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Belle Isle…………. The original LOVE ISLAND

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There has been a lot of hype about the reality tv programme, Love Island recently.  I must admit, I’m not really a fan, but it seems to have dominated conversations amongst teens and twenty somethings recently.  The thing is,  we believe Belle Isle is the original love island.  Guests can get engaged and married here,  celebrate an anniversary or spend …

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Red Squirrels At Belle Isle

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In an effort to conserve red squirrel populations, knowing where both red squirrel and grey squirrel populations occur is crucial.  As it turns out Belle Isle is haven for these cute creatures and we are encouraging guests to tell us if they sight a red squirrel on the estate.

Fermanagh is thought to be a stronghold for red squirrels, having two …

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Carnoustie So Last Year!

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Already the press are talking about the 2019 Open and how historic this event is going to be! It seems that the last time The Open came to Northern Ireland it was 1951.  So 68 years on and this international event is coming back to this small but very beautiful part of the world.  This got us thinking.  What can …

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Summer Festival Season in Fermanagh

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Fancy a weekend away at the first Fermanagh Shoreline Festival?  We are very excited that this event is right on our doorstep and has a great line up for all music tastes.  Starting on Friday 3rd August with acts including Sean Kingston, Tinchy Stryder, Fergal Darcy (Today FM), Sat 04 August Scouting for Girls , Ryan Sheridan, Hand Me Downs , Sun 05 August Nathan Carter, Lisa McHugh, Kevin Jackson.  Why …

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Summer at Belle Isle Bistro

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Summer is well and truly here and our bistro is buzzing.  Why not book a table at one of our summer evening special events. Choose to dine at the bistro on one, two or three of our special evenings on the 12th, 20th and 26th July. Our BBQ Kebab Party takes place on the 12th July, our Simply Summer event …

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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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