The Buttermarket, Enniskillen Craft and Design Centre
Comprising 20 craft workshops, studios and galleries alongside Boston Quay Craft Shop and Rebecca’s Coffee Shop, housed in the restored early 19th Century dairy market. Discover diverse contemporary and traditional crafts: pottery, fly-tying, applied art, picture framing, hand knitting and woodturning.
Open Mon-Sat 10.30am to 5.30pm
Tel:028 6632 3837
Fermanagh Crafts Consortium
Also based at the Buttermarket, a support network for craft studios, businesses and workshops based in the Fermanagh area. Pick up a Consortium Craft Directory and discover Fermanagh’s creativity. Directories also available from the Tourist Information Centre.
For information contact 028 6632 4499
Visit the world famous pottery and see craftsmen design, mould and shape the beautiful Parian china. An extensive visitor centre includes a restaurant, shop, museum and AV presentation. Tours every 30 minutes on weekdays. Visitor Centre open Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 2pm-6pm. Admission Free
Tel: 028 6865 8501/9300
The Sheelin Antique Irish Lace Museum
Antique shop and award winning museum where visitors can see many of the finest examples of Youghal Needlelace, Inishmacsaint Needlelace, Irish Crochet, Limerick Lace and Carrickmacross Lace. Four centuries of exquisite lacework are represented. Antique lace and other items can be purchased in the antique shop attached.
Also visit the only traditional thatched licensed restaurant in Fermanagh. Breakfasts, lunch and bar snacks and a la carte menu available. Further details from 028 66 348232, Bellanaleck, Fermanagh
Open March to October Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, lunch 1pm-2pm. (Open by appointment only November to February)
The Cowshed Studios
Housing the work of husband and wife team, Alison and Dara, these beautiful renovated 2 storey barns are well worth visiting. View displays of batik, Celtic stone replicas, sculpture, painting, t-shirts, cards, prints and mirrors, all crafted on the premises. Full picture framing service also available. Open off peak 10am-5pm, peak 10am-7pm.
Tel: 028 6863 2289