Outdoor Adventures at Crom

Crom is a haven for wildlife and rare plants, so we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate our natural diversity! Come along on Sunday 1 July to join in with lots of nature activities, talks and tours at Crom.

Child with a butterfly net at Crom, County Fermanagh

There'll be plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting on talks and tours, nature craft activities and more as these special creatures and nature help us determine the health of our natural environment and there are many varieties to be found at Crom!

Tick off no. 31 at Crom and hunt for bugs
Bug hunting at Crom estate, County Fermanagh
Tick off no. 31 at Crom and hunt for bugs

Get involved with our nature themed children’s crafts and have a go at making your own wildlife home to take away. Our facepainters will be on site to turn your little ones into little animals! Our very own rangers will be teaching you some  bushcraft and wild survival techniques whilst demonstrating tips for staying safe in nature.

Pick up wilderness survival tips from our own Bear Grylls
Our ranger demonstrates survival techniques to visitors at Crom
Pick up wilderness survival tips from our own Bear Grylls

Browse the range of gifts, nature books and camping accessories in the Visitor Centre and enjoy a range of lunches, hot food and treats from the Little Orchard Tea-room, whose speciality is home baking.

Our friends in conservation will be on site including Butterfly Conservation and the Fermanagh Red Squirrel Group. Have a chat and find out more about the work they do and how you can help be a part of it. The RSBP will be giving a talk on the importance of preserving the special habitat in Fermanagh. Our rangers who enjoy working in this truly special place for nature will be leading woodland walks throughout the day, including a special historical trees tour! 

The Curlew is increasingly threatened due to loss of habitat
A Curlew stands on a fence in a field
The Curlew is increasingly threatened due to loss of habitat

We haven’t forgotten the water! Lough Erne Heritage are bringing their racing cots, so there’ll be plenty of opportunities to have a go and hear more about the work their group does to preserve the significant history of Lough Erne. We will also have a special visit from the crew from our local RNLI Station, one of two stations based on Lough Erne in County Fermanagh! 

Details of each activitiy and timings throughout the day will be on display upon arrival outside of the Visitor Centre.