Located in the beautiful drumlin countryside of County Down, the Banbridge District with its rivers and many lakes is a veritable angler's paradise.

The area offers some of the best angling resources the Province has to offer. The region is bisected by the Upper River Bann, one of the most famous fishing waters in Northern Ireland.

With rich fishing grounds offering all species of fish, including Pike, Rudd, Perch, Bream, Roache, Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout, anglers who fish in these waters are guaranteed a good catch.

Some of the main fishing grounds near Golfkeel Cottages include:

  • Corbet Lough
  • Kernan Lough
  • Loughbrickland Lake
  • River Bann
  • River Lagan