Fermanagh & Surrounding Area

Things To Do In Fermanagh

Fermanagh is dominated by the majestic Upper and Lower Erne Loughs, a place that is known for great food and drink. The Lough Erne Food Trail combines time on the water with time spent enjoying the local larder. Erne Water Taxi now offers a pick-up and drop-off service from any accessible jetty on the Lough though advance booking essential.

Create memories of a lifetime with us in one of the most beautiful locations in the world – Lough Erne.

Relax on board Erne Water Taxi and explore a landscape full of hidden history and island’s with rich folklore, or visit one of the many lakeside venues for some great food, hospitality and entertainment.

Share Discovery Village offers a large cruiser for crusing the Upper Lough Erne. The Inishcruiser has a fully licensed bar and catering cruiser seating 57 people.

As well as offering the Inishcrusier, Share Discovery Village also offer a range of Water, Land and Art Activities. The vast range of activities and more details about the Inishcruiser can be obtained from Share Discovery Village Directly. 

Horse Riding

There are opportunities to go horseback riding with The Forest stables in Fivemiletown, an approved riding school and trekking centre. This is the perfect way to explore some of the best routes in Ireland through the forests and foothills of Fermanagh and Tyrone. The horses and ponies are extremely quiet, and perfect to suit complete beginners. They also offer a range of schooled horses for advanced riders.


There are 11 golf courses near Belle Isle, most within one hour. We can arrange preferred tee times, discounted greens fees and other benefits at some courses. Lough Erne Resort is home to two Championship Golf Courses, including Nick Faldo’s first course design in Ireland. Golf champion Rory McIlroy is the resort’s touring professional.

National Trust Properties

There are three outstanding National Trust properties in County Fermanagh: Castle Coole, the 18th Century mansion in Enniskillen. Florence Court, the former home of the Earls of Enniskillen and Crom Estate, 2000 acre grounds featuring the Old Castle ruins and vast woodland.

Marble Arch Caves

The Marble Arch Caves are situated just outside Enniskillen. A tour of one of Europe’s finest show caves will take you down into the natural underground rivers, waterfalls and chambers. You will get the chance to see a variety of cave formations as well as stalactites and stalagmites. The cave tours last approximately 75 minutes.

Janus Figure

In Caldragh Cemetery on Boa Island, Lower lough Erne stand two unique stone carvings.They have been placed beside each other on unrelated pillars in the graveyard which is the original location of the Boa figure.

Devenish Island

Devenish Monastic Site was founded in the 6th century by Saint Molaise on one of Lough Erne’s many islands. During its history it has been raided by Vikings (837AD), burned (1157AD) and flourished (Middle Ages) as a parish church site and St. Mary’s Augustine Priory.


There are a range of shops near Belle Isle and in Enniskillen town centre, but to get the products fresh off the factory floor why not try: Hand-woven Donegal tweed at Magee’s in Donegal; Belleek Pottery which is situated on the banks of River Erne and the Buttermarket Arts and Crafts Market in Enniskillen.

Book Your Stay at Belle Isle Estate

Situated on the northern tip of Upper Lough Erne, Belle Isle is a 400-acre estate spread over eight picturesque islands. Inhabited since the 12th century, the estate today offers a wide range of attractive accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.

Belle Isle Estate is delighted to be a winner of TripAdvisor's 'Certificate of Excellence' since 2014 - to view our recent reviews please follow the link below.

Stay in the wonderful Belle Isle Castle

Belle Isle Castle can be booked for groups of up to 27 guests sharing.  Thirteen individually styled rooms offer guests a very unique stay.

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Stay in a Courtyard Apartment

8 beautifully restored Courtyard Apartments sleeping between 2 and 8 guests.

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Stay in a Coach House Cottage

Our 2 lovingly restored Coach House Cottages each sleep up to 4 guests.

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Stay in one of our Holiday Cottages

3 cottages right next to the shore of Lough Erne, perfect for sleeping up to 6 guests.

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