THINGS TO DO IN ENNISKILLEN

The Enniskillen Watersedge Apartments are the perfect staycation base to explore breath-taking scenery, rich history, embark upon Lough Erne adventures and embrace Fermanagh’s giant spirit!

See & Do

In Enniskillen

Enniskillen, Irelands only island town is perched amid the waterways that link lower and upper Lough Erne and enjoys a delightful waterside setting making it the ideal base to explore the charms of County Fermanagh. Throughout its years, Enniskillen has developed into a hub of entertainment, sports, water activities, shopping and dining out!

Shopping

Just like the many activities available, Shopping in Enniskillen offers something for everyone with many unique family run shops, boutiques as well as a plethora of stores which can be found in Erneside Shopping Centre. Enniskillen’s main street has a natural sense of bustle, vibrancy and character. The perfect shoppers paradise!

The Buttermarket

The Buttermarket Craft and Design Courtyard is a unique addition to Enniskillen’s high street. Formally an old dairy market dating back to the 19th century. The Buttermarket has been restored and now houses nineteen diverse crafts such as pottery, ceramics, original arts, handmade jewellery, textiles and organic skincare. Find Out More

Erneside Shopping Centre

Erneside Shopping Centre is a fashion lovers haven! Home to over 30 popular stores. Located just off Quay Pass road, Erneside is a short walk from the town center and within driving distance from the Enniskillen’s Watersedge Apartments 

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Activities & Events

Golfing in Fermanagh

Does teeing off on some of Northern Irelands best golf courses sound appealing?

Enniskillen is home of two championship golf courses; the Faldo and Castle Hume golf course all within driving distance from Enniskillen’s Watersedge apartments

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Fishing in Fermanagh

The Fermanagh Waterways will have you- Hook, Line and sinker!

With over 300 square miles of water, the Fermanagh Lakelands are an angler’s paradise. With such a vast expanse of water and over 100 islands, every day on Lough Erne can be a different adventure.

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Erne Adventures- Cycle the Lakes!

Only in Fermanagh would cycling be taken off the road and onto the Water! Named as the number 1 summer activity todo in Fermanagh exploring the lakes by hydobike or eboard  will be a delight for any water enthusiast.

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Enniskillen Taste Experience

Not only is Enniskillen famed for its lough, its also a foodie and drink lovers haven!

The Enniskillen Taste Experience will take guests on a guided walking tour showcasing the culinary and drink delights of local businesses.

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The Boatyard Distillery Tour

Located on the banks of lower Lough Erne, Boatyard distillery offers guests the ultimate tour and taste experience. This tour provides guests the hands-on experience in creating Boatyards famous spirits.

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Attractions

The Gateway to the West of Ireland…

Explore some of the wonders Enniskillen has to offer with these local attractions and historical points of interest right on our doorstep.

Belleek Pottery

A Fermanagh favourite attraction for over 160 years. Step back in history with an enjoyable day out for all the family at Belleek Pottery. Take the guided tour of the historic factory and see step by step the craftsmanship to create the famous Belleek porcelain china!

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Marble Arch Caves

Discover one of Europe’s finest show caves. Set in the heart of the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark, the Marble Arch Caves will allows guests to take in the sights, sounds and smells of one of Irelands only active caves!

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? A short walk away from the caves you will find Pollnagollum Cave, hideout of the Brotherhood without Banners!

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Enniskillen Castle

Set on the edge of the River Erne, Enniskillen Castle dominates it’s home town for over 600 years! The visitor experience brings to life the castle’s history, first as the Maguire family stronghold and on through to Fermanagh’s important role in World War II.

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Florence Court House

Nestled against the backdrop of Benaughlin and the Cuilcagh Mountains you will find Florence Court House. Located six miles away from Enniskillen’s Watersedge Apartments, Florence Court House allows visitors to experience Georgian grandeur with a fascinating upstairs-downstairs tour of the house and its beautiful walled gardens.

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Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail

It’s about time you packed those walking boots and weather gear to tackle the “heavenly” Cuilcagh Boardwalk. The trail will follow through one of Northern Irelands largest bogs, before a steep climb to experience the stairway to heavens breathtaking views

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Devenish Island

Devenish Monastic Site was founded in the 6th century by Saint Molaise on one of Lough Erne’s 154 islands. During its history dating back to 837AD, the island has been raided by Vikings, burned and restored as a parish church site. A must see trip for all historians!

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Castle Coole

A castle fit for a King! Experience the stately grandeur of this stunning 18th-century mansion set in a beautiful wooded landscape park ideal for family walks.

Castle Coole is one of Ireland’s finest Neo-classical houses, allowing visitors to glimpse what life was like in the home of the Earls of Belmore. Discover the upstairs downstairs story of Castle Coole as you explore the splendid suites of servants rooms to lavish State Bedrooms created for an expected royal visit of King George IV.

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Crom Castle

Set in tranquil Upper Lough Erne, the Crom Estate in County Fermanagh is the historic seat of the Earls of Erne for over 350 years. The tranquil 2,000 acre estate is made up of islands and ancient woodlands. One of Ireland’s most important conservation areas, a must see for all nature lovers!

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Ely Lodge Forest: Carrickreagh Viewpoint Walk

Ely Lodge Forest is part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark. and is the perfect setting for many outdoor activities. Visitors to Carrickreagh Viewpoint can experience views as far as the Bluestack Mountains in Co. Donegal to the north and out to Sligo Bay and the Atlantic Ocean in the west.

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Castle Archdale Countryside Centre & War Museum

The country park boasts beautiful woodland and lough shore walks, insect garden and home of the hydrobikes! Castle Archdale was the main flying boat base during WWII, highlighted in an exhibition in the visitor centre entitled ‘Castle Archdale at War’.

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Eating Out

From famous black bacon, artisan bakeries to homegrown whiskey and gin, Fermanagh is a food lovers paradise! The Watersedge Apartments are the perfect mix of luxury self catering and the availability to dine out as you please! here is a few of our favourite dining spots.

The Firehouse

The Firehouse Bar & Grill is one known by the locals and visitors to be one of Enniskillen’s best eateries and cocktail bars in the town. Boasting a menu full of flavours and great choice, cooked from a stone baked pizza oven and famous bertha oven, perfect for grilled steaks, burgers and more! The Firehouse is perfect for birthday parties, a get together with friends or a family. Recently Awarded “Best Casual Dining Restaurant of the year, Fermanagh”. This is a must Try!

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The Crowes Nest

One of the oldest pubs in Enniskillen Situated in the heart of the main shopping area and a popular amongst the locals and visitors. The Crowes Nest was recently awarded Fermanagh Regional Winner for Best Bar at the 94th National Pub & Bar Awards 2022.

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The Westville Hotel

From scrumptious afternoon teas to the WV Bar, The Westville Hotel has an excellent menu which is served daily from 12 noon to 9pm. With live music at weekends, a full bar, creative cocktail menu and an extensive wine list. The Westville is perfect for gathering and socialising with family and friends

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