Erne Marine Bellanaleck



Places of Interest

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There's so much to see and do in and around the area...

Belleek Pottery, County Fermanagh
Belleek pottery
Crom Castle
Devenish Island
White Island Figures

From left to right: Belleek Pottery, Herself and Himself mugs from the pottery, Crom Castle ruins, Devenish Island, 10th century carvings on White Island. All images used under  Creative Commons licence. Hover mouse over each image for attribution information.

There are a number of popular places to be visited whilst sailing on Lough Erne including Devenish Island. The name derives from Daimhinis, meaning ‘ox island’. Situated in Lower Lough Erne, the island is best known for its monatsic site which dates back to the 6th century and there are giuded tours. 

Crom Castle, the historic seat of the Earls of Erne for over 350 years, is a magnificent castle situated on Crom Island and was the location of the BBC1 PG Wodehouse comedy drama, Blandings. The castle and estate are managed by The National Trust. The original castle, now ruins following a fire in 1764, occupies the north of the island. 

White Island is situated in Castle Archdale Bay off the east shore of Lower Lough Erne and features the ruins of an ancient church built on the site of an earlier monastic settlement. The island also features 9th and 10th century carved figures.

Lusty Beg Island is a popular resort featuring accommodation, a restaurant, a retreat spa, nature trails and an activity centre. Activities include off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery and canoeing. 

The Belleek Pottery is home to the world famous Belleek Fine Parian China and Belleek Visitor Centre. Guided tours around the museumunclude an audio visual theatre and showroom.