Family Friendly Fermanagh

Fermanagh is an ideal holiday destination for all the family, from adventure centres to scenic forest walks. Plan your perfect family break away in the Lakelands, we’ve got an excellent range of restaurants, museums, activity centres, parks and beautiful scenery throughout the county.

We’ve got all the inspiration you need in our Family Friendly Guide to keep the whole family entertained on your holiday, even on a rainy day! Whether you are looking for adventure, learning experiences, a fun day out or a bit of relaxation, you’ll find it all in the Fermanagh Lakelands.


Rainy Days

Don’t let a bit of rain spoil your break in the Lakelands... we have plenty of fun activities for families & kids to enjoy if the rain comes. Our list of activities & attractions offer a wide range for all ages, you’ll be well-prepared if the weather changes.

Corralea Activity Centre & Cottages

162 Lattone Road Belcoo
Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, BT93 5DZ
T: (028) 6638 6123

If wet, get really wet…
Get a wetsuit and join us on the water trampolines or hire a canoe at Corralea Activity Centre.

Cookery courses for children at Belle Isle Cookery School

Belle Isle Cookery School
Lisbellaw, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh,
Northern Ireland BT94 5HG
T: 028 6638 7231
Give your children a completely ‘hands on’ cooking experience and watch them blossom into capable chefs! Unlike adults, children have little fear of techniques and ingredients. Once they have been shown the complete recipe by our tutor, they will have the opportunity of making the recipe themselves from scratch in teams of two. Recipes might include home-made pasta, chicken pot pies and orange and basil sponge. Suitable for ages 8+.

The Kitchen Academy

32 Paget Lane, Enniskillen, BT74 7HT
T: 028 6632 8868
Cookery Courses available for Birthday Parties. Give the kids a great day out and join Chef Joe Kelly for a pizza, cupcake or tea party.

Castle Island

Carron House, Quay Pass
Enniskillen, BT74 6AG
T: 028 6634 0600
State of The Art Childrens Indoor Play Area. Suitable for children up to 12 years old. Fantastic themed play equipment with three levels to explore. Separate baby area & parents can relax in the Tower Bistro. Birthday Parties & Group sessions are also catered for.

Enniskillen Omniplex

Raceview Factory Road, Enniskillen
T: 0871 7 200 400
For a full list of current shows please see website, or contact the Tourist Information Centre on T: (028) 6632 3110 or refer
to the local newspapers.

Create your very own Teddy Bear

Bear Essentials
Tirnawannagh, Bawnboy, Co. Cavan
T: (00353) 499523461
T: (00353) 877610537 (alt)
Bear Essentials Workshops promise a creative, communicative and enjoyable experience for all participants. Kids take
all their creations in crafts and samples from baking & cooking home with them and of course they will keep their hand-made Mohair teddy bear forever. Courses range from crafts & bear-making to cookery and are suitable for all ages, groups & families.

Budget Days Out

You don’t have to ‘break the budget’ to have a great day out in Fermanagh.

Take a picnic in the Forest

Lough Navar has a scenic 7 mile drive leading to a magnificent view point giving spectacular views over Lough Erne. Picnic areas, car parking facilities, view-points & short walks are all available free of charge.

Feed the Ducks

At the Round ‘O’ Quay, Enniskillen

Visit a Railway Museum with a difference

Headhunters Barber Shop
5 Darling Street, Enniskillen
T: (028) 6632 7488

A trip to Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum is like taking a remarkable journey into the past bringing the golden age of the railway vividly to life. Why not combine your visit with a unique opportunity to have your hair professionally styled in the most nostalgic surroundings.

Free Family Fun!

Take a wander through a Sculpture Garden

Beside Sacred Heart Church, Lisnarick Road, Irvinestown

See the unique collection of wooden sculptures carved out of Irish Oak, located in the centenary garden in
Irivnestown. The Devenish figures include carvings of saints & scholars and are the work of Lithuanian Jonas Raiskas. The garden is open to the public, free of charge & well worth a visit!

Climb Coles Monument

Forthill, Enniskillen
T: 028 6632 3110

Started in 1845, it is built in memory of Sir G. Lowry Cole G.C.B. & took 12 years to build. A series of 108 spiral steps leading to panoramic views of Enniskillen.
Admission is FREE. Children to be accompanied by adults.
Open: Mid April - September, 1.30pm - 3.00pm Daily

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