The Lough Erne Tour

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Bellanaleck – Enniskillen – Devenish Island – Kesh – Belleek – Tully Castle – Enniskillen – Bellanaleck

1 week - 17 hours - 119 km - 0 locks 

Set off from Bellanaleck to get to Enniskillen, the county town of Fermanagh, for your first night. Visit the Castle Museum, the Leisure Centre and the many shops and bars. It’s early to be stocking up on supplies, but remember that there are not as many towns and villages on the Erne, so it may be worth doing some basic shopping.

Next day head north to Devenish Island with a magnificent 12th Century Monastic Settlement and well-preserved Round Tower. You can spend the night here but you are on an island, so no facilities.

Head off early the next morning to get to Kesh which is up a very small winding river. Spend the night and top up on shopping. Cruise along the northern shores to Belleek, home to the world-famous pottery (tours available), before coming back along the western shore, staying in Tully Castle (no facilities, just you and the sky).

Next day, head back down to Enniskillen, maybe stopping off at the famous Lough Erne Golf Resort for a round of golf (or a round of sandwiches). And on to Bellanaleck to finish your week’s cruising.

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