Carrickreagh Bay a truly unique setting looking out to Lough Erne.
FACILITIES & BOOKING
Glamping in Fermanagh lets you experience the truly awesome setting of Carrickreagh Bay. Set directly looking out to the renowned Lough Erne simply walk down to Carrickreagh Jetty to enjoy the serene beauty of Lough Erne. The swans are normally to be found whiling the day away also.
Just a short walk away is direct access to the Ely Lodge Forest, which is a 250 hectare forest that sweeps up from the shore of Lower Lough Erne, one of the largest fresh water lakes in Ireland. There are a selection of walks within this forest that provide stunning landscapes and views of lower Lough Erne and the surrounding area.
This unique site is also part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark with direct access to the Carrickreagh Viewpoint walk. Just down the road from Lough Erne Resort you can pop over for lunch/dinner, round of golf or spa if you want to enhance your stay. Just 5 minutes further brings you into Enniskillen town where you will be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of restaurants, pubs, major attractions, beauty spots and events.
The pods cosy, fully furnished and have all the comforts of home including electric, running water, mini fridge and heating. Make your holiday unique in our well-equipped pods and with self-check-in/out you are safe, secure, but can create your own holiday experience. BBQ and camp fire pack are recommended! Explore all that the area has to offer with an overnight stay in one of our luxury pods situated on a lough shore site. The pods are part of your holiday. Each pod features an expansive glazed entrance, coffee dock, shower room, and somewhere to sit and relax.
All of our Lough Erne Camping pods offer the same standard and include everything you need for a cosy and comfortable stay. You are in a group of 10 pods on our site looking out to Lough Erne, but within walking distance of the GeoPark and walking trails.
You also have a dedicated fire pit at your pod with outdoor seating. There is access to the Lough, but we are asking guests to please take care with themselves and little children.
- Living space seating 4 (2 adults and 2 children)
- Double bed
- Bunkbeds sleeping 2 children (under 15) (infant under 2 can be added with a travel cot)
- Bed linen and towels
- Ensuite shower room including full height shower
- Tea & Coffee dock with fridge and cutlery set
- Storage area for clothes
- Electric and USB charging points
- Pod fire pit
- Optional Extra Addons can be requested at a charge
- Site includes 10 pods
- Free parking
- Not suitable for pets, excluding service animals
- Pods have dedicated keypads for key storage
Check out our nearby attractions section to hear more on local things to do and see.
What you Need to Know
We operate a self check-in and check out system for your ease and convenience. The site host is available should you require assistance and contact details are provided with your check-in email.
- Check-in is after 3pm
- Check-out is by 11am
Please note that the accommodation and package add-on’s are all paid for in advance via the website due to the self-check in procedures.
You will be provided with a key pad code to access the key for the pod and the doors are all lockable for your safety and security.
There is a privacy glass feature for night – details available in the pod section and in the user guide provided in the pod.
There is ambient lighting on the site for night time.
The set-up of the pod is for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double bed and smaller bunk beds for children under 15 years of age (or under approx 5ft5). An additional cot can be provided for children under 2 years (subject to availability). The price is per pod not per person so there is no additional charge for children.
Heating, Electric & Water
Electric and power points are available in the pod including USB points. Running water is available in the shower room area, plus a full height shower. There is a towel radiator in the shower room, and within the pod there is a fully integrated fan heater, which you can adjust via the manual thermostat found in the wardrobe area.
There is a tea/coffee making area, mini fridge, plus cutlery set if you wish to bring along continental style breakfast/snacks etc. So feel free to bring additional food items (or wine!). There is also a dedicated fire pit outside the pod so you can place a disposable BBQ there.
The Main Window
We have a fully glazed front at the pod, with no curtains for unobscured views and to experience the sunrise in the morning. For those that want a lie-in we provide eye masks and there is a pod user-guide to show you how to use the privacy feature at night.
Bed linens, towels, and toiletries are provided, but feel free to bring extra. We have also provided an additional basin and washing up items so that you can use the bathroom sink to clean up dishes/utensils that are used. We thank you in advance for doing this for us!
There is a dedicated parking area beside the pods and car parking is free.
Unfortunately the site is not suitable for pets, but it is something we are looking to in the future.
Within the pod there is a user guide which tells you all about the features of the pod – how to take down the bed, the privacy glass feature for night, lighting etc.
Firepit Pack- £15
- Kindling Sticks
- Bag of Marshmallows
- Long sticks for toasting
Continental grazing breakfast box – £25
Kids Breakfast Box for 2 – £15
Pre-ordering – We are asking guests to please try pre-order these items at least 2 days in advance of your stay date, as they will be set up and ready to go at your pod for your convenience. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, however, you are able to go off site and purchase BBQ and Breakfast items from any local store. Please note BBQ and Breakfast items are at the discretion of the host.
Please note: Alternatives cannot be provided (including Gluten or Vegan), and we cannot guarantee that foods have been made in a nut free environment.
Self-Catering Options While Glamping in Fermanagh
Check out the above facilities section to read all about the self-catering facilities provided in our pods and the BBQ options for outdoor dining. All guests are allowed to bring their own food and drink to the pod.
We also have lots of yummy food options in our ‘Optional Extra’s’ section that you can pre-order to be at your pod when you arrive for your convenience. All locally sourced.
Everything you need is in the pod from mini fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, crockery, cutlery and washing up equipment.
However, if you fancy nipping out to the local area for something to eat below are some eatery options:
Restaurants and Pubs Near Carrickreagh Bay
Lough Erne Resort
Distance- 4 mins (2 miles)
Address- 93 Lough Shore Rd, Ross Inner, Enniskillen BT93 7ED
Distance- 13mins (6 miles)
Address- Queen Elizabeth Rd, Enniskillen BT74 7DY
Distance- 13mins (6 mile)
Address- 2 Cross St, Enniskillen BT74 7DX
Distance- 15 mins (6 miles)
Address- 6 Church St, Enniskillen BT74 7EJ
The Tap House
Distance- 16 mins (8 miles)
Address- 46 Old Tempo Rd, Enniskillen BT74 4RR
The Fire House
Distance- 12 mins (7 miles)
Address: 26 Townhall St, Enniskillen BT74 7BA
While Glamping in Enniskillen, the Fermanagh Lakelands are well worth exploring. Just a short drive from Carrickreagh Bay are a number of tourist sites and attractions with lots to see and do.
Cuilcagh Mountain Walk
Distance: 26mins (16 miles)
Ely Lodge Forest (Part of the Geopark)
Distance- 1 min (0.6 miles)
Lough Erne Resort, Spa and Golf Course
Distance: 5 mins (2 miles)
Blue Green Yonder (Watersports Provider)
Distance: 12 mins (6 miles)
The Boatyard Distillery
Distance: 5mins (3.5 miles)
Marble Arch Caves
Located just a 25 minutes drive from Carrickreagh Bay are one of Northern Irelands biggest tourist attractions. The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is host to one of Europe’s finest show-caves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
Address- 43 Marlbank Rd, Enniskillen, BT92 1EW
The beautiful 18th-century estate and garden is a 20 minute drive from the site. You can enjoy glorious walks around the grounds which include a pretty walled garden, holiday cottage, sawmill and ice house.
Address- Florence Court Demesne, Enniskillen, BT92 1DB
Enniskillen Castle Museum
Enniskillen Castle, situated beside along Lough Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago. The historic site houses two museums, Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum.
Address: Enniskillen Castle Museums, Enniskillen, BT74 7HL
Devenish Monastic Site was founded in the 6th century by Saint Molaise on one of Lough Erne’s many islands. The water taxi to the island is 15min drive the site.
Address: Trory Point
For more information on things to do nearby check out Discover Northern Ireland.
Below is an interactive map to search the location.
If you are traveling from-:
- Get on A12 from A1 and Grosvenor Rd/B38
- Follow M1 and A4 to A46 in Fermanagh And Omagh
- Follow R135 and R147 to Navan Rd/N3 in Fingal
- Take M3, N3 and A509 to A46 in Fermanagh And Omagh
- Head south-west on Bonds St towards Glendermott Rd/A6
- Follow Victoria Rd and A5 to Orchard Rd
- Take B72, Montiaghroe Rd and Boa Island Rd/A47 to Lough Shore
- Rd/A46 in Fermanagh And Omagh
To book simply click the orange BOOK NOW button above. The BEST PRICES for staying with us are always with our direct bookings on the WEBSITE!
This will open up the booking system where you can check for available dates, pricing and packages.
We are open all year round, but please note that there is a minimum 2 night stay during July and August. Limited availability 1 night stays for July and August will be released in June.
PLEASE NOTE: We operate a contactless self-check-in system so we require full payment for accommodation is required at the time of booking. You can book just the pod night only, and at the end of your booking it will show you a range of options on the optional extra’s such as breakfast, camp fire pack and BBQ – these items will be only RESERVED and charged prior to your stay.
There are also options to pre-book packages such as the ‘pod and campfire’ or ‘pod and breakfast’ so that you know that these are completely sorted before your stay.
All special offers will be appear if valid for the dates that you search.
Once you have a confirmed booking an email confirmation will be sent to you. All the information you need will then be emailed closer to the time – how to find us, what to bring, things to do and see, what’s in the pod etc.
Full t&c’s are in the booking engine, please note that each pod site has its own booking engine and nights cannot be exchanged across pod sites as we operate with different host partners. Our standard t&c’s are very flexible with up to 14 days notice to cancel or amend a booking if required.
Special Policy Amend – COVID-19 Booking & Cancellation Policy Update
Please see our dedicated page on our COVID-19 policies and procedures.
Given the impact of COVID-19 on how we work and travel, we have been continuously adapting our cancellation policy as things evolve. Everything you need to know is on our website, plus when you make a booking we will send you full details with your check-in emails regarding a safe stay.
For more information on COVID-19 precautions and procedures we have a special dedicated page with full details.
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
Richard will be your host on site and has a wealth of local knowledge. Each glamping pod has been uniquely styled and caters perfectly for couples families, couples and groups. Roisin owns and runs a family cafe locally in Enniskillen, so will be ensuring our guests have fresh, locally produced breakfast.
Swans are a regular feature of this part of the lower Lough Erne and it is very common to find them on the lake during your stay. An extended part of the Cathcart family!
WHAT YOUR HOST SAYS
Families can use us as a base to explore Fermanagh or simply stay and enjoy the view.”