Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage is a single-story cottage, designed to offer a place for short stay respite; a place where routine changes but stays the same, a place for family members to get away – a place for families with older children who are in their care and have a diagnosis of ASD or other behavioural or life challenges due to an intellectual or physical disability or when recovering from mental ill-health.

About Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage is a self-catering, purpose-built accommodation with sensory consideration located on the outskirts of the village of Garrison, County Fermanagh.

It offers short-stay respite from normal daily life for families as one family unit. Those members with identified needs are catered for due to the setting, and the design of the cottage and do also have an option to take part in a day opportunity, social farming.

This accommodation is Non-Residential: users of this accommodation bring their own care provision with them eg a formal or informal carer.

Social Farming

Malachy and Miriam Dolan are experienced social farmers. Dolans Social Farm has been offering day opportunities to adults with an intellectual disability and/or mental health challenges for many years.

When staying in Rose Cottage there is an option to join in with the farm activities giving other family members the option to explore the beautiful surroundings including Belleek (pottery), the Marble Arch caves, Bundoran, the Donegal beaches, and many more.

What the Cottage Offers


Rose Cottage has a large open-plan living/kitchen area and three bedrooms, one double and two twins. It has a wet room and downstairs there is a sensory area. A portable hoist with slings is available.


The cottage is set in a small woodland with pathways for access for those who are staying and there is a large spacious balcony with wide views of the surroundings.

How To Book

If you are interested in having a short respite stay in rose cottage you can contact Dolan’s Social Farm directly or speak to you social worker/key worker. There could be an option to use your direct payments or Respite payments to use Rose cottage.

Short breaks will be charged £100/night (plus VAT). All short stays will start on either a Friday or a Monday. Weekly stays are available for £500 plus VAT.

To contact us:

Tel: + 44 07708117526


Facebook: @RosecottageGarrison