Summer at Crom

Children at the Boat House at Crom estate

Crom is the perfect place to start ticking off those 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 this summer, from pond dipping to geocaching, boat hires and more!

Bug Hunts

Borrow a tracker pack from the Visitor Centre and begin your 50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾ adventure on a bug hunt (no. 31) at Crom. This is a fantastic way to explore Crom and its trails to uncover any of the resident bugs along the way. 

Try out no. 31 at Crom and get to know a bug
Children looking at bugs in a jar at Crom estate, County Fermanagh
Try out no. 31 at Crom and get to know a bug

Butterfly Nets

As you and your little ones explore Crom, call into the Visitor Centre to get one of our butterfly nets. The summer months are the ideal time to see a wide range of different butterflies, both common and rare, that flutter gracefully throughout Crom estate. This also provides an opportunity to kick-start your 50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾ with no.38!

Crom, County Fermanagh
Child with a butterfly net at Crom, County Fermanagh
Crom, County Fermanagh

Pond Dipping

Borrow one of our pond dipping sets (no. 35) to start ticking off your 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4! Discover what’s lurking in Lough Erne as your little ones discover the more unusual water-based insects at Crom. They can be picked up in the Visitor Centre at Crom.


What better way to explore Crom this summer than with geocaching on Crom estate. You will be pleasantly surprised at the number of geocaches available at Crom that will help you to go on your outdoor adventure (no. 49), with some only accessible by boat! The GPS devices for geocaching can be found at the Visitor Centre at Crom.

Please note that a refundable deposit is required.

Boat Hire

A boat at Crom, Northern Ireland
A boat at Crom, Northern Ireland
A boat at Crom, Northern Ireland

We have a selection of boats available for hire for you to explore the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands and our 2,000 acres of tranquil islands which we lovingly care for. Please note that boat hires can be reserved in advance by contacting the Visitor Centre at Crom and are subject to availability. 

For more infromation on Boat Hires at Crom, please vist the link below.

Contact us on 028 6773 8118 for further information.

Two of the outboard motor boats available to hire at Crom

Hire a boat or canoe 

There's no feeling quite like sailing down the Lough, stopping off at an island or two, and seeing the estate from the exceptional vantage point of the water.