BELLEEK, COUNTY FERMANAGH
Discover the secrets that make Belleek Pottery one of the most enduring success stories in Irish craftsmanship. The award-winning visitor centre offers guided tours along with a restaurant, audiovisual centre, showroom and museum. Visitors have the opportunity to truly immerse themselves in the Belleek experience when they visit Ireland's oldest working pottery. Winners of Best Visitor Experience Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2014.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: 2 wheelchairs available
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Jan-Jun, Mon-Fri 9-5.30, Mar-Jun also Sat 10-5.30, Sun 2-5.30; Jul-Sep, Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5.30; Oct-Dec, Mon-Fri 9-5.30, Sat 10-5.30, Sun 2-5
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About the area
Discover County Fermanagh
Running right through the middle of County Fermanagh are the two parts of Lough Erne, the Upper and the Lower. The Lough’s shape has been likened to a leaping dolphin scattering a shower of broken water drops behind it.
At about 50 miles long, but only around 5 miles wide, Lough Erne is very shallow. The surrounding soil has resisted agriculture and remained a mixture of moorland, forest and marsh. The monastery established by St Molaise in the 6th century stands on Devenish Island, in the Lower part of the Lough. Here you’ll find a tall round tower, built by monks around 1120, the ruins of the beautiful little 15th-century abbey church and a fine high cross.
The largest town in Fermanagh is Enniskillen, set on an island in the middle of Lough Erne. The long main street is lined with shops, and features the historic Buttermarket, filled with local crafts, many of which you can see being made. Some of the many attractions in town include the castle with its regimental and county museums. There’s also Cole’s Monument in Forthill Park with a splendid view over the town.
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