Places to visit near Ballinamore

Ballinamore is ideally located as a touring base for a range of interesting outings in an area steeped in history, natural beauty and culture.

Please see the Links tab for some of the many places to visit near Ballinamore.

 

Arigna Mining Experience   Marbe Arch Caves

Lough Key Forest Park   

Arigna Mining Experience

www.arignaminingexperience.ie

Discover and experience the life of a Coal Miner through a unique tour and gain an understanding of the concepts and operation of renewable energy sources.


Marble Arch Caves

www.marblearchcaves.net

One of Europe’s finest showcaves where you can explore a fascinating natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.


Lough Key Forest and Activity Park

www.loughkey.ie

This lakeside visitor centre is the gateway to more than 800 acres of parkland and forest at Lough Key and boasts a landmark cluster of unique attractions

The Boda Berg, a Swedish concept unique to Ireland, is challenging for all ages. Once you enter the two-storey building only teamwork ingenuity and skill will get your through its 47 rooms. Zipit is the first high wire forest adventure in Ireland and is an unique mix of zip lines rope bridges Tarzan swings and climbing walls.  Lough Key also has boat rides, walking tours and an Adventure Play Kingdom for children.


Boyle Abbey

Regarded as the finest of the Cistercian churches to survive in Ireland.


King House

www.kinghouse.ie

Magnificently restored Georgian townhouse containing a range of exhibitions on the areas heritage and culture.


Share Activity Centre

www.sharevillage.org

Ireland’s largest residential outdoor activity and adventure centre boasts water activities including banana boating, raft building, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.  With such a large range of water, land and arts activities the Centre accommodates people from all backgrounds and of all abilities in large and small numbers


Tullyboy Farm

www.tullyboyfarm.com

This 90 acre farm set around a beautifully restored 18th century farmhouse.  Take a tractor trailer ride around the farm.  Stop to pet all the animals or bottle or hand feed them… even cuddle the cute ones.  Coffee and gift shop on premises.


Cavan-Leitrim Railway Museum

www.cavanandleitrim.com

Offers tourists and enthusiasts a variety of narrow gauge trains, buses, planes, fire engines and artillery.


Enniskillen Castle

www.enniskillencastle.co.uk

This historic site houses two museums, Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum.


Florence Court House

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

There is something for all the family at this warm and welcoming 18th-century property – one of the most important houses in the north-west.


Ulster American Folk Park

www.nmni.com/uafp

Immerse yourself in the world famous story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life.


ODD Outdoors and Dirty

www.odd.ie

One of Irelands premier action venues – Hovercraft Grand Prix, paintball, clay pigeon shooting, laser combat and more!


Glencar Waterfalls

http://www.discoverireland.ie

This Waterfall can be viewed from a lovely wooded walk. There are more waterfalls visible from the road, although none is quite as romantic as this one. 


The Shannon Pot

The origin of Irelands greatest river.


 

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