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A dog’s guide to Fermanagh

The Fermanagh Lakelands is the perfect destination for your pets and family. Fermanagh Lakelands Tourism has put together some information regarding places to stay, visit and eat.

Dog Walks

Pet-Friendly Walks

When it comes to walking there are few who love it more than man’s best friend. With so many places to explore on foot we’ve put together some fantastic walks in The Fermanagh Lakelands that are sure to get the tail wagging seal of approval.

Enniskillen Dog Exercise Park

The Fermanagh Omagh District Council have recently provided a fully enclosed dog park to provide a safe and secure space for dog owners to exercise their pets of the lead. This park is open all day every day. Click for more details.

Castlecoole Lake Walk Trail

Take a pleasant, gentle walk around the tranquil Lough Coole, spotting wildlife and glimpses of the mansion house on the way. (charges may apply)

Florence Court

The former home of the Earls of Enniskillen, surrounded by lush parkland and thick woodland, with the imposing mass of Benaughlin rising in the background, 4* Florence Court enjoys a majestic setting on the Fermanagh-Cavan border. Choose from a number of walks or a stroll around the walled garden, all providing fine vistas against the dramatic backdrop of mountains and forests. Dogs are welcome on leads in both the garden and grounds. (charges may apply)

Castle Archdale Forest

Castle Archdale Forest is a 520 hectare mixed broadleaved and coniferous lowland forest located on the shores of Lower Lough Erne. There is a network of car parks, picnic sites, walks, family cycle trails, fishing jetties and viewpoints throughout the forest.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants

Jolly Sandwich

Large breakfast menu including specialty homemade raspberry and white chocolate scones. A choice of over 30 sandwich delicious fillings served in a variety of breads – ciabatta, baguette, roll or wrap. Hot food selection with a choice of seasonal salads. Homemade delights, traybakes, desserts. Freshly baked wheaten bread. sit in or take away service available. Home or office entertaining outside service also available. ‘Well worth a visit’. Gluten free options available. Unlicensed. Monday to Sunday 07:30-16:15

Pat’s Bar, Enniskillen

Located in the centre of Enniskillen Pat’s in High Street, Enniskillen will cater for you and your pet with quality homemade dishes available from 12noon to 8pm. From locally made burgers to delicious chicken wings the bar food must be tasted. Fantastic outdoor smoking area with bar and pods.

The Moorings Restaurant, Bellanaleck

The award-winning Moorings Restaurant is a family run business situated on the shore of Lough Erne at Bellanaleck. They offer a warm and friendly welcome to all their customers and pride themselves on delivering good food, good service and a good environment.

Lusty Beg Bistro

Whether it’s a refreshing pint or a dish of fresh local produce, the island restaurant offers a warm Fermanagh welcome. A specials board allows something for the more adventurous diners while their carefully selected menu caters for all. Outside dining available.

A warm Fermanagh welcome awaits your at Belmore Court. Our collection of quality accommodation in the heart of The Fermanagh Lakelands is inclusive of free, secure on-site car parking. Guests can avail of high-speed complimentary WiFi throughout. Conveniently located within walking distance of Ireland’s only island town, Enniskillen, the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way. There are lots to see and do nearby complemented by a great choice of food and drink experiences to suit all tastes. As a multi-award winning property with 1000’s five-star guest reviews, we are proud to be one of the top short break destinations in Northern Ireland. Our choice of special offers means guests can enjoy a great value break to The Fermanagh Lakelands.

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