Meeting the animals on Blessingbourne’s working farm is always a highlight for guests. Blessingbourne’s vibrant collection of animals includes Goats, Dairy cows, dogs, horses, ponies, peacocks, chickens, Roosters as well as pet dogs and cats. Find out more here.
Family Friendly Activities
As a family owned and managed Estate current owners Colleen and Nicholas Lowry take pride in providing guests and visitors a home from home experience with a twist. Family breaks are Blessingbourne’s speciality; such is the estate’s charm that many families choose to return for subsequent years to spend their annual holidays at the Estate.
Blessingbourne’s tranquil and private setting provides parents with the peace of mind that their children are safe and secure, whilst children adore the freedom to explore Blessingbourne’s treasure trove of activities.
Mountain Bike Trails
Something for all abilities, whether you want a tough, technical, fast ride or leisurely off-road spin in gorgeous woodland, the trails at Blessingbourne cater for all ages and needs and always provides a fun day out for all the family. Bike and helmet hire is available for adults and children on site.
MTB Trails open 7 days a week – Spring & Summer 9am – late Winter time 9am – 5pm
Pinocho’s At Blessingbourne
Located at the Mountain Bike Trail head, Pinochos at Blessingbourne, is a dedicated coffee cabin. Visitors will enjoy the great coffee and refreshments, light lunches and divine homemade treats in the beautiful country estate setting of Blessingbourne.
With a quirky log cabin exterior, and patio seating area it is simply a great place to refuel, warm-up or just relax and enjoy the views. Pinocho’s at Blessingbourne, is open on weekends Saturday and Sunday and Bank Holidays, from 11am-4pm.
Carriage & Costume Museum
Receive a real life history lesson and travel back in time with a visit to Blessingbourne’s Carriage & Costume Museum which is home to a unique collection of original carriages and coaches, buggies, penny farthings, a genuine Romany caravan, old farm machinery and even a UN helicopter.
Breathe in the fresh country estate air and enjoy a family walk, through the bespoke Walking Trails around private Lakes and mature woodland. Children can spend some time exploring the outdoor play area which features climbing frames and slides or enjoy a game of tennis.
Walking Trails open 7 days a week – £3.50 parking
Enjoy an angling break to Blessingbourne Estate and fish in the Estate’s private lake combined with day trips to the variety of quality angling locations nearby including Upper and Lower Lough Erne, the River Erne, Lough Melvin River Blackwater and Colebrooke River.
Set amongst mature woodlands the largest of the lakes is approximately 3m deep and is best known for Pike and Perch fishing. It is synonymous with monster pike; with the record weight of 38lb. Anglers can also fish for Roach as well as plentiful stocks of smaller fish.
Local Angling Guides can offer tuition and ghillie services if required or give you advice on local fishing spots, licences required etc.
Fishing is open to residents and non-residents. This charge is per rod (person) per day and includes the use of a boat.