Information Fermanagh Ireland


General information Fermanagh

Fermanagh (from the Irish Fear Manach or "men of Manach") is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, Enniskillen is its county town. Fermanagh lies within the historical province of Ulster.
Most of Fermanagh is situated in the basin of the River Erne, leading to the County being known as Ireland's Lake District, together with neighbouring County Cavan. Fermanagh is approximately 120 km from Belfast and 160 km from Dublin.

Enniskillen (Inis Ceithleann, 'Ceithleann's island') is host to a range of attractions including the Castle Coole Estate and Enniskillen Castle - home to the museum of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.

Accommodation in Fermanagh

Fermanagh provides visitors with plenty of accommodation experiences to suit any requirement and your budget. Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels and Farm Houses are some of the possible options for your stay in Fermanagh.

Hotels in Fermanagh

The hotels of Fermanagh, many of which are located near the countyís picturesque lakes, provide you with a comfortable accommodation tailored to suit all budgets. Whether youíre looking for the charm of an independent hotel or the convenience of a chain, itís all here. Some of the popular names include the Best Western Hotel Carlton and Lough Erne Golf Resort.

Bed & Breakfast in Fermanagh

Bed & breakfast accommodation in Fermanagh provides you with a cheap and pleasant stay along with delicious home cooked breakfast to suit your budget. B&B in Fermanagh includes names such as Glendarragh Valley Inn, Bay View Guesthouse and Greenwood Lodge in Enniskillen.

Fermanagh Restaurants

Fermanagh restaurants serve a range dishes, many including delicious fresh water fish. Popular restaurants in Fermanagh include Glendarragh Valley Inn The Horseshoe & Saddlers in Enniskillen and The Rectory Bistro in Irvinestown.

Shopping in Fermanagh

Fermanagh provides plenty of opportunities for shopping. Many of Fermanaghís shops accept both euros and pounds, and the Erneside Shopping Centre is home to 30 well known stores including Marks & Spencer, River Island and New Look.

Fermanagh Car Rental

There are no car rental services in Fermanagh itself, but there are nearby services in Donegal and Sligo.

Fermanagh Golf

Fermanagh has many golf courses including Lough Erne Golf Resort, which boasts two Championship Golf Courses, the Championship Castle Hume Course and The Faldo Course who have Rory McElroy as their touring professional on the European PGA tour.