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April 2016

Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster

Our first ever fishing trip to France and it was definitely not disappointing, I have been fishing for a twenty pounder for four years and have now had three!!

Fish are all in pristine condition. Pete also caught Tommy turtle in the net!!!

We have all loved every minute of it, the chalet is fantastic with everything you could want.

We all agree that yourselves as hosts are really lovely genuine people, very customer focust, very helpeful and down to earth.

We can't wait to come back really soon,

thank you so much,

Kim, Amy, Pete & Wurzel

Northhampton. X



To Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster.

Thank you so much again, another fab holiday, catered to our every needs.

Sad to go home but we are all looking forward to next year.

Love, Steve, Katie & baby Oscar xxx



25th July - 1st August 2015

Dear Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster

Thank you for a great week, caught over 30 fish many late teens & mid twenties.

this break was made by the friendly welcoming nature of you guys and we are all grateful for a fantastic week.

We will be back next year and will look forward to seeing you guys again.

Thanks again,

Rob, Jayne & Tamsin



July 2015

Had a great time here & the chalet is perfect.

Lovely weather and a fabulous time fishing.

This was just the break we needed.

Thanks for a great holiday,

Janet & Travor



16th - 23rd May 2015

Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster

Another great week away with lovely people, caught some lovely fish and at the same time feeling very relaxed. Looking forward to seeing you all again in August.

Thanks for a great week,

Gary & Lesley



9th - 19th April 2015

Perfect little chalet with great hosts & great fishing.

We've had such a lovely, peaceful & relaxing time.

The chalet is equipped unbelievably well & is comfortable & homely for the days when it's too hot to move.

We've loved our time here fishing and watching all the other wildlife (usually accompanied by our little friend Buster) and we would love to come back.

Perfect location for a fishing holiday, everything could need is nearby & there are some beautiful places to explore.

Shane, Rula & Taylor are wonderful hosts, friendly and accomodating, also helpful with a few fishing tips.

Thanks again,

John & Rachael.




6th - 11th March 2015


First French carp at 21.5lb

also beat my pb !

Lovely place, really nice owners, was a good relaxing holiday, gonna miss it and Buster too.

James Maynard



October 2014

Hi - Shane - Rula - Taylor & Buster,

Just a note to say a big thank you.

Gary had told me how fantastic it was there, having visited a lot of times & also with his son George, now it was time for him to take Dad making it three generations.

Thanks for the pickup at the airport it made the journey a lot easier.

What wonderful people you are, you made us feel so welcome from start to finish. The chalet is really good with everything to make it a home from home.

The fishing is out of this world, I beat my P/B three times during my stay along with lots of other nice fish.

At the tender age of 72 it was very nice to be able to leave Gary in charge overnight and retire to the comfort of the chalet and enjoy a glass of wine & the company of our wonderful hosts, and Buster.

Again thank you it was a really great fishing experience.

Hope to be able to see you all again next year.

Bye for now Bob & Gary Crouch.

link to some of the fish that they caught here at Smallwater lakes in France



September 2014.

Hi Shane and Rula,

We really enjoyed our stay at Smallwater, the accommodation really had everything necessary for a super holiday.
It’s the first time ever that we have returned home with all the washing done and dried. It was also wonderful to eat outside in your garden, breakfasts included, super weather.

We really had a great time, our trip to Biarritz was an eye opener, what an elegant resort and lots of great value for money restaurants.

Buster and Taylor were wonderful company, however Buster blotted his copy book by trying to wee up my fishing box whilst I was sitting on it.
It amused my wife so much she went out and bought Buster a bag of dog chews. Another thread in the gay tapestry of life……..

On the fishing front I caught a considerable amount of carp & lost the largest live carp I have ever seen……

Many thanks for a great holiday

Geoff and June.



30th August - 6th Sept 2014

Had a great week here, thank you so much Shane for fixing our wheel on our car. Both of you are very lovely people, really helpfull, perfect hosts. Had a great time here & will be back next year for sure.

The kids will miss Buster loads, he is great with the kids.

Sarah, Mark & the kids.





17th - 29th August 2014

Dear Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster,

yet again a lovely two weeks spent with lovely people and in a beautiful place.

Had an amazing time going out on trips and can't wait to see you all next year, Gary will be back in October with his dad.

Thanks again,

Lots of love,

Gary, Lesley & Jess :-) xxx




Shane & Rula are a lovely couple & thanks for all your help Shane (fishing)

First trip to France & we picked the perfect location.

We have had a lovely relaxing week in beautiful surroundings, weather been an average of 34°C so has been very hot, the pool was a "god send" at times.

We have really enjoyed our stay & the chalet is equiped with everything you need and more.

Thanks again,

Dave & Cathy (Leeds)



May 31st - 8th June 2014.

A much needed relaxing week, lovely weather & we will all miss Buster !

Many thanks,

Ann, Warren & Tina.



May 2014

Just got back from a awesome Holliday at smallwater lakes. The fish we're spawning so we struggled a little but still came away with 2 low 30's a few mid 20's and a handful of smallers. Shane was very helpful and took us to a local lake in hope of some more fish, which was much appreciated the grounds are beautiful as Is the lake side chalet, rula was very helpful and took me to a local shopping mall and shown me some local wildlife which I thought was pretty awesome! We can't wait to come back and see this amazing place and lovely family.

P.s hope you enjoyed your ginger nuts take care.

Kate and Steve. X



April 5th - 12th 2014

This was my 7th trip to Smallwater lakes & I still loved every minute.

I caught many carp, with the largest being a 38lb common. (link to my photo's on here)

Thanks Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster.

See you all again in August with the family.




5th - 12th Oct 2013

Well what can I say about Small water lakes. One of the best places I have been fishing if not the best. The hosts Shane and Rula are two of the kindest people you will ever meet where nothing is two much. At small water lakes the customer always comes first, anything we needed they where there to help. The facilities at the lake where top class as was the fishing will be back real soon. Small water lakes is is a real top class fishing lake.

 Patrick McManus



Sept 13th 2013

A Huge thank you to Shane, Rula, young Taylor and of course Buster !

Fantastic hosts who are very welcoming.

We had a fab time relaxing and will definitely be back to explore the area.

Thanks for everything,

Heather and Ralph.



Sept 7th - 13th 2013

We live locally and have not found a place like this in the seven years that we have lived here, good fishing in wonderful surroundings, excellent hosts, no problem too big or small and Buster the "fishing pal" I will tell others about this place, it's not just for the fishing, I am sure many non fishing people would love it here.

Thanks for a great stay




6th Sept 2013

What a week, great weather & great company. Pbs smashed, 25lb for me & 18lb for kaz, plus a bonus 8lb koi ! (link to pics of the fish and a few new of the lake & chalet)

Shane & Rula are a lovely couple & the chalet is great. I will miss my little fishing buddy, Buster.

Look forward to coming back next year.


Chris & Kaz



17th - 30th August 2013

Gary's 5th time and mine & Jessicas first, what a beautifull place you have, we have had the most wonderfull two weeks and would like to thank you for making us so welcome. Nice to see the fish in real life instead of photo's and of course Mr slug on the grass lol ! and the great evenings we had with you all.

Just like to say Rula, Shane, Taylor and of course little Buster, your the best !! and can't wait to come back next year to do it all again !!

With love

Garry, Lesley, Jessica & Chloe

PS. Now I know why Garry loves it here so much !



August 2013

Thank you to all once again, for a great holiday.

Matt and the gang.

See you again soon.



20th July - 27th July 2013

It was a long and tiring journey, but after a weeks stay here it was all well worth it. We have all had a lovely time with everything we could possibly need. The kids have had a lovely time and loved seeing Buster every day. Billy has enjoyed fishing, catching many :-) so he is leaving very happy.

Last but not least, thank you so much to Shane, Rula & Taylor for being so welcoming and for all your help. Thanks for the go-cart & car, much appreciated by Goerge & Ellie.

What more can we say, than a big thank you for having us, we have had a lovely relaxing holiday with some lovely people, great weather in great surroundings.

We will be back :-)

Billy, Alexis, george & ellie.



6th - 20th July 2013

We arrived very hot & very bothered !! but we are leaving very chilled & very relaxed. Shane & Rula have been very helpful throughout our stay at Smallwater, which has everything we could possibly need.

As an absolute beginner at carp fishing the advice has been invaluable, pb 25lb + many other spicies as well.

We have enjoyed watching Taylor go about on his busy daily schedule ! and saying hello to Buster many times during the day, even the toad in the hole is amusing !

Thanks for a wonderfull stay & hope to be back next year, all the best.

Tony & Dids

PS. Thanks to king carp baits for thier help as well.

PPS. Thanks for hitting 38°C and the swimming pool.



27th April - 11th May 2013

_ _ _ _ and the lord said "find me peace, tranquility & the perfect fishing location, throw in some wildlife, a friendly dog and a very friendly, most helpful couple to assist"

& there it was - Smallwater lake !!

Whenever one is asked to score an experience out of 10, we could certainly give this an 11 ! We all read "peoples' comments" in holiday brochures, but _ _ _ really "nothing has been overlooked here at Smallwater".

Fishing - we were Mr & Mrs Unlucky - they are most certainly there, in everyone's clear view and big ! my word ! Spawning whilst we were here, hooked "the biggie" on the last day, but remember one thing - "they can be more canny than man" - I wouldn't know how to spit a bloody hook out by the bank !!

Wonderful time, thank you Shane & Rula,

we will be back.

Simon & Tracy Hemper.



March 10th - 16th 2013

Shane, Rula, Taylor & my mate Buster.

This was my 4th trip here, but this time on my own, it was great !

The evening were great also, thank you.

It was a shame that I brought the bad weather with me, including a sprinkle of snow !! and now on my last day it's back to T shirts, "typical"

The fishing was best in the afternoon after what sun there was had warmed the lakes and a forty pounder helped to keep the spirits up.

Will see you again soon, you are great host's,

thank's again,

Garry. Here are a few pics.



Feb 16th - Feb 23rd 2013

Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster.

We have had a wonderfull 1st experience of fishing in France & visiting the south of France. Thank you all for making us feel welcome, cannot express how wonderfull this holiday has been, great weather(T shirts & shorts), huge carp, new personal bests, just a fantastic week, and can't wait to return here to this very lovely place for another relaxing break.

Than you very much,

Dave, Jude, T.J & Callum.



3rd - 15th Feb 2013

Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster.

Thank you again for another great holiday, providing us with not only 1st class accommodation & fantastic fishing, but also your great company.

Although the weather has been wet & windy, making the fishing a bit slow, the fish that we have caught have been of the highest standard, including a fully scaled mirror that I have been after for a couple of years now. All of the big carp (9 in total) were caught on T1s and K9 roubignols, fishing for about 4 hours every other day.

Sad to be going back home, but happy to be back in a few weeks time to share this amazing place with you once more.

Alan & Tia

King carp baits.




12th - 26th November 2012

Dear Shane & Rula, thank you so much for all your help & advice regarding places we may decide to live.

You have some very nice accommodation & next time I will spend a bit more time fishing the lakes.

See you next year,

John & Linda.




Oct 29th - Nov 2nd 2012

Just a short break with the grandchildren at half-term. Our third visit and as always glorious countryside and outstanding host's, nothing is too much trouble and I can recommend absolutely with no reservations. We are already booked for next years summer holiday. Nice fishing, 19 carp in short sessions to 28 lb.

Simpy superb & graet value.

Pete, Matt, Emily & Sam.



Sept 29th - Oct 4th

My third trip and still as great as the first time. Thanks for making George's birthday a good one.

Thank's again & see you all again soon,

Gary & George.



Sept 2012

What can I say but excellent !!

Came here field testing the new T1 transformer bait from KING CARP BAITS, had 43 fish up to 47lb (a new pb for me). All that in just 5 days ! For a small lake there are some very big carp, 9 of the carp were in the high 30s & no doubt will be 40s soon, the majority of the rest were in the high 20s with a few very nice koi carp also.

Congratulations Shane & Rula on having such a lovely place *****

Will be back with the family soon.

Ben, Leeds.



September 1st - 6th 2012

We had a wonderfull week here, so relaxing & unbelievably quiet ! We appreciated the beauty of the property, lakes & house. We found Tastoa lake, a great place only 5 mins away, ideal for evening picnics and a morning run around for exercise.

Thank you Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster !

See you again soon,

Chris, Megan, Leila & Miriam.

P.S Buster will be missed very much by the girls, Such a great little dog !



23rd July - 4th August 2012

We have had a lovely stay here with our family, who stayed in the lodge. It has been great to see everything & to meet the three of you after hearing and seeing photo's about the place for the last three years of our family staying here. Thank you for everything. Great fishing, lovely places to visit, just a wonderful time. Hopefully we will be back !

Thanks again Shane, Rula, Taylor & Buster (Lois loved meeting Taylor & Buster !)

See you soon,

Eddie, Anne, Ebony & Lois xxx



7th - 14th July 2012

Had a great week, bit different this time - explored the local region a lot more and didn't do so much carp fishing. Coastline dotted with trendy little surf resorts, St Girons & Mimizan were ideal for toddlers, lots of space to play football, build sand castles, fly kites etc.

 Biarritz plage just an hour away and Milady beach just on the outskirts, was our favourite "haunt" (check out the haunted house on the hill !) Le petit train de Artoust (highest train in Europe) was an excellent day out (thanks Rula) but don't go in flip flops - there's a bit of walking to do on the top of the mountain !

 What fishing we did - 2 - 3 hours each evening was good as usual. Caught 6 common carp to 36lb, 1 mirror carp, lots of 5lb tench, enough koi to fill my koi pond several times over - best tactic : put some bait in the water and wait a few minutes !

See you soon

Paul, Bev & William.



20th - 27th June 2012

Had a great time here at Smallwater lakes. Shane & Rula are both very nice people and will do anything for you. The chalet is very clean and has everything you nead plus more. I came here to beat my P.B carp and smashed it !! I had a 33lb and 35lb both commons and both on floated bread, plus afew tench and small koi carp. Only fished for a couple of hours in the morning and evening as the weather was toasting (in the 30s every day) The surrounding area is very nice too as we found out when Shane gave us some bikes to have a day out. We also went white water rafting which was brill, plus we also went to the water park which was very good, plus it's on the coast which has a brilliant beach.


Mark, Sam & connor.

Blackburn, England.

P.S. We will be back !!



2nd - 9th June 2012

We all had a great week, very relaxing indeed ! The boys enjoyed the fishing and I enjoyed the peace and quiet. Shane & Rula are lovely people and nothing is too much trouble. We will definitely be back, see you soon.

Tracy, Keith, Tom, Lewis, James & Adam.



March 31st - April 14th 2012

Dear Shane & Rula

Thanks from all of us for a wonderful holiday once again. As we left Jacqui and the boys all said how much they really love the place. There is no doubt, it is a perfect environment in which we can all relax so we will be returning.

Link to photo's of Simons best carp caught during his stay.



November 20th - 26th 2011

Shane, Rula & Taylor.

Thanks for a very relaxing week.

Fishing was great. Both myself and Adam beat our personal best.

Thank you and hope to see you in May 2012

Gary & Adam




6th - 12 November

A very very big thank you to Shane, Rula and little Taylor for having me on my 21st birthday. I really enjoyed every second of every day. From the moment I arrived the fishing was great, much better than the UK. I came here to beat my pb carp and did that three times on the first day ( 21 lb common, 26 lb common, 27 lb common and then a 44 lb common all on my first day. Caught many more through out the week, the sun was shining and had a lovely time.

The chalet was so nice and clean with nice rooms and great kitchen, very well equiped.

Shane gave me some tips on fishing his lake and they worked a treat, I had many of the carp thanks to Shane, including my new pb :)

I will be back in 2012 with my partner and baby for one of those fifties.


Luke, Blackpool.



1st Oct 2011

Thanks for a great week. The chalet was great and you were both so helpfull.

See you in May 2012




17th Sept - 22nd Sept 2011

Thank you Shane and Rula for a wonderful relaxing week. We needed a break and you provided the perfect one with the chalet. The small details made it faultless, your kindness and attention made it very homely and special.

Roo caught a 33 lb mirror carp & a 31 lb common carp and this was a lazy fisherman ! Really enjoyed it ! Will be back to try out the lodge, looks amazing !! and do some full on fishing ! We may leave the lake next time---but probably not, why would we want to ? :)

Thanks again for an amazing peaceful break,

Amy & Roo




27th Aug - 3rd Sept

A very big thanks to our hosts Shane, Rula & Little Taylor. We had a fantastic weeks holiday here, the company was great and the accommodation was perfect, Shane and Rula are two lovely people, laid back and very easy to get on with and talk to. Shane was also very helpful with advise and tips on fishing his two lakes, which are full of huge carp. Everything we needed was catered for and accommodated our needs. Dax city near by is beautiful with plenty of site seeing and shopping. We will definately come back, maybe next year.

Big thanks again

PS caught my p b, a 33 lb 8oz common carp (brilliant !!)

Becky and Mick

Kildare Ireland



30th July - 6th August

We have all enjoyed a great week which sadly went too quickly. The chalet is very well equipped and the attention to detail and personal touches sets it apart from others we have stayed in. The pool was great for the children and Daniel enjoyed the fishing. Would definately love to book again next time we holiday in France.

Joe, Julie, Daniel, Matthew & Jasmine Fahy




A big thanks to Shane & Rula for a brilliant holiday and some good fishing. Very nice people and made us feel very welcome. We all really enjoyed ourselfes and the chalet was great aswell.

All the best from Kev, Zack, Mel and Katherine.

We will be back to enjoy all of this again. Great time had by us all. xxxx



25/06/11 - 02/07/11

Thank you so much to Shane and Rula for an amazing weeks holiday in the lake side chalet. Andy caught loads of carp, his first pb of 21 lb then another pb of 28 lb , then his best of the weeks fishing holiday of 41 lb, he is a very happy man !! We have enjoyed being welcomed during our stay and all the facilities for us around the chalet. Needless to say, we will be back and will look forward to seeing you again.

Take care & see you soon

love Andy & Gail. xx

Stockport, UK.



11 - 6 -- 25 - 6 - 2011

Thanks to Shane and Rula for all there help and providing us with a stunning chalet, top fishing, swimming pool and company that is second to none. We have had a lovely relaxing honeymoon and have met two amazing people and their beautiful baby son Taylor. We miss you already but we will be back in the season to share this heaven with you. I have had two personal bests with a 34 lb mirror carp and also a lovely 20 lb common carp which I know is only small to what is actually in the lakes.

Terrific fishing,

Best wishes,

Alan & Tia

Blackpool. UK.



I must say that the fishery looks very nice and the hospitality is second to none, thank you for all your help and I'm sure we will see you again soon.

Many thanks,

Steve and young Steve

Blackpool UK

Ps my father was made up with his new personal best of 31 lb



14th - 21st May 2011

Thanks for a great time, the chalet is perfect and very well equiped. Didn't fish much but still had a new pb all the same. The local beaches are fab, lots of big waves. We will definatly be back.

Stan & Lucy,

Newark UK.



7th - 13th May

Thanks for a lovely holiday and great hospitality. We had a brilliant time and will be back. Definetly some big carp out there and they will be caught.

Thank you again for a brilliant time,

Micheal, Emma and Harrison.

See you next year.

P.S Great having our own swimming pool and privacy.



2nd - 9th April 2011

We would like to say thank you to Shane and Rula for a great holiday. Shame about the spawning, but at least we had a few on the bank. We are all coming back in June when the carp should be feeding better. Shane and Rula are the best hosts I have ever come across, very helpfull the whole holiday.

Big thanks again and see you again soon,

Brad, Katie, Mikey and Ryan.

Wirral Uk.



26th March - 2nd April

What can we say, everything was perfect. Had the best time ever and the weather was perfect to go with it. The chalet is spot on and couldn't ask for better. To top it all off, a massive personal best carp at a whoping 49 lb 10 oz, YeeHaa !!!

Will be back again. All the best to you three.

Louise, Andy and Ben.



1st Jan - 8th Jan 201I

Just like to say Thanks, locations great, accommodation is great. Just a shame about the cold weather. Will be back in the Summer to try fishing at it's best.

Many thanks from Spence, Paddy and big Ron.



9th October - 16th October 2010

What an idyllic place to spend time just relaxing and chilling out.

The fishing is excellent & there is an abundance of big carp in the lake (patience is the word & ground bait)

We will definately return & many thanks to our hosts who have thought of everything to make our stay comfortable.

Many thanks Shane & Rula, See you again,

Mike & Ann




25th September 2010

Shane & Rula,

We have had a wonderful week. The weather was very good and the location is beautiful. Thank you for being excellent hosts, you made us feel very welcome. We even enjoyed our welcome visit from Buster !! We will be back to visit next year as we have enjoyed ourselves that much we want to come back.

Thank you again and good luck.

Dan & Roxy  (Suffolk, UK)



21st - 28th August 2010

Thanks for a lovely holiday here, the weather was fantastic, hot & sunny, we are all leaving tanned and re-couped. Best bits of the holiday were playing and fishing here, two days at the river at Sauveterre, swimming drawing & fish watching, not forgetting Jakes plunge of the bridge into the water below ! (MAD). Beautiful place though , like wise Artoust up in the mountains , what veiws ! with lunch in the square at Laruns before. Lovely to see the Pyreneen mountain dog at work with his sheep & the bell clad cows seen on the mountains later being herded down the mountain road along with the working horses and men on foot. (like stepping back in time)

Best wishes to both of you & Buster (the cutest dog)

Madelaine, David, Jane, Holly, Thomas and not forgetting Jake.



7th - 21st August 2010

Thank you to both of you for making our fortnights break so very memorable. The place is beautiful & peaceful and the combined accommodation in the lodge and chalet excellent and very well equipped. We are seasoned travellers in France but this place and the very special attention and friendliness of Shane & Rula, have made it a yardstick of the very best way to run a holiday site. Nothing was too much trouble and we are all mightily impressed in all respects. Suffice to say we will most definitly return, most probably at a cooler time of the year for me and the carp.

A simply wonderful experience !

Pete, Frances, Mathew, Sarah, Emily, and Sam.




Thanks Shane & Rula for a wonderful vacation !

Everything was nice & you are so helpful !

Thanks again for the best holiday ever,

Ioana, Dorina, Calin, Lovisa & Alice.




Shane & Rula.

Thanks for a lovely time fishing, great hospitality & accommodation great too.

Will definately be back & will recommend you to our friends.

Thank nyou again,

Jerry, Debbie, Josh & Jack.

Frome, Somerset.




Shane & Rula,

Thanks for an awesome week at the chalet. The accommodation and hospitality was spot on !

A big thanks as well for helping fix the car.

You guys will be recommended !

All of the lads.




August 22nd - September 5th 09

Thank you Shane & Rula for a lovely two weeks. We had a lovely time & the chalet is perfect. Could'nt ask for more. Thanks again for everything and hope to come back soon.

Emma, Lee, Lewis, Lilley and Kye.

Folkestone, Kent, England.



July 25th - August 8th 09

Had two weeks of great fun! Alfie has had the best time ever, so have we. It was so great to be back again and see Shane and Rula, who are just the best!! Don't want to go home. Will be back in October & then again at Christmas.

This place is just HEAVEN !!

Karen, Rick, Alfie and Megan xxxxx

Welling, Kent.



20th July 09 - 23rd July 09

What a wonderful couple of days !

Do not really want to go...

We hope that Rula & Shane will have us back ?....(please???)

Thank you for letting us share this amazing place with you...The guys just loved their fishing experience !

Do not know what to,so beautiful.

A little secret heaven !

Thank you both again,

Sam, Chris, Oz & Nick. "We'll be back"

Sidmouth Devon, UK.




27-6-09 - 4-7-09

Thank you both for a good holiday, lovely surroundings, we could not have asked for better. Very well equiped. Shayne has enjoyed himself, he caught another Koi carp last night and goes home a happy bunny.

Thanks again,

Bob, Elsie & Shayne,

Calne, Wiltshire.



20 - 12 - 08 to the 3 - 1 - 09

It was great in the chalet for Christmas. Christmas day was brill walking along the beach with Shane Rula, & dogs. Rick cooked a great Christmas dinner for us all, Shane & Rula's company was great all day. New years eve was brill at Rulas mums house, was made to feel very welcome. Very sad to be going home this time. Will be back in the summer.

Lots of love,

Karen, Rick, Alfie and bump.

Welling, Kent.



September 2008

Well what a week.

Had a great time, everything was perfect. The chalet was better than we imagined & very well equiped. Shane & Rula are great hosts, could'nt ask for more.

Many thanks, all the best,

Sue & Greg

Leeds, England.



24th / 8 / 08 - 3rd / 9 / 08

A big thank you to Rula & Shane, the chalet was graet.

Hope to see you at christmas.

Rick, Karen & Alfie  England.



August 2-9-2008

We had seen very well, all perfect. All calm, quiet & peace. The chalet is comfortable and very equiped and the surroundings is beautiful. We won't forget this week and probably we will come back the next year.

With best wishes.

We wish you a happy end summer.

Ade, Ceate, and Juan. Granada - Spain.



17th July - 26th July 08

Had a fantastic holiday, a great base from which to explore the area, something for everyone. The kids want to come back again, we loved the peace & quiet !! Fishing was something new for us all but everyone enjoyed it. The chalet was very well equipped and many thanks for the great welcome. On s`est bien amusé !

Merci bien, Rula et Shane.

Seamus, Deirdre, Cillian, Kate, Roisin et Meadhbh (Ambrose) county Limerick, Irlande.



15th - 22nd September 07.

What an excellent week ! Apart from dawn till dusk (sunshine too hot!!) the on tap fishing made scheduling the days so much easier. We've never had such gorgeous surroundings & the accommodation was ideal. Can't say any more !!

Many thanks to Rula & Shane

Peter & Claire.



5th August - 18th August.

What a fantastic time we all had, great accommodation, everything we could ever need! Made to feel so welcome by all of you, including the dogs! Hope John does well with his swimming , we are sure that he will, wish him luck from us he's a great kid ! Hospitality second to none, more like staying with friends than being on holiday. Had a wonderful time. Thanks to you both for everything.

Andy, Gill & Matt (Dover)



21st July - 4th August.

Had a brilliant two weeks. Made us feel so welcome, many thanks, see you next year.

Jhon & Rachel Mercer.




9 / 6 / 07 - 7 / 7 / 07

Had a great time, bags of fish on float over 4 weeks. Accommodation was excellent, could not have asked for more.

Paul & Daisy, Essex, UK.



18 / 5 / 07 - 1 / 6 / 07

A big thank you to our hosts Rula and Shane, for a memorable holiday in lovely surroundings and excellently equipped and comfortable chalet. We will definatley be back soon. Hope you can fit us in.

A + T Waddington  (Germany).



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