Travelling to Enniskillen by Car
Enniskillen is less than two hours from Belfast (86 miles), Dublin (100 miles) and is serviced by a road system which includes motorways linking it to both airports and seaports. The main passenger transport companies are:
Frequent services operate from a wide range of airport in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada:
Ferries operate to and from Larne, Belfast, Dublin, Dun Laoghire and Rosslare Co. Wexford to both the United Kingdom and Europe:
Accommodation In Enniskillen
The island town of Enniskillen’s unique geographical position, makes it a natural focal point for you to easily plan your holiday and daily excursions from. There is a wide range of accommodation to suite your needs. Choose from, traditional guest houses and B & B’s, self –catering (house, apartment and chalet rentals) and motels/hotels (including boutique, luxury and country spa hotels and an exclusive golf resort)! Enniskillen has an extensive choice to suit your pocket and your lifestyle!
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Activities & Things to do in Enniskillen
Spa & Yoga Centre
Relax in the beautiful Lakelands of Enniskillen with this Spa and Yoga centre which allow you to enjoy the fullest along with the views of Lough Erne as you relax leaving the world behind you. Experience a Yoga class and unwind. You will get invigorated, healing your body, mind and spirit. This luxurious lakeside location also offers a wide range of Massage Therapy, Spa Treatments, a Hot Tub and a Sauna, for your enjoyment.
Off Road Driving
Off-road driving activities that perfectly suit all ages and abilities, this safe but challenging activity will provide lots of thrills and enjoyment for men and women of all ages, and allows both experienced riders and novices to enjoy this experience. With an experienced senior instructor in charge in order to help out and keep riders safe; this adventure is guaranteed to get the adrenaline up and offers a great sense of personal accomplishment and satisfaction.
Combat Corps is a team based game that is completely safe, painless and is a fun team building sport that is the ideal way to spend a fun day for group parties, hen parties or stag parties. This activity includes a range of indoor and outdoor facilities to play in with different terrain to choose from in, order to give an organic feel, including forests, islands and an indoor arena in case of rain for all your combat simulation needs.
Lough Erne Experience
This RIB service offers a variety of trips visiting many of the spectacular landmarks around Lough Erne offering boundless fun on the Lough for individuals, families or groups. Charter the boat and make that boring journey an unforgettable life experience that is available all year round.
Karting features driving on a 550 metre circuit, in any weather, outdoor go-karting track. Full karting gear is provided for you (including wet weather gear if the need arises). This location is perfect for a thrilling fun-filled day for, group parties, team building, stag parties, hen parties or a fun day with a group of friends. The track is fully marshalled and operates with different levels of Grand Prix which includes practice sessions for those who may want it.
The luxurious green lands of County Fermanagh are the perfect location to appreciate a horse riding activity. Fantastic animals that are quiet and well-schooled will provide an enjoyable experience for all ages. Under personal supervision a fun filled time is guaranteed.
Lough Erne Boat Hire
A magnificent journey on Lough Erne awaits you, by booking a day boat you can sail down Fermanagh's inland waterways. Boats are available for hire complete with front cabin, inside steering and petrol engine. The boats also includes tuition, fuel, insurance, instruction charts and buoyancy aids in case of emergencies that could ensure.
Day Trip on Lough Erne
Get ready for a guided tour trip down the Lough Erne below the cover of glass and forget about any bad weather that could spoil your trip. Featuring an old-fashioned waterbus this vehicle has many on board facilities for your comfort including both hot and cold drinks, snacks, buffet and a fully licensed bar and of course toilet facilities. Panoramic views are the order of the day on this trip and we are pleased to say that will be fulfilled on this waterbus.
Places to see in Enniskillen
This National Trust estate includes the 18th century neo-Classical home of the Earls of Belmore. Enjoy a long walk in the gorgeously landscaped parkland or step inside to admire the Regency interior. There are year-round events in the house and gardens, as well as a gift shop, refreshments and guided tours. You’re welcome to enjoy your picnic in Castle Coole’s great outdoors.
On the shorelines of Lough Erne, Enniskillen Castle is around 600 years old and was originally home to the Gaelic Maguire chieftains. Find out more about the site’s chequered history as a tower-house, garrison and military barracks. Lengthen your visit by exploring the two captivating museums on site – Fermanagh County Museum and the Inniskillings Museum.
Step into the ancient keep and old cavalry stables of Enniskillen Castle on the shorelines of the Erne, to uncover the story of Enniskillen’s two army regiments from the 1600s to the present day – The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards. The displays of vehicles, weaponry, uniforms and medals are guaranteed to delight any military enthusiast.
It’s worth talking the scenic boat trip to this 6th century monastic site, founded by Saint Molaise, and one of the finest in Ireland. Devenish is truly a place apart on one of Lough Erne’s many islands. Find it on foot to appreciate its diverse history as a monastery, parish church and priory. There are ruins to discover, a graveyard, round tower and carved stone cross.
Marble Arch Caves Geopark
Plunge into a watery underworld and explore this outstanding cave complex, set in a nature reserve – Northern Ireland’s solitary UNESCO Global Geopark. Take a boat tour and then walk to see waterfalls, rivers and cave chambers. Dramatic lighting showcases the glittering cave walls and shimmering stalactites. There’s plenty to do after your adventure, with a restaurant, gift shop and exhibition.
Encompassing 19 craft workshops, studios and galleries and Rebecca’s coffee shop, contained in a 19th century walled courtyard, the restored buildings hold contemporary and traditional crafts such as pottery, fly-tying, applied art, picture framing, hand knitting, wood turning and jewellery making.