Hidden between Lough Erne and Derrin Mountain, Irish Cottages at Portagaria Wood is a private gated 11 acre park with luxury character Irish Cottages that include Bluebell Cottage, Clover Cottage & Shamrock Cottage. Farm Cottage is located outside the park on Aghnablaney Hill overlooking Lough Erne. With Lough Erne, the jewel in Fermanagh’s crown, immediately outside your door, you’ll be assured of magical moods and stunning views whilst staying in your sumptuous lakeside Irish Cottage.
Start your Irish Cottages holiday or Irish Cottages short break in splendid peace and quiet. When you are ready to venture out you'll find:
A lovely woodland walk up Aghnablaney/Derrin Mountain (more of a hill than a mountain!) with superb views over the open countryside and lough
The most local pub is about 3-5 minutes drive, where you can enjoy great atmosphere, meet the very friendly locals and join in the variety of weekly activities. Opens from 9pm until late!
Good pub food at the Pettigo Inn, in the local village of Pettigo (about 5+ minutes drive) - great atmosphere and friendly local people
A good range of cosy pubs, good food, atmosphere and friendly locals - particularly good places to eat include Drumrush Lodge, Boa Island; The Mayfly Inn, Kesh; The Lough Erne Hotel, Kesh and The Cedars Bistro, Lisnarick
Local shops of reasonable size in the local village of Kesh (about 10+ minutes drive).
The peace and quiet at Irish Cottages, Portagaria Wood is an experience never to be forgotten. Many great days out near Irish Cottages, including woodlands, scenic drives, historic buildings, water based activities and sandy beaches. Irish Cottages will provide you with a relaxing break away from it all, yet with plenty to see and do when you are ready to explore the Fermanagh Lakelands - one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. Enjoy!
County Fermanagh - A Brief Synopsis
The county of endless horizons and opportunities for all who love outdoor life! Glorious views of the lakelands abound, but one of the most scenic drives is to Lough Navar where you will reach a dramatic viewing point with a sweeping view across Lough Erne to the distance Donegal Mountains.
Fermanagh’s Top 6 Attractions
Belleek Pottery: take a tour to discover the secrets that make Belleek Pottery one of Ireland’s most enduring stories in Irish craftsmanship
Marble Arch European Geopark: one of Europe’s finest show caves where you can explore a fascinating natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers –take an underground boat journey through the Marble Arch Caves to examine stalagmites and stalactites
Enniskillen’s Buttermarket: 16 art and craft studios and a café all housed in the restored 19th century butter market
SheelinAntique Lace Museum: 700 exhibits dating from 1890 to 1920 with lace shop
Crom Estate National Trust Property: one of Ireland’s most important nature reserves, grand manor house and grounds
DevenishIsland– an ancient monastic dwelling site on Lough Erne reached by ferry. MV Kestrel water-bus from Enniskillen Round-O Quay: a 1.75 hours tour including a visit to Devenish Island.