The Secret Garden

Fishing Rules

  • No standing when posing with fish for photographs.
  • A maximum of; 3 fishing rods, 1 spod rod and 1 marker rod per angler.
  • A maximum of; 1 hook per rod or rig.
  • No barbed hooks.
  • Barbless hooks or crushed barb only.
  • No Braided main lines or braided leaders.
  • No fixed leads (all leads must be able to fall free in the event of break-offs).
  • No sacking of fish (please ensure that you have camera equipment that works in the dark).
  • No shelf-life bait and no uncooked nuts.
  • Antiseptic Gel must be used to treat the mouths of all fish after every catch.
  • All fishing lines are to be reeled in when rods are not attended.

Personal Rules

  • Please use the ashtrays and bins provided at the swims and do not throw rubbish in the lake.
  • Please ensure you have sufficient holiday insurance in the event of accidents and illness.
  • Please don’t smoke in the house.
  • Excessive use of alcohol or other intoxicating substances will not be tolerated and result in being asked to leave the venue.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied at all times.
  • Please ensure that all accommodation; the gite and the cabins, are vacated by 10am on departure day, and left in a clean tidy condition.
  • Please ensure that all equipment is returned to its appropriate place and left in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Please report all damage and breakages to John.
  • Please uphold these simple rules at all times.

Terms and conditions

  • Any infringement of the rules will result in the termination of your holiday without refund.
  • We accept no responsibility for accident or injury unless it is a result of our direct action. Please ensure you have health and accident insurance.
  • To avoid disappointment, equipment hire, bait and food packages must be agreed before arrival and they must be paid for in cleared funds prior to or on arrival.

The Secret Garden - Location

The Secret Garden - LocationThe Secret Garden
87310 Cognac la Forêt

Distance from Calais - 6 hrs 40 mins

Local Weather

Partly cloudy


Partly cloudy
Thursday 7°C / 20°C Mostly cloudy
Friday 11°C / 15°C Showers
Saturday 8°C / 11°C Scattered thunderstorms

Contact and Support

Our support and booking team is
available 7 days a week

Monday-Sunday: 9am to 5pm