Castle Coole

Important notice -

The grounds are open and we are working within NI Executive guidelines to keep our visitors, staff and volunteers safe. The house, shop and tearoom are closed. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Magnificent 18th-century mansion and landscape park

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Please book ahead before visiting 

The parkland and toilets at Castle Coole are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Castle Coole (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Sat 31 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Coole.

Timed entry to Castle Coole (2 Nov - 8 Nov)

Mon 02 Nov 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Coole.
Castle Coole sits above Lough Coole and surrounding parkland

Visiting Castle Coole: What you need to know 

Find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit to Castle Coole. We've made some changes to our usual offer, to help keep everyone safe.

Inside Castle Coole

The history of Castle Coole 

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.

An autumnal view of the house from the Killynure path

The lake walk at Castle Coole 

At just over one mile, the Lake Walk at Castle Coole makes the perfect 'walk and talk' with family and friends. Follow the historic track around Lough Coole and discover beautiful vistas at every turn. With a wealth of wildlife resting in the reeds, little legs will also enjoy this enchanting walk on the edge of Enniskillen.

Castle Coole


Castle Coole is the perfect place for you and your dog

Canine companions at Castle Coole 

There is plenty for both you and your dog to enjoy at Castle Coole, with a variety of walks within the parkland and plenty of outdoor seating.

Castle Coole

Art and collections

Our collections

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