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Castle Archdale is on the road between Enniskillen and Kesh, and is a large forest park, with caravan facilities and numerous forest walks. There is also a visitor's centre. The visitor's centre has a small World War 2 exhibition which concentrates on the role of the flying boats during the war. Castle Archdale was an RAF base for flying boats which protected the Atlantic convoys.
There is a tearoom at the visitor's centre; unfortunately off season it is only open at weekends, but during July & August it is open every day. There are numerous marked trails around the extensive woodland, and lots of people will visit here just to enjoy the fresh air. Bicycle hire is also available.
There is ample car parking space, and there is also a boat launching area, and a marina. The entire Lough Erne area is monitored by Waterways Ireland, who have an office in Enniskillen. Boats must be registered with them in order to use the waterways, and mooring is permitted at numerous jettys and marinas such as this one, for up to 48 hours.
Pony trekking is also available, as is a wildflower garden and a butterfly garden.
A truly idyllic place, it is nice for a picnic, a walk, a cycle ride or just simply to enjoy the peace and quiet.