(population 11,436), the capital of County Fermanagh, straddles
the point of connection between Lower and Upper Lough Erne.
The surrounding lakes are the main attraction, for fishing and
Castle dates back to the 15th century. It houses a heritage
centre (+44 28 66325000) and the Museum of the Royal Inniskilling
Fusiliers (+44 28 66325000).
ruins of Portora Royal School (1618) overlook the entrance to
Lower Lough Erne. The school was attended by Oscar Wilde and
Monument in Forthill Park provides views of the town and the
surrounding lakes. Open weekday afternoons (except Wednesdays)
during the summer.
Buttermarket Craft and Design Centre on Down Street comprises
craft shops, workshops, and galleries housed in a restored early-19th-century
dairy market. Tel. +44 28 66323837.
hire at the Round O Jetty in Brook Park.
Tackle and bait are available in the town.
Lakeland Forum leisure centre in Broadmeadow has a 25-metre
swimming pool. Tel. +44 28 66324121.
The Ardhowen Theatre on Dublin Road. Box Office + 44 28 66325440.
There are two golf clubs.
are no scheduled services to Enniskillen Airport, but there
are weekly charter flights from Zurich and Jersey during the
well as a local bus service to nearby towns and villages, there
are regular buses to Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Omagh, Dungannon,
Cork, Sligo, Dublin, and Donegal.
are several hotels and B&Bs, and there is a campsite at
the Lakeland Canoe Centre on Castle Island. +44 28 66324250.
details for Enniskillen
dialling from the Republic of Ireland, replace +44 28 with
Ireland bus and train information
The Small Business Agency
Western Regional Office
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