Willow is a cosy cottage located just a short stroll from the banks of Lough Erne. This traditional stone property, complete with wooden sliding sash windows and a large open fire, was once used to house farm workers.
Take advantage of your unique location and explore some of the 2,000 acres that make up the Crom estate, to discover the old castle ruins and ancient yew trees. On the shores of Lough Erne, you can go canoeing along its trail where you’ll discover its scattered islands and narrow channels. Crom is home to a variety of plants and animals, the diversity of habitats makes it an important conservation site. Look out for butterflies, red squirrels, otters and pine martens, and visit the new bird hide in a quiet corner of the estate.
Further afield, enjoy a fascinating walk around Cavan Burren. This fascinating prehistoric landscape is dotted with ancient tombs and monuments as well as stunning geological features.
Ferries: Stena Line offers a 10% discount for National Trust Holidays guests travelling to a cottage or campsite in Northern Ireland. You’ll need your booking reference to access the discount. Please follow this link. We recommend booking your ferry early due to the high demand for popular crossing times at busy times of the year including holiday periods.
Please note: There is a lockable interconnecting ground floor door between Willow Cottage and Orchard View. This can be opened up if booking both cottages together, giving a total capacity of 7 people.
Heating: Biomass heating included.
Parking: 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.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
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.
Fishing: if you intend to fish during your stay you do have to cross a stile to get to the fishing pegs. Disabled visitors are welcome 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.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.