About Camp Long
Camp Long is a stunning mixed fishery, more than 70 years old, located in the Périgord Limousin Regional Natural Park, about 40 minutes south-west of Limoges.
The lakes are a mixed fishery with lots of mirror carp,common carp, roach,rudd.and soon to have a good head of tench The carp at Camp Long fight very hard, so you can be certain of some great fishing battles.
At the moment there are 3 swims on Camp Long though only 2 swims may be used in any week, unless the lake is exclusively booked.
We will SOON be able to provide an all-inclusive package at Camp Long. This will take away all the hassles you would get on any other "drive & survive" holiday. There is an on-site bailiff to look after you during your visit, and who will give you information about the lake and fishing tips.
Driving to Camp Long from Calais will take you around eight hours. However,you can travel from Portsmouth to Caen which is a shorter time.
As part of the all-in package we offer a pick-up service from Limoges airport. You can fly to Limoges direct from various airports in the UK, and then you're just 40 minutes from Camp Long. Flights normally take around an hour from the UK.
When you stay and fish at Camp Long we'll make you a delightful French breakfast, or a delicious full-English breakfast to start your day, and cook you a hearty supper with wine or beer every night. We provide showers (male & female), toilets, lockers and charging facilities for you to charge your phones, cameras and gadgets – along with all the tackle and creature comforts you need for a week by the lake.
After your stay, we'll take you back to Limoges Airport, and you'll leave with memories of excellent service and great fishing.
Camp Long is surrounded by the fantastic countryside of the Périgord Limousin Regional Natural Park, so there's plenty to go off and explore.
If you want to explore a city, Limoges makes a great place to start. It's renowned for its porcelain and enamels, but there are many wonderful sights including the Crypt of Saint Martial and Limoges Cathedral.
In our area – the least populated in mainland France – the towns and villages are beautiful and relaxed, giving you an insight into the French way of life. You'll be spoilt for great rustic food and drink, including the local speciality of clafoutis – a delicious batter pudding packed with black cherries and served warm with some cream... like an enormous thick fruit pancake!
Further afield, the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, about an hour's drive away, is the site of a massacre by German soldiers during World War II. The village has been kept as it was on that day, and the visitors' centre gives a haunting insight into the events of that tragic day.
South of us, about 100km away, is the medieval town of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Its centre has to be seen to be believed, with its teetering buildings and cobbled streets. You can enjoy its bustling street market or grab a regional meal at one of its fine restaurants.
Whatever you decide to do when you stay with us, one thing is certain: you'll enjoy the relaxed French way of life... and you will definitely want to visit again!