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We think you will enjoy your stay with us. But, don't just take our word for it - have a look at some of comments from our clients.

Danny McCarthy: - Had a brilliant break, great food, great company, see you soon Mark. Clare brilliant food mate
Dave Tickett: - Great time as always, Mark & Clare the best. Food excellent
Vinny Cockney Rejects: - I love Clare & Mark, and the fishing IS OK
Max: - Had a great week and the best session ever with a 51 and a 41 within a few hours of each other. Great service and food, will defiantly be back next year
Paul Murrell: - Thanks again for a nice week love from Murrell
Bryan Rush: - Great week as usual, looking forward to next April already
Robert Neve: - Mark & Clare, I've said it before and I'll say it again ... what you have done here is something truly amazing. This place is a dream factory, and you have mine come true. Thank you for everything , see you in July x
Welsh Keith & Gary: - Mark & Clare, thank you for a great welcome to your fantastic venue, great swims & shower facilities. Food brilliant, fish stunning, will be back for more.

Steve Lee: - What an excellent week, 70lb 4oz, what more can I say
Terry Smith: - Had a fantastic time, food was great, caught some great fish!!! FANTASTIC
Luke Taylor: - Excellent week, 9 fish, 2 PB's, :) food was great, looking forward to next year.
Dan Taylor: - Great week, great food, fantastic company, see you in 5 months
Mark Taylor: - Great venue, great people, LOVE IT!
Jason Tabernacle: - Great place, great fishing, see you in September
Gary: - 2nd trip - BRILLIANT !! Fish of a life time. Food great. Thank you. See you next year
Paul: - Thanks Mark & Clare wicked week
Ashley Mount: - Always an absolute pleasure - great hosts and monster fish. Thanks guys (only another 360 sleeps to go)

Rob & Mark Davidson: - Like most enjoyable this in life, they pass to quick, and this week has gone much to fast. But had a few good laughs on the way. As usual every aspect of the holiday was top draw. Many thanks to Mark & Clare
Chris Milton: - All I can say is Thank you
Danny Prigg: - Excellent time once again. Some cracking fish and lovely food
Sean: - As always top lake & fishing. Weather good. Won't leave it 7 years again before I return
Ryan: - Once again a wicked week, love it
Danny: - I leave my heart here
Barry: - Best fishery on the planet
Christ Tilbury: - The most amazing relaxing time "70+". Thank you so much

Brendan: - A hard weeks fishing toped off with a PB and a lake record. Well done Mark & Clare you have turned this into one of France's best lakes, if not, the best! Cheers guys
Paul Richardson: - What can I say - I struggled to catch, but I got them on the bait in the end...a 50, then a 60, & a 70+. No words can explain how I feel about this place..I LUV IT!!! Thanks Mark & Clare for everything (food superb as always)
Steve: - Great weeks fishing spent at a fantastic venue! Mark & Clare are both amazing hosts. Will be back and recommend the lake to others
Rob: - had a great time . Mark & Clare we're great, very helpful, can't wait to come back
Dane: - Great week , great food
Olivier: - Food is amazing, really did exceed my expectations. Great facilities and help when needed. Had a 49.14 common and will be back for more.
Darren: - Once again, top food, top fishing, roll on next year
Billy: - What can I say, brill week, broke PB common. Love it here so much we have booked 2 years in advance, twice a year...Bring it on!!
Alex: - Great venue, great facilities and Great Lake owners. The food alone is a good enough reason to return, but I will be back to get more of those big carp! Many thanks to Mark & Clare

Jonny (The Greek) Constantinou: - Lovely week yet again, been well looked after, had some amazing fish. Lovely food, can't wait to come back
Dom: - Yet another great trip. Fishing and food as good as ever. Roll on next trip
Sam Davidson: - Have been well looked after by Mark and Clare. Food was lovely, fishing was brilliant, lovely trip
Mr Pink: - Fish don't like me!!! I don't care!!! Back for more next year ... love it x

Tom: - Had a great holiday the fish was a bonus, thanks Mark & Clare.
Chas: - Superb lake, great hosts and food, will be back!
Unsigned comment: - One of the best places I have been to, good food, fishing and hosts ... ”LOVED IT GEORGE”!
Aaron: - Lovely lake, great banter from Mark, can't wait to come back next year and give it another go. Food was amazing as well ... cheers!
G.K: - First class, thanks.
Unsigned comment: - First time fishing in France, will be back next year, what a wonderful fishery, thanks Mark.
Unsigned comment: - Great place, fantastic food and hospitality. Top

Tony: - Perfect!
Ann & Trev: - A lovely week, can't wait to get back.
John: - This place is as good now as it has ever been, thoroughly enjoyed every minute !! THE FULL PACKAGE!!!
Paul & Ryan: - A fantastic week, good company and the hospitality second to noon. We will be back.
Steve Arrand: - Beaten but not defeated - till we meet again! Things have only got better.
G.Wilson: - Excellent hospitality and entertainment, enjoyed the week immensely, will return to catch some fish!

Jamie: -- Outstanding fishing, food and hospitality. Be back soon!
Adam: -
Great place, great food, great fish. See you soon.
Billy: -
Top lake, top facilities, spot on grub, nutty bailiff - 10/10.
BB: - Amazing weeks fishing. Thanks for an amazing holiday.

Steve: - Great place, hosts, food. First visit to France. Will be back next year. Thanks.
Chris: - Great lake and brilliant hosts. Will be back if Australia fails. Cheers.
Davey: -
Enchanting place, lovely hosts, great food. Will be back for the one that got away. Cheers Guys.
Josh: - Second time back here and once again I feel as welcome as ever. taking care of us, even though the fish weren't biting gave us all a reason to smile and laugh. Can't wait until next time. P.S. Clare, you are a dream in that kitchen and a lovely woman, take care of yourselves.
Graham & Martin: -
First time at the lake! Absolutely fantastic week. Food was top drawer and company. Mark & Clare are brilliant hosts. Can't wait to return. Massive thank you guys. See you soon.

Mark: - First time fishing in France. Will be back next year. wonderful fishery. Thanks.
Aaron: -
Lovely lake. Great banter from Mark. Can't wait to come back next year and give it an. Food was amazing as well.
Tom (the novice): -
Had a great holiday. The fish were a bonus. Thanks Mark and Clare.
Chris (the hippy): -
Superb lake, great hosts and food. Will be back.

Mike: - Spot on week, excellent hospitality, would recommend to anyone. Thanks to both Mark & Clare
Aaron: - Good week, Wednesday BBQ was pukka!! Fishing was slow, food was great. Thanks
Ian: - Beautiful lake with quality fish living in it. Great food with great hosts. A pleasure to be here. Ta very much
Olly: - Quality venue. Idyllic and tranquil with great hosts. Clare the food is 1st class, Thanks
Andy: - Great food, good fishing, Thanks
Scott: - Lovely lake, food is brilliant thanks
Mat: - Thanks to our hosts Mark & Clare for a great week, food is 2nd to none. Beautiful lake with stunning fish in it. All the best
Dunk: - The best food I have ever had in France and the best stock I have fishes for. Wednesdays party was a belter. Hope to be back one day
Lee: - Thanks for a great time. No 1 chef, shame about the fishing, but there's always another day. Cheers
Richard: - Many thanks for a very enjoyable weeks holiday, hospitality & food was second to fantastic and very enjoyable, hope to see you again next year. Good luck and keep up the good work. Regards

Paul: - Good time, great trip, cheers Mark and ClareTop
Marco: -
8th time here, and yet again a top week. Thanks Mark and Clare
Jon: - Another great trip, shame about the weather “ha”. Thanks Mark & Clare
Dave S: - Food excellent, fishing great, another good break, see you next year
Ray: -
Great food again, great fishing, shit weather. Thanks Mark & Clare, see you next year
Andy P: - Superb again, thanks Mark & Clare, see you next year
Jayne & Norman: - Lovely to see Clare & Mark again. What can I say, 4th year for me and 6th for Norman. Superb food, great hospitality and fun, just the one request…get the sun to shine even a little bit next year - please!!! Norman pleased with his fish though. Beautiful, peaceful setting x x

Neil: - Good food, good hosts, caught the biggest fish of my life so far, so happy. Had the best week, would recommend this fishery to any angler I know. Mark & Clare couldn't do enough for us. Thank you so much for everything you did for me.
Steve C: - Good food, very nice hosts & THE BEST PLACE to fish!!! Can not wait to get back.
Matt B (aka Bert): - Well this week the fish won the battle, but I couldn't wish to be in a nicer place to get beaten up! Great hosts, food to die for and many laughs had! Already looking forward to returning next year. A great introduction to French fishing. Cheers Mark & Clare, for a truly memorable experience !!
Jules: - Thank you for helping me celebrate my Birthday in style. Love you both - oodles & oodles x x Can't wait to see you again soon x x
Scott & Sam: - Second year here and it's still 5* fishing, chalet and hosts. Back next year! And thanks for a great Anniversary
Nobbly Bob: - Thank you so much for everything. 6th trip out here with you guys. This place feels like my 2nd home. Love you both
Barry & Yve: - What can we add to what has already been said? Fantastic food, amazing fishing and the best hosts on the planet!

Charlie & Jade: - Brilliant week, wonderful hosts, very helpful. Chalet very comfortable.
Darren: - Best fishing lake I have been to. Mark & Clare second to none. Cant wait to come back, thanks
Tom: - Many thanks, great week yet again.
Noah: - Lovely place, lovely people, great food
Edgar & Tjako: - Nice week again as always. Hard week fishing but we did alright
Steve: - Great week, good fishing, great food, cant wait to come back, thanks
Terry: - Great place , hosts fantastic, must come back.
Stevie Mac: - Fantastic week, could not get better hosts. Lovely lake & food, lovely fish.

Christian: - Thanks for yet another great week and great hospitality. See you soon
Harry: - Mark you southern Yoda, thank you for everything you have done for us this week, memories I'm sure will last a life time. Beautiful food, beautiful place, beautiful fishing, great people. Thank you
Adrian: - My 3rd visit, wonderful surroundings, food and fishing. Just the best fishing venue I have ever been to. The facilities are great and the hosts Mark & Clare are just the best. Can't wait till next time & improve on my PB set this visit. Thank you
Penny & Dave: - Wow! another great year, food & fish fantastic, as ever, we love your company & a week is far to short. 60+ next time, looking forward to seeing you in Jan. Love you both loads.
Aldo: - I will be back. Great, great
Lee: - Another great week will be back

Dave Vaughan: - Best lake in France, food, fishing and hospitality second to none. Thank youTop
Toby Henwood: - Unbelievable food, can't ask for more, and a few chunks to boot, Thanks Mark & Clare
Neil: - Outstanding time had by all! Food was amazing
John Terry: - Love this place, can't wait to get back October
Mike: - Fantastic place, amazing fishing and food. I will be back
Darren: - Great food, nice time had, well recommended
Billy Blissett: - Unforgettable time, food is unreal and so are the hosts & fish
Jerry Hammond: - What a fantastic week - superb as always. Love you lots

Richard: - Great week with 2 PB’s, topping it off with a 57lb 14oz (Orange Head). As always great venue, great hosts, bring on Aug 2015.
Melvis: - Great food, great company, very enjoyable week. Thanks loads & loads
Unsigned comment: - Very good week, thanks to all the lads. Good fishing
Marco & Moreno: - We had an amazing week. Fish, rain and good times. Moreno smashed his PB common with 60lb 2ozs
Stu: - Another brill week, back again soon. Luv u Mark & Clare
Mark: - Best week ever :-)

Morris: - Top week, see you next year. Big fish & great food
Bolton Wonderer: - Another great week, back next year. 10 out of 10 to Mark for the cooking
Rob Hill: - Awesome week as always, fishing quality, food quality, all the staff are great hosts. Can't wait to return. Highly recommended to all carp anglers
Jon: - great week again, cheers guys

Phil Brindley: - Super week, first class fishing and environment. Food great. No complaints. Will be back.
John: - Superb lake, with good pegs enough to please everyone. All fish caught this week were superb. Some lakes promos but Le Fays delivers. Don't expect to catch large amounts of fish just large fish. Even when quite it's a pleasure to just sit and take in the lake. Food was terrific and Mark takes more care of his lake then anyone I have ever come across before. Terrific week. Fishery is a credit to Mark and Clare and of coarse Ralph
Kev & Pete: - Many thanks to you both for a great weeks fishing - yet again the service was great-looking forward to our April trip
Andy: - As usual superb hospitality , always look forward to coming back
Dan: - Superb as always - great food - great hospitality, see you next year
Team GB: - Great food, well done Mark. Lots and lots of fun had, good fishing. See you soon
Dean & Stacey: - Great week with lovely hosts can not wait to come back next year
Debbie & Dave: - Another great week - Mark CAN cook!! Lovely group and lake great as usual

D O’Connor: - What can I say - had a lovely time. Broke my PB twice, I can't believe it!! Will be back for some more, cheers love Danny
Dan J: - Great weeks fishing as always
Paul C: - Good week, good food, good fishing. Missed Clare this week though!! But no blankers
Dave M: - Great week, great company
Dane: - Thanks for a lovely week
Scott: - Had a great time cheers
Paul B: - Great weeks fishing with great lads. Thanks to Mark and Clare
Elliot: - Great time, lovely food. Thanks

Ben: - Food was exceptional. Fishing for Big fish - Perfect!
Mick: - Top fishing - 3 fifty's topped off with a 57 Common. Top food as usual. Back next year.
Jordon, Luke, Tozer & Kurt: - Great food, great fishing, four PB's between us. Can't wait for next year. Thanks Mark & Clare
Sean: -  Another great holiday, great food - 62lb PB. Great hosts. Thank you again.
Darren: - Great everything. Love this place. Fantastic fish and facilities. I'll be back. PB Grassy 31lb.
Marco & Martin: - We had a great week. I had a PB Common 59lb 5ozs and a PB Mirror at 64lb 5ozs. The food was great. See you next year. Love you Mark & Clare.
Chris: - New PB. Always great to come here. Top Fish. Great Food. Mark 6/10, Clare 10/10. Love you.
Loz & Lulie: - Another glorious week in the Chalet with fishing to match. Truly a top French premier fishery form someone who has fished at least 25 lakes in France.  

Dan: - Walking onto the lake for the first time I was blown away … stunning place, lovely people and amazing food. Tough fishing but was finally rewarded with a 50+lb Common! Thanks Mark & Clare
Koen: - Had a great week again. Nice company, nice food and some lovely fish up to 62lb 8ozs!
Michael: - Good luck with your future plans. Thank you for all your efforts. Best wishes.
Paul Kennerley: - Another wonderful week at Carpediem. Love this lake so much and Mark & Clare, they are real stars. Food and hospitality 1st class on all counts.
Greg: - Great food and hospitality as always. Back next year to try and catch a few more fish!!
Ohnny, No & Douwe: - We had a great week, it was a hard week, but we will come back. Thank you for everything Mar & Clare!!! Greetings from the NL.Top

Tony: - Great week, fantastic fishing, “fully Recommended”!
Rob: - Top venue, great food-brilliant week.
Russell: - Lovely venue, food was spot on.
Brad: - Fully recommended, best trip ever.
Ash: - Still the best venue in France - and I've done a few. Always a pleasure guys. See you in April.
Dan: - As always pukka venue, best in France. Always kept feeling welcome. Food is great. See you in April.
Rupert: - Top lake, top people, lovely food.
Glenn: - Top, top lake, stunning venue! Mark & Clare lovely people. Food 5*, fish 5*.
Jason: - Great food, great venue, brilliant fishing as always, can’t wait to get back.
Derek: - Perfect as always

Marc Wood: - Great food, great fishing, see you soon.
Nick Wood: - Lovely time, food great, see you in 2016, cant wait.
Jamie: - Great food, lowly bunch of lads, back soon.
Alan: - Excellent week in Mark & Clare's company despite the difficult fishing conditions, and the food was very nice!
Nick T: - Great food, great hosts, shame the fish wasn't playing the game, never mind there's always next time.
Harlo & V: - Thanks again for another good week, see you again soon.
Billy: - As ever - tickity Boo!
Wheeler: - Brilliant weather!! Great week & a superb fishery run by superb owners. See you in a weeks time.



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