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Enniskillen (population 11,436), the capital of County Fermanagh, straddles the point of connection between Lower and Upper Lough Erne.

Attractions
The surrounding lakes are the main attraction, for fishing and boating.

Enniskillen 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).

The ruins of Portora Royal School (1618) overlook the entrance to Lower Lough Erne. The school was attended by Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett.

Cole Monument in Forthill Park provides views of the town and the surrounding lakes. Open weekday afternoons (except Wednesdays) during the summer.

The 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.

Amenities
Boat hire at the Round O Jetty in Brook Park.

Tackle and bait are available in the town.

The 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.

Transport
There are no scheduled services to Enniskillen Airport, but there are weekly charter flights from Zurich and Jersey during the summer.

As 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.

Accommodation
There are several hotels and B&Bs, and there is a campsite at the Lakeland Canoe Centre on Castle Island. +44 28 66324250.

Useful contact details for Enniskillen
(When dialling from the Republic of Ireland, replace +44 28 with 048.)
Bus Station +44 28 66322633
Northern Ireland bus and train information  
Bus Éireann +353 1 8366111
Police Station +44 28 66322823
Bank of Ireland +44 28 66322136
Ulster Bank +44 28 66324034
First Trust Bank +44 28 66322115
Ledu The Small Business Agency
Western Regional Office
+44 28 82245763
Tourist Information +44 28 66323110
Erne Hospital +44 28 66324711
Fermanagh District Council  
   
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