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Forthill Park And Cole's Monument

Enniskillen

Description

Pleasantly wooded town park with walks, shrub gardens and children's play area in central Enniskillen.

Cole’s Monument, which stands within Forthill Park in Enniskillen and is one of the most prominent landmarks in the town’s skyline. Started in 1845, the monument took twelve years to complete. It is built in memory of Sir G Lowry Cole G.C.B. A series of 108 spiral steps lead to a viewing platform with magnificent views of Enniskillen and the surrounding area.

Cole’s Monument is one of two high quality memorials in Forthill Park. The other is Plunkett’s Bandstand. The Victorian bandstand was erected in 1895 in recognition of the work of Thomas Plunkett who served for many years on the Enniskillen Board of Guardians and the Town Commissioners and was responsible for many improvements in Enniskillen including the redevelopment of the Forthill Pleasure Grounds.

Contact details

Forthill Park
Enniskillen
County Fermanagh
BT74 7BA
Tel: (028) 6632 5000
Alt: (028) 6632 5050
Email: fvic@fermanaghomagh.com
Web: www.fermanaghomagh.com

Directions from Town:

Accessible from the roundabout at the east end of Belmore Street or from East Bridge, by a series of steps.

Opening times:

Cole’s Monument Opening Hours 2018
April: Monday 2 April 1-4 pm
May: Bank Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-3 pm
June: Saturdays and Sundays 1-3 pm
July: Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & 12th and 13th 1-3 pm
August: Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holiday (27th) 1-3 pm
September: Saturdays and Sundays 1-3 pm

Prices:

Free admission. Children must be accompanied by adults.

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location