Outdoor activities at Crom
Discover Crom from the water with a boat trip on Lough Erne, or bike ride along winding forest trails. There is 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.
Explore Crom from the water
Crom has a selection of boats, canoes and bikes to suit your group size and energy level. What mode of travel will you choose?
Paddle boarding and Kayaking with Blue Green Yonder
Weekends in August
Head out on the lake with Blue Green Yonder as you experience paddle boarding and kayaking - a fantastic way to experience Crom from the water. Booking information.
* Please note that we are temporarily unable to offer open boat hires (rowing boats available), apologies for the inconvenience *
If you feel up to the challenge of the oars this is perfect for you. The rowing boat is a great for short trips and our new canoes are a fantastic way to explore the waters of Lough Erne. Both the canoes and rowing boat are recommended for a calm day.
Half Day (2.5hrs): £50
Full Day (5.5 hrs): £95
Half Day (2.5hrs): £30
Full Day (5.5 hrs): £15 per hour
Half Day (2.5hrs): £30
Full Day (5.5 hrs): £50
Canoes: £30 (refundable deposit required)
Max five persons per boat
Full instruction given at time of hire, including maps of the estate, local points of interest
Fuel and buoyancy aids provided
Visitor Centre opens 11am – 5pm, hire available during this time
Half day hire: 11am – 1.30pm or 2pm – 4.30pm
Full day hire: 11am – 4.30pm
Advance booking advised during busy season (July and August) or during periods of good weather
Call 028 6773 8118 to book or for further information.
Hire a Bike
Crom estate is perfect for a day out on the bike with paths ranging from an enjoyable, gentle cycle to trails in the forest park for the more adventurous cyclist. Bring your bike to get out on trails, or hire one of ours
Bike Hire rates:
Crom estate is perfect for a day out on the bike with winding paths and dedicated bike trails for cyclists of all abilities. We have bikes for hire at Crom, with balance bikes for little ones. We have a number of bikes available to hire from the Visitor Centre for half or full day hire. Bike helmets are provided.
2 hours: £7.50
4 hours: £15.00
2 hours: £5.00
4 hours: £7.50
Heading out on the trails with your family is a great way to spend the day. Pack a picnic and stop off on your way and enjoy some views while you rest. The Summer House is a great spot for a quick sheltered cuppa! Please note our bikes are available for adults, and those under 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult. Please remember to bring your childrens bikes with you so you can all enjoy the estate.
Fishing at Crom
Fermanagh offers some of the best coarse fishing in Northern Ireland, and Crom is one of the most picturesque places to take advantage of it.
Shoreline fishing pegs are available on Upper Lough Erne to fish for bream, roach and perch, while Crom also offers boat fishing for pike on the inland Green Lough.
Relax and enjoy the views
While fishing, anglers can relax in the peace and tranquillity of Crom and enjoy views of two of Crom’s historic estate buildings, the Old Schoolhouse and Derryvore Church.
Permits and boat hire
Before fishing on Lough Erne a permit must be purchased. Three- day or 14-day permits are available from the Crom visitor reception. Fishing pegs are available for hire for £5 per peg per day. At Green Lough (Nalughoge Lough), there is a small rowing boat during the main season that can be hired for £10 per person, with three persons maximum in the boat.
Want to find out more?
For further information on prices or to book a fishing permit, fishing peg, or for boat hire please call the visitor centre on 028 6773 8118.
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