If you are looking for stately grandeur then Castle Coole is a rare treat. Surrounded by its stunning landscape park on the edge of Enniskillen, this majestic 18th century home of the Earls of Belmore, designed by James Wyatt, was created to impress. The surrounding wooded landscape park sloping down to Lough Coole is ideal for long walks.
• One of Ireland's greatest neo-classical houses
• Exquisitely awe-inspiring beauty with rich decoration, furnishings and furniture
• Sumptuous Regency interior includes State Bedroom prepared for George IV
• Unusual servant's tunnel
• Historic landscape park, ideal for family walks
• Musical events held in the Great Hall and gardens throughout the year
Visitor facilities –
Historic house, park, shop, refreshments. Guided tours, suitable for picnics, country walks.
Programme of events. Access for visitors with disability. Facilities for families. Learning.
Dogs welcome on leads in grounds/garden only.
Available for functions.
Last tour 1 hour before closing.
Tea Room & Shop Open as per House and close at 17:30.
Directions from Town:
Bus: Ulsterbus No. 261 between Belfast and Enniskillen, request stop at entrance gates.
Cycle: 1.5 miles from NCN route 91, signs from Lakeland Forum in Enniskillen.
Boat: Public jetty at Ardhowen Theatre opposite Estate gates.
Car: On A4, 1.5 miles from Enniskillen, on main Enniskillen to Belfast road.
Drive time: Enniskillen 5 minutes, Belfast 1.5 hours, Dublin 2.5 hours.
1 January – 29 February: 10:00 to 16:00 daily
1 March - 1 November: 10:00 to 19:00 daily
2 November - 31 December: 10:00 to 16:00 daily
Opening times for House (11:00 - 17:00, last tour at 16:00):
12 March - 20 March: Weekends and Bank Holidays NI
25 March - 3 April: Daily
9 April - 30 April: Weekends only
1 May - 30 May: Daily (closed Tuesdays)
1 June - 31 August: Daily
1 September - 30 September: Daily (closed Tuesdays)
Tearoom & Gift shop opening times same as house
Grounds -- Car:
Group Adult (Minimum group size 15) £5.00
Grounds -- Walkers:
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £5.00 £4.54
Child £2.00 £1.81
Family £12.00 £10.90
Euro Accepted, Credit/Debit Cards Accepted, Parking Available, WiFi