Enniskillen on Lough Erne, a boating viewpoint

Enniskillen is the largest town in Co Fermanagh and also the largest town on Lough Erne. It is situated at the narrows between upper and lower lakes, so it’s ideally placed to entice boaters off the river and into the pubs and restaurants. Like Blakes of the hollow where you’re sure of a good Guinness! And lest I forget they have one of those Game of Thrones doors. Ye you know the ones I’m talking about!

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Lough Erne Cruise to Lusty Beg Island (2018)

Well would you believe it? it has taken three attempts before we managed to

Rainbow over Enniskillen moorings
Rainbow over Enniskillen moorings


cruise to Lusty Beg Island on lovely Lough Erne. You see Marion isn’t a lover of waves. In fact even small waves upset her enormously.¬† So I have learned not to plead with her and for the sake of piece on board I have learned to just give in to her.¬†This has led to a happier boat and more gentle cruising.


Castle Caldwell on Lough Erne

And so it was that we struggled to make the crossing to Lusty Beg Island and when we did finally manage to get there it was on the calmest day you will ever witness. I say that cos you will, I hope join us by way of the video below.

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Lough Erne Cruise

A Lough Erne cruise that has all four seasons in one cruise up the lake. We start out south of Enniskillen on upper Lough Erne then head north passing the dominating Enniskillen Castle that over looks the river right in the heart of Enniskillen town. The weather is a mixed bag and our mission is to try to get to the restaurant island of Lusty Beg. Do we make it? Well you will just have to wait to see the answer to that one.

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