Sun Haven Valley Country Holiday Park Cornwall

Family Fishing in Cornwall

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Fancy a Fishing Holiday in Corwall? Or maybe just a few hours Coarse Fishing with the Family?


Mawgan Porth pools is an idillic coarse fishing lake nestled in the Cornish countryside, located a mere 250 metres from Sun Haven Valley's bottom gate. fishing in cornwall

Whether you are an experienced angler or just starting out, the easily accesible lakes of Mawgan Porth pools cater to anglers of all abilities, and the whole family can join the fun, no matter what their age. Only a few minutes stroll from the back gate there cannot be anywhere better to teach the children to fish - and if that's not for you, it's an ideal spot to while away a relaxing hours in the sunshine.

The lakes are well stocked with Carp, Bream, Rudd. Roach and Tench, and even the newest of anglers catch something. The owner, Trevor - a keen fisherman, is always on hand, either with tips or if necessary, to show the totally inexperienced how to catch some of the smaller fish. Of course the more experience angler can try the specimen pool with carp only, reputed to got to 20lbs in weight.

fishing in cornwallThe lake has a small cafe, where you can have a bite to eat, whether it be a full English breakfast, burger or bap. The cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating, there is a small wooden gazebo at the entrance to the lakes that you can enjoy lunch under. The lakes also boasts a small shop where you can hire tackle, rods and the like for approximate £6 a day. The shop stocks a variety of bait, extra tackle, and other sundries, so there is no need to travel far and wide in search of essentials before you set off.


You will find an bundance of wildlife surround the area, from dragonflies, songbirds, and king fishers to herons and buzzards (and historically Otters - but that's another story!), and if fishing is not your idea of fun why not take a picnic, have a leisurely stroll around, and relax watching the family.

If the kids get bored or the weather is not very co-operative it's only a minute or two, back to Sun Haven Valley.

A spot for the whole family to enjoy. Peaceful surroundings, wildlife, teaching the children and grandchildren how to fish, make Mawgan Porth Pools an ideal place to escape.


Please note if you are do not have a rod license you will need to acquire one, Click Here for more details on how to acquire one.

If you have any questions regarding Mawgan Porth Pools or for more infomation they can be contacted on 01637 860 770.