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Address: near Enniskillen, Irvinestown, Northern Ireland
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Far from the madding crowd

Took the motor vessel MV Kestrel from the Round O Park to the island. This was very pleasant with commentary about the region and identified wildlife. The history of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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White Rock, Canada
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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Took the motor vessel MV Kestrel from the Round O Park to the island. This was very pleasant with commentary about the region and identified wildlife. The history of the buildings on the island was explained in enough detail to make the visit to them eagerly anticipated. The round tower was not open so that was a disappointment. The small... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Took a boat trip from Enniskillen to Devenish Island- what a lovely day out. Commentary on the boat trip was good and beverages and snacks were available to purchase on board. The boat is enclosed but there is a small area to sit out at the back if you wish. We had an hour to spend on the island. Very... More 

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Maguiresbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A beautiful island on lower lough Erne. Recommend to take the boat trip from the Round 'O' and finish your tour with a four course meal in the Killyhevlin Hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We took the boat trip from Enniskillen jetty on the MV Kestrel to Devenish island. The boat takes a sightseeing tour up around the old town before heading through a lock gate onto the main lakes. The boat is well run and the skipper very entertaining and pleasant, there is covered seating and a small open deck at the back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We boarded the boat and it was only 10 pounds per adult. The Capt was very cordial and interesting. The island itself was only about 20 minutes away. The ride was very smooth. The site is interesting, and you can climb up to the top of a tower and look down. The whole thing does not take too long, so... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We go there every year and it always grabs me the way people lived in years past. The way the buildings are built and how small they were to live in them and uncomfortable to our standed. The tower is well worth going up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had a delightful afternoon thanks to Steven, the captain of the MV Kestrel. He is a kind and warm-hearted man, very knowledgeable of the surroundings. A must-do in Enniskillen!

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

rented a boat and moored at the island was only ourselves and a family on the island very peaceful. It has beautiful ruins unfortunately round tower was closed but it was the off season so not sure if they only do these with tours? Was class even so

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time visiting the island. The tower was closed sadly with it being out of season (so if going up is something that you are set on doing it is definitely advisable to check that you will be able to before travelling). Even without the tower though there was still lots to occupy us and our little... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Was on a friends boat today , and travelled from from round o to this wonderful island which I often seen from the road . It was a lovely trip over and nobody on the island at all , although there is a public boat trip from the round o , there you'll find information on times on the notice... More 

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Address: near Enniskillen, Irvinestown, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Fermanagh  >  Irvinestown

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