Family Holidays in Northern Ireland - Inishclare Cottages are ideal for a family holiday  close to beautiful Lough Erne in Northern Ireland - there are many attractions to visit and see in the region

local attractions

Inishclare Cottages
14 Valley Road
Co. Fermanagh
BT94 1SF

Tel: 0044 28 6634 0127
Fax: 0044 28 6862 8872
Mob: 0044 77 0816 3695
Mob: 0044 7811 406 505

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The historic island town of Enniskillen is approximately 10 minutes from the cottages and has a choice of shops and other amenities for all tastes and ages.

  • Craft & curiosity shops
  • Retail shops (clothing, household, etc)
  • Coffee shops
  • Restaurants
  • Traditional Pubs (uniquely styled & with live music)
  • Castle Coole National Trust House & Country Park
  • Enniskillen Castle & Visitors Centre
  • Devenish Island (boat trips from Enniskillen)

On a wider scale, Co Fermanagh and surrounding counties have a wealth of attractions to offer visitors, some of which are detailed below:

  • Belleek Pottery (with factory tour)
  • Florence Court National Trust House & Gardens
  • Marble Arch Caves (guided tours)
  • Sheelin Antique Irish Lace Museum
  • Ulster American Folk Park (Co Tyrone)
  • Navan Fort & Palace Stables (Co Armagh)
  • Donegal (home of Donegal Tweed)
  • Giant's Causeway (Co Antrim)
  • Bushmills Distillery (Co Antrim)

Inishclare Cottages provide ideal family holiday accommodation with attractions such as Castle Coole House & Country Park close byCastle Coole - A magnificent neo-classical house designed by James Wyatt, family home of the Earls of Belmore. It has remarkably fine interiors and exquisite furniture and furnishings from the period before 1830.

Belleek Pottery - This world famous pottery offers guided tours and has a visitor's centre.

Marble Arch Caves - These magnificent Mesozoic limestone caves have an extensive network of caverns, and may be viewed from a boat. Well worth the visit. Booking advisable.

Inishclare Cottages provide ideal family holiday accommodation with attractions such as the National Trust's Florence Court House and Gardens close byFlorence Court - One of the most interesting and important houses in Ulster, built in mid-eighteenth century by John Cole. The house has magnificent plaster work and its striking rococo dining-room ceiling was fortunately saved from fire in 1955. The rest of the plaster work has been meticulously restored. The grounds provide an excellent picnic site or a place to just sit and admire the views.

Ancient Burial Grounds - You will discover many of these dotted around the surrounding countryside. We can provide you with maps showing where to look for them.

Enjoy a boat trip to Devenish Island when staying at Inishclare Cottages - ideal for family holidays in Northern IrelandDevenish Island - Can be reached by ferry. It is one of the largest of some 200 islands to be found in Lough Erne, and is the site of ruins of an abbey, and of a perfect 12th century round tower.

Lough Erne by Boat - There are a variety of boats offering day cruises on Lough Erne's extensive waterways.

The Argory - Set in 315 acres of wooded countryside.The house dates from 1824 and has remained substantially unchanged since the turn of the century.

Enniskillen Castle - Incorporating The Regimental Museum, and The Watergate History and Heritage Centre. The Castle also holds a variety of other exhibitions throughout the year.

Navan - The ancient capital of Ulster, Seat of Kings. An extraordinary sequence of buildings culminated in the erection of a huge wooden structure, which was used for ceremonial purposes before it was dramatically burnt to the ground and covered with turf to create the mound which is visible today.

The Ulster American Folk Park - retrace the footsteps of an Irish family as they set off for a new life in America, with realistic recreations of Irish life during famine times, life in frontier America and many festivals during the summer months, such as the superb 'Blue Grass Festival'.

The Sheelin Antique Irish Lace Museum, Bellanaleck - is located in the scenic village of Bellanaleck in Fermanagh's Lakelands. - for more information about what's on and what you can do in Fermanagh have a look at

Family Holidays - Northern Ireland - Lough Erne

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