Whether you are a keen fisherman or just want to try it out,
we have some great suggestions for a fishing holiday, you can also find great places to stay in our holiday cottages with fishing
Pike over 20lbs caught on the Hampshire Avon 2019
When you stay in one of our Fordingbridge properties, ie. Criddlestyle Cottage, Mews Hill or the Riverside Lodge you have the option of fishing on 80 yards of exclusive fishing. This is only 100 yards away from the properties! There are 4 good swims that are great for speciman course fishing. The fishing is only available if you stay in one of these properties and if you stay at the Riverside Lodge you have fishing included in the rental. This is one swim and fishing in the small lake it sits upon and you can even fish from the verandah!
- £75 per person for a weeks fishing
- £35 per person for a short break
Read all about us! A guest who stayed at the Lodge has written a comprehensive article in regard to our stretch of the Hamsphire Avon so click on the link below to read all about it! Fishing on the Hampshire Avon by Sean Simms
For more information please contact us and if you would like to keep up to speed with recent catchs please visit us on our facebook fishing page or like us here to be kept updated.
Hire the Ocean Runner for some Fantastic Sea Fishing
Check out the Sea Fishing Trips from Poole with the Ocean Runner for an experience to remember. Ryan Jones the Skipper of Poole’s Ocean Runner, a 40ft purpose-built fishing catamaran operating from Poole Harbour. Boat charters from Poole range from short 2-hour fishing trips near Poole & Bournemouth to longer 12-hour mid channel wreck fishing trips from Poole Port. We are pleased to report that Short Stay Homes have negotiated a 10% discount for guests who stay in one of their properties.
STEVE WARD GUIDED BARBEL FISHING AND FLY FISHING LESSONS
Sandy Balls Holiday Centre, Godshill, Hampshire Avon
Right next to the exclusive private stretch of river is a 1/2 mile of a single bank stretch. This is within the Sandy Balls Holiday Centre and cost £10.00 per person per day. There are a number of excellent swims and timber platforms have been created. The tickets are available at the cycle centre at Sandy Balls, Tel: 01425 657707 which is open daily from 9am – 5pm. You are allowed to fish from one hour before sunrise until 10pm
Fordingbridge Recreation Ground, Hampshire Avon
Fordingbridge Recreation Ground is opposite the George Inn and it is common to see fly fishermen wading midstream taking advantage of this 500 yard stretch of the Hampshire Avon when you cross the bridge. Tickets are £5 per day and are available at Fordingbridge Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01425 654560 or at the Riverside Kiosk.
Perfect for our guests staying at Criddlestyle Cottage, Mews Hill or the Fishing Lodge.
Rockbourne Trout Fishery, Near Fordingbridge
10% discount for our guests.
Witherington Farm Fishery
Clay Pool, Christchurch Harbour
Just on the doorstep of our Christchurch properties fishing charters are available on Christchurch Quay for fishing in the harbour or out to sea. This is part of the Christchurch Angling Club so if you take up their membership you can enjoy this great fishing spot.
Enjoy the stunning setting and the sport within a short stroll from home.
Christchurch Angling Club
Throop Fishery, Bournemouth
Great for those staying in Christchurch
Throop Fishery is excellent and a most scenic place to fish. It has 3 Beats and regularly appears in angling publications recording huge barbel and chub. See if you can get yourselves published with a nice big catch.
South Farm is owned by Short Stay Homes and it’s fishing lakes are naturally spring fed and stock hard fighting Carp in excess of 20 lbs, Chub in excess of 6 lbs plus specimen Roach, Tench, Silver Bream, Crucian Carp and Perch all in prime condition. The setting is tranquil within beautiful surroundings and all of the self catering cottages are close to Home lake, Lake cottage 30m, Carp Lodge 50m, Oaktree 70m, Coshes garden 80m, Cinders cottage 90m, Stables cottage 95m and the Farm house is 50 meters add about 250 meters to get to Lower Ram lake. Dogs are welcome and fishing is free to all South Farm guests.
For more information vist www.southfarm.co.uk