Castle Coole

BBC Proms in the Park main stage alongside Castle Coole House

Visit the setting from BBC Proms in the Park 2017 

Some of the world’s biggest names in music and theatre descended onto Castle Coole in County Fermanagh for what was BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest outdoor broadcast of the year

Upcoming events

Walking through History: Queen Anne Tour

Fri 25 May 2018
Learn more about Castle Coole and the history hidden beneath your feet! This guided tour includes the looking into the fascinating story of the Queen Anne house - which was built long before the current house.

Music in the Park Sessions

Sun 08 Jul 2018
Join us as we bring you a Summer of music after the success of BBC Proms in the Park 2017 at Castle Coole. Sit back and relax as the music plays in the beautiful Drying Green.

European Heritage Open Day

Sat 08 Sep 2018
Visit a number of National Trust attractions free of charge today and get an insight into the heritage and conservation of the amazing places right on your own doorstep. Visit to find out...
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Eating and shopping

People drinking tea

The Tallow House Tea-room 

Call into the Tallow House Tea-room for a coffee and a scone, or a filling hot lunch. With plenty of home baking and changing specials, you're sure to find something to tempt.

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The oval saloon is lavishly decorated

A fascinating past 

Castle Coole is one of the greatest neo-classical country houses in Ireland. Built to impress by the first Earl of Belmore 1789- 97, it still has the ability to leave people in awe.

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Get involved

A family helps plant snowdrops at Castle Coole

Volunteer with us 

We have a wide variety of opportunities which you can get involved in. There’s something to suit everyone, whatever your interests.

Victorian Cook in Castle Coole basement Kitchen

Volunteering Opportunity: Victorian Cook 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a fantastic team of staff and volunteers to bring to life what was once one of the most important areas in the house.

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A wedding couple in the wildflower meadow in front of Castle Coole

Spend your special day with us 

Castle Coole has the perfect spaces to prove a touch of grandeur to your wedding day.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Castle Coole on the National Trust Collections website