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Champion Tree in Bloom

20.04 2011 Champion Tree in Bloom

Our champion native wild cherry tree (Prunus Avium) may be almost 270 years old but it still puts on an impressive display when in bloom, which it is at the moment. The tree is almost 70 ft in height (20m) and when the sunlight catches the blossom, it really seems to glow! The tree forms a part of the drive leading to Croan House and Cottages and we suspect that Cherry may have been inter-planted with...

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Croan Cottages in ‘Trotter’

13.04 2011 Croan Cottages in ‘Trotter’

We’re delighted that Croan Cottages has been included in the Belgian and Dutch Guidebook ‘Trotter – Ierland’. The Trotter guides are very popular in Belgium and The Netherlands and we hope that our inclusion in the guide will attract more visitors from those countries to our cottages. What they say about us: “Zie je dat de tarieven zeer voordelig zijn (voor een familie of een groepjevrienden). Uitstekend gelegen om de streek te verkennen.” “You’ll see that rates very beneficial (for a family or a group of friends). Ideally situated for exploring the region.” The...

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Spring images in the Gallery

20.03 2011 Spring images in the Gallery

We have added new images of the self catering cottages and gardens in Spring. Daffodils, snow-drops, Cherry Blossom and Fruit Trees are all in bloom! You can see them on the Gallery Page: http://www.croancottages.com/gallery.htm

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20.01 2011 Congratulations!

‎4 years after they first stayed with us at Croan (on their first weekend away together), Paul brought Lorraine away for a surprise weekend break at Croan Cottages last weekend. Then he used the occasion to propose to her! We’re delighted to report that Lorraine said Yes! Congratulations Paul & Lorraine, we hope that you have a long and happy life together 🙂

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Bat Detecting!

29.09 2010 Bat Detecting!

As it was a beautiful, crisp night we decided to do some bat detection. With book and bat detector in hand we set about searching under the trees on the avenue  and around the pond. It took some time to attune our ears to the chips, ticks, plops and smacks which we could hear as the bats hunted for food high above us. During the search we identified Common Pipistrelles, Soprano Pipistrelles, Leislers and Natterers....

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