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Crom Campsite FAQs

Birds at Crom Campsite, County Fermanagh
Birds at Crom Campsite, County Fermanagh | © National Trust / Lee John Mann

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about Crom campsite.

Where is the nearest food shop?

There is no shop available at Crom Estate. The nearest food shop is located in Newtownbutler which is approximately 3 miles away.

Where is the nearest town or village?

Newtownbutler is the nearest village to Crom estate and further afield is Enniskillen approximately 18 miles to the north.

Where is the nearest cafe?

At Crom Little Orchard Tea Room serves a range of delicious meals including homemade specials, soups, sandwiches, paninis and salads to name but a few, as well as a range of both hot and cold drinks. Open 11am – 4pm.

Where is the nearest bank?

There is cash machine at the local petrol station in Newtownbutler – 3 miles away.

Do you take bookings?

Yes pitches and pods can be booked online.

Do you accept dogs?

Crom is a dog-friendly campsite and all well-behaved dogs are welcome at no additional charge. They must be kept on a lead at all times and exercised away from other campers. Please pick up after your dogs right away.

Can I park my car by my tent?

Parking is not allowed on the camping area; however there is free car parking within easy reach.

Are there showers?

Yes, showers cost £1 for 10 minutes.

What activities are there?

The Crom Estate is teeming with wildlife, has numerous walks and offers Boat & Bike Hire so that you can explore the slow meandering section of Upper Lough Erne. There are also different activities available on site, please enquire in the Visitor Centre for more information.

Can we go fishing nearby?

Crom is a fishing paradise, Fermanagh offers some of the best coarse fishing in Northern Ireland. Fishing permits are required to fish on Lough Erne, if you do not have a permit you can purchase 3 and 14 day permits from reception in the visitor centre.

Do you accept trailer tents/caravans/campervans?

Due to the limited amount of pitches we can only accept tents.

Do you have laundry facilities?

There is a tumble dryer available on the site. You can purchase tokens from reception in the visitor centre during it’s opening hours.

Where is the nearest bus stop?

Alight 3 miles from the estate in Newtownbutler – this runs from Enniskillen to Clones (connections from Belfast).

Do you take credit card payments?

Yes we accept most credit and debit cards. Please note the Little Orchard Tearoom does not accept card payments.

Are you open all year round?

The campsite is open from March until October.

Can I book a Group pitch?

Family and friend groups are only accepted with prior agreement but our site is not suitable for stag, hen or birthday parties.

All group bookings must be made via the booking office and cannot be made online. Call 028 6773 8118.

Can I have a fire or barbecue?

Barbecues are permitted; please ensure they are raised from the ground. No campfires permitted except in the designated communal campfire area.

Can under 18s stay at the site?

Under 18s must be accompanied by an responsible adult. Bookings can only be taken from those over the age of 18.

An aerial view of the pods and camping field at Crom Campsite, Northern Ireland

Crom Campsite information 

A simple campsite on the shores of Lough Erne on the Crom estate, with tent pitches and stone pods. Visit the ruins and ancient trees, and walk, cycle or hire a boat to explore its diverse habitats.