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Top Choice Historic Building in Enniskillen

Castle Coole

This National Trust–owned neoclassical palace sits in 600 hectares of beautiful parkland containing a lake that's home to the UK's only nonmigratory colony of greylag geese. The house's double cantilever staircase, …
Top Choice Museum in Enniskillen

Enniskillen Castle Museums

Enniskillen Castle, a former stronghold of the 16th-century Maguire chieftains, guards the western end of the town's central island, its twin-turreted Watergate looming over passing fleets of cabin cruisers. Within …
Top Choice Pub in Enniskillen

Blakes of the Hollow

This traditional pub has barely changed since 1887, with a marble-topped bar, huge sherry casks, antique silver lamp holders, and ancient wood panelling kippered by a century of cigarette smoke. A newer addition is …
Top Choice Cafe in Enniskillen

Jolly Sandwich Bar

This cheery place sells divine baked goods and a wide range of sandwiches to eat in or take away. Ingredients include seasonal and local produce. The freshly baked rhubarb and ginger scones are a favourite among the…
Museum in Enniskillen

Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum

This museum-cum-barber-shop (open for haircuts) displays the Johnston family's impressive collection of local railway memorabilia, from old station signs to timetables, uniforms, tickets and passes. There's a displa…
Modern Irish in Enniskillen

Cafe Merlot

Located below street level in a beautiful space with vaulted brick ceilings, Cafe Merlot serves seasonal specials in addition to its regular menu of contemporary meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. Try the dry aged ri…
Theatre in Enniskillen

Ardhowen Theatre

The program here includes concerts, local amateur and professional drama and musical productions, pantomimes and films. The theatre is about 1km southeast of the town centre on the A4, in an impressive glass-fronted…
Cafe in Enniskillen

Rebecca's Coffee Shop

At the Buttermarket, Rebecca's serves good sandwiches, salads, scones and pastries as well as a few hot dishes; locals rave about the cottage pie. There are outdoor courtyard tables in summer.
Arts & Crafts in Enniskillen

Buttermarket

The restored buildings in the old marketplace house an appealing variety of craft shops and studios selling paintings, ceramics and jewellery, and Rebecca's Coffee Shop.
Irish in Enniskillen

Terrace Restaurant

The restaurant at the Westville Hotel combines an elegant dining room with a deft touch in the kitchen. The home-made desserts are particularly popular.