Walking

Walking trail

Florence Court Red Trail

Walking trail

A trail through the forest park at Florence Court which rewards walkers with views across Fermanagh and beyond at its peak.

Enjoy views across Fermanagh from the Red Trail viewpoint

Map

Florence Court Red Trail

Start:

Visitor Centre, OSNI grid ref: NV272002

1

Starting from the Visitor Centre, take the bridge and turn left, taking care when crossing at the Admission hut. Follow the trail and bear right, passing the Lady's Well on your right.

The 'Lady's Well' at Florence Court off the Blue Trail

2

The trail rejoins the main path here, note this part of the trail is used by horse-riders and cyclists. Continue to follow the blue trail signs, passing alongside the Broad Meadow with views of the house.

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Two cyclists in the Forestry with Florence Court house in the background

3

Here the Red and Blue trails separate. Take a minute to visit the Florence Court yew tree ahead of you before returning and taking the red trail to the left, crossing a wide bridge. Follow the Claddagh River upstream along the Riverside Walk, crossing part-way at a small footbridge.

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Visitors admire the yew tree in Florence Court pleasure grounds

4

Take a rest here at the top of the Riverside Walk before following the path to the right and heading down the hill. After about 200m take a left turn, facing the steepest climb on the red trail. Take your time on the way up.

5

At the top of the winding climb you'll reach the viewpoint. Continue on the path as it descends, taking care of your step. You can choose to extend your walk onto the Ulster or Cuilcagh way from this point, or turn right and continue to follow the red trail past the Kennel Field.

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Enjoy views across Fermanagh from the Red Trail viewpoint

6

Finishing your descent and crossing the Eel house bridge, you are now back onto the main estate. To finish your walk early, continue straight on past the Sawmill to pass the rear of the house. To continue on, take a left after the bridge to walk a partial loop around the Killymanamly path which will bring you to the top of the path to the Walled Garden. Take this path to your left to finish the trail and return to the Visitor Centre.

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A couple walks their dog on the estate at Florence Court

End:

Visitor Centre, OSNI grid ref: NV272002

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Florence Court Red Trail

Terrain

Path and forest track, occasional steep inclines. Good level of fitness and sturdy walking footwear advised.

Florence Court Red Trail

Contact us

Florence Court Red Trail

How to get here

Address
Florence Court, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, BT92 1DB
By road

8 miles south-west of Enniskillen via A4 Sligo road and A32 Swanlinbar road, 4 miles from Marble Arch Caves.

By bicycle

NCN91. Entrance on Kingfisher Trail.

Florence Court Red Trail

Facilities and access

  • Toilets, hot drinks available in VC. Shop and tea-room on site.