Castle Coole Beech Trail

Walking trail

A tranquil walk on paths through the Beech Wood at Castle Coole, passing the 18th century Ice House.

Map

Castle Coole Beech Trail

Start:

Visitor car park

1

Begin from the car park at Castle Coole. Head through the archway into the Grand Yard, passing the second-hand bookshop and into the Tunnel Yard.

A jumps in a puddle in the Stable Yard at Castle Coole

2

Cross the yard and take the steps. Turn left at the top onto the Beech walk. Continue along the path, keeping to the left.

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Spring Bluebells at Castle Coole, Co. Fermanagh

3

After a few hundred metres, a detour to the left will take you to the 18th century Ice House. Once you're finished there. return back up the hill and join the path once again.

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The Ice House at Castle Coole

4

Continue on the path through the trees until you reach a junction. At this point you can extend your walk onto the Gortgonnell path on the left and add another 30 minutes to your walk, or you can turn right to pass by the house and return to the yard to finish your walk.

5

If you've chosen to continue to the Gortgonnell path, you'll reach the main drive at Castle Coole. Turn right here to continue on round to the car-park, passing the south front of the house and the Pump House on the left.

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A large oak tree at Castle Coole, Co. Fermanagh

End:

Visitor car park

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Castle Coole Beech Trail

Terrain

Even path with some inclines, path to Ice House is a sharp incline. Steps at the beginning of the trail

Castle Coole Beech Trail

Contact us

Castle Coole Beech Trail

How to get here

Address
Castle Coole, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, BT74 6JY
By road

On Belfast to Enniskillen road (A4)

By bicycle

NCN91

Castle Coole Beech Trail

Facilities and access

  • Toilets available during estate opening hours. Shop and Tea-room on site.