If you’re looking for a bit of added comfort on your holiday then the following 11 French carp fishing lakes with log cabins have just what you’re after. From simple cabins to more impressive wooden lodges suitable for the whole family.
All have been tried and tested, so you can view lots of real angler feedback over on the website for each of these holiday venues.
Just a short 2hr 45 drive from Calais, this 7-acre lake has two islands, each equipped with a simple wooden cabin you can fish from – these cabins contain a couple of single beds, lighting, a small fridge for the essentials and electric sockets.
Each island provides ample room for two anglers and the carp go to over 50lb. You can book each island individually (for 2 anglers) or the lake exclusively.
This 13-acre carp lake is one of the most picturesque carp fishing lakes with log cabins we have seen and also only 2hr 45 from Calais. With 10 swims for a maximum of 8 anglers, including the ‘Cabin Swim’ which hosts a small log cabin that sleeps four. There’s a small kitchen and seating area and, best of all, your rods sit just meters from your front door. You can book individually or the lake exclusively.
Find out more about Molyneux here.
This 5.5-acre lake is hired exclusively for groups of up to 5 anglers and contains carp to high forties. It comes complete with a lakeside wooden lodge at one corner, which sleeps four and has all the amenities you could wish for, therefore this venue is a good choice for those taking non-anglers too.
Find out more about Lillybelle here.
Now this is a luxury wooden lodge! The large lakeside accommodation at this venue sleeps up to 12 people and the fishing doesn’t disappoint either with plenty of 30lb+ carp into the high forties.
The venue also boasts an above ground swimming pool for the hotter months and a hot tub for the cooler ones. You can relax with your friends or family on the terrace whilst keeping your rods out on any of the three swims nearby, a social carp fishing holiday at its best.
You hire Mystique exclusively for the week, so it is private to your party. A maximum of 6 anglers can fish the lake at any one time. Home cooked food packages are also available here if requested.
Find out more about Mystique here.
Golden Carp Lake
This lakeside wooden cabin provides a comfortable stay for up to 4 people with a double and twin bedroom. You have your own private swim just outside and it is BIG carp fishing here with a current lake record at over 70lb! It isn’t a runs water by any means but the carp that reside here will satisfy the most serious of anglers.
You also have your own private above ground swimming pool just to the side of the lodge. The accommodation’s location at one end of the lake allows for a very peaceful and secluded feeling.
Find out more about Golden Carp Lake here.
Eau de Vie North and South, Carp Fishing Lakes with Log Cabins
These two lakes sit on the same complex and each offer a small private lake for excellent carp fishing. Eau de Vie South suits groups of up to 3 anglers and Eau De Vie North can host up to 4 anglers.
Both lakes comes complete with a lakes, both which sleep four and have all the amenities you could wish for. You’ll also find an outdoor terrace eating area & BBQ, providing the perfect place for your evening socials.
We love how this charming cabin and terrace sits out on the water! It is the perfect place for a morning coffee watching your rods or a social BBQ with your mates in the evenings. The shape of the lake and location of the cabin means anglers can fish together on either side.
The lake itself is 10 acres and home to carp to over 54lb. It is hired out as a lake exclusive for groups of up to 5 anglers, but also suits those wanting to take their non angling family and friends too.
Find out more about Ragon here.
An 8-acre lake with a very impressive stock of carp – this lake is home to loads of 40’s and many over the magic 50lb barrier. The biggest resident was last caught at over 80lb, therefore this lake offers some of the best big carp fishing that France has to offer.
Swim 8 has a small basic cabin which offers a bit more comfort than a bivvy. You can book individually or the lake exclusively, they also offer an optional food package.
Find out more about Villefond here.
From the carefully maintained banks to the superb anglers lodge, maximum attention to detail has gone into the creation of this 4-acre carp lake.
You hire this lake exclusively for up to 5 anglers and it is home to plenty of big carp into the mid fifties. The simple lakeside wooden lodge offers a full kitchen, dining area, bathroom and a small bedroom (with a bunk bed sleeping 2).
Find out more about Lillypool here.
Linstant offers a fantastic lake exclusive option for just one or two anglers. This is an incredibly pretty and mature 2 acre lake offering plenty of features, located in the Payes de la Loire region of western France.
A big bonus is the large double swim complete with two wooden pods, offering a more comfortable alternative to a bivvy and each with their own power points and lighting. Add to this a picnic bench and BBQ, there is everything you need for a social week fishing.
With straight forward fishing for around 76 pretty carp to just over 44lb, Linstant is sure to provide a relaxing week’s fishing in peaceful and comfortable surroundings.
Find out more about Linstant here.