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Devenish Island

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Address: near Enniskillen, Irvinestown, Northern Ireland
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Out on the lough

We were out on our boat on lough erne called at this island.We were amazed how clean and tidy it was. We spent a good while looking round the day church ruins. It's a must to do.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
philip432
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were out on our boat on lough erne called at this island.We were amazed how clean and tidy it was. We spent a good while looking round the day church ruins. It's a must to do.

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Thank philip432
Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boat trip from Round o jetty (Brook Park), Belleek Road, Enniskillen giving two hours trip including 40 min. on Devinish Island to explore the ruins and visit the museum. Misleading road signs on the Kesh road, neat St Angelo Airport, to a jetty apparently only used by the local council but nothing there when we called.

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Thank Norman W
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Kestrel boat out to Devenish Island and although could not find fault with the boat I believe that the experience could have been made more informative and interesting. A few key landmarks were mentioned but no real history of the area was provided. Devenish Island was breathtaking and we had blue skies . Definitely a must during... More 

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Thank imeldahurley
Witham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

On a rainy rainy day on our 2nd day in Enniskillen what do you do? Well my wife and i opted for the Erne Tours trip to Devenish. One queues up at the quay (first come first aboard) and enjoy a trip to the island in a covered boat with a maximum of 50 passengers. On the way out there... More 

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Thank yellowchat
Young, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Took the boat ride from the Round O. This was pleasant. Need to sit inside boat for the trip to Devenish Island to hear the commentary. Boat is slow but enjoy the time to relax. Once on the island, you have plenty of time to walk around the ruins. Worth the visit

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Thank Janene101
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I came here on a visit in September, during the culture day. I love history, particularly religious history and this beautiful wee island didn't disappoint! It's situated on the beautiful Lough Erne. After getting the ferry over, you arrive on an island right out of monastic history. The ruins are fascinating and there's a round tower in excellent condition. I... More 

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Thank Marie F
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Just sailed down to Devenish with family. Great day,got to the island.... B warned nettles everywhere and grass very long. Great to see the tower and ruins. Toilets r locked!!

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Thank Belfasttravelfoodman
belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Well worth a trip. The location on the river is beautiful and the sense of history is fantastic. There's lots on info on the monks who lived there and how they lived.

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Thank breezerBelfast
northern ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

great place to visit on a lovely sunny day - nice boat trip out to the island and interesting place to visit

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Victoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Took the motor vessel MV Kestrel from the Round O Park to the island on a cool misty day in July. The commentary about the region was great and they identified any of the birdlife that we saw. We were also given some history of the buildings on the island. We enjoyed scrambling around the ruins, climbing to the upstairs... More 

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