Four Reasons to Love Carp Fishing Holidays in Oxfordshire

Not sure if a carp fishing holiday in Oxfordshire is for you? We can’t possibly see why not! Getting out into the fresh air and British sunshine, the relaxing sound of the water and the thrill of the hunt combined with a getaway from the daily hustle and bustle is the perfect way to spend time. We’ve spent countless hours on the banks of our fishing lakes at Hardwick Parks and we can’t think of anything better!

If you’re still not convinced, here are four reasons to love Carp Fishing Holidays in Oxfordshire.

Choices of Waters & Fish

Oxfordshire, and especially the area to the west of Oxford, is jammed packed with lakes, reservoirs and fisheries. Whether you’re looking for fly fishing on the man-made carp fishing lakes at Farmoor, natural river fishing with the Newland Angling Club or, what just might be, the best carp angling waters in the UK at Witney’s Linear Fisheries, Oxfordshire has something for you.

While the area is most well known for its Carp – especially common and mirror Carp – some pools also offer Tench, Pike, Perch, Chub and Trout.

Rod-side Accommodation

If you’re looking to revolve your entire holiday around fishing, then why not look at one of the areas’ holiday parks that offer carp fishing on-site? Venues like Hardwick Parks offer anglers acres of premium carp fishing mere metres away from their front door. For the passionate fisherman or woman, there’s nothing better!

Local Tackle Shops

With the range of fishing lakes available, it makes sense that Oxfordshire is home to many quality tackle shops offering everything you need for the perfect fishing trip – from rods to bait to angling club memberships. Here are just a few of them:

State Fishing Tackle – Witney

Only 5 minutes drive from Hardwick Parks’ on-site fishing lake.

Top Tackle – Oxford

South of Oxford in the suburb of New Hinskey and a stone’s throw from the River Thames.

FTD Fishing Tackle and Bait – Oxford

North East Oxford, near the Oxford City Football grounds.

Ace Tackle & Bait – Kidlington

20 minutes drive North of Oxford town centre.

RV’s Fishing Tackle and Bait – Faringdon

Halfway between Oxford and Swindon.

Proximity to Oxford and the Cotswolds

We know that not everyone wants to fish. While you might revel in the quiet and tranquillity of a fishing lake, the family might not be so keen. There’s no need to worry though as there’s so much to see and do in the area!

Staying at Hardwick Parks, for example, you’re less than half an hour from the bustling cultural centre of Oxford, and even closer to the edge of the beauty of the Cotswolds. Our hometown of Witney also has plenty to offer with Cogges Manor Farm and the Wychwood Brewery Tours being two highlights.

If you’re looking for a perfect Oxfordshire Carp Fishing Holiday experience, with on-site accommodation. Why not catch a bargain with a Carp fishing holiday break at Hardwick Parks? Between our touring pitches for tents, caravans and motorhomes and static holiday homes from home, you’re bound to find accommodation to suit your requirements! To learn more about our park you can view our website here. Alternatively, if you’d like to give us a call, you can do so on 01865 300 501.

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