Louis Way, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4XW
With a low density of population, Devon’s abundance of lakes and rivers have remained relatively unfished compared to others parts of the country. As a result, angling enthusiasts who visit Devon often find themselves rich pickings here. And those staying at Blossom Hill may be tempted to take their catch back with them to cook in their Luxury Lodge kitchen.
This fishery boasts a fantastic setting in a secluded valley in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, surrounded by woodlands and diverse wildlife. Fly fishing is available all year round here on a choice of two lakes. There’s a full range of options available to suit every standard and preference – from taster tuition sessions to full corporate day outs. (Distance from park: 3.8 miles)
Established for over 40 years, this fishery in Exeter is home to three spring fed lakes in a beautiful setting surrounded by woodland and offers excellent Coarse and Carp fishing. You’ll be able to spot several types of birds and wildlife species here, helping to create a serene, relaxing atmosphere for fishing enthusiasts. (Distance from park: 25.3 miles)
Spread across 140 acres amid the beautiful Yawl valley near Lyme Regis, Amherst Lodge is a great spot for fly fishing enthusiasts, with crystal clear waters providing perfect conditions for stalking and dry fly fishing. It offers six freshwater Trout lakes which are home to peak condition fish, noted for their fin formation, tail size and fighting qualities. (Distance from park: 17.4 miles)
A highly popular spot for fishing fans, Seaton’s mile-long arc of a beach offers some of the finest shore-casting conditions in Devon. Visitors will find themselves in good company, as when the tide is right and the fish are biting, you’re guaranteed to see an army of anglers setting up their gear all along the pebbly foreshore, sometimes well into the small hours of the night. (Distance from park: 17 miles)
First opened in the early 1970s, this is a great spot for introducing your kids to the joys of fishing. Over the years it has earned an excellent national reputation for providing superb Carp and Tench fishing for all standards of angler, from absolute beginners up to seasoned professionals. There are six well-stocked spring fed ponds, plus a large specimen pond. (Distance from park: 15.9 miles)