It became the Kingsroad, where Arya disguised herself as a boy to avoid capture. But captured she was, and dragged to the Brotherhood without Banners’ hideout, otherwise known to us as Pollnagollum Cave in County Fermanagh. Part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, it's an extensive maze of underground passages that attracts explorers from distant lands.
Game of Thrones Door - Blakes of the Hollow
Discover the door at Blakes Of The Hollow which tells part of the story of Game of Thrones Season 6, in the real-world. Blakes is renowned for its traditional Irish heritage - pints of stout, Irish coffees & gin collection featuring local favourite The Boatyard Distillery.
Fermanagh is home to Belleek Pottery, one of Northern Ireland's oldest and most fascinating attractions & winner of Best Visitor Experience, NI Tourism Awards (2014). Original and unique pieces are made using traditional methods passed down from generation to generation.
One of the two UNESCO designated sites in Northern Ireland Marble Arch Caves – one of Europe's finest show caves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. A ‘Game of Thrones’ film location.
For the historian in you, Fermanagh is home to numerous castles* for you to visit during your break including Enniskillen Castle, situated right in the heart of Enniskillen town, Tully Castle, Crom Castle and Castle Archdale.
Enniskillen Castle, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. Guarding one of the few passes into Ulster, it was strategically important throughout its history. This historic site houses two museums, Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum. (*Opening times vary please check with reception)
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.
PLEASE NOTE DEVENISH ISLAND IS ONLY ACCESSIBLE BY WATER:
The public ferry service from Trory to Devenish Island has now resumed and will run 01/07/2017 - 05/11/2017.
There are not many places where you can get a haircut and explore the golden age of steam travel at the same time - Headhunters! Located within walking distance of Belmore Court & Motel, it boasts one of the largest collections of Irish railway memorabilia on display. Admission to the Railway Museum is free and haircuts are optional.
A collection of art and craft studios, all housed in the restored early 19th Century dairy market, located in the heart of Enniskillen. Shop the work of artists, handmade pottery and jewellery design.
Ulster American Folk Park
Experience the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to the log cabins of the American Frontier at the Ulster American Folk Park. Meet an array of costumed characters on your way with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share.
The indoor exhibition at the Ulster American Folk Park examines life in Ulster in the 18th and 19th centuries. It reveals the reasons behind the exodus and shows how the settlers adapted to and impacted on, a new and unfamiliar environment.
An ideal way to explore the region is to follow the Sperrins' four Scenic Driving Routes, which were included in the National Geographic's list of the world's top 101 scenic drives in 2012.
Belmore Court & Motel in Enniskillen is the perfect base for exploring the breath-taking North West of Ireland and experiencing the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, the wildest, most enchanting and culturally rich coastal touring routes in the world. Within a short drive of Enniskillen is Donegal home to miles of zigs and zags with deserted white sand beaches. Donegal is famous for being the north most point of the Wild Atlantic Way. This is a great starting point to admire the magnificent sites on Irelands West coast and stunning coastal views. Sligo known as ‘Yeats Country’ as the Nobel Laureate WB Yeats (son of a Sligo-born mother, who brought her children back to grow up in her home county) is celebrated both in the town and countryside. The dramatic backdrop of Ben Bulben in the Dartry Mountains can be seen from Sligo town.