- The West Wing
- The Conservatory
- Crom Estate
- Film Location
Crom Castle is within easy driving distance of two other National Trust properties in Fermanagh; Castle Coole and Florence Court.
Castle Coole, sited in open parkland on the edge of Enniskillen and upper Lough Erne, is the family home of the Earls of Belmore. Designed by James Wyatt in the late 18th century, it is one of the finest neo-classical houses in Ireland.
Florence Court was built by the 1st Lord Mount Florence in the mid 18th century. Built in the classical style the house has magnificent plaster work with an amazing rococo dining room. The house is surrounded by large areas of parkland, garden and woodland, with outstanding views to the mountains.
Also within easy driving distance are the Marble Arch Caves and Belleek Pottery.
Marble Arch Caves
Marble Arch Caves are one of Europe’s finest show-caves allowing visitors to explore the magnificent Mesozoic limestone caves, natural underworld rivers, waterfalls, and winding passages, from a boat. In 2004 Marble Arch Caves and the nearby Cuilcagh Mountain park were jointly recognized as a Unesco Global Geopark.
Belleek Pottery is Ireland’s oldest pottery, famous for crafting the world’s most distinctive Parian China creations. One of Ireland’s top attractions the award winning Visitor Center offers guided tours of the renowned company which has become a global icon for Irish design and crafts.
In Enniskillen (18 miles), a lively island town and Fermanagh’s Capital, you will find the most interesting pubs and the best shops. There are also good local shops, and pubs, in Newtownbutler (4 miles) and Lisnaskea (7 miles).
While in Enniskillen soak up the atmosphere at Oscar’s restaurant, dedicated to the celebrated Irish wit and dramatist Oscar Wilde, who spent seven years (1864-1871) in the County Fermanagh Town attending Portora Royal School.
Phone: 028 6632 7037
Blakes of ‘The Hollow’
Blake’s of ‘The Hollow’, also in Enniskillen, is one of the most famous pubs in Ireland. Renowned for its pints of Guinness and Irish coffees, Blake’s has proudly served visitors and locals alike for well over a century.
Phone: 028 6632 2143
Home, Field and Stream
For your outdoor clothing and footwear, fishing tackle and other equipment, Home, Field and Stream in Enniskillen is ‘the’ place to go.
The Atlantic Ocean, with its large sand dunes, and dramatic rock formations, is within a 90 minute drive from Crom. Bring a picnic or have a seafood lunch at the renowned ‘Smugglers Creek’ pub on the cliffs overlooking Donegal Bay and Blue Stack Mountains. Smugglers Creek, built in 1845, is known for having “the best view in Ireland.”
Devenish Island is one of the largest of some 200 islands to be found in Lough Erne, and is the site of ruins of an abbey, and of a perfect 12th century round tower. The Island can be reached by ferry.
Lough Erne by Boat
There is a variety of boats offering day cruises on Lough Erne’s extensive waterways.
If you have other interests we can plan a day trip for you or, the Visitor Centre at Crom Estate, can provide you with additional tourist information.