12 Best Fishing Lodges Near River Wye, United Kingdom - Updated 2024

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River Wye is one of the United Kingdom’s major rivers. This beautiful, 209.22-km (130-mi) river traces Wales along its borders, offering a glimpse of the peaceful countryside. Interesting market towns like Chepstow, Hay-on-Wye, and Rhayader are ideally located on the riverbanks. The entire Wye Valley, which has been a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) since 1971, will give you the refreshing holiday vacation you deserve with its spectacular scenery. Bordering England and Wales, Wye Valley frames these countries with historical abbeys, castles, and towers. It is also rich with natural formations - from impressive limestone gorges to native woodlands. You can marvel at all these unbelievable feats during your visit, especially when you explore along River Wye. Check out the best fishing lodges near River Wye, United Kingdom.

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 February 07, 2024.

1. Fishing haven near River Wye (from USD 157)

Welcome to this charming lodge near River Wye, where fishing activities abound. The open-concept living area features a wood stove, full-height windows, and cozy furnishings for ultimate comfort. The private garden and meadow access offer abundant opportunities for birdwatching and, most importantly, fishing activities.

There are also plenty of outdoor pursuits such as swimming, boating, and picnicking by the riverside for guests to enjoy. Nearby, you’ll find a delightful pub, coffee shop, and village store. Guests should also not miss the opportunity to explore the breathtaking walks and scenic vistas in the nearby Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Boughrood, Wales, United Kingdom
67.89 km (42.2 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
117 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cosy beautifully designed super-comfortable and what a view beautiful walks along the river right from the doorstep
the cabin is both comfortable and cozy with everything that you may need
we thoroughly enjoyed the area and our 3 night stay; the bed was extra comfortable
it was perfectly clean and so cosy with the fireplace even on a rainy day
wonderful cosy clean in a lovely scenic setting
absolutely stunning setting beside the river sparkling clean and hosts couldn't have been more accommodating
very cosy sally was a great host would highly recommend :)
very nice place and pleasant hosts
sally is a great host and couldn’t have been more accommodating
sally has been an outstanding host and made our whole experience very personal
great host wonderful place very comfortable and as expected
beautiful location and such a great secluded spot right on the river wye
outstanding getaway in a perfect location
fantastic space and location with wonderful riverside walks
a hidden gem in the most beautiful location
really enjoyed our stay the location by the river is beautiful and the lodge is very cosy
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2. The Apple House (from USD 170)

Situated in the charming village of Llyswen, The Apple House offers a modern vacation rental. Inside, guests can relish a roomy interior adorned with tasteful furnishings, a warm wood-burning fireplace, and the luxury of a private garden and meadow. Pets are warmly welcomed, and modern amenities such as wireless internet ensure a comfortable stay.

The location offers the added perk of private fishing opportunities on the River Wye, while also being conveniently situated near the breathtaking Brecon Beacons National Park, making it an ideal choice for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Llyswen, United Kingdom
67.55 km (42.0 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is tastefully decorated comfortable and well equipped
we are a tall family of 4 (kids age 13 &10) and the house was very comfortable
the beds were very comfortable and the whole cottage is decorated and furnished to a very high standard
spacious and comfortable with a lovely garden and views
the cottage is well-equipped and very comfortable and the garden is a really nice bonus
it was immaculately clean too
the cottage is beautifully clean spacious and has everything we needed
the cottage was spotless lovely furnishing’s and well equipped
the cottage itself is very comfortable spotlessly clean and well equipped in a modern style
wonderful hosts quick to respond to any questions and on hand if needed
richard is a wonderful host
richard was a brilliant host
there's loads of lovely walks you can do which the hosts kindly told us about
richard and caroline are great hosts and we really enjoyed talking with them
great location good for walking
it's very well located and has a variety of things to do nearby
the art gallery at erwood station is well worth a visit and only a 10 minute drive
easy walk to local good pub
great location with some lovely walking within easy distances and cottage was very comfortable
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3. Holiday apartment in a converted, 18th-century mill (from USD 93)

This 3-bedroom accommodation with fishing near River Wye is part of a transformed 18th-century mill. During your stay here, you have access to many shared facilities, including a games room and landscaped gardens with seating areas. Located on River Wye’s banks, it is only a few minutes away from the famous Monsal Trail. It has a lounge area, a well-equipped kitchen, and a dining area with river views. As a family-friendly property, it offers a high chair and travel cot upon request, too.

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173.9 km (108.1 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
31 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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a lovely apartment with nice views and in a lovely spot
had a very enjoyable week at cressbrook mill lovely and spacious apartment in an idyllic setting
it was perfectly clean and very spacious
the apartment was very clean
it's a very spacious apartment really well equipped and very comfortable
clare was excellent to deal with and very accommodating
clare was extremely helpful during the booking process and on hand to answer any queries very quickly
bakewell is a lovely market town very close by
ideal for biking/walking along the monsal trail
what a lovely apartment set in a very picturesque location
this is an immaculate apartment in a quiet and gorgeous location
we enjoyed walking along the monsal path and exploring nearby eyam
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4. Huge country house with three sophisticated reception rooms (from USD 712)

Set against the stunning backdrop of Wye Valley, this cozy, 7-bedroom holiday cottage with fishing on the River Wye accommodates up to 16 guests. It features three large reception rooms, which include a relaxed drawing room furnished with a grand piano and library. Five bedrooms come with one king-sized bed each, while the other two bedrooms come with single beds. In the master bedroom, you will find a private balcony overlooking lovely treetops. It also has a garden with an alfresco dining area, stone barbecue, and swing on a huge beech tree. A stone bench offers the perfect spot to sit and fish.

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76.9 km (47.8 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
10 reviews   Wifi Available
estate 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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every room was gorgeous & clean
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5. One-bedroom cottage with a furnished terrace (from USD 67)

This one-bedroom cottage near River Wye is beautifully located on the edge of Woolhope Dome. The area is an ideal destination for fishing trips and guided nature walks, so if you are into some outdoor adventure, this property is suitable for you. Sleeping up to two people, it offers all the basic amenities you need for a comfortable stay, including a bathroom, living room, and kitchen. Its bedroom has a double bed. Outside, you will find a furnished terrace and a spacious garden leading to the open meadow and woodland.

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Hereford, England, GB
2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Environment-friendly cottage with a hot tub (from USD 189)

This family-friendly, 2-bedroom cottage provides 82.96 sq. m. (893 sq. ft.) of living space for up to 5 people. It has been a fisherman’s cottage for more than 200 years, but now offers quality accommodation with complete amenities. In fact, it is now environment-friendly because it uses renewable energy. If you are bringing a private vehicle, you can conveniently park in the driveway that’s spacious enough for up to two cars. It also features a hot tub, which you can use for a minimal additional fee.

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250.63 km (155.8 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
2 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

7. Self-contained studio guesthouse with a canoe launch (from USD 94)

This self-contained log cabin on the River Wye is ideal for those visiting Herefordshire. With its countryside setting, it guarantees a tranquil staycation that will truly make you feel rested. It is furnished with a king-sized bed and sofa bed, sleeping up to four people. If you are traveling with your babies, the host may provide a crib, too. It offers convenient river access through a canoe launch, which is only a short walk away.

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Foy, England, United Kingdom
26.32 km (16.4 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
276 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sleeping arrangements are a very comfortable double bed and a sofa bed
wifi was good and there's dvds and games for rainy days all very well thought out
clean and tidy with all the amenities needed also under floor heating and a nice wet room
particularly enjoyed the comfy bed and the firepit in the evening
the place was sparkling clean and the coffee machine and breakfast items were very much appreciated too
great communication and place was sparkling clean
beautifully clean and presented
clean and cosy 3 bed studio
very clean place comfortable bed
lovely and clean
friendly hosts who were happy to help
and great hosts too
tim and stacey were great hosts and very welcoming
great hosts very helpful when needed
hosts very helpful with lots of local advice
amazing lodge in a beautiful location
it was in an ideal location for what we needed
lovely room in beautiful location
a lovely spot to stay tucked away in a nice a quite location
great place with great location with access to the river
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8. Pet-friendly apartment with a huge field (from USD 92)

Situated on an 8.09-hectare (20-acre) family estate, this pet-friendly, 2-bedroom apartment has an open floor plan with a dining area, fully equipped kitchen, and living room. It is one of several units in the estate, but it has a private, fenced patio with outdoor seating. During your stay here, you may freely access the shared outdoor space - a field and a fishing lake where you can enjoy barbecues and picnics. If you are bringing a car, you do not have to worry about parking because ample parking space is provided.

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6.78 km (4.3 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
60 reviews  
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well presented accommodation with good facilities and lovely views
the apartment was spacious and clean loveley view and everything we needed
very clean on arrival
the lodge was spotlessly clean upon arrival and all cleaning/sanitising products were available for our personal use
spotlessly clean every thing we needed was there
considering the covid issue property was really clean which was really reassuring
lovely place clean and beautiful location
everything we needed was in the apartment and the hosts were very lovely and welcoming
very doggy friendly on site
good communication with the owner
lydney is a lovely town with plenty to do so close
in a central location for all the main attractions in the forest of dean
comfortable accommodation in a picturesque and handy location with many local attractions within a short drive
perfect placement as bus stops we’re just outside the entrance
beautiful part of the world quiet but close to amenities and points of interest
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9. One-bedroom cottage with a furnished patio (from USD 67)

This traditional, one-bedroom cottage is ideal for romantic getaways in the UK. With 35.02 sq. m. (377 sq. ft.) of living space, it sleeps up to 2 guests. It is only a few minutes away from Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, and it is pretty accessible. You can bring a private vehicle and take advantage of the parking space provided. Allowing you to relax and bask in the beautiful surroundings, it features a patio furnished with outdoor seating. When you are ready to cap the day off, you can retire in its bedroom equipped with a double bed.

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279.64 km (173.8 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
106 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
kitchen had everything we needed and the cottage was finished to a good standard
clean and well appointed
3 stars for cleanliness only because the shower needed a more thorough clean
the cottage was immaculately clean and well stocked
the barn itself was perfect it was clean comfortable and beautiful inside and out
the barn is small but well equipped with all that you need and very clean and tidy
perfect location for discovering the lakes situated right next to the m6
very comfortable in a good location
would recommend this for a lovely couples break beautiful barn fabulous location
it is a nice place but has potential to be even better
very neat up to date decor well equipped little place
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10. Two-bedroom cottage with beautiful Wye Valley views (from USD 89)

Perfect for fishermen, this small, two-bedroom cottage is full of charm. It is nestled in a neighborhood rich with local fishing in Wye Valley. Famous local attractions nearby include Hereford Cathedral and Wilton Castle. Accommodating up to three people, it has a living room equipped with a wood-burning stove, a fully functional kitchen, and a shower room. The master bedroom features a queen-sized bed, while the other bedroom features a single bed.

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30.61 km (19.1 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
38 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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very comfortable cozy and snug cottage; set in some lovely tranquil setting
a comfortable and well equipped cottage in very good location to explore herefordshire
comfortable and well equipped with fine attention to detail
very peaceful and had everything you would need for a comfortable stay
i think she had to get back to clean
lovely welcome from antonia the owner
antonia was an excellent host ensuring we were well looked after but giving us plenty of privacy
antonia was friendly and welcoming and i would recommend a visit to this lovely cottage
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11. Charming cottage with a scenic garden

Accommodating up to six guests, this charming, three-bedroom cottage has a picturesque setting right on the scenic River Wye. It has a garden with a sun trap where you can unwind comfortably while marveling at the spectacular views. All bedrooms also have direct river views. Moreover, it has a small lawn where your kids can run around freely. During your stay here, you may bring your fishing gear and fish in the river.

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19.9 km (12.4 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
45 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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the decor was very tasteful and the furnishings comfortable
the cottage itself is very spacious decorated beautifully throughout with lovely furniture and a well equipped kitchen
really clean and well laid out
but on entering - wow the house was exceptional; clean bright airy
excellent cottage which was very clean and well presented the welcome pack was much appreciated
we had a great weekend at this property spotlessly clean and in a good location
the beds were comfy and the house was furnished to a high level and lovely and clean
the owners were great and communicated well
the owners clearly care a great deal about you having a pleasant stay
owners could not have been more pleasant
this is such a great house location and facilities
a beautiful property in a stunning location
brilliant location for kayaking visiting local towns and pubs
on the whole a fantastic place and will likely return at some stage
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12. Six-bedroom farmhouse with an enclosed barn for recreation

This pet-friendly, 6-bedroom farmhouse offers 455.22 sq. m. (4,900 sq. ft.) of living space, perfect for family holiday vacations. It is only a few minutes from River Wye where you can enjoy fly fishing with your loved ones. Allowing you to maximize the countryside experience, it features huge, flagstone patios where you can gather for alfresco dining or simply sit back and enjoy a breath of fresh air. It has an enclosed barn furnished with a piano, pingpong table, and pool table. This barn also serves as a dry play area for kids.

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73.93 km (46.0 mi) from WWT Slimbridge
23 reviews   Wifi Available
farmhouse 18 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 18
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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fresh flowers in the kitchen were a lovely touch
we enjoyed the imaginative furnishings the comfy beds and reading about the history of the house
the barn with its billiards table and table tennis was popular with everyone
it is a beautiful thoughtfully restored property comfortable and well equipped
it was great to arrive with beds already made and clean towels ready for us
the hymns is well maintained and clean
great property lovely host recommend x
we selected this property due to its central location and it was beautiful
we really can't fault this place at all
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Meander along River Wye for a refreshing break

Meandering along River Wye and marveling at the beauty of the entire Wye Valley are some of the best things you can do in the United Kingdom, especially if you are visiting for a much-needed vacation. Never miss out on anything fun, so plan your trip thoroughly and check out these fishing lodges near River Wye, United Kingdom!

For those in search of diverse lodging choices, a short distance away you’ll find Hay on Wye, where Airbnb vacation rentals allows you to explore the numerous bookshops dotted all over the small town.

Alternatively, if your quest extends to excellent galleries and specialist shops, the beautiful town of Ross-on-Wye awaits. Here, amid its picturesque streets, you can explore a selection of Airbnb vacation rentals that promise not only comfort but also an experience like no other.

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Frequently asked questions about best fishing lodges near River Wye, United Kingdom

1. Which fishing lodges near River Wye have a hot tub?

There are several fishing lodges near River Wye that offers the luxury of a hot tub for your relaxation and enjoyment. One of the cabins with hot tub amenities includes this environment-friendly cottage with a hot tub.

2. Which fishing lodges near River Wye have parking?

Looking for fishing lodges near River Wye that offer convenient parking options? Look no further. Some of the fishing lodges that offer parking are this fishing haven near River Wye, The Apple House and this huge country house with three sophisticated reception rooms.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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