5 Unique Things To Do In Enniskillen
1: Explore Enniskillen Castle Museum
Take a step back in time and head to Enniskillen Castle Museum, a popular attraction located in the town of Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The museum is housed within the historic Enniskillen Castle, which dates back to the 16th century and is one of the town’s most iconic landmarks. Not far from most hotels in Fermanagh, including our highly rated 4-star guest accommodation, this is a must-visit for all ages.
The museum offers a range of exhibits and displays that showcase the history of Enniskillen and the surrounding area. Visitors can learn about the castle’s past, including its role as a military fortification and its use as a courthouse and jail.
The museum also has a range of exhibits that explore the town’s history, including its industrial past and its role in the Troubles. In addition to its permanent displays, the Enniskillen Castle Museum also hosts a range of temporary exhibitions and events. These can include art exhibitions, historical reenactments, and other special events.
2: Discover a Subterranean World at the Marble Arch Caves
Under the vibrant green hills of Fermanagh lies a labyrinth of caves, sinkholes and subterranean rivers. Amongst them is the Marble Arch Caves which is the most active river showcave in Ireland and the UK and a key site within the Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark.
On a guided cave tour, our carefully constructed paths enable you to comfortably traverse the Marble Arch Caves whilst discrete lighting displays the cave features and delicate cave formations to their optimum. Our enthusiastic guides will lead you through awe-inspiring passages and further enhance your experience by interpreting the stories of this wonderous show cave.
3: Get Creative At Belleek Pottery Factory
The factory is famous for producing high-quality porcelain and earthenware pottery and has operated since 1857. The factory offers tours to the public, allowing visitors to see the pottery-making process up close. The tours take visitors through each stage of the process, from the clay preparation to the finished product. Visitors can watch skilled craftsmen at work and learn about the history of the pottery industry in Belleek.
Belleek Pottery Factory also has a shop on-site where visitors can purchase a range of beautiful pottery pieces. The shop offers a range of products, including vases, plates, teapots, and other decorative items. It offers a unique and fascinating insight into the art of pottery-making.
4: Climb The Stairway To Heaven At Cuilcagh Boardwalk
The Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail, also known as the Stairway to Heaven Walk, is a popular tourist activity located in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Cuilcagh is located within one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in the region and features a mix of tracks, boardwalk, and stairs.
The Stairway to Heaven involves a steep climb to the top of Cuilcagh Mountain, where hikers can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding lowlands from a viewing platform. The hike known for its stunning natural beauty and is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts.
5: Headhunters Barber Shop & Museum
Welcome to Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum, home to one of the largest collections of Irish railway memorabilia on display! Embark upon a journey to the past as you discover the magic of railway travel through County Fermanagh at our reconstructed booking office.
A knowledgeable ticket collector will invite you on board for a journey through the history of railway travel in Ireland. As you explore the museum, you’ll discover lovingly created exhibits like the Station Master’s office, booking office, all of which have been meticulously crafted to transport you back to a bygone era.
Whether you’re a railway enthusiast or simply a lover of history, Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum is a must-see destination for anyone visiting County Fermanagh.
6: Best Place To Stay In Enniskillen
If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Enniskillen, then you’ve certainly come to the right place. As a AA Silver Star and Tourism NI four-star guest accommodation, we are proudly the number 1 place to stay on TripAdvisor in Fermanagh- for over 10 years. We take pride in offering the finest accommodations and services.
Our motel offers two unique accommodation options; self-contained standard rooms located in the building adjacent to reception and superior & executive rooms located above reception in the main building. Both options offer high-quality rooms and suites at competitive rates, with special rates for groups and businesses. While we’re not exactly a hotel in Enniskillen, our 5-time award-winning housekeeping team will ensure that your stay is perfect!
Come and experience the best of Fermanagh with a stay at the Belmore Court & Motel. Book now to reserve your room.