Activities to Enjoy in County Fermanagh

ANGLING – the greatest sporting attraction to the County, renowned for its world class quality and quantity coarse and game fishing. There are 15 fishing piers within 300 metres of Willowbank House. For details of a qualified fly fishing guide (ghillie) with boat www.erneangling.com

BIRD WATCHING – Castlecaldwell, Crom Castle and many offshore islands are designated bird sanctuaries, monitored by the R.S.P.B.

CANOEING – A canoe centre at Castle Island caters of the serious leisurely canoeist. Expeditions can be arranged.

CRUISING – Cruising is of course one of the County’s most celebrated activities. The Erne system linked to the Shannon Waterways by a series of canals is regarded as being amongst the greatest pleasure boating grounds in the world.

CAVING AND POTHOLING – Explore Fermanagh caves with qualified cave leader instructors. Venture into remote places where few have gone. All levels catered for.

CYCLING – Fermanagh’s quiet country lanes and spectacular scenery is a cyclist’s dream. The Kingfisher Trail has over 200 miles of mapped and non-posted cycle trails.

GOLF – Golfers have a choice of three superbly scenic 18 hole courses; Enniskillen 3 miles, Castle Hume 7 miles, Lough Erne Golf Resort. They attract large galleries of spectators for the cross border Erne Waterways Golf Championship held yearly.

HILLWALKING – There are 25 listed walks on a variety of surfaces, including areas of geological interest and striking scenery.

HORSE RIDING AND TREKING – Ulster’s Lakeland Equestrian Park at Necarn Castle offers top class tuition and mounts on its 200-acre site for holidaymakers.

WATERSPORTS – Fermanagh has a number of watersport centres offering jet skiing, canoeing, banana boat rides etc.,

SURFING – A 40 minute drive along the scenic shore road will take you to the coastal town of Bundoran. Famous for its tubular reefs and consistent swells, the area is now recognised worldwide as a premier surf destination. Breaks include the infamous Bundoran “Peak” (intermediate to advanced surfers), “Black Spot” (advanced surfers), 3D’S (Expert surfers) and Tullan Strand (all surfing levels). For more information www.surfworldireland.com