Lough Erne Resort announces doggy-friendly short breaks

Luxury five-star resort Lough Erne, County Fermanagh, has announced that it is opening the doors of two of its luxury self-catering lodges to guests with pup friends.

Do you always feel guilty when you have to leave your pooch behind when going on holiday? Be guilty no more as Lough Erne Resort announces doggy-friendly short breaks.

Two luxury self-catering lodges at the resort are now open to dog-friendly short breaks. This move comes in the wake of strong market demand. With summer places limited, dog owners have been urged to book early or face disappointment.

Lough Erne Resort announces doggy-friendly short breaks – five-star stay for your pup

Lough Erne Resort announces doggy-friendly short breaks.

The General Manager of Lough Erne Resort, herself a keen dog lover, explains, “Our US-based management company, TRU Hotels and Resorts has reported an increasing international trend towards doggy-friendly short breaks over the years.

“However, it has only been more recently, within Lough Erne Resort, that we have been approached by regular guests who wanted to enjoy the beauty of the Fermanagh Lakelands but didn’t want to leave their four-legged friends at home.

“We all know they are our best friends, but it’s clear our doggies have become an even greater element within our extended families since the pandemic.

“So, after careful consideration, we have decided to make two of our luxury self-catering lodges available for canine check-ins on a trial basis, meaning our guests can pamper themselves and their pooches in the tranquil countryside of Fermanagh.”

Dogs and the resort – the ins and outs

The ins and outs.
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The luxury resort’s doggy guests won’t be permitted inside the hotel, inside buildings, or on the golf courses.

However, pups that are well behaved and, on a lead, will be permitted on the Collop Walk. This is a beautiful route that envelopes the resort’s accommodation.

With the resort providing a welcome bone and toy, owners will be responsible for bringing their own provisions.

Each group can bring along two doggy guests. There will be a supplement of £50 per dog to stay at the resort. This is regardless of the length of stay, plus a refundable policy deposit.

Pet-friendly stays in Northern Ireland – a number of great stays

Lough Erne Resort announces doggy-friendly short breaks, here are some other pet-friendly stays.
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If you’re planning a luxury stay in Ireland with your dog, Lough Erne Resort is a great place to do it.

With the idyllic setting and beautiful grounds, it’s sure to make for a great family holiday, dogs and all. You can check out everything you need to know on their website.

There are a number of other great pet-friendly stays across Northern Ireland. For example, Blessingbourne Country Estate in County Tyrone is a wonderful, five-star stay that you can enjoy with your doggo.

Plus, the Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast city centre also welcomes dogs that are on their best behaviour, except puppies, unfortunately. To check out more pet-friendly stays across the Emerald Isle, check out our list here.

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