or just want to brush up on your skills, there are plenty of great venues that offer tuition and guidance.

So, that’s our guide to some of the best UK carp fishing holidays!

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