Things to Do in Enniskillen After the Enniskillen 10K

The Enniskillen 10K rolls into town on Saturday, 15th June 2024, and whether you're a runner or a supporter, there's plenty to enjoy in Enniskillen once the race is over. From delicious food and coffee to exploring historical sites and scenic boat tours, Enniskillen offers something for everyone. Here's our guide to making the most of your time in this charming town.

Indulge in the Local Wholesome Food to Replenish Your Energy!

After the race, you'll likely be in need of some well-earned sustenance. Enniskillen boasts a variety of pubs and restaurants that cater to all tastes. If you're in the mood for traditional Irish fare, delectable pizza, or something in between, you'll find a place to satisfy your hunger.

Top Picks:

- Crowes Nest: Renown for its hearty pub-grub and friendly atmosphere.

- Franco’s Restaurant: Pizza, pasta and more in a simple but modern Italian restaurant and bar.

- The Firehouse Bar & Grill: Great for those who enjoy a good steak or superb pizza.

Bridie’s Enniskillen @ Pat's Bar: A gastro affair coupled with delicious cocktails.

- Little Wing Pizzeria: Passionate about pizza served in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

- 9th Avenue Enniskillen: Tantalising brunches, delightful lunches and evening feasts, this little treasure is sure to impress.

Enjoy a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Enniskillen is home to several wonderful coffee shops, each with its own unique charm. Treat yourself to a well-deserved coffee break and a sweet treat.

Must-Visit Coffee Shops:

- Lydias: Known for its delicious traybakes and speciality bakes in the heart of Enniskillen.

- The Bees Knees: Perfect for a relaxing coffee with a view of the town.

- Folk Espresso & Boulangerie: Famous for its handmade pastries and hip ambiance.

Explore Enniskillen Castle

Immerse yourself in history with a visit to Enniskillen Castle. This iconic landmark offers fascinating exhibits and stunning views, making it a must-see attraction.


- Fermanagh Visitor Information Centre: Let the experts help you in mapping out your day.

- The Inniskillings Museum: Dedicated to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.

Take a Beat and Enjoy a Scenic Boat Tour

Rest your legs and enjoy the beauty of Lough Erne with a gentle boat tour. There are a couple of excellent options to choose from:


- Island Discovery: Hop on board this charming electric vessel and enjoy the natural sounds of Lough Erne as it laps against the shore.

- MV Kestrel: Relax, unwind, and immerse yourself in the history and the beauty of Devenish Island and enjoy all that Ireland's only island town has to offer!

Captain Your Own Boat

Feeling adventurous? Hire a 'wee red boat' from Erne Boat Hire and navigate the waters of Lough Erne yourself. It's a fun and unique way to explore the area at your own easy pace.

Enjoy Live Music

End your Saturday on a high note by checking out the live music scene in Enniskillen. Many pubs and venues host local bands and musicians, providing the perfect opportunity to unwind and enjoy some entertainment.

Recommended Venues:

- Magee’s Spirit Store: Sip on a cocktail as you dance the night away with a local DJ in this hip pub.

- Blakes of the Hollow: Take in a live music session in one of Enniskillen’s most famous pubs.

- Charlie’s Bar: Offers a great lineup of live performances from local trad sessions to lively tunes.

- Pat’s Bar: Check out the live music line up downstairs or dance the night away to the DJ upstairs.

- Crowes Nest: Wonderful live music in this famous town centre pub.

Make Sunday Your Official Day to Explore

If you're staying overnight, use Sunday to delve deeper into what Enniskillen has to offer.

Top Sunday Activities:

- Enniskillen Castle: If you didn't get a chance on Saturday, it's worth a visit.

- Castle Coole: Explore this stunning 18th-century mansion and its beautiful grounds.

- Blue Green Yonder: Rent a canoe and paddle around the picturesque waterways.

- Erne Adventures: Try a hydrobike for a fun and unique way to see Enniskillen from the water.

Enniskillen has something for everyone, making it the perfect place to relax and explore after the excitement of the Enniskillen 10K. Enjoy your adventure! Want to know more about the Enniskillen 10K?  CLICK HERE

Enniskillen Castle
Castle / Fort
Enniskillen Castle

Situated beside the River Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. It was strategically important throughout its history. In the 17th century it became a garrison fort and later a military barracks. Enjoy the many seasonal events and exhibitions including The Inniskillings Museum within the castle grounds and Fermanagh County Museum's Medieval Maguires display.

Charlie's Bar
View of red leather seats, bar and dancefloor at Charlie's Bar Enniskillen

Established in 1944, Charlie’s is one of Enniskillen's most established traditional, family run bars. Whether it's live music you're after or somewhere to relax in front of an open fire- you'll find it in Charlie's!

Erne Water Taxi
Boat Tours
Erne Water Taxi

See Lough Erne your way with Erne Water Taxi's chauffeur driven boats. Travel in the comfort of our covered 8- seater boat, complete with cab, without having to worry about the driving. Your tour guide will help you explore the history of Lough Erne.

Castle Coole
The National Trust
Castle Coole

Castle Coole one of Ireland's finest Neo-classical houses, allowing visitors to glimpse what life was like in the home of the Earls of Belmore. Discover the story of the people who lived and worked below stairs as you explore the servants quarters.

Enniskillen 10K
Enniskillen 10k

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and mark your calendars because the much-loved Enniskillen 10K running race is making its triumphant return on June 15, 2024!

Inniskillings Museum
Visitor Centres & Museums
Inniskillings Museum

A visit to The Inniskillings Museum at Enniskillen Castle is a journey through more than 300 years of world history as encountered by the town’s two famous regiments, the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.