Carp Fishing Holidays With Accommodation

Carp Fishing Holidays in France with Log Cabins.

A magnificent 9.5 acre lake set in 81 acres of private and tranquil forest near the town of Limoges in France.

Facilities & Information
Le Moulin de Graffeuil was originally constructed in 1962 as a fish farm to produce food for the local markets. After new ownership in April 2012, it opened as a carp fishery on a lake exclusive basis and has been providing quality carp fishing holidays to anglers ever since.

The stock is approximately 280 fish including mirror carp, common carp, koi carp, grass carp, catfish, pike, perch and black bass. There’re now several carp over the 60lb mark with the current lake record sitting at a staggering 66lb 6oz.

Carp fishing holidays with accommodation in France

On site facilities include a two bedroom guit which sleeps four people, six lake-side cabins which accommodate two people in each, a swimming pool, BBQ, sun-terrace and a gym.

Food Package

There are several food package options available at Le Moulin de Graffeuil. The veining meal menu needs to be ordered prior to arrival and is tailored to suit the needs of each group.

  • Option 1 – Self catering is the standard catering option with all our carp fishing holidays and it is free.
  • Option 2 – Breakfast only and is £112 per person per week. Served in the dining room.
  • Option 3 – A three course evening meal and is £154 per person per week. Served in the dining room.
  • Option 4 – A breakfast and 3 course evening meal at £266 per person per week.
  • Option 5 – A less formal evening-meal-only option. It’s provided via an third party caterer and will be a two course evening meal delivered to the gite at a set time. This option is €15.00 per person per day and is payable in cash to the caterer.

Breakfast comprises; fresh fruit with yogurt, assorted cereals, toast, tea, coffee, fruit juice and a full fry.

The full fry comprises; bacon, sausage, black pudding, egg, mushrooms, tomatoes, beans, hash browns and a fried slice.

Carp fishing holidays with accommodation in France

Bait & Tackle 

The following high-quality bait can be purchased on site. These baits are sourced locally and are routinely fed to the carp. They’re tried, tested and most importantly they work.


  • Hot Spice – 15mm, 20mm and 24mm €10.00 per kg
  • Calamar King – 15mm, 20mm and 24mm €10.00 per kg


  • The finest pellet with 49% protein.  €2.50 per kg


  • Cooked Corn/Maize –  €2.50 per kg
  • Cooked Partimix – €3.50 per kg
  • Cooked Hemp – €5.00 per kg


  • €8.00

Booster Liquid

  • €9.00

Items are provided on site and include landing nets, weigh-slings, cradles, scales with tripod, x2 bed chairs, x2 chairs, x1 bivvy table and a bucket.

Additional equipment hire and airport transfers are available to groups flying to Limoges airport. The all inclusive package needs to be discussed prior to your arrival.

Map & Directions

Le Moulin de Graffeuil is approximately 5hrs 20 minutes drive from the port of Caen or, if you prefer to fly, 40 minutes drive from Limoge Airport. We’re happy to arrange airport transfers where required.

Directions will be provided on conformation of booking.

Fishery Rules

We want everyone to enjoy their fishing and their holiday experience so we endeavor to keep our rules to as few as possible. 

The safety and protection of our fish is paramount and therefore some basic rules are essential.


  1. No standing when posing with fish for photographs. 
  2. Please ensure that cradles have fresh clean water in them at all times and that it is sufficient to cover the whole fish.
  3. No sacking of fish, please ensure that you have camera equipment that works in the dark, all fish must be returned to the water as soon as possible.
  4. Barbless hooks only.
  5. A maximum of; 3 fishing rods, 1 spod rod and 1 marker rod per angler.
  6. A maximum of; 1 hook per rod or rig.
  7. No lead core of any type.
  8. No Braided main lines or braided leaders.
  9. No fixed leads (all leads must be able to fall free in the event of break-offs).
  10. No shelf-life boilies and no uncooked nuts.
  11. All particle bait must be fresh and prepared on-site. Commercial containers are permitted if the seals have not been broken.
  12. Please pick up any bait that is dropped on the ground immediately, we do not have a rat problem and we do not want one. Thank you.
  13. Landing nets, unhooking mats and weigh slings are provided, do not use your own.
  14. Antiseptic Gel must be used to treat the mouths of all fish after every catch.  Please treat any damage to the fish’s body, scales, and fins at the same time.
  15. All fishing lines are to be reeled in when rods are not attended.
  16. The use of the row boat is by personal arrangement with Tony, the boat is to be moored in clear areas only, do not damage the lake-side vegetation to create new moorings.
  17. Please report any damaged fish to Tony or Helen.
  18. Please do not damage any bank side vegetation to create new fishing spots.


  1. NO Smoking in any of the accommodation, this includes the Gite and the 6 lake-side cabins. Ashtrays are provided for smoking outside.
  2. Please use the black bins provided at the swims for non-recyclable waste.
  3. Please use the green plastic containers at the swims and in the barn for all recyclable waste;  glass, cans, plastic, cardboard, etc.
  4. Please use the designated toilets, especially for No2s.
  5. Do not Pee up the cabins, use a tree!!
  6. Please ensure you have sufficient holiday insurance in the event of accidents and illness.
  7. Please do not get drunk or stoned (depending on your personal vices). It usually ruins your holiday and results in accidents.
  8. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied at all times.
  9. Please ensure that all accommodation; the Gite and the Cabins, are vacated by 10am on departure day and left in a clean tidy condition.
  10. Please ensure that all equipment is returned to its appropriate place and left in a clean and tidy condition.
  11. Please report all damage and breakages to Tony or Helen in order that problems can be rectified before our next guests arrive.
  12. Use of the Gym equipment and washing machine is by personal arrangement with Helen only.
  13. If you feel that you are not able to conform to these simple rules, or you do not want to then please do not come.
  14. Bookings are from 15:00pm on a Saturday through to 10:00am the following Saturday.

Rules may be subject to change. Please check you fully understand the rules prior to fishing.

Booking & Prices

Bookings are from 15:00pm on a Saturday through to 10:00am the following Saturday.

Prices from £1,550 per week lake exclusive basis for 4 anglers. A maximum of 6 anglers can fish at any one time, so additional anglers are added at £445 per person.

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