7 things to fill beautiful summer day at Florence Court

Set in a 3500 hectare forest park, the Georgian mansion of Florence Court estate enjoys stunning views over the surrounding countryside. This historic estate is the perfect escape for a day in the Irish countryside with lots of relaxing things to do to on a beautiful summer day, or any other day of the year for that matter.

7 things to fill beautiful summer day at Florence Court

  • Top of the list for us are the trails. With 15km of forest and countryside trails, you can spend the day exploring the beauty of Northern Irish countryside.
  • The red trail is 9km long and takes you on to the famous Ulster Way and Cuilcagh Way up to the hill top with panoramic views over the countryside.
  • Hire a bicycle and go exploring. For only a couple of pounds you can enjoy the freedom of an exhilarating bike ride. Bikes are available at the visitor centre.
  • Visit the newly restored walled garden in all its 1930's glory. You can even buy fresh produce from the garden shop.
  • See the original Irish Yew. The mother plant of all Irish Yew trees!
  • Tour the Estate house. Book a tour and enjoy the stunning 18th Century Irish furniture set in a grand Georgian mansion.
  • Learn about the tragic recent history of the house, the Cole family and the Earls of Enniskillen.

It's a beautiful National Trust Estate and worth visiting!

Accommodation: We stayed in Belle Isle Estate. Read more about Belle Isle here.

Post Author: Jeff

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