Fishing Holidays - Coarse & Sea Angling

Park Holidays UK have 25 Caravan Holiday Parks across the South of England including Devon, Essex, Dorset, Kent, Hampshire, Suffolk and Sussex. Many are set in beautiful locations close to the sea - so sea fishing is available immediately from the edge of the park or nearby. In addition, many parks have carp and coarse fishing either in lakes on the park, or nearby rivers or lakes.

Whatever type of fishing you are looking for - we can find you a UK holiday park that has angling opportunities to suit your needs. Some of our holiday parks have carp fishing lakes - with carp to well over 40lbs in one case. Others offer general coarse fishing - with occasional matches for you to test your skills. 

Fishing Requirements

Please note that UK rod licenses are required where ever you fish on UK inland waterways. Fishing in the lakes on any holiday park normally requires a day ticket to be purchased for a small price - details from each holiday park reception.

We have five South Devon Caravan Holiday Parks all close to the shore for great sea fishing - Landscove & Riviera Bay, Brixham, Devon.  Waterside at Paignton, Devon and at Dawlish Warren, Devon we have Golden Sands and Dawlish Sands. The South Devon coast offers good sea fishing for bass, mackerel, wrasse and other fish. The estuaries are great for mullet fishing - something coarse anglers often want to try out on a seaside holiday. But if you want coarse fishing, Golden Sands has a small coarse fishing take with carp, tench, roach, rudd and crucian carp. Or you could choose from other Devon carp and coarse fisheries

Dorset Fishing

Sandhills Holiday Park, Christchurch, Dorset lies next to Mudeford Quay by the Christchurch Harbour and with Avon Beach to the front - quite a setting! Sea fishing from the front of the park - harbour fishing for mullet and bass in particular from the back! And just a short distance from the famous Rivers Hampshire Avon and Dorset Stour with fisheries such as The Royalty and Throop available on day tickets for coarse fishing for barbel and chub in particular. Carp fishing also available nearby with various day ticket lakes.

Oaklands Holiday Park, nr Clacton, Essex - carp and other coarse fishing including tench, roach, bream, perch and rudd in our own lake on site - plus very close to estuary and sea fishing at St Osyth.

St Osyth Beach & Seawick nr Clacton, Essex - the best of both worlds! Direct access to the shore for beach fishing with boat launching facilities from a slipway nearby, plus a small coarse fishing lake at St Osyth Beach. A great place for anglers of all ages especially suited to beginners with plenty of rudd, roach, tench, carp to 10lb and perch.

Steeple Bay near Southminster , Essex - an idyllic setting  on the River Blackwater estuary. With beach fishing plus our very own slipway - its ideal for sea fishing. We also have a small but attractive lake with plenty of small carp, roach, rudd, tench and bream - enjoy great family friendly fishing on the doorstep of  your Essex caravan holiday home.

Or for more serious carp fishing or general coarse fishing in Essex try one of the many commercial fisheries in Essex.

St Osyths Beach,  Steeple Bay and Oaklands Ticket Pricing

Owner's and guests are free but require an NRA license.

Suffolk fishing

Our Felixstowe Beach and Suffolk Sands Holiday Parks in Felixstowe Suffolk are close to some great beach and pier fishing, plus you have coarse fishing in the Rivers Stour, Orwell and Deben nearby plus other Suffolk carp and coarse fishing locations.

All of our Kent Holiday Parks are close to the sea - in North Kent we have Harts on the Isle of Sheppey plus Seaview and Alberta near Whitstable, Kent. In South Kent we have New Beach and Marlie, which are also close to the Royal Military Canal which has a good stock of bream, tench, carp and roach in particular. Whatever type of fishing holiday in Kent you are looking for - there is sure to be something suitable nearby.

Coghurst Hall Holiday Park, Hastings, East Sussex - has a beautiful setting in a hidden valley just outside Hastings. There is a large lake with a good stock of carp to 20lbs plus other coarse fish including roach, rudd, tench, and bream. There is also a small lake ideal for juniors to learn to fish for smaller carp and other coarse fish. For sea anglers you are only a short drive from several good areas of beach fishing, plus boat fishing out of Hastings.

Rye Harbour Holiday Park is just a short distance away (just over 10 miles) from Rye Nook Fishery and covers 100 acres of still water gravel lakes well stocked with roach, rudd, catfish, carp, trout, tench, dace, perch and bream. Ticket Prices apply and are available direct from Rye Nook Fishery.

Our other East Sussex Holiday Parks Winchelsea Sands and Beauport all have good access for sea fishing plus carp and coarse fishing nearby. 

Coghurst Hall Ticket Pricing

Owner's and guests charged £8 per day and require an NRA license

Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park is surrounded by a total of 10 Lakes ranging from 2 acres to 28 acres. Of the 10 lakes 8 are day ticket fishing, the remaining two are syndicate waters and are only available to members. 

The main species are Carp and Tench, silver fish can be found be found in most lakes. All the lakes are prone to be weedy in the summer months but they are still fishable. Lakes they are kept as natural looking as possible. 

To get to the lakes from the park it is a short drive or if you wish to walk 20 minutes. Please ask reception or any of the staff for directions. Please note parking can be limited near the lakes.

The lakes are not stocked as to commercial standards and as such West, Copse, Ivy can at times prove to be a challenge.

Restrictions & requirements:  

Any Angler wishing to fish must be in possession of an EA rod license, Landing net and Unhooking Mat. Fishery Staff regularly check the lakes and tickets may be purchased from them or at reception. There is a tackle shop nearby called Southern Angling again directions can be obtained from reception.

Day ticket prices are for 3 rods (please note you must hold a second EA Rod license)£10.00 (dawn to dusk) 24hrs@ £15.00, 48hrs @ £30.00 72hrs @ £40.00 and a week £70.00.

Junior Anglers & OAPs (14 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times) Day tickets £5.00 24 hrs £10.00 48hrs £15.00, 72hrs £20.00 7 Days £35.00.

There are numerous types of wildlife that are indigenous to the lakes and anglers are requested not to leave any litter and be very careful not to discard line or hooks. Please note you cannot fish at the lakes from the park side.

No Bait boats are allowed and there are restrictions on the use of particles i.e. no pre – baiting with tiger nuts or brazil nuts or any other large particle. Peanuts are banned in total although the former two baits may be used on the hook.  

**Please note there is no onsite fishing, the lakes are situated outside of the park**

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