Christmas/New Year in Devon

Whilst we cannot guarantee a white Christmas/New Year our cosy cottages with their log fires (except Courtyard Cottage) will make your Christmas or New Year holiday special.  For Christmas we provide a tree for you to decorate in whatever style is yours.  As well as providing a big tree in the Courtyard, the indoor pool is available and hot tub as well as the games area, snooker room so there is plenty to keep you entertained after the Queens Speech.  Both Christmas and New Year guests receive a bottle of champagne to celebrate.

Many guests brave the cold and fish over the festive season.  Picture below is of a common carp caught first week in November 2019.

Do come and share our paradise this Christmas.

Richard with 28lb common carp Nov 2019 Christmas tree Malston in the snow

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October breaks

Fishing @ Malston Mill Farm

October fishing breaks An idyllic place to fish and soon we will have the autumn colours which are not to be missed. 10lb carp out yesterday and 2lb roach is not uncommon. With carp up to 29lb (at last weigh in) our lake will challenge your fishing skills. Many of our fish are in double figures but we did introduce 4o 3lb to 6lb carp earlier in the year to spice things up a bit. Do come and share what we believe is somewhere special. Even have and tackle store to keep your fishing gear stored away safe, right alongside the lake so not far to walk!! Book your October fishing break and check availability HERE  Look forward to welcoming you in the near future.

Summer Holidays special offers

 Our special offers


Our Special Offers 

Mill Cottage (sleeps 6 + cot) week 31st August 2019 Now £1,090 or 4 nights Monday 2nd Sept @ £765 BOOK NOW

Courtyard Cottage (sleeps 4) week 31st August 2019 Now £850 or 4 nights Monday 2nd Sept @ £595 BOOK NOW

Riverside Cottage (sleeps 4 + cot) week 31st August 2019 Now £895 or 4 nights Monday 2nd Sept @ £625 BOOK NOW

Dairy Cottage (sleeps 3) week 31st August 2019 Now £680 or 4 nights Monday 2nd Sept @ £475  BOOK NOW

Just the two of you and the smaller units are no longer available then the larger cottages above offers are 1 week @ £580 or 4 nights @ £405 email to book and we will reserve the dates for you.

We offer so much more than just a cottage with extensive leisure facilities and of course free fishing exclusive to guests staying at Malston Mill Farm.


Fynn aged 7 started with a few roach, then caught an 8lb common followed by a 8lb 9oz common.  Bought a new rod and caught a 10lb mirror.!!  He has a 4 more nights to improve what is an already good achievement for someone so young.

Book your exclusive holiday @ where you will find full details of accommodation and leisure facilities.

Do come and share our paradise, one visit will not be enough.

Malston and lake July 2019 Fynn with new rod Fy7nn with  8lb carp

Summer Fishing holiday.

The lake is proving skill or luck is the nature of the game but that is fishing.  On the whole fishing has been good, with the spawning season now over.

Bob caught 25 carp during his stay, two are pictured, lovely markings, they are our new carp recently introduced.  Whilst Murray attracted the roach and a few trout.

The Bailey family had a great time too as the pictures prove.  It is lovely to see families enjoying the lake as well as all the other leisure facilities that we offer.

Our fish range from Roach at 2lb with carp upto 29lb, something for everyone.

We still have some Summer vacancies for families and couples.  Visit our Cottages HERE and check availabilty.  Also there are some Special offers for June.

.Bailey family Bob carp 1 Bob carp 2  Jack and LilyJack with carp


We look forward to sharing Malston Mill Farm with you.

Bank Holiday week sleeps 2 now on offer

Another successful weeks fishing, this time for Russell who caught this unusual carp with markings almost half mirror and part common.  Beautiful.  Also 18lb Carp.

We have Lakeside Cottage, sleeps 2, with lakeside views available on offer week 25th May 2019 @ £575 BOOK NOW  Further accommodation information available @

We also have some availabilty in June, waters are warming up, do come and enjoy a week or 4 nights fishing.

Mirror carp Russell with 18lb carp

Come share our paradise.

Special Fishing break offers

Well May has got off to a good start with carp up to 24lb being caught.  Andrew had 13 carp last week see pictures below.

If you would like a fishing holiday that your partner can enjoy to then visit to see what accommodation you would require and the many leisure facilities you could enjoy.

During May we are offering family size cottages to couples at couples discounted rates.  One week is £495 (normally) £615 4 nights £345 and 3 nights £295 email to book.

We would love to share our paradise with you.

Andrew with carp 1 Andrew 2 Andrew fish 2 Andrew 1

April/May breaks

Fast Wi-fi and what is going on April/early May 2019

Well, at last,  we can offer you fast Wi-fi via satellite.   It has been a five year battle but finally a system has become available that is suitable for our situation.  It will mean that those of you who have to work on holiday can do so from the comfort of your cottage.  The children of the family will be able to stay in touch with their friends online.  All round it will make for a better experience.  A holiday at Malston Mill Farm is now, for many of you, now complete.   With so many leisure facilities and of course Fishing to keep you entertained this will be the icing on the cake for many.


These are just a few things you may like to do during an April and early May break.   We look forward to welcoming you to Devon and Malston Mill Farm.

 Crabfest at Salcombe 5th May 2019

Inspired by the famously flavoursome brown crab caught off the South Devon coast, Salcombe Crab Festival – or Crabfest – is an annual celebration of the local fishing, food and tourism industries. For more details visit Crabfest


KINGSBRIDGE FARMERS MARKET on 6th April, 20th April and 4th May 2019

You’ll find everything you’d expect from a farmers market and more.

Fruit and vegetables with as many as possible locally grown. A glistening array of fresh fish and crab landed locally. The smell of freshly baked bread and pastries still warm…

For more details and future dates 

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Overbeck’s For the children of the family obviously


Join in the fun this Easter with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Collect the clue sheet to explore the garden and find all the answers to claim a Cadbury chocolate egg.

£2.50  More Details


Latest discounts and this weeks catch.

The waters are warming up and so are the fish rising.  This weekend Richard (pictured)  caught a ‘nearly’ 20lb common with Dean netting a 18lb carp.  Ann was happy with catching roach.  A good start to the year.

Are you due your first break of the year.   Visit our Special Offers page to see discounts offered for next week.

Richard with nearly 20lb common carp

Come share our paradise.

Health benefits of Fishing


Yes would you believe it your fishing holiday is doing you the world of good. It is a great way to increase your mental and physical wellbeing.

Increases your Vitamin D, even under grey skies, boosts the immune system and has been linked to fighting depression.

Reduces stress as being near water lowers anxiety and instills a sense of calm.

Lets you unplug from the modern world, leave the computer/emails behind.

Gets families/friends together which promotes feelings of security and wellbeing.

Bestows patience which makes you calmer and more content.

Encourages travel which expands the mind and makes life more fulfilling.

Well what are you waiting from lets get healthy and book your next fishing holiday at Malston Mill Farm.  Check Availability

Luke Jennings and fish James macbeth 1 Just one of our quality fish awaiting you