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Alder cottage sits at the heart of the Crom Estate, one of Ireland’s most important conservation areas. Getting to Northern Ireland couldn't be easier. It is part of a courtyard complex of rustic cottages that have had many uses over the years from farm workers accommodation, a piggery, toy factory and now very popular holiday cottages. This two person cottage with it’s open fires, and large sunny bedroom is ideal for a romantic break and perfect for a honeymoon or second honeymoon!
Set in 2000 tranquil acres on the shores of Lough Erne you are surrounded by nature and wildlife. You could spend your whole holiday fishing, biking, kayaking and walking without ever needing to leave the Estate. The jetty is just 100 metres from the cottage, the perfect spot to sit back and watch the world float by or to set off by boat on an adventure to one of the islands.
The National Trust has events and activities at Crom to appeal to all ages. To find out more visit the web pages by clicking on the nearby tab, above, to see details of events, activities and highlights when planning your holiday.
Heating: Biomass heating included.
Parking: is available in the courtyard behind the cottage. Please do not park at the front of the cottages as access is needed to the jetty area regularly.
Garden: Although there is no private garden, the cottage is surrounded by countryside with several picnic tables and visitors have immediate access to the grounds on the estate.
Accessibility: if you intend to fish during your stay you do have to cross a style to get to the fishing pegs. Disabled visitors are allowed to fish from the jetty.
Utilities: There is a fridge with an ice box and a washing machine.
Tokens are available to buy from the visitor centre for the shared tumble dryer.
Please note: From time to time weddings are celebrated at Crom and there may be some entertainment provided for the guests at the visitors centre until late evening.
Please note: Crom Castle is private and not open to the public.
Northern Ireland offers some of the finest scenery in the British Isles. From the magnificent Causeway coast to the wooded Glens of Antrim, from the sheltered waters of Lough Erne to the romantic Mountains of Mourne, the region boasts mile after mile of verdant, unspoilt countryside, quiet roads and long sandy beaches. The National Trust in Northern Ireland protects 120 miles of coastline and 40 square miles of open country side from sections of the North Coast Path to Murlough National Nature Reserve, home to an array of attractive plants and birds. A selection of holiday cottages, campsites and bunkhouses are available in the counties of Antrim, Down and Fermanagh. Stay at Crom Demesne and wander through this amazing array of open space and wildlife. Relax at the tranquil and beautiful Rose Cottage at Florence Court in Fermanagh or take in the stunning views of of the Mountains of Mourne from a holiday cottage on the shores of Dundrum Inner Bay. Close by you can visit a number of superb National Trust properties including the fascinating house and gardens of Mount Stewart and Castle Ward. Visit the wonderful Castle Coole in Enniskillen or enjoy the spectacular scenery from the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site.