Castle Coole – National Trust site in Enniskillen (Northern Ireland)

Castle Coole in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh (Northern Ireland), was featured in our Top 5 National Trust Sites for Under 10s. Castle Coole is a stunning 18th century mansion set in 1200 acres of beautiful Irish woodland. Alongside the main house, Castle Coole has several out-houses that are definitely worth a visit.

Castle Coole is a woodland paradise. This idyllic neo-classical house in Northern Ireland has endless places to explore both inside and out.

The Grand Yard is home to the stables, there is a servants tunnel, a laundry room, an ice house and a dairy. Children will enjoy playing pretend in the realm of this magnificent building – with so much to explore it seems only fair to let their imaginations run wild. For the youngest children, head outside and have a go at wildlife spotting around the lake.

There are organised walks or you can simply wander wherever your feet take you. Don’t miss the woodland themed play area either which has been specifically designed for children under the age of 10!

For families, there are guided tours and musical events throughout the year. Why not bring a picnic too? There’s certainly plenty of wooded landscape on which to enjoy it. Baby changing facilities are available, as is the loan of baby slings.

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