Marble Arch Caves


The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. Taking in the world-famous Marble Arch Caves, the Geopark also boasts some of the finest natural landscapes in Ireland and offers a window into the area's 650 million year past.

The Geopark takes in numerous sites throughout Cavan and Fermanagh many of which are open to the public. All of the sites provide for a variety of interests including not only geology but also archaeology, history, folklore, wildlife and activities such as cycling and walking.

A Geopark is an area recognised by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to have exceptional geological heritage.

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Marble Arch Caves
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

Belleek Pottery


When you step into the world of Belleek Pottery you enter one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and most fascinating attractions. Original and unique pieces are made using traditional methods passed down from generation to generation. One of the most collectable and prized sets is the Black Mark range.

Established in 1857, Belleek Pottery holds a very special place in the cultural and commercial heritage of Co Fermanagh. Situated in the picturesque village of Belleek on the banks of the Lough Erne, this imposing building is home to the world famous Belleek Fine Parian China and Belleek Visitor Centre. Visitors can partake in guided tours, take a walk around the on-site museum, visit the audio visual theatre and showroom and enjoy refreshments in the restaurant.

There is also a gift shop where visitors can purchase authentic Belleek products.

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Belleek Pottery
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

Florence Court – a National Trust Property


There is something for all the family at this warm and welcoming 18th-century property, the former home of the Earls of Enniskillen. The house enjoys a peaceful setting in west Fermanagh, with a dramatic backdrop of mountains and forests. There are glorious walks to enjoy, as well as fine vistas and play areas. There is even a charming walled garden.

Every aspect of life in this classical Irish house, with its fine interiors and exquisite decoration, are brought to life on fascinating guided tours.

Outside there are numerous places to explore, including a sawmill, ice house and thatched summer house.

The house has magnificent plaster work, the striking rococo dining-room ceiling was cleverly saved from the fire in 1955. The rest of the plaster work has been meticulously restored.

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Florence Court – a National Trust Property
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

Castle Coole – a National Trust Property


A magnificent neo-classical house designed by James Wyatt. Experience the stately grandeur of this stunning 18th-century mansion set in a beautiful wooded landscape park ideal for family walks.

Castle Coole is one of Ireland's finest Neo-classical houses, allowing visitors to glimpse what life was like in the home of the Earls of Belmore.

Discover the story of the people who lived and worked below stairs as you explore the splendid suite of servants rooms and service quarters of this magnificent property.

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Castle Coole – a National Trust Property
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

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 ruins from different time periods on site; the earliest being St Molaise house (small church) and the round tower which are 12th Century. A second church from the 13th Century, which was extended over time, was the lower church. St Marys Augustinian Priory on the hilltop has been dated from the middle 15th Century to early 16th Century with a church, tower and small cloister. In the graveyard stands a distinctive, unusual, intricately carved stone cross from the 15th Century.

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Devenish Island
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

Enniskillen Castle


Incorporating The Regimental Museum, The Watergate History and Heritage Centre.

Enniskillen Castle which was once the stronghold of the Gaelic Maguire chieftains is situated beside Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.

Built almost 600 years ago, the castle's history is traced from its beginnings as a Maguire castle until its use as a barracks in the 1700s and 1800s. Hugh ‘The Hospitable’ Maguire, the man responsible for building the castle was the younger brother of the leading chieftain at the time, King Thomas Maguire (Thomas the Great).

Neighbouring clans including the O’Rourke’s and O’Donnell’s posed particular threats to the Maguires and the castle in its original form was a small square tower-house, and guarded one of the few passes into Ulster and defended Fermanagh from attack.

In the 17th century it became an English garrison fort and later served as part of a military barracks.

This historic site houses two museums, Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum (www.inniskillingsmuseum.com)

Fermanagh County Museum has award-winning exhibitions including 'Country People, Country Places: 'The Making of a Landscape', which gives an insight into Fermanagh's natural history, archaeology and rural lifestyle. Visitors can also watch a short film on Enniskillen called ‘Enniskillen Today and Tomorrow’ which is the story of the market town, told through memories of local people.

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Enniskillen Castle
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions

Tully Castle


On Tully Point, overlooking Lough Erne, the impressive remains of a fortified house, surviving almost to its full height of 2½-storeys, and a bawn (defended enclosure) with four rectangular flankers (projecting corner towers, providing flanking fire along walls as well as forward).

First documented in 1619, shortly after being built for the Hume family, who lived there until 1641, when it was captured and burned by the Maguires and never re-occupied.

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Tully Castle
Fermanagh Sights & Attractions
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