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Nestled in the town centre of Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, The Westville offers a town centre hotel, in a
rural setting. With the town centre mere footsteps away, we offer a convenient and accessible location to
shops and restaurants yet we are centred to all outdoor activities within the Fermanagh area.
Top 3 outdoor activities to do in County Fermanagh – The Westville Way!
1. Visit the world famous ‘Stairway To Heaven’ at Cuilcagh Mountain
The Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail, nicknamed ‘The Stairway to Heaven’ due to its astonishing, heavenly
views is located approximately 10 miles from The Westville.
The trail meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing
over tracks, boardwalk and finally the famous staircase.
Why not choose from one of our ‘Stairway To Heaven’ packages, specifically tailored for those travelling to
Fermanagh to summit Cuilcagh mountain. Follow the link below to book now!
2. Discover Lough Erne with award winning Erne Water Taxis
The best way to discover the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands is from the water. Erne Water Taxis offer small
group tours throughout the expansive network of Lough Erne. With skipper and proprietor of Erne Water
Taxis, Barry Flanagan at the wheel, you’ll see and discover everything that Lough Erne has to offer from the
tales of rural Island life to the history of the island of Enniskillen.
With no set itinery and countless possibilities, starting from Enniskillen (Ireland’s only Island town!) Barry will
choose your route, based on his knowledge of Lough Erne’s changing currents, seasons and movement of
wildlife. Recently, Erne Water Taxis became a showcase for the ‘Embrace A Giant Spirit’ campaign for Tourism
To book visit www.ernewatertaxi.com or when booking your stay at The Westville our reception staff will be
happy to help arrange a tour of Lough Erne…. you will not be disappointed!
3. Discover The National Trust in County Fermanagh- Fabulous Fermanagh
From Crom Castle in Newtownbutler to Castle Coole a couple of minutes walk from The Westville,
Fermanagh is lucky enough to be home to 3 National Trust properties.
With a short visit to the Erne County, you can visit all 3 properties in a couple of days. Steeped in
history and beautiful surroundings, each property offers their visitors a unique and cultural
Why not start the day at Florence Court House, located approximately 8 miles from The Westville.
This 18 th Century house oozes history and charm and is set against the stunning Cuilcagh Mountains.
From there, travel over to Crom Castle outside Newtownbutler. Located on the shores of Lough Erne,
this breathtaking 810-hectare property is worth the visit. Groups can enjoy a guided tour of the
estate, visit the old castle ruins and catch a sight of many rare species of animals who call Crom Estate
End your day at Castle Coole, Enniskillen approximately 1 mile from The Westville. Recognised as one
of the finest neo-classical homes in Ireland, it is a treat for any guest. Tours are available, with one of
their experienced guides and explore everything that Castle Coole has to offer.
For more information on any of the National Trust Properties visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk
So there we have it, our top 3 outdoor activities to do when visiting The Westville. All of the above information
and links to booking sites can be accessed from our website www.westvillehotel.co.uk/discoverfermanagh or
talk to our reception team on 02866320333 they will be happy to help!