Fermanagh Lodges offer luxurious holiday homes for families and friends set in the heart of Fermanagh's lakeland beside the Share village where outdoor activities are available , or take a boat or canoe from your own cottage. Enjoy world class pike fishing, followed by an evening at the Watermill Lodge just across the bay or the famous Nevin Maquire Bistro .
Have a private dinner cruise for your party on the Innishcruiser , set in 16 private acres with a small childrens play area on site the cottage offer an ideal venue to relax . Spend a day cycling visit the pump track at Blessingbourne , unwind by the stove in the evening .
NOTE: We now have a small apartment to offer to couples and small families. Please phone for details and availability
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal 70 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International or City, Dublin Internationa|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||BBQ, Climbing frame|
|Further details indoors|
Each cottage has an open plan ground floor double bedroom and adjacent shower room upstairs the master bedroom is en suite and there are two twin rooms which share a abathroom of the landing .The open plan kitchen dinning area is ideal for parties and has French door to the deck and gardens were there are outdoor tables, chairs, and charcoal barbeque . Or in winter gather round the wood burning stoves in the living area for an evenings craic. The cottage also have a utility room with washing machine and tumble dyer and an outdoor shed for bikes , fishing gear etc
NOTE: We now have a small apartment to offer to couples and small families. Please phone for details and availability.
|Further details outdoors|
The holiday cottages are set in 16 acres with 3/4 of a mile of lakshore and a private marina on site together with a small woodland. Access is through a gated entrance providing a safe enviroment for kids, with a small play area on site . 1/2 a mile away is the Share Holiday Village were we can arrange access to the indoor leisure suite, pools, sauna, steam room and fitness suite at discounted rates .
Fermanagh Lodges are located 1½ hours from Belfast or 2 hours from Dublin and are only an hour from the west coast for a day in Sligo or Donegal ; head to the magnificent beaches of Rossnowlagh or Streda where there is an excellent display of easily accessible fossils. Or take a journey through Yeats country with its raised beach landscape, stop at the church where he was buried and enjoy lunch at the Waterside at the end of the glacier lake.
During your stay why not visit the newly opened French Restaurant the Watermill just across the bay from your cottage - take a boat over and enjoy a meal looking over the lake.
No holiday or break is complete without a little retail therapy. The island town of Enniskillen offers many unique family run shops as well as multi national stores and has a wealth of excellent pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, when your legs need a rest from shopping. If you fancy taking in a live show during your stay we recommend that before your visit you check out the programme at Fermanagh's Lakeside Theatre, the Ardhowen, and book tickets in advance as most shows are a sell out and it can be hard to get tickets if you leave this until your stay. There is also a vibrant programme of music and festivals in the county details of which can be found on the Fermanagh District Council web site arts section. Places to visit include 3 National Trust Properties.
Share Holiday Village - All our self catering holiday homes are within ½ a mile of the Share Holiday Village where at Easter and in the summer holidays they offer a day visitor programme of activities with all equipment and instruction. These include Banana skiing, climbing, archery, go carting, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, pottery and film production. These can be booked on a daily basis during your stay.
Castle Coole - 14 miles. A magnificent neo-classical house designed by James Wyatt, family home of the Earls of Belmore. It has remarkably fine interiors and exquisite furniture and furnishings from the period before 1830.
Crom Castle Estate - 12 miles. Includes Crom Old Castle. 1,350 acres of woodland, park land and wetland. One of Northern Ireland's most important nature conservation areas.
Florence Court - 16 miles. One of the most interesting and important houses in Ulster, built in mid-eighteenth century by John Cole. The house has magnificent plaster work and its striking rococo dining-room ceiling was fortunately saved from fire in 1955. The rest of the plaster work has been meticulously restored. The grounds provide an excellent picnic site or a place to just sit and admire the views.
Marble Arch Caves - 20 miles. These magnificent Mesozoic limestone caves have an extensive network of caverns, and may be viewed from a boat. Well worth the visit. Booking advisable.
Ancient Burial Grounds - You will discover many of these dotted around the surrounding countryside. We can provide you with maps showing where to look for them.
Belleek Pottery - 34 miles. This world famous pottery offers guided tours and has a visitor's centre.
Devenish Island - 15 miles. Can be reached by ferry. It 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.
Lough Erne by Boat - There are a variety of boats offering day cruises on Lough Erne's extensive waterways. Just beside the cottages at the Share Holiday Village the Innish Cruiser, a 52 seat pleasure cruiser offers public tours. Or book one of our fishing boats or canoes, available from your cottage.
Fermanagh Tourist Information Centre - 14 miles. Fermanagh District Council Tourist Information Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, N.I.
Enniskillen Castle - 14 miles. Incorporating The Regimental Museum, and The Watergate History and Heritage Centre. The Castle also holds a variety of other exhibitions throughout the year.
The Ulster History Park - 20 miles. Trace the story of settlement in Ireland, from the Stone Age to the 17th Century Plantations.
Donegal Coast - the coastline of Co Donegal in the West of Ireland boasts more sandy beaches than any other county in Ireland and many hold the coveted EC Blue Flag status. The region is renowned for its rugged and unspoilt scenery as well as its local crafts including the famous Donegal Tweed.
Co Sligo - The famous literary figure W B Yeats is buried in the churchyard at Drumcliffe and the whole area has a long association with the Yeats family. Lissadell House, the home of Yeat's patron Lady Gregory is open to the public and there are many other sites, scattered throughout the region, of interest to the literary enthusiast.
Fermanagh & Western
Activity Holidays, Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh
All our self catering holiday homes are within ½ a mile of the Share Holiday Village where at Easter and in the summer holidays they offer a day visitor programme of activities with all equipment and instruction. These include Banana skiing, climbing, archery, go carting, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, pottery and film production. These can be booked on a daily basis during your stay.
In addition it is possible to pre-book temporary membership of the indoor leisure suite complex at the Share Holiday Village, which provides unlimited access to the indoor pools, sauna, steam room and fitness suite. The complex opens at 8.30am or 9.30am on alternate days to 10pm in the evening, except for a Sunday when the opening hours are 10am to 6pm.
You can purchase a single visit pass which provides access to all the facilities for £4 per person, free for under 5's. Or we offer temporary membership passes which provide unlimited access to the use of the facilities for the duration of the pass. These cost £7.50 for three days, eg Friday to Sunday, or £15 for a 5 day pass - again these are both free for under 5's.
Please note children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult in the leisure complex.