Castle Archdale Country Park

Walking Route
We invite you to come and explore Castle Archdale Country Park. This beautiful country park is situated on the shores of Lower Lough Erne. The Park provides a relaxing natural retreat and offers visitors gentle walks through woodland, wildflower meadows and along the Lough shore. Boats are available to hire for those wishing to explore the nearby islands. The Park is home to a wide range of wildlife including foxes, badgers and numerous species of birds. Former Estate features include the impressive landscaped courtyard, extensive parkland, a rock garden, walled garden and sweat house. A family-friendly cycle route passes through the Country Park and the adjacent Forest Park. A new series of landscaped water treatment ponds create additional wildlife habitats with nature walks. Castle Archdale’s important role in WW2 as the most westerly flying-boat station, from which aircraft protected the allied convoys from the U-boat threat in the North Atlantic, is celebrated in a WW2 exhibition housed upstairs in the courtyard.

We hope you have an enjoyable positive experience at Castle Archdale Country Park. You may like to visit our other properties which include: a suite of nature reserves at Marlbank near Florencecourt including: Marble Arch / Cladagh Glen, Crossmurrin / Killykeeghan and Hanging Rock / Rossaa Forest; Correl Glen near Derrygonnelly and Peatlands Park near Dungannon.

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NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Welcome to NIEA Country Parks and Nature Reserves
• Free Admission
• Open access to pedestrians 24 hours a day, 365 days a week

Car Parks are open at all times.

Cafe: Open daily 10:00am - 17:00pm throughout July and August.
Large groups can be catered for outside of these times.
Please contact the tea rooms directly for details.
Toilets are available in the courtyard daily between 9:00am to 17:00pm (except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

Visitor Centre exhibition:
Open 12:00 noon - 16:00 pm on Sundays.
Can be opened by prior arrangement at other times.
Please contact site directly to make arrangements.


Free Access

Maps / guides:

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The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Fermanagh Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Castle Archdale Country Park is situated on the main Enniskillen to Kesh road (B82). It is well signposted and can be found 1 mile on the Enniskillen side of Lisnarick village.
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Toilets
  • Picnic Area
  • Parking Available
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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