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A Little Forest Bathing At Belle Isle

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Forest bathing or ‘shinrin-yoku’ was first developed in Japan in the 1980s, following scientific studies conducted by the government. The results showed that two hours of mindful exploration in a forest could reduce blood pressure, lower cortisol (stress hormone) levels and improve concentration and memory.  At Belle Isle, we have developed two wonderful trails that allow residence to mindfully explore the estate …

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A Romantic Wedding in a Irish Fairytale Castle

On Monday 22 February 2016 at the Europa Hotel, Belfast welcomed over 200 attendees from across Northern Ireland in a celebration of the Wedding Industry.

The Northern Ireland Wedding Awards is very much a celebration of local businesses. Winners are a true reflection of quality and customer service, as chosen by members of the general public.

Visit the Belle Isle Estate weddings page

Presenter, …

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Belfast Travels Blog their stay at Belle Isle

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Belfast Travels Blog their stay at Belle Isle

Sarah Monahan, a fresh young blogger from Belfast and creator of ‘Belfast Travels’ stayed with us at Belle Isle with her finance a few weekends ago.  It was great to have them on the Island, we think they enjoyed it!

Find out about what Sarah thinks about Belle Isle on her blog

Belfast Travels …

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Renovations in the Walled Garden Cottage are complete

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Renovations in the Walled Garden Cottage are complete

Some of you may have read last week that our delightful 19th Century Gardeners Cottage was in the process of being refurbished.  Well, the waiting is over and we now have a finished product to show you!  We hope that you love it just as much as we do!

WOW!

Now, how about that for …

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Bridal Photo Shoot @ Belle Isle

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Bridal Photo Shoot @ Belle Isle

A bridal photo shoot @ Belle Isle with a selection of Fermanagh and Northern Ireland’s finest Bridal Couture

We have had a busy start to March, and with the Wedding season fast approaching we thought it appropriate to show off Belle Isle and its unique Castle Venue, and a group of very talented individuals.

Belle …

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#DonalsIrishFEAST

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#DonalsIrishFEAST – Donal Skehan is a Food Blogger, Cookbook Author, Food Photographer & TV Presenter from Dublin, Ireland.  

Donal has presented two 14 part, prime time Irish television cookery programs which have been sold to the UK, France and Brazil.  A new series is being launched this year, #DonalsIrishFEAST and we have been lucky enough to have been part of it.

First stop – …

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When Martin and Gord came fishing

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When Martin Founds and Gord Burt came fishing at Belle Isle Estate…

We are delighted that both Martin and Gord found their trip thoroughly enjoyable!

When Martin and Gord came fishing – Pike Heaven

Gord and Martin met 7 gentleman who were enjoying a weekends “social” pike fishing at Belle Isle. Very friendly and sociable, and who insisted they joined them …

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70th Anniversary of D-Day Celebrations

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70th Anniversary of D-Day Celebrations

Remembered at Crom Castle, Marking 70 years of the US Army being stationed in County Fermanagh.

In the build up to D-Day on 6th June 1944, a quarter of County Fermanagh’s population consisted of American military personnel based in 20 garrisons all around Lough Erne, one of which was Belle Isle Estate.

From the 18th January 1944, 644th Tank …

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Lough Fishing Fermanagh Style

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Why not try the superb Lough Style Fishing we have available at Belle Isle Estate.  These feisty French fisherman did!

Looking over at Bridge House from the Island of Belle Isle. One of the 2 very popular ‘fishing cottages’

Staying in one of our two Lough Side Cottages which are located directly on the banks of the Lough, the boys …

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