Terms And Conditions For Lac Cimes


  1. Your holiday is confirmed by us in writing upon receipt of the your deposit and Booking Form.

  2. Deposits are non refundable.

  3. Gite is to be vacated by 10.00 am to allow preparation for new arrivals.

  4. If it is necessary to alter your confirmed booking, we will try to accommodate you if at all possible.

  5. Lac Cimes accept no responsibility in respect of any flight delays or any cancellations due to weather, strikes, terrorism, or any events beyond our control . You must also ensure that you have all the relevant up to date travel documents.

  6. We reserve the right to terminate your holiday if you are causing any harm or nuisance to other people, to the grounds, property or lake that are Lac Cimes, without compensation or any refund to you.

  7. If you cause damage, you will be liable for any replacement costs.

  8. You are expected to take reasonable care of all hired equipment, and leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of your holiday.

  9. Our liability to you will not exceed the amount paid to us for your holiday. You must take all the necessary steps to safeguard your own personal safety. We accept no liability for any death or personal injury, unless this results from our own negligence.

  10. We require a holding charge of £100 (payable on arrival). This will be returned when all appropriate checks of equipment have been made. An appropriate sum will be deducted if any equipment is damaged.

  11. In the unlikely event of any complaint, this must be reported to the Bailiff on site direct or put in writing no more than 7 days after your holiday.

  12. We accept your deposit and Booking Form on the understanding that you have read these Terms and Conditions.

We recommend that you carry travel insurance as adequate protection for yourself and your belongings against theft, damage or injury. You should have an up to date passport and an E.H.I.C (European Health Insurance Card) as Insurance is not included in your Holiday.

Booking with Lac Cimes signifies that you accept full responsibility, and that Lac Cimes is fully exempt from any claims whatsoever. If you should happen to have an accident or fall ill, please be aware French medical treatment is very expensive, and you will be expected to pay the full amount.

Fishing Rules

Please respect the lake and other people by following these rules:

  1. All Carp to be returned to the lake as soon as possible after being caught

  2. Fishing is from the designated swims only

  3. Please treat our fish with care at all times, and use Klinik or similar on mouth and body ulcers (all hook hold have to be treated)

  4. Maximum of three rods per person

  5. No litter of any sort

  6. Carp ARE NOT to be bullied to help avoid mouth damage, you will be told to stop fishing if you are found doing this

  7. Barbless hooks only

  8. No fixed leads of any kind

  9. No keep nets or carp sacks

  10. Unhooking mats to be used at all times

  11. No fires under any circumstances

  12. No sacking

  13. No bent hooks allowed

  14. No particle baits (plastic corn on hair is accepted)

  15. No shelf life bait

  16. Owing to Anglers still bringing heavily oiled and animal feed pellets, for the protection of our fish, we insist that you now use our own pellet which is fed to the carp all year.

  17. Maximum size of leads - 3oz

  18. No braided lines

  19. No Swimming

  20. Minimum 15lb breaking strain line

  21. Mainly just use your common sense

  22. Absolutely no smoking in the bivvies or Gite