Terms and Conditions 

Five Islands House

HOMERSFIELD LAKE – FIVE ISLANDS HOUSE  

TERMS AND CONDITIONS  

PLEASE RESPECT AND ABIDE BY OUR FIVE ISLANDS HOUSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. 

FIVE ISLANDS IS AVAILABLE FOR OCCUPATION FROM 3PM ON THE DAY OF ARRIVAL (FRIDAY) UNTIL 10AM ON THE DAY OF DEPARTURE (THE FOLLOWING FRIDAY)
                                   

  1. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CONTACT MARTIN/LARA PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL TO PROVIDE AN APPROXIMATE TIME OF ARRIVAL. MARTIN’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 07900 807272 LARA’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 07860 833424. PLEASE NOTE: WE SOMETIMES EXPERIENCE POOR MOBILE RECEPTION WHERE WE LIVE, SO IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY IN REACHING US ON OUR MOBILES, THEN PLEASE CONTACT US ON OUR LANDLINE: TELEPHONE NUMBER: 01986 788548. 
  2. WE TAKE ABSOLUTE PRIDE AND CARE WITH FIVE ISLANDS AND WE EXPECT THAT THE HOUSE IS LEFT AS YOU FOUND IT. PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL; WE REQUEST AN ADDITIONAL REFUNADBLE DEPOSIT OF £100. WE WILL RETAIN THIS DEPOSIT IF WE FIND THAT THE HOUSE IS NOT LEFT IN AN ACCEPTABLE CONDITION.  (SEE PAGE 3 – CLAUSE 20 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION). 
  3. THE HOUSE CAN ONLY BE RENTED FOR GENERAL HOLIDAYS, INCLUDING FISHING, CYCLING, WALKING AND BIRD WATCHING. WE DO NOT ALLOW GROUPS FOR FISHING. NO PETS ALLOWED. 
  4. MINIMUM NIGHTS ARE 7 NIGHTS; MAXIMUM NIGHTS 14 NIGHTS. 
  5. THE HOUSE SLEEPS A MAXIMUM OF 6 GUESTS.  
  6. ONLY NAMED PEOPLE (LISTED ON THE BOOKING FORM) ARE ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY. WE DO NOT ALLOW FRIENDS OF GUESTS TO VISIT THE PROPERTY. UNLESS AGREED WITH THE OWNERS. 
  7. PLEASE INFORM US BEFORE YOUR STAY IF ANY OF THE PEOPLE NAMED ON THE BOOKING FORM CHANGES OR ARE UNABLE TO STAY. AS THIS COULD AFFECT YOUR FISHING HERE AT THE LAKE. 
  8. CONSIDERATION MUST BE GIVEN AT ALL TIMES TO FISHING MEMBERS WHO FISH AROUND THE LAKE.  
  9. NO CYCLING OR PICNICKING AROUND THE LAKE.  
  10. NO LITTER OR RUBBISH TO BE LEFT AROUND THE LAKE. 
  11. ENTRY/EXIT TO/FROM THE HOUSE IS THROUGH A PRIVATE GATE, WHICH MUST BE CLOSED AND LOCKED AT ALL TIMES.  
  12. NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED IN THE HOUSE. PLEASE SMOKE OUTSIDE AND PLACE ALL CIGARETTE BUTTS IN A BAG IN THE BIN OUTSIDE. 
  13. OUTDOOR SHOES MUST BE REMOVED BEFORE ENTERING THE HOUSE.  SHOES MUST BE LEFT IN THE UTILITY ROOM. 
  14. NO RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE TAKEN FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSONS OR THEIR PROPERTY WHILST STAYING AT FIVE ISLANDS, OR FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THE OWNERS CONTROL. 
  15. THE PROPRIETORS MAINTAIN THE RIGHT TO ENTER THE PROPERTY AT ANY TIME AS MAY BE NECESSARY. 
  16. CYCLES AND MOUNTAINS BIKES MAY NOT BE BOUGHT INTO THE HOUSE. THERE IS A SECURE SHED BESIDE THE HOUSE WHERE CYCLES CAN BE STORED.  
  17. FIVE ISLANDS DOES HAS A BBQ WHICH IS STORED IN THE SHED BY THE HOUSE. THERE IS A PAVED AREA FOR BARBEQUING. GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN COAL. 
  18. GAMES ROOM – NO SMOKING IN THE GAMES ROOM. PLEASE MAKE SURE LIGHTS ARE SWITCHED OFF WHEN THE GAMES ROOM IS NOT IN USE.    
  19. GAS APPLIANCES – GAS APPLIANCES IN UK PROPERTIES, BY LAW, HAVE TO BE INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED BY GAS SAFE REGISTERED ENGINEERS AND A COPY OF FIVE ISLANDS SERVICE CERTIFICATE IS AVAILABLE IN OUR WELCOME PACK FOLDER. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS ABOUT THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF OUR GAS APPLIANCES, I.E BOILER, GAS HOB, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY.  AS YOU WOULD AT HOME, PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE GAS COOKER HOB AND FIRES ARE TURNED OFF/PUT OUT, AFTER USE AND, IN PARTICULAR, CHECK BEFORE YOU GO TO BED. 
  20. REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ CAREFULLY UPON SIGNING YOUR BOOKING FORM, YOU AND YOUR PARTY HAVE AGREED TO KEEP FIVE ISLANDS CLEAN AND TIDY AND IN A SIMILAR CONDITION AS YOU HAVE FOUND IT WHEN YOU ARRIVE. THE OWNER REQUESTS A FURTHER £100 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT, WHICH IS PAID UPON BOOKING THE HOUSE. THE OWNER WILL RETAIN THE £100 CLEANING DEPOSIT TO COVER ANY ADDITIONAL CLEANING IF THE HOUSE IS LEFT IN AN UNACCEPTABLE STATE. FOR E.G IF TWO CLEANERS TAKE LONGER THAN 2 HOURS TO CLEAN THE HOUSE. IF THERE IS ANY DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY ETC. IF THE LODGE IS LEFT IN AN ACCEPTABLE CONDITION, THEN THE DEPOSIT WILL BE RETURNED (IF APPLICABLE) WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS FROM DEPARTURE, EITHER BY BACS OR CHEQUE. 
  21. BREAKAGES – WE ACCEPT AND UNDERSTAND THAT ACCIDENTS DO HAPPEN, WHICH CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGES OR DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT. WE DO ASK THAT YOU REPORT ANY SUCH ACCIDENT, OR ANY MISSING ITEMS, TO US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. OWNERS ARE ENTITLED TO CHARGE YOU FOR THE ACTUAL COSTS OF ANY BREAKAGE/DAMAGE IN OR TO THE PROPERTY, HOWEVER WE WILL BE PRACTICAL ABOUT THE APPLICATION OF THIS RULE AND CONSIDER EACH INCIDENT ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. WHERE TOWELS AND BED LINEN ARE PROVIDED, THIS IS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT AND WE ASK THAT YOU TAKE SPECIAL CARE WHEN USING THEM, SO AS NOT TO DAMAGE OR PERMANENTLY STAIN THEM. THE USE OF SELF-TANNING LOTION/FAKE TAN IS A PARTICUARLY COMMON EXAMPLE OF SOMETHING THAT CAUSES PERMANENT STAINS. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE ANYTHING FROM THE PROPERTY. IF YOU TAKE SOMETHING AWAY BY ACCIDENT, PLEASE NOTIFY US IMMEDIATELY AND RETURN THE ITEM/S TO THE PROPERTY AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE.  
  22. PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE REFUNDED IF THE LAKE/HOUSE IS CLOSED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL (I.E FOOT AND MOUTH OUTBREAK, PANDEMICS ETC) HOWEVER, WE WILL ENDEAVOUR TO TRANSFER YOUR BOOKING TO AN ALTERNATIVE AVAILABLE DATE. 
  23. CANCELLATION – IF YOU HAVE TO CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY, PLEASE NOTIFY US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND WE WILL TRY TO RE-LET THE HOUSE FOR YOU. IF WE SUCCEED, THE BALANCE OF YOUR RENT WILL BE REFUNDED. HOWEVER, IF WE CANNOT RE-LET THE HOUSE, YOU WILL BE LIABLE TO PAY THE FULL AMOUNT (IF THE CANCELLATION IS MADE WITHIN THE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL). THE DEPOSIT IS NON-REFUNDABLE BECAUSE RE-LETTING AT SHORT NOTICE IS OFTEN DIFFICULT AND EXPENSIVE. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THEREFORE YOU TAKE OUT HOLIDAY CANCELLATION INSURANCE TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THIS RISK. 

WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY SO THAT YOU HAVE AN ENJOYABLE STAY WE US, SO RECEIVING FEEDBACK AND COMMENTS FROM OUR GUESTS DURING YOUR STAY, WILL PROVIDE US WITH VALUABLE INFORMATION ON HOW WE CAN FURTHER IMPROVE OUR HOSPITALITY.  IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH YOUR ACCOMODATION OR ANY ASPECTS DURING YOUR STAY WITH US, THEN IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU LET US KNOW STRAIGHT AWAY AND NOT WAIT UNTIL YOU RETURN HOME WHEN THE CHANCE OF ACTIVELY HELPING YOU HAS PASSED. 

Fishing Terms and Conditions 

Five Islands House guest information  

PLEASE RESPECT AND ABIDE BY THE RULES AND CONDITIONS BELOW BEFORE FISHING THE LAKE. MOST IMPORTANTLY THE HANDLING AND WELFARE OF ALL FISH IN OUR LAKE IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND IT SHOULD BE YOURS TOO. 

 

  1. A MAXIMUM OF ONE GUEST (OR TWO WITH PRIOR AGREEMENT FROM THE OWNER) WITH A MAXIMUM OF 2 RODS, CAN FISH FROM A CHOICE OF THE DESIGNATED SWIMS, WHICH IS SHOWN ON THE ATTACHED PHOTO TO THE EMAIL OR ENCLOSED IF DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED TO YOU. WE REQUEST CONFIRMATION OF THE NAME OF THE FISHERMAN (MAXIMUM TWO) AT LEAST 4 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL. WE DON’T ALLOW A CHANGEOVER OF FISHERMAN DURING YOUR STAY. NO FISHING GROUPS ARE ALLOWED UNLESS PRIOR AGREEMENT FROM THE OWNERS. 
  2. PLEASE PAY FOR FISHING ON THE DAY OF YOUR ARRIVAL. PRICES ARE SHOWN ON OUR WEBSITE AT https://www.homersfieldlake.com/five-islands-house/ 
  3. THE PRICE FOR FISHING INCLUDES A LANDING NET, WEIGH SLING, UNHOOKING MAT. PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING YOUR OWN BAIT BOAT, KEEP NETS OR ANY OF THE ABOVE EQUIPMENT.
  4. FISH CARE AND HANDLING OF ALL FISH IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND SHOULD BE YOURS TOO. 
  5. NO SWIMMING OR ACCESS TO UN-BRIDGED ISLANDS. 
  6. NO PETS ALLOWED. 
  7. NO GUNS ALLOWED. 
  8. NO LITTER TO BE LEFT ON BANKS (THIS INCLUDES CIGARETTE ENDS) 
  9. CASTING FROM SWIMS YOU ARE FISHING FROM ONLY. 
  10. PUBLICITY OF FISH CATCHES AND LAKE BUSINESS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. PLEASE NOTE WE DO HAVE A WEBSITE WWW.INFO@HOMERSFIELDLAKE.COM WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE THAT YOU MAY PUBLICISE YOUR CATCHES. PLEASE DO SEND YOUR PICTURES AND YOUR DETAILS TO INFO@HOMERSFIELDLAKE.COM 
  11. FISH OF ANY SPECIES ARE NOT TO BE SACKED EVEN FOR SHORT PERIODS. IF CAMERAS OR EQUIPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE USE THEN FISH MUST BE RETURNED TO THE LAKE STRAIGHT AWAY WITH CARE. 
  12. TREAT ALL FISH THAT HAVE BEEN CAUGHT WITH CARE. 
  13. ANY LARGE CARP OVER 30LBS MUST BE KEPT AND WEIGHED IN THE WATER. 
  14. A FISH CARE KIT MUST BE KEPT AT ALL TIMES. 
  15. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE ANY FISH TO BE REMOVED FROM THE LAKE OR KILLED. 
  16. UNHOOKING MATS OR SLINGS TABLES TO BE USED AT ALL TIMES. 
  17. A MAXIMUM OF TWO RODS CAN BE USED. 
  18. MARKER FLOATS TO BE RETRIEVED AFTER USE. 
  19. NO PARTICLE BAITS (NUTS, HEMP, BEANS AND SEEDS ETC) TINNED SWEETCORN IS ALLOWED. 
  20. NO FISH PELLETS EXCEPT THOSE PURCHASED AND SUPPLIED BY THE FISHERY. 
  21. NO FISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO THE LAKE.  
  22. BARBLESS HOOKS ONLY. NO BENT HOOKS, MUGGER HOOKS, FIXED LEADS, SHOCK LEADERS, LEAD CORE OR RUBBER CORE.  (IF IN DOUBT PLEASE ASK US) 
  23. MAXIMUM WEIGHT OR LEADS TO BE USED ON THE LAKE IS 3OZ (3 OUNCES) ONLY.  
  24. NO BRAIDED LINE TO BE USED AS FISHING LINE (FOR SPOD AND MARKER FLOAT      RODS ONLY). 
  25. WE MAY CHECK TACKLE AND BAITS TO MAKE SURE THESE RULES ARE KEPT IN PLACE.  
  26. NO WADING TO BAIT UP AND CAST. 
  27. NO SWIMS TO BE MADE OR ALTERED. 
  28. FISHING FROM ANY OF THE FOUR DESIGNATED SWIMS ONLY.  
  29. PERMISSION MUST BE GIVEN TO ALLOW ANY OTHER GUESTS ONTO THE FISHERY. 
  30. USE OF A ROWING BOAT IS NOT PERMITTED. 
  31. INFLATABLE DINGHIES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THE LAKE.
  32. BAIT BOATS CAN BE USED ONLY UNDER THE DESCRETION OF THE OWNER. PLEASE ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS BEFOREHAND. IF YOU ARE PERMITTED TO USE YOUR BAIT BOAT THEN THIS IS ONLY PERMITTED FOR FREE BAITING AND IS ALLOWED DURING HOURS OF DAYLIGHT ONLY. HOOK BAITS AND FISHING LINES ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN OUT BY THE BOAT. BAIT BOATS MUST BE DISINFECTED BY THE OWNER BEFORE IT CAN BE USED IN THE LAKE. 
  33. ANY TYPE OF FISH FINDER, ELECTRONIC OR OTHERWISE IS NOT PERMITTED. 
  34. ALL GUESTS WHO COME TO THE FISHERY DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK. WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACCIDENT, DAMAGE OR LOSS TO THE GUESTS EQUIPMENT (TACKLE ETC) OR VEHICLES WHILST STAYING AT KINGFISHER LODGE OR FIVE ISLANDS HOUSE ON THE FISHERY.  
  35. EXCESSIVE DRINKING LEADING TO UNRULY OR ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS STAFF AT HOMERSFIELD LAKE OR TO OTHER MEMBERS OF THE LAKE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. 
  36. IF YOU BRING A VAN AS YOUR TRANSPORTATION, WE MAY ASK YOU TO PARK IT AT THE MEMBERS CAR PARK AND WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ASK TO CHECK INSIDE AS WELL.  
  37. IF ANY OF THE FISH ARE SPAWNING, WE MAY ASK YOU NOT TO FISH FOR THEM UNTIL THE SPAWNING IS OVER.
  38. IF THE WATER TEMPERATURE BECOMES TOO HIGH AND AFFECT OXYGEN LEVELS, WE MAY ASK YOU TO STOP FISHING (ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT) UNTIL LEVELS IMPROVE. 
  39. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY ROD LICENSES. 
  40. FINALLY, PLEASE DO NOT STORE ANY EQUIPMENT OR BAIT INSIDE THE HOUSE. PLEASE STORE FISHING EQUIPMENT IN THE SHED BEHIND THE LODGE. ANY FISH FOOD TO BE STORED IN A FRIDGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE KITCHEN FRIDGE IN THE HOUSE, PLEASE ASK MARTIN WHERE TO STORE IT. 

 THE OWNERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO STOP YOU FROM FISHING IF FOUND BREAKING THE RULES OR CAUSING ANY NUISANCE ON THE FISHERY.  

 

Terms and Conditions 

Kingfisher Lodge

HOMERSFIELD LAKE – KINGFISHER LODGE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS  

PLEASE RESPECT AND ABIDE BY OUR KINGFISHER LODGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. 

 THE LODGE IS AVAILABLE FOR OCCUPATION FROM 3PM ON THE SATURDAY UNTIL 10AM ON THE DAY OF DEPARTURE THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY
                                   

  1. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CONTACT MARTIN/LARA PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL TO PROVIDE AN APPROXIMATE TIME OF ARRIVAL. MARTIN’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 07900 807272 LARA’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 07860 833424. PLEASE NOTE: WE SOMETIMES EXPERIENCE POOR MOBILE RECEPTION WHERE WE LIVE, SO IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY IN REACHING US ON OUR MOBILES, THEN PLEASE CONTACT US ON OUT LANDLINE: TELEPHONE NUMBER: 01986 788548. 
  2. WE TAKE ABSOLUTE PRIDE AND CARE WITH OUR LODGE AND WE EXPECT THAT THE LODGE IS LEFT AS YOU FOUND IT. PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL; WE REQUEST AN ADDITIONAL REFUNADBLE DEPOSIT OF £50. WE WILL RETAIN THIS DEPOSIT IF WE FIND THAT THE LODGE IS NOT LEFT IN AN ACCEPTABLE CONDITION.  (SEE PAGE 3 – CLAUSE 21 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION). 
  3. THE LODGE CAN ONLY BE RENTED FOR GENERAL HOLIDAYS, INCLUDING FISHING, CYCLING, WALKING AND BIRD WATCHING. WE DO NOT ALLOW FISHING GROUPS TO RENT THE LODGE. 
  4. NO PETS ALLOWED. 
  5. MINIMUM NIGHTS ARE 7 NIGHTS; MAXIMUM NIGHTS 14 NIGHTS. 
  6. THE LODGE SLEEPS A MAXIMUM OF 4 GUESTS.  
  7. ONLY NAMED PEOPLE (LISTED ON THE BOOKING FORM) ARE ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY TO FISH OR WALK AROUND THE LAKE. WE DO NOT ALLOW FRIENDS OF GUESTS TO VISIT THE PROPERTY. UNLESS AGREED BY THE OWNERS 
  8. PLEASE INFORM US BEFORE YOUR STAY IF ANY OF THE PEOPLE NAMED ON THE BOOKING FORM CHANGES OR ARE UNABLE TO STAY. AS THIS COULD AFFECT YOUR FISHING HERE AT THE LAKE. 
  9. CONSIDERATION MUST BE GIVEN AT ALL TIMES TO FISHING MEMBERS WHO FISH AROUND THE LAKE.  
  10. NO CYCLING OR PICNICKING AROUND THE LAKE.  
  11. NO LITTER OR RUBBISH TO BE LEFT AROUND THE LAKE. 
  12. ENTRY/EXIT TO/FROM THE LODGE IS THROUGH A PRIVATE GATE, WHICH MUST BE CLOSED AND LOCKED AT ALL TIMES. 
  13. NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED IN THE LODGE. PLEASE SMOKE OUTSIDE AND PLACE ALL CIGARETTE BUTTS IN A BAG IN THE BIN OUTSIDE. 
  14. NO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 14 ARE ALLOWED TO STAY AT THE LODGE. 
  15. OUTDOOR SHOES MUST BE REMOVED BEFORE ENTERING THE LODGE.  SHOES MUST BE LEFT IN THE LODGE PORCH. 
  16. NO RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE TAKEN FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSONS OR THEIR PROPERTY WHILST STAYING AT KINGFISHER LODGE, OR FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THE OWNERS CONTROL. 
  17. THE PROPRIETORS MAINTAIN THE RIGHT TO ENTER THE PROPERTY AT ANY TIME AS MAY BE NECESSARY. 
  18. CYCLES AND MOUNTAINS BIKES MAY NOT BE BOUGHT INTO THE LODGE. THERE IS A SECURE SHED BEHIND THE LODGE WHERE CYCLES CAN BE STORED.  
  19. KINGFISHER LODGE DOES HAS A BBQ WHICH IS STORED BY THE SHED BEHIND THE LODGE. THERE IS A PAVED AREA FOR BARBEQUING. GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN COAL. 
  20. BLACK BINS ARE FOR GENERAL WASTE. BLUE BIN IS FOR RECYCLING. PLEASE WASH YOUR PLASTICS BEFORE PLACING IT IN THE BLUE BIN. 
  21. GAS APPLIANCES – GAS APPLIANCES IN UK PROPERTIES, BY LAW, HAVE TO BE INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED BY GAS SAFE REGISTERED ENGINEERS AND A COPY OF KINGFISHER LODGE SERVICE CERTIFICATE IS AVAILABLE IN OUR WELCOME PACK FOLDER. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS ABOUT THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF OUR GAS APPLIANCES, I.E BOILER, GAS HOB, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY.  AS YOU WOULD AT HOME, PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE GAS COOKER HOB AND FIRES ARE TURNED OFF AFTER USE AND, IN PARTICULAR, CHECK BEFORE YOU GO TO BED. 
  22. REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ CAREFULLY UPON SIGING YOUR BOOKING FORM, YOU AND YOUR PARTY HAVE AGREED TO KEEP KINGFISHER LODGE CLEAN AND TIDY AND IN A SIMILAR CONDITION AS YOU HAVE FOUND IT WHEN YOU ARRIVE. THE OWNER REQUESTS A FURTHER £50 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT, WHICH IS PAID UPON BOOKING THE LODGE. THE OWNER WILL RETAIN THE £50 CLEANING DEPOSIT TO COVER ANY ADDITIONAL CLEANING IF THE LODGE IS LEFT IN AN UNACCEPTABLE STATE. FOR E.G IF TWO CLEANERS TAKE LONGER THAN 2 HOURS TO CLEAN THE LODGE TWO CLEANERS IF THERE IS ANY DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY ETC. IF THE LODGE IS LEFT IN AN ACCEPTABLE CONDITION, THEN THE DEPOSIT WILL BE RETURNED (IF APPLICABLE) WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS FROM DEPARTURE, EITHER BY BACS OR CHEQUE.
  23. BREAKAGES – WE ACCEPT AND UNDERSTAND THAT ACCIDENTS DO HAPPEN, WHICH CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGES OR DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT. WE DO ASK THAT YOU REPORT ANY SUCH ACCIDENT, OR ANY MISSING ITEMS, TO US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. OWNERS ARE ENTITLED TO CHARGE YOU FOR THE ACTUAL COSTS OF ANY BREAKAGE/DAMAGE IN OR TO THE PROPERTY, HOWEVER WE WILL BE PRACTICAL ABOUT THE APPLICATION OF THIS RULE AND CONSIDER EACH INCIDENT ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. WHERE TOWELS AND BED LINEN ARE PROVIDED, THIS IS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT AND WE ASK THAT YOU TAKE SPECIAL CARE WHEN USING THEM, SO AS NOT TO DAMAGE OR PERMANENTLY STAIN THEM. THE USE OF SELF-TANNING LOTION/FAKE TAN IS A PARTICUARLY COMMON EXAMPLE OF SOMETHING THAT CAUSES PERMANENT STAINS. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE ANYTHING FROM THE PROPERTY. IF YOU TAKE SOMETHING AWAY BY ACCIDENT, PLEASE NOTIFY US IMMEIDATELY AND RETURN THE ITEM/S TO THE PROPERTY AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE.  
  24. PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE REFUNDED IF THE LAKE/LODGE IS CLOSED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL (I.E FOOT AND MOUTH OUTBREAK, PANDEMICS ETC) HOWEVER, WE WILL ENDEAVOUR TO TRANSFER YOUR BOOKING TO AN ALTERNATIVE AVAILABLE DATE. 
  25. CANCELLATION – IF YOU HAVE TO CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY, PLEASE NOTIFY US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND WE WILL TRY TO RE-LET THE LODGE FOR YOU. IF WE SUCCEED, THE BALANCE OF YOUR RENT WILL BE REFUNDED. HOWEVER, IF WE CANNOT RE-LET THE LODGE, YOU WILL BE LIABLE TO PAY THE FULL AMOUNT (IF THE CANCELLATION IS MADE WITHIN THE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL). THE DEPOSIT IS NOT REFUNDABLE BECAUSE RE-LETTING AT SHORT NOTICE IS OFTEN DIFFICULT AND EXPENSIVE. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THEREFORE YOU TAKE OUT HOLIDAY CANCELLATION INSURANCE TO PROTECT OURSELF FROM THIS RISK. 

 WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY SO THAT YOU HAVE AN ENJOYABLE STAY WE US, SO RECEIVING FEEDBACK AND COMMENTS FROM OUR GUESTS DURING YOUR STAY, WILL PROVIDE US WITH VALUABLE INFORMATION ON HOW WE CAN FURTHER IMPROVE OUR HOSPITALITY.  IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH YOUR ACCOMODATION OR ANY ASPECTS DURING YOUR STAY WITH US, THEN IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU LET US KNOW STRAIGHT AWAY AND NOT WAIT UNTIL YOU RETURN HOME WHEN THE CHANCE OF ACTIVELY HELPING YOU HAS PASSED. 

 

 

Fishing Terms and Conditions 

Kingfisher Lodge guest information  

PLEASE RESPECT AND ABIDE BY THE RULES AND CONDITIONS BELOW BEFORE FISHING THE LAKE. MOST IMPORTANTLY THE HANDLING AND WELFARE OF ALL FISH IN OUR LAKE IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND IT SHOULD BE YOURS TOO. 

 

  1. A MAXIMUM OF 1 GUEST (OR TWO WITH PRIOR AGREEMENT FROM THE OWNER) WITH A MAXIMUM OF 2 RODS, CAN FISH FROM A CHOICE OF THE DESIGNATED SWIMS, WHICH IS SHOWN ON THE ATTACHED PHOTO TO THE EMAIL OR ENCLOSED IF DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED TO YOU. WE REQUEST CONFIRMATION OF THE NAME OF THE FISHERMAN (MAXIMUM TWO) AT LEAST 4 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL. WE DON’T ALLOW A CHANGEOVER OF FISHERMAN DURING YOUR STAY. NO FISHING GROUPS ARE ALLOWED UNLESS PRIOR AGREEMENT FROM THE OWNERS. 
  2. PLEASE PAY FOR FISHING ON THE DAY OF YOUR ARRIVAL. PRICES ARE SHOWN ON OUR WEBSITE AT https://www.homersfieldlake.com/five-islands-house/ 
  3. THE PRICE FOR FISHING INCLUDES A LANDING NET, WEIGH SLING, UNHOOKING MAT. PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING YOUR OWN BAIT BOAT, KEEP NETS OR ANY OF THE ABOVE EQUIPMENT.
  4. FISH CARE AND HANDLING OF ALL FISH IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND SHOULD BE YOURS TOO. 
  5. NO SWIMMING OR ACCESS TO UN-BRIDGED ISLANDS. 
  6. NO PETS ALLOWED. 
  7. NO GUNS ALLOWED. 
  8. NO LITTER TO BE LEFT ON BANKS (THIS INCLUDES CIGARETTE ENDS) 
  9. CASTING FROM SWIMS YOU ARE FISHING FROM ONLY. 
  10. PUBLICITY OF FISH CATCHES AND LAKE BUSINESS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. PLEASE NOTE WE DO HAVE A WEBSITE WWW.INFO@HOMERSFIELDLAKE.COM WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE THAT YOU MAY PUBLICISE YOUR CATCHES. PLEASE DO SEND YOUR PICTURES AND YOUR DETAILS TO INFO@HOMERSFIELDLAKE.COM 
  11. FISH OF ANY SPECIES ARE NOT TO BE SACKED EVEN FOR SHORT PERIODS. IF CAMERAS OR EQUIPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE USE THEN FISH MUST BE RETURNED TO THE LAKE STRAIGHT AWAY WITH CARE. 
  12. TREAT ALL FISH THAT HAVE BEEN CAUGHT WITH CARE. 
  13. ANY LARGE CARP OVER 30LBS MUST BE KEPT AND WEIGHED IN THE WATER. 
  14. A FISH CARE KIT MUST BE KEPT AT ALL TIMES. 
  15. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE ANY FISH TO BE REMOVED FROM THE LAKE OR KILLED. 
  16. UNHOOKING MATS OR SLINGS TABLES TO BE USED AT ALL TIMES. 
  17. A MAXIMUM OF TWO RODS CAN BE USED. 
  18. MARKER FLOATS TO BE RETRIEVED AFTER USE. 
  19. NO PARTICLE BAITS (NUTS, HEMP, BEANS AND SEEDS ETC) TINNED SWEETCORN IS ALLOWED. 
  20. NO FISH PELLETS EXCEPT THOSE PURCHASED AND SUPPLIED BY THE FISHERY. 
  21. NO FISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO THE LAKE.  
  22. BARBLESS HOOKS ONLY. NO BENT HOOKS, MUGGER HOOKS, FIXED LEADS, SHOCK LEADERS, LEAD CORE OR RUBBER CORE.  (IF IN DOUBT PLEASE ASK US) 
  23. MAXIMUM WEIGHT OR LEADS TO BE USED ON THE LAKE IS 3OZ (3 OUNCES) ONLY.  
  24. NO BRAIDED LINE TO BE USED AS FISHING LINE (FOR SPOD AND MARKER FLOAT      RODS ONLY). 
  25. WE MAY CHECK TACKLE AND BAITS TO MAKE SURE THESE RULES ARE KEPT IN PLACE.  
  26. NO WADING TO BAIT UP AND CAST. 
  27. NO SWIMS TO BE MADE OR ALTERED. 
  28. FISHING FROM ANY OF THE FOUR DESIGNATED SWIMS ONLY.  
  29. PERMISSION MUST BE GIVEN TO ALLOW ANY OTHER GUESTS ONTO THE FISHERY. 
  30. USE OF A ROWING BOAT IS NOT PERMITTED. 
  31. INFLATABLE DINGHIES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THE LAKE.
  32. BAIT BOATS CAN BE USED ONLY UNDER THE DESCRETION OF THE OWNER. PLEASE ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS BEFOREHAND. IF YOU ARE PERMITTED TO USE YOUR BAIT BOAT THEN THIS IS ONLY PERMITTED FOR FREE BAITING AND IS ALLOWED DURING HOURS OF DAYLIGHT ONLY. HOOK BAITS AND FISHING LINES ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN OUT BY THE BOAT. BAIT BOATS MUST BE DISINFECTED BY THE OWNER BEFORE IT CAN BE USED IN THE LAKE. 
  33. ANY TYPE OF FISH FINDER, ELECTRONIC OR OTHERWISE IS NOT PERMITTED. 
  34. ALL GUESTS WHO COME TO THE FISHERY DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK. WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACCIDENT, DAMAGE OR LOSS TO THE GUESTS EQUIPMENT (TACKLE ETC) OR VEHICLES WHILST STAYING AT KINGFISHER LODGE OR FIVE ISLANDS HOUSE ON THE FISHERY.  
  35. EXCESSIVE DRINKING LEADING TO UNRULY OR ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS STAFF AT HOMERSFIELD LAKE OR TO OTHER MEMBERS OF THE LAKE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. 
  36. IF YOU BRING A VAN AS YOUR TRANSPORTATION, WE MAY ASK YOU TO PARK IT AT THE MEMBERS CAR PARK AND WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ASK TO CHECK INSIDE AS WELL.  
  37. IF ANY OF THE FISH ARE SPAWNING, WE MAY ASK YOU NOT TO FISH FOR THEM UNTIL THE SPAWNING IS OVER.
  38. IF THE WATER TEMPERATURE BECOMES TOO HIGH AND AFFECT OXYGEN LEVELS, WE MAY ASK YOU TO STOP FISHING (ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT) UNTIL LEVELS IMPROVE. 
  39. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY ROD LICENSES. 
  40. FINALLY, PLEASE DO NOT STORE ANY EQUIPMENT OR BAIT INSIDE THE HOUSE. PLEASE STORE FISHING EQUIPMENT IN THE SHED BEHIND THE LODGE. ANY FISH FOOD TO BE STORED IN A FRIDGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE KITCHEN FRIDGE IN THE HOUSE, PLEASE ASK MARTIN WHERE TO STORE IT. 

 THE OWNERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO STOP YOU FROM FISHING IF FOUND BREAKING THE RULES OR CAUSING ANY NUISANCE ON THE FISHERY.