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Discover Fermanagh Open Weekend - 2-4 March 2018

Visit Fermanagh's Visitor Attractions for FREE, 2-4 March 2018

To kick off the season, many of Fermanagh’s visitor attractions are opening their doors for free! With a wealth of visitor attractions in Fermanagh take this opportunity to visit and explore what we have to offer.
Come join us for this very special weekend, 2-4 March 2018.

Belleek Pottery

Belleek Pottery

Open to the public for FREE guided tours on Friday 2nd March 10.15am-12.15pm & 1.45pm-3.00pm. Visitor Centre will also be open on Saturday 3rd 10.00am- 5.30pm and Sunday 4th 2.00pm- 5.00pm - Admission FREE, but no guided tours available.

Coles Monument

Coles Monument

Completed in 1857, Coles Monument was built in memory of Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, G.C.B. Climb 108 spiral steps to a viewing platform with views of Enniskillen and surrounding area. FREE Admission on Saturday 3rd 2.00pm- 4.00pm & Sunday 4th 2.00pm -4.00pm.

Drumskinny Stone Circle

Drumskinny Stone Circle

Explore Drumskinny Stone Circle with an experienced guide from Erne Heritage Tours to explain the significance of this 2,500 year old astronomical calendar and the history of the site. Guide on site Saturday 3rd  & Sunday 4th  1.00pm - 4.00pm.

Erne Boat Hire

Erne Boat Hire

Sunday 4th March – FULLY BOOKED! Enjoy FREE one hour introductory sessions on self-drive pleasure boats in the heart of Ireland's only island town, Enniskillen. Sessions start at 10am and run until last session at 3.00pm. Booking via Facebook or telephone essential.

Enniskillen Castle

Enniskillen Castle

Visit our newly refurbished Visitor Centre and Museums. Includes access to Enniskillen Castle, Fermanagh County Museum & The Inniskillings Museum. FREE Admission on Friday 2nd 9.30am - 5.00pm, Saturday 3rd 11.00am - 5.00pm & Sunday 4th 11.00am-5.00pm.

Headhunters Railway Museum

Headhunters Railway Museum

Enjoy free admission and guided tours in the world’s only barber shop and railway museum where you can explore the golden age of steam travel - Friday 2nd 9.00am-5.30pm, Saturday 3rd 9.00am-5.30pm & Sunday 4th 2.00pm-4.00pm.

Marble Arch Caves European Geopark

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark 

FULLY BOOKED 4th March & LIMITED AVAILABILITY 3rd March. Guided tours of the Marble Arch Caves will be available on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th,  12.00 noon - 4.00pm, every 30 minutes. Telephone booking is essential. Places will be allocated on a first-come basis. Please be aware the availability of guided tours can be affected by heavy rain.

Castle Coole

Castle Coole

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th: House tours will run from 11.15am with the last tour at 4.00pm* Shop and tearoom will be open 11.00am - 5.00pm *House tours are booked at Visitor Reception and are subject to availability.

Florence Court

Florence Court

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th: Gardens and park open from 10.00am - 7.00pm. House tours will run from 11.15am with the last tour at 4.00pm*. Shop and tearoom will be open 11.00am – 5.00pm.

*House tours are booked at Visitor Centre and are subject to availability.

Crom Estate

Crom Estate

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th: Grounds open from 10.00am – 6.00pm. Visitor Centre open 11.00am - 5.00pm (Exhibition, shop and tea room)

Guided Tour of Garden of Celtic Saints

Guided Tour of Garden of Celtic Saints

Enjoy a guided tour of the unique carved statues created to share early Christian history of the surrounding area on Sunday 4 March, 1.30pm-2.30pm. Booking essential.

Spiritual Tour of Enniskillen

Spiritual Tour of Enniskillen

A guided walking tour beginning at Enniskillen Castle around the churches of the town. Includes Enniskillen Methodist Church, St McCartin's Cathedral, St Michael's Church & Enniskillen Presbyterian Church - Saturday 3 March at 10.30 am - 12.30 pm.

Lady of the Lake Tours

Lady of the Lake

FULLY BOOKED - Enjoy a FREE sailing on board the Lake of the Lake on Saturday 3rd March at 11.30am or 1.30pm departing from Innishclare Jetty (90 minute sailing) – Booking Essential.

Share Inishcruiser

Share Discovery Centre

Saturday 3rd: FREE 1 hour activity sessions including orienteering (10am & 11.30am), canoeing (10am & 11.30am - FULLY BOOKED), archery (2.00pm & 3.30pm) & climbing (2.00pm & 3.30pm). Each guest limited to one activity session. Booking essential.
Sunday 4th: 10.30am &2.30pm Enjoy a cruise of Upper Lough Erne on board the Inishcruiser. Booking essential.

Neighbouring Attractions

An Creagan

An Creagan

Enjoy free admission to An Creagán Walks, Historical Exhibitions, Wild Woods Play Area and Bronze Age sites on  Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd, 11.00am-5.00pm.

Blessingbourne

Blessingbourne

Sunday 4 March: Free Admission to Blessingbourne Estate offering 13km of Professional Mountain Bike Trails and 4km of stunning walking trails, through mature woodlands, 9.00am to 6.00pm. Bikes available on site to hire.

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Fermanagh Visitor Information Centre will be open over the weekend -
9.30am-5.00pm Friday  
11.00am-5.00pm Saturday
11.00am-5.00pm Sunday
t: + 44(0)28 6632 5000
e: fvic@fermanaghomagh.com

What a fantastic Opportunity to visit Fermanagh Lakelands!

Bring your family and friends and make a day of it, travelling from one attraction to the next.
For those of you visiting the county then why not make a night of it! With many local accommodation providers offering great deals for the weekend you’ll be spoilt for choice. 

See Places to Stay for great accommodation ideas!