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  • Belle Isle Blog

  • Belle Isle Blog

5 Walking Trails You Need to Do This Summer

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Belle Isle Walking Holidays

We have so many walks close by to Belle Isle so for those whose idea of the perfect holiday involves the great outdoors.

Cuilcagh Mountain Board Walk has become the most iconic walk in Fermanagh.  Taking approximately 3.5 hours this walk is quite demanding and requires appropriate walking footwear.  Climb the 500 steps to the summit …

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Fathers Day at Belle Isle

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Fathers Day is just a few days away and we have already had some families celebrating this special day at Belle Isle.  Our courtyard apartments hosted to families during this weekend for Fathers Day celebrations where relations from across the island came together to celebrate two very different events.  First time Dad, Peter, came with his wife and twin boys …

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Staycation Vacation At Belle Isle Self Catering

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The trend of staycations seems to be on the rise according to travel experts.  It also seems that Belle Isle is proving very popular as a staycation destination especially for families and couples.  So why is this the case?  We decided to ask one of our guests what makes a staycation holiday their preferred option?  “Its simple really, all we …

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Did Harry and Meghan have a Wedding Co-Ordinator?

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Its been quite a week with the royal wedding and all the commentary it has enjoyed. From the ceremony to the dress, from the flowers to the flower girls, it is fair to say that few weddings have experienced such scrutiny.

The question as to whether a wedding co-ordinator was involved in the planning and preparation of Harry and Meghan’s wedding …

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Popping the Question at Belle Isle

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We host castle weddings all the time at Belle Isle and the season is now well and truly under way with couples planning their 2018, 2019 and even 2020 weddings.   We recently had the pleasure of hosting a couple that have started their journey of togetherness as they got engaged at Belle Isle.

Arriving to their cottage, the couple had booked …

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Our Top Ten Places to Picnic

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It goes without saying that at our 400 acre island estate there are any number of places to picnic, whether thats on the shores of Lough Erne or in the midst of our woodland.  Safe to say there really is nothing like a picnic to bring back childhood memories and create some of little ones.   If you are staying at …

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This Lady We Know As Belle Isle Castle

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Here at Belle Isle, we often refer to the castle in the feminine context.  Its simple really.  Apart from being a 17th Century Irish Castle, we think of Belle Isle Castle as an elegant lady, full of character, stories and perhaps the odd laughter line or two! We are really only custodians of what is a truly special place and …

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Belle Isle Bistro…………….Bursting with Flavour

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Yes Full of Flavour…………………That is all I can say about Belle Isle Bistro to be honest.  We had a menu tasting last week and it was Delicious.  Our chef Jerome Nicolle originally from Northern France has brought to Belle Isle an exciting mix of flavour’s that have been delicately put together to create a menu that should appeal to many …

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