9 Best Fishing Lodges In Kent, UK - Updated 2024

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Aptly dubbed the “Garden of England”, Kent’s verdant rolling hills, sea-fringed border, and marvellous architectural wonders are only some of the biggest highlights that draw tourists to the county. In addition to these attractions are the numerous pristine lakes and an excellent fishing-centred infrastructure, so anglers can enjoy themselves thoroughly while here. While travelers can fish free of charge at some fishing spots, others are managed by angling clubs, and there are also private fishing lakes in Kent. You’ll find tackle shops and rental outlets throughout the area, plus information on necessary fishing permits is also readily available in this year-round destination. Listed below are some of the best fishing lodges in Kent, UK. These are strewn across destinations such as Maidstone, Romney Marsh, Deal, Broadstairs, Ramsgate, and Whitstable. Check into one of the following fishing lodges in Kent, UK, and enjoy tons of fishing while being nestled amidst greenery.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location with easy access to fishing spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Dadios Barn, Swattenden (from USD 564)

Go on a dog-friendly fishing holiday in Kent at Dadios Barn. You’ll have access to a fishing lake within the 1-acre (0.40-hectare) grounds with plenty of carp. The property is the perfect place for nature lovers, with plenty of outdoor space and a wood-burning hot tub for a romantic night’s stargazing. There’s a large terrace where you can dine al fresco or cook on the outdoor grill. You can also huddle around the fire pit and exchange stories.

It is also very family-friendly, with child-friendly amenities such as a crib, children’s books and toys, and fireplace guards.

Stayed at this property?
Kent, England, United Kingdom
43.84 km (27.3 mi) from Westgate Gardens
48 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 15 Guests 7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heated pool was brilliant for the kids and made all the difference
we particularly enjoyed the pool and the fishing and had great evenings round the fire pit
the pool was great the hot tub the lake everything about it
house was very clean with amazing facilities
the barn is spacious clean and characterful
the barn exceeded our expectations it was clean warm cosy and in a great location
the hosts couldn't of been more helpful they was easy to reach an very welcoming
amazing place and incredbly accommodating owners very eager to help where possible and always available
the hosts could not have been more helpful and the place really feels homely and comfortable
cosy property in a beautiful location with helpful host
lindsey and nick were great hosts - they were very helpful and communication great
nice rural location with a selection of pubs restaurants and shops in easy driving distance
we had good walks for kids and dogs right on our doorstep
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2. Seaside retreat with a courtyard garden, Deal (from USD 158)

Spend your fishing holiday in Kent in this beautiful seaside retreat. Make sure to bring your fishing rod and have a peaceful time fishing on the beach, two minutes away. Deal Pier is also nearby, known to have sole, flounder, and bass during the summer season but also has whiting and codling in the winter. After fishing, retreat to your cottage and have a fun cookout at the charcoal grill and dine al fresco in the courtyard. There’s also a 32-inch TV for entertainment.

Stayed at this property?
Kent, England, United Kingdom
23.45 km (14.6 mi) from Westgate Gardens
34 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a very nice stay at ruth's cozy cottage
the kitchen is very well equipped and lacks for nothing
a ground floor fabulous bathroom
the beds were comfy and everything was spotlessly clean and freshly laundered
the house is extremely clean and tidy and had everything for a short stay
the cottage was very clean and well presented and equipped
the beds are comfortable and everything was beautifully clean
the house was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay
ruth is a wonderful host extremely accommodating and quick to respond to our requests
we found the host very helpful and friendly
the host (ruth) was so pleasant to deal with and incredibly responsive and attentive
ruth was super helpful at check in and any other questions
ruth was a fantastic host and nothing was too much of a hassle
lovely stay really central location on a quiet street
it's a really convenient location yet quiet and peaceful
a great location for exploring the sights of deal
a great spot and the perfect location for a weekend exploring deal
just barely minutes from the beach/pier and downtown the location is perfect
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3. Sea-view rental for adults, Broadstairs (from USD 205)

Here’s an adults-only holiday lodge that offers gorgeous and uninterrupted sea views. You can spend hours lounging on the living room couch and soaking in the sea view, or else you may step out to the balcony for a glass of wine in the open air. Seasoned anglers can head to the challenging shore fishing venues at Viking Bay and Dumpton Gap. Both are about 0.1 - 1 km (0.1 - 0.7 mi) away from this rental.

You may also hop on fishing charters for an exciting experience.

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Broadstairs , Kent, England, United Kingdom
26.31 km (16.4 mi) from Westgate Gardens
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely spacious apartment amazing views out to sea
apartment is in a great location with amazing sea views
apartment is very comfortable and spacious in a quiet location with magnificent sea views
very clean and everything we needed and a nice welcome pack
very well equipped and clean
our host gave us so very helpful suggestions for evening meals out
very helpful friendly host
gillian very helpful with a couple of questions on arrival
excellent location close to a small beach with a cafe
a superb location easy to reach so many good locations and fabulous beach walks literally on the doorstep
this property is in a great location between broadstairs and ramsgate with a 20min stroll to each
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4. Rosemary Cottage, Maidstone (from USD 268)

This country cottage, Rosemary Cottage, you can enjoy the outdoors by strolling on the sprawling grounds or exploring the woodlands on site. Additionally, you can pack in a fun game of tennis on the court.

Teston Bridge Country Park, which is a popular fishing venue along River Medway, is located about 2.5 km (1.5 mi) away from the rental. So, you can consider stepping out for some fishing too. Pike, chubb, barbel, bream, and perch are some of the main fish species to look out for here. However, note that you must obtain a rod license from the Environment Agency before angling here.

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44.66 km (27.8 mi) from Westgate Gardens
14 reviews   Wifi Available
bungalow 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the fact that every bedroom had it's own bathroom and toilet
it is very clean and well furnished
rosemary cottage was very clean with all the equipment that you have at home (and more)
tony was very friendly and helpful
some nice castles close by and only one hour from the ferry
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5. The Shed, Romney Marsh (from USD 91)

Set in a bucolic landscape, The Shed is an adults-only English lodge where you will wake up to views of sprawling fields. Enjoy a sunbathing session on the private lawn. You can even fire up the barbecue and enjoy a cookout. However, note that this house may not be suited for guests with mobility issues as it is only accessible by stairs.

Dymchurch and Hythe beaches are about 5 - 6 km (3.2 - 3.7 mi) away from this rental. Both these beaches are fishing hotspots, where you’ll find generous produce of codling, whiting, dogfish, bass, sole, smoothhound, flounder, and mackerel, among others. There are several tackle shops at these locations, so you can easily buy or rent the gear too.

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Aldington, Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
26.19 km (16.3 mi) from Westgate Gardens
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this little gem of a cottage is comfortable and querky
decorated creatively comfortable spotlessly clean well-equipped and with beautiful views from every window
just what we were looking for clean quiet and comfortable had everything we needed
jeremy and tina are wonderful hosts and their two golden retreivers are just a joy to be around
the owners were extremely friendly and helpful overall a brilliant stay
lovely accomodation was all it said and more lovely hosts very welcoming
picturesque tranquil and the location was perfect
it is only a few miles from the coast and there are plenty of interesting places to visit
a lovely place to stay
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6. Neat lodge near River Beult, Maidstone (from USD 91)

At this Maidstone lodge, you can spend days seated on the private patio and soaking in the glorious sunshine. Alternatively, River Beult and several smaller lakes are located nearby, so you can head out for some angling too. Pike, bream, carp, tench, perch, and roach are some of the top fish species that you’ll find here. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome at this rental, but can’t be left behind unattended.

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38.44 km (23.9 mi) from Westgate Gardens
49 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
very comfortable and clean property
a charming cottage: nicely furnished immaculately clean and well located for exploring kent
very clean comfortable ground floor annexe to farmhouse surrounded by flowers
mrs townsend was very obliging and could not have been more friendly
sue is friendly and helpful we were made to feel very welcome
enjoyed our stay great location for a restful break
good location & lovely garden
wonderful location just a short drive away to many national trust and english heritage properties
beautifully situated holiday cottage perfect location to get away from it all in lovely countryside
would highly recommend if you don't mind being in a rural location
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7. Warm and bright holiday home with a garden, Deal (from USD 144)

Deal is one of the top fishing destinations in Kent. You can head there and choose to stay at this well-appointed rental, which is a walking distance away from Deal Beach.

At the beach, the area between Deal Pier and Sandown Castle is popular among fishing enthusiasts. Sole, flounder, whiting, dogfish, pouting, and mackerel are among the top finds in this section. You’ll even find several tackle and bait shops, from where you can buy necessary items. However, note that anglers must purchase a ticket to fish on Deal Pier.

When you’re back at the rental, you can curl into the comfortable beds for a restful nap. Alternatively, consider soaking in the refreshing air in the courtyard garden.

Stayed at this property?
Deal, England, United Kingdom
23.56 km (14.7 mi) from Westgate Gardens
99 reviews   Premier Host Wifi Available
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 5 Guests 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
shower wi-fi location space amenities - all perfect
very clean and well equipped
clean house plenty of room
the house was clean and well stocked
the property is a very cosy and clean cottage
really clean and had everything you needed for a great break
lovely host very helpful
the owner took care to explain the arrangements for running the home and was very welcoming
hosts were brilliant home had everything you needed and deal was as beautiful as last time
the owner was there to greet us when we arrived and was very helpful
the house was everything we expected with the added delight of being greeted by the owner
wonderful proprty in the perfect location
great location 2nd visit and will definitely be back again
the house was in an ideal location short walk from town house warm and welcoming on arrival
near to shops and community short walk to the sea front and within easy reach of eating places
a perfect holiday home in a perfect location
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8. Tastefully decorated sea-facing home, Ramsgate (from USD 146)

While staying at this adults-only seafront home, you can grab your rod and some bait and head out to the Ramsgate Royal Harbour and Marina for some deep-sea fishing. It is less than 1 km (0.6 mi) away from the rental, so you’ll have no trouble reaching there. Binoculars have been made available at the rental, so you can carry those along, too. You can find bass, cod, hound, plaice, and some other species here.

Several fishing charters are offered at the marina for you to take your pick and embark on an adventure. Some of these charters also offer attractive fishing tours, which include meals and equipment.

Stayed at this property?
Ramsgate, Kent, United Kingdom
25.12 km (15.7 mi) from Westgate Gardens
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living area is comfortable and furnished with good taste and has incredible elevated views over the sea
very good location with a lovely view of the sea from the living room
beautifully decorated comfortable with all mod-cons
we had a lovely stay in your apartment it had everything we needed with a very homely feel
the apartment was great and overlooked the sea
the location is perfect and the view
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9. Fisherman's Cot, Whitstable (from USD 154)

The self-catering Fisherman’s Cot is located on Whitstable’s Saxon Shore Way, so sea angling, beach fishing and freshwater fishing are easily possible from the rental. The host Frank himself is a fishing expert, so he can offer great recommendations to the rental’s guests. This accommodation is a good option for you as well as your fur baby. The large private garden is a great spot for you to enjoy a game of fetch with your four-legged bud.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
8.6 km (5.4 mi) from Westgate Gardens
253 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was down during our visit but the 4g was strong so it really wasn't an issue
very comfortable space with lots of thoughtful touches
comfortable well equipped accommodation in peaceful picturesque surroundings
clean with fabulous garden space
spotlessly clean well equipped kitchen nicely furnished
the fisherman’s cot was clean tidy and cosy
the cot was clean beds etc were all perfect
the cot was perfectly clean with everything we needed and felt very spacious for two people
lovely friendly helpful hosts
the hosts are perfect
frank was a wonderful host and was very inviting
frank is a fantastic host
lovely hosts and a gem of a seaside town
convenient location with bars and restaurants within easy walking distance
close to the sea close to the high street and a dogs paradise
great space and fantastic location
well located and easy access to the coastline and town
lovely location everything was perfect
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Spend a few days in this fishing wonderland

Kent’s excellent fishing scene attracts enthusiasts by the hordes. If you enjoy angling, you must plan a trip to this beautiful English county and choose a fishing cabin rental in Kent. Just book one of the best fishing lodges listed in this article and indulge in your favorite hobby to your heart’s content!

Frequently asked questions about fishing lodges in Kent, UK

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