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Castle Coole

Pgds 20080619 213730 Castle Coole Co Fermanagh Ni  Ntpl 52283

Introduction

There is mature woodland, parkland, clump and shelter belt trees. An oak avenue and the outline of a canal remain from the earlier garden.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-coole/facilities-and-access/
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

One mile south-east of Enniskillen, off the A4. Signposted.

Owners

The National Trust

Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
History

An early 17th-century demesne remodelled in the late 18th century by William King for the first Earl Belmore to accompany the new house by James Wyatt.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: F 6

Style

English Landscape Garden

Features

  • Shelter Belt
  • Lake
  • Icehouse
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Gate Lodge
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Avenue
  • Description: Oak avenue.
  • Canal
  • Description: The outline of a canal remains from the earlier garden.
Key Information

Type

Landscape Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Period

Late 18th Century

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

References