Geaglum Cottage/ Gypsy Caravan
Upper Lough Erne, the Irish lakelands of Fermanagh
Sleeps 5
Key Features
PetsBeach (within walking distance) Farm or Rural location Young children welcome Secluded location Open fire / woodburner Bath Relatively accessible (ground floor bedroom) Gay friendly KeySafe
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Earliest arrival:16:00
Depart by:10:00 (midday on Sunday)
Price range:£0 - £240 - 2 night stay, £0 - £540 - 7 stay *
Bedrooms:  three
Separate beds:three
Bed layout:Master Double (ground floor)
Double (ground floor)
Single (ground floor)
Pets:  Pets welcome (max 1 dog)
Prices based on:two guests, 5% for each additional guest
Booking policy:Flexible booking allows holidays of any length starting any day of the week minimum stay 2 nights. However we do not allow you to leave one empty night that we cannot then sell.
Smoking:All our properties are strictly No Smoking.

The Accommodation

'We felt as if we had, literally, stepped back in time into a chocolate box thatched cottage, with Romany caravan attached, all restored with attention to historical detail but infused with the on-trend fashion for all things vintage' Catherine Mack reviews for Irish Times. Read the full review here

'I don't see how anyone could fail to be charmed by Geaglum Cottage... pushing open the red door is like stepping between the pages of a country interiors magazine.' Sally Shalam, reviewing for the Guardian. Full review here.

'This is the ideal solution for the capricious: if you get tired of the pretty thatched cottage with its 1950s-style décor and open fire, outside is a Romany caravan with a double bed, quilts and a stove.' Chosen by the Independent in their 'Six Best Romantic Rentals'

See real holiday photos of this gorgeous Irish cottage. Two amazing places to stay for the price of one here at Geaglum Quay on beautiful Lough Erne in Fermanagh, Ireland. Enjoy this beautiful Irish gypsy caravan, or sleep in the cute traditional cottage next to it - you get both, and a third of an acre of private garden. Heaven for watersports fans, or just chilling out in a peaceful area. A great place for families, or, as it is such a romantic place we think it would make for a really special Honeymoon. Stay year round as the caravan has stove, and the cottage enjoys both open fire and under-floor heating. Easy walk (under half mile) to lovely, little used shingle beach. Aerial view of local area or extra photos, or video of local area. Actual guest photos here and more photos from Geaglum or a video. This really is the perfect Irish gypsy caravan holiday - and with your own traditional Irish thatched cottage! Extra photos of this adorable Irish thatch cottage.

Considering a two-centre holiday? You may want to stay at one of our other Irish cottages en-route - secluded Croaghacullion and eco-conversion An Teach Eile. Or if driving over from UK we have a number of beautiful properties near to Fishguard and Holyhead in Wales.

In Detail

Caravan: with double bed (note 6" narrower than standard, though Kingsize bed in cottage) and stove.

Cottage (has underfloor heating included in holiday price):

  • The Room: Open fire, Radio
  • Double Bedroom - Kingsize vintage style bed
  • Single Bedroom
  • Kitchen: electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher
  • Bathroom: Roll-top bath

Garden: Large and secluded garden, but note not enclosed. However dogs unlikely to gain access to sheep & main road is distant.

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Travel Info

You can easily fly by lowcost carrier but we prefer the greener (and nicer) route by ferry with your own car. Ireland is such an amazing country, and you'll find so much to do and see 'en route'.

Note Aer Lingus often have deals as cheap as Ryanair/ Easyjet and fly to 15 UK airports

Fly to:

Sail with either Stenaline or Irish Ferries to:

  • Belfast via Liverpool/ Stranraer (2 hr.)
  • Larne via Fleetwood (2 hr. 20 mins.)
  • Dublin via Holyhead/ Douglas (2 hr.)
  • Dun Laoghaire via Holyhead (2 hr. 20 mins.)
  • Rosslare via Fishguard/ Pembroke Dock (4 hr.)
    (Tip - ferries cheapest Mon>Thu)
Local Area
  • Sustainable thatch roof!
  • Restoration of Listed, empty building
  • Romany Caravan restored
  • Energy efficient underfloor heating
  • Compost bin
Customer Comments

"A beautiful cottage, we've had a wonderful time. Lovely location, friendly people...so cosy and warm, loved it! Many cosy nights in front of the fire." - David, Caroline, Cynthia, Gareth & Jessica from the Rhondda, stayed in August.

"Cottage so beautiful - we were enchanted, and very taken with the caravan. It's wonderful that you've saved this place." - Alison & Tom Williams, stayed in September.

"We loved the cottage and caravan - it was more than we could imagine - such a delightful place. We loved all the little touches - great crockery, radio, egg cups... do we need to go on? In short we REALLY enjoyed ourselves!" Nic, Michael & Anne Geard  - New South Wales, Australia

Booking Notes

Fairly low headroom in kitchen and bathroom of cottage Caravan entered by short run of steep steps


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We do not accept one night bookings at our accommodation and will also not allow you to leave a single unsaleable night.

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Our Prices *

Prices include heating and electricity where it is installed, bed-linen, towels, and hot water. Guests may be responsible for purchasing extra baskets of logs/fuel if desired.

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