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Motorhome travel: 14 campsites perfect for a spot of fishing


If you love a spot of fishing while out and about in your campervan, you'll love these 15 campsites in the UK. From the Scottish Highlands to the Cornish countryside, these sites are perfect for pitching up in your campervan, getting rod and reel out, and relaxing for hours to land that catch of the day.

Meadow Lakes Holiday Park, Cornwall

Set within 56 acres of beautiful meadows and woodlands, Meadow Lakes Holiday Park has four coarse fishing lakes surrounded by wildlife, flora and fauna. The lakes are located at the bottom of the site where you can relax in tranquil surroundings and fish from dawn to dusk for free during your stay. 

Hewas Water, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7JG
01726 882540
Open: 23 March – 3 January

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

Wooda Farm Holiday Park, Cornwall

Wooda Farm is set in 40 acres of parkland, with stunning views of Bude Bay and beaches within two miles. The coarse fishing lake is stocked with tench, mirror and common carp plus golden orfe. Fishing is available for residents only, a rod licence and your own equipment is required.

Poughill, Bude, Cornwall EX23 9HJ
01288 352069
Open: 30 March – 2 November

Caistor Lakes Leisure Park, Lincolnshire 

An adults-only site set in seven acres within the Lincolnshire Wolds. The park has three fishing lakes, with wheelchair-accessible pegs and an on-site multi-platinum award-winning restaurant and bistro. Some pitches overlook one of the lakes and you can order food from the restaurant to be delivered to your pitch/peg.

99A Brigg Road, Caistor, Lincolnshire, LN7 6RX
01472 849626
Open: All year

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

Loch Ness Shores, Highland

Offers stunning scenery and panoramic views around Loch Ness with access to the quieter south shore of the loch, near the village of Foyers. Fish for trout or salmon from the shore or hire a boat to sail out into the loch to fish. Electric bikes and kayaks can also be hired on site.

Monument Park, Lower Foyers, Inverness IV2 6YH
01456 486333
Open: All year

Bullock Farm, Somerset

Image of a person fishing at Bullock Farm, Somerset

The five lakes at Bullock Farm have been voted as one of the 50 fisheries you must fish by the Angler's Mail and in the top 100 fisheries listed by the Angling Times. The site and fishery are located in the rural village of Kingston Seymour, 15 miles south of Bristol.

Back Lane, Kingston Seymour, Somerset, BS21 6XA
01934 835020
Open: All year

Sand le Mere Holiday Village, East Yorkshire 

Sand le Mere is nestled on the East coast with beach access and many on-site facilities. The site has its own fishing lake and anyone with a rod licence can go on the beach and sea fish. 18 miles away is Spurn Point – a national nature reserve providing some of the best sea fishing in the area. 

Southfield Lane, Tunstall, Hull, East Yorkshire HU12 0JF
01964 670403
Open: 29 March – 4 November

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

St Helens Caravanning & Camping Park, North Yorkshire

This is a 36-acre site on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, just six miles from Scarborough. Half a mile from the site is Wykeham Lakes with four landscaped lakes that are former gravel pits. There’s also a fishing lodge with coffee and tea-making facilities.

Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9QD
01723 862771
Open: All year

This is a Premier Parks campsite

Dulhorn Farm Holiday Park, Somerset

Situated midway between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea. Working farm site with plenty of open space and on-site fishing lake in a quiet area. Plenty of walks from the site, pitches are grassed or hardstanding with some set around the edge of a field with a central play area.

Weston Road, Lympsham, West-super_mare, Somerset, BS24 0JQ
01934 750298
Open: 15 March – 15 November

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

Fields End Water Caravan Park & Fishery, Cambridgeshire

Image of the fishing lakes at Fields End Water Caravan Park in Cambridgeshire

Electric and fully serviced pitches on a rural, adults-only site with two fishing lakes and stunning sunset views. Small café on site (seasonal) and five-acre woods for dog walking. There is also a CL area for Caravan & Motorhome Club members and a small site shop. Within an hour of Cambridge.

Benwick Road, Doddington, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0TY
01354 740199
Open: All year

Horsley Camping & Caravanning Club Site, Surrey

This club site lies just north of the beautiful Surrey Hills, popular for the footpaths that criss-cross them. The centrepiece of the site is picturesque Horsley Lake, with day coarse fishing available from 1 May until the site closes. The lake is stocked with common carp, mirror carp and rudd and fishing is exclusive to campers.

Ockham Road North, East Horsley, Surrey KY24 6PE
01483 283273
Open: 1 April-4 November

Cobleland Camping in the Forest Site, Stirlingshire

Cobleland Campsite sits within the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park adjacent to the Loch Ard Forest. The site is situated on the banks of the River Forth, which is popular for fishing. The river is shallow alongside the site – perfect for teaching children to fish. For the more experienced fisherman, further along the river the water deepens.

Station Road, Gartmore, Stirlingshire FK8 3RR
02476 423008
Open: 11 April-21 October

Waldegraves Holiday Park, Essex

Set on Mersea Island, right next to the coast, Waldegraves has a host of family friendly facilities including crazy golf, foot golf, pitch ’n’ putt, an outdoor pool, restaurant, shop and bar. Four on-site fishing lakes plus sea fishing and boat launching facilities. Grass, electric and hardstanding pitches available. 

Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex C05 8SE
01206 382898
Open: 1 March-30 November

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

Woodland Waters Holiday Park, Lincolnshire

Five fishing lakes set in an attractive wooded site. You can pay daily charges to fish or buy an evening ticket. Anglers will have a field day here, while those seeking a tranquil site will love the picturesque feel. On site is Woody’s Bar and the Lakeside Restaurant – perfect places to be when the sun sets over this site.

Willoughby Road, Ancaster, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 3RT
01400 230888
Open: All year

Mill Park Touring Caravan & Camping Park, Devon

Mill Park’s fishing lake is 1½ acres, fed by the stream that flows through the site. The lake is stocked with common carp, bream, roach and perch. Set in an attractive wooded valley on the north Devon coast, Mill Park is sheltered by the woodland that stretches up either side of the valley. 

Mill Lane, Berrynarbor, nr Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 9SH
01271 882647
1 March – 31 October

This is a Premier Parks campsite.

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