Belleek Pottery holds a very special place in the cultural and commercial heritage of County Fermanagh. Nestling on the banks of the River Erne this imposing building is home to the world famous Belleek Fine Parian china. In the Centre our guests will first see one of the oldest and most prestigious pieces of Belleek ever made, it is called the Belleek International Centre Piece and was displayed at the Paris Exhibition in the year 1900.
Fermanagh Visitor Attractions
Castle Archdale Country Park, Kesh, Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh is home to this beautiful country park of 230 acres along the shores of Lower Lough Erne. The park boasts nature trails and woodland and lough side walks. There is also a butterfly garden, wildflower meadow and deer enclosure. Boats are available for hire. The country park is located on the demesne of the Archdale Manor House, which was built in 1773. The region is abundant in historical features with many monastic sites such as Devenish and White Island located nearby.
Castle Coole, the family home of the Earls of Belmore and one of the treasures of the National Trust. Designed by James Wyatt, this magnificent neo-classical house took ten years to build. Completed in 1798. The chimney pieces carved by Westmacott, plasterwork created by Rose, scagliola columns and pilasters created by Bartoli. The surrounding 700 acre estate is a fitting setting for the house, with parkland, Lough Coole and extensive woods.
Devenish Island contains the substantial remains of Lough Erne's most important island monastery. St Molaise founded it in the 6th century on an historic pilgrim route to Croagh Patrick. It later became an Augustine Priory of St Mary. The remains include a Romanesque church and a 12th century round tower, crosses and the Priory Church. Visitors can climb the islands most striking feature, the perfect round tower, which is 30 metres tall.
Enniskillen Castle Museum is located within the historic Enniskillen Castle and was established in 1976 by Fermanagh District Council. The museum collections reflect Fermanagh's history, culture and environment. Enniskillen Castle is home to 'The Inniskillings Museum' with its collection of uniforms, weapons, medals and memorabilia dating back to the 17th Century.
The parish of Killesher, which includes the village of Florencecourt, is an area boasting remarkable landscapes. Florence Court House Palladian style built in the early 18th century. Florence Court is well known to gardeners as the home of the Irish Yew, Taxus baccata ' Fastigiata', which is now a feature of gardens throughout the world.
The award winning Sheelin Antique Irish Lace Museum houses over 700 exhibits dating from 1890-1920. The adjoining Sheelin Lace Shop offers many beautiful antique Irish lace items for sale as well as bags, belts and chokers, handmade using vintage pieces. Many items from the shop can also be purchased online. Please use the links above to navigate your way through the beautiful items available. All items are antique, handmade and one of a kind.
The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. Taking in the world-famous Marble Arch Caves, the Geopark boasts some of the finest natural landscapes in Ireland and offers a window into the area's 650 million year past.Tours of the cave complex start with an underground boat trip, after which your trained guide will conduct you through a variety of cave formations, including the "Moses walk"