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What's Open in Fermanagh Lakelands

**COVID-19 NOTICE: FOR LASTEST GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES VISIT NI DIRECT**

As per the lastest announcement by the NI Executive the following tourism related businesses (among others) will reopen on:

  • 23 April - Reopening of outdoor attractions
  • 30 April - Reopening of all retail / Caravans & Self-Contained Tourism Accommodation / Unlicenses and licenses outdoor premises / Removal of curfews for takeways & off licences
  • 24 May (indicative date)- Reopening of Indoor Hospitality (inc. Pubs & Hotels) / remained of tourist accommodation / indoor visitor attractions 

We have put together the following quick reference guide to let you know what has reopened. We look forward to welcoming back to the Fermanagh Lakelands!

*Please note: The notifications below have been received from our local businesses and may be liable to change. Please click on the title of each product for the most up to date information.

Open Now

CASTLE ARCHDALE BOAT HIRE & WATERSPORTS

Hydrobikes, Day Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, SUP, Bicycles & Family Buggies all available to hire – bookable online at http://castlearchdaleboathire.com/ 

CORRALEA ACTIVITY CENTRE 

  • Hire of canoes (single & double), SUP board, e-bikes - bookable online.
  • Outdoor activity sessions with instructor: archery, climbing, mountain biking, canoeing, paddle board. £100 per session for up to 4 people - check office for availability
  • Experiences : slow adventure (canoe+ hot tub) & recharge & chill (e-bike + sauna) - bookable online.

Bookable online @ https://www.corralea.com/book-online

THE FOREST STABLES

Open 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. However, this is strictly on a limited basis - subject to compliance with covid 19 guidelines. By appointment only, no drop in's please. The Only Activities available - PRIVATE LESSONS - now available for people from more than one household. PONY RIDES/TREKKING - One household at a time. - no household mixing

BOOK on 07832 012342 / 028 8952 1991 or BEST - message via Facebook

KAYAKS & SEGWAYS FOR HIRE

Segways & kayaks available for hire at Fermanagh Self Catering – call to book +44(0)28 6775 1416

ERNE BOAT HIRE (WEE RED BOATS)

REOPEN Friday 23rd April! - open 7 days a weeK from 10am until 6.30pm. Available for 4 hour hire or all day hire - 10 am - 2 pm (£60) / 2.30 pm - 6.30 pm (£60) / 10am- 6 pm, all day (£90)

Booking is essential via Facebook or 07523 423232

FERMANAGH FUN FARM

From Sat 24th April attractions will include:

  • Pets Corner (handling sessions),
  • Pony Walking and Grooming,
  • Animal feeding (and walking around the animal enclosures at your own leisure),
  • Bottle feeding lambs,
  • Train Ride,
  • Outdoor Playarea (including most of our indoor playarea equipment being moved to an our outdoor marque) and our tractor race track being moved outdoors too,
  • Picnic Area (no food / drinks available to purchase onsite please bring your own)

All bookings will only be taken currently using our messenger page on Facebook. 

MARBLE ARCH CAVES VISITOR CENTRE

Car Park and toilets at Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre - 10:00am to 4:00pm (Daily) · For information and guidance visit https://marblearchcaves.co.uk/plan-your-visit/

An announcement on the resumption of cave tours will be made in due course.

 

GOLF

Enniskillen Golf Club: Open to visitors from 30th April

Lough Erne Resort: All gof facilities will be reopening for both members and visitors on 30th April, including The Faldo Course,Castle Hume Course, The Golf Academy and Golf Lessons with PGS Professional Damian Mooney. 

30 April

Reopening of all retail / Caravans & Self-Contained Tourism Accommodation / Unlicenses and licenses outdoor premises / Removal of curfews for takeways & off licences as well as...

FERMANAGH FUN FARM

From Friday 30th April

  • Mother & Toddler Group Starts again
  • Tearoom opens for take away service only - including hot / cold drinks, confectionery, crisps, home-baking and Morrelli's Ice-Cream.
  • Gift Shop opens
  • Birthday parties can take place on site (no more than 15 attending from 3 households) For more info on our birthday packages please visit our website. https://www.fermanaghfunfarm.com/service.../birthday-parties

All bookings will only be taken currently using our messenger page on Facebook.

CARRICKCRAFT CRUISER HIRE

Carrickcraft will start to operate on Lough Erne on 30 April - bookings online at www.cruise-ireland.com

ERNE ADVENTURES

Enniskillen Hydrobike rental available from 30 April – bookable online at https://www.erneadventures.com/

KALM SPA @ KILLYHEVLIN LAKESIDE HOTEL

Look forward to a luxury Elemis or Beauty Treatment at Kalm Spa re-open from 10am Friday 30th April

Pre-booking essential. Contact Kalm Spa 028 6632 3481 to book.

MANOR HOUSE MARINE & COTTAGES

Reopen 30 April - Self-catering Cottages, Cruiser Hire, Day Boat Hire and the Golf course. See https://www.manormarine.com/

Day boat prices:

Puffin Boat (max 6 people) £70 half day  10am – 2pm or 2pm – 6pm. £100 full day 10am – 6pm

Skipper Boat (max 8 people) £100 half day 10am – 2pm or 2pm – 6pm. £140 full day 10am – 6pm

BELLEEK POTTERY VISITOR CENTRE - RETAIL STORE

Retail Store Only Ropening Friday 30 April, Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm

Special Offers on retired lines, available in-store. No Tours Available at this time.

MARBLE ARCH CAVES VISITOR CENTRE

· Above ground outdoor experiences will resume from Friday 30 April and are bookable via our website at https://marblearchcaves.co.uk/ - Online Booking only

· An announcement on the resumption of cave tours will be made in due course.

ENNISKILLEN CASTLE

Enniskillen Castle's Visitor Centre including the Visitor Information Service, Gift Shop and toilet facilities will reopen to the public on Friday 30 April 2021.

Tours of Enniskillen Castle's Museums will resume when Covid-19 restrictions permit.

If you have any questions, we can be contacted during work hours by telephone at +44 (0) 28 6632 5000 or via email at castle@fermanaghomagh.com

01 May

SHARE DISCOVERY VILLAGE

From 1st May we will be offering weekend Activities to the general public. Activities will include Archery, Canoeing, Kayaking, Combat Corps, Mountain Biking, SUP, & Bush Craft. Banana Boats & Big Maple also available. Book your activities now https://sharevillage.org/august-activities-for-all/

Self Catering will also reopen in May to book email: Bookings@sharevillage.org

ERNE WATER TAXI

Erne Water Taxi reopens on the the 1st of May. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Running 4 tours daily for up to 8 people from Enniskillen Castle Museums Jetty. Advanced online booking required. Tour Times: 10 am / 12 noon / 2 pm / 4 pm. All our tours are private so you can safely travel with your family or friends group with your very own personal skipper and tour guide who will show you the best of Lough Erne.

Choose from 4 tours:

  • Private 1 Hour Erne Experience
  • Private Devenish Island Experience
  • Private Lower Erne Experience
  • Private Upper Erne Experience

Bespoke tours and Water Taxi Service available from alternative departure points on request by Email or call +44(0)7719 770588. For more information visit our website ernewatertaxi.com. Direct bookings can be made at ernewatertaxi.checkfront.com/reserve

 

 

EATING OUT

Open Now

GOURMET BROS

Brought to you Fermanagh brothers, Nicky & Gavin Cassidy. Oven ready, locally sourced, gourmet meals with tried & trusted home cooking skills - delivery within the Enniskillen town boundary only. Tel. +44(0)28 6632 9075 or contact via Facebook

JOHNNY ROCKO'S

Open for pre-ordered take out food – Message via Facebook or call 028 6862 1115

LILLY ANNES AT FLORENCE COURT & CASTLE COOLE

Takeaway options availabile at both properties, Sat & Sun only. See National Trust for property opening times. 

FRANCO'S

A Taste Of Franco's At Home - Take Away Menus will continue to be available until we fully re-open Monday 24th May. Tel: +44(0)28 664424 / https://francosrestaurant.co.uk/

LITTLE WINGS PIZZERIA

Open 4 days a week - Thursday to Sunday for takeaway only. All menus and further information can be found on our Facebook page! Tel: +44(0)28 320834

REBECCA'S CAFE @ THE BUTTERMARKET

Open for takeaway 4 days a week - Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8.30-3pm

KAMAL MAHAL'S

Kamal Mahal's offer delicious Indian Cuisine for takeaway purposes 7 days a week.

30 April

BELLE ISLE BISTRO

From 30th April our self catering apartments and cottages are open for bookings. Belle Isle Bistro will be providing outdoor dining and takeaway for breakfast and dinner. View menus for breakfast and dinner here. T: +44(0) 7803611743

FRANCO'S

Franco's Alfresco Dining Opening Friday 30th April - Exciting NEW dining experience! See Facebook for further details

Tel: +44(0)28 664424 / https://francosrestaurant.co.uk/

PAT'S BAR

From Friday 30th April visit Pat's for some al fresco hospitality in 'The Yard'. We've been busy behind the scenes working on new food & cocktail menus, an improved wine list and a complete redecoration throughout the building. Booking is advised via Facebook Messenger or Tel. +44(0)28 6633 8888 and ask for Kerri.

ROSS HARBOUR RESORT

Buddy’s Bar and Harbour Bistro will reopen 30th April for outdoor food and drinks. All welcome. We hope to welcome indoor dining from 24th May. Tel +44(0)28 6638 1168

KNOCKNINNY COUNTRY HOUSE AND MARINA

Knockninny Country House and Marina will reopen on Friday 30 April at 3pm for food and drinks outside. Booking is Essential, call to book your table. Tel +44(0)28 6774 8590

WESTVILLE HOTEL

OUTDOOR DINING OPEN FROM 30TH APRIL - Introducing the 'Westville Beer Garden', a sheltered outdoor dining space opening on the 30th April. For just £20.00 per person you get a three course gourmet BBQ, a fully stocked bar for you to enjoy some drinks and your table for the night!

HOW DO I BOOK? - Bookings are mandatory, please phone +44(0)2866320333 between 10am & 3pm, Monday to Friday or email reception@westvillehotel.com anytime to book. We have limited availability so book now to avoid disappointment

THE TAPHOUSE

Outdoor dining available from 30 April. To book contact via Facebook . Indoor bookings available from 24 May. We look forward to welcoming you back.

RUSKS

From this Friday we will providing Rusks outdoor dining serving food every Friday-Sunday from 12pm-9pm until we can reopen indoors. 

For food bookings please get in contact +44(0)2889521739 or via Messenger on Facebook

Drinks we will be served at our picnic benches and are on a first come first serve basis.

Our takeaways will still be running like normal until we reopen indoors too!

01 May

MARBLE ARCH CAFE

Marble Arch Café – from Saturday 1st May - 10:00am to 4:00pm (Daily) – Takeaway Only