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Fermanagh County Museum, Enniskillen Castle, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, N. Ireland, BT74 7HL

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Plantation Castles in County Fermanagh

Plantation Castles in County Fermanagh

The Plantation of Ulster programme provides students with a thorough overview of the Plantation of Ulster.  We examine the causes and the long-term consequences of the Plantation.  

The programme can be tailored to meet school needs and the time available.  A walking tour of Enniskillen, a Plantation town, is offered as well as the opportunity to visit a number of Plantation Castles in Fermanagh.  The castles offer us a window to examine our shared political, social and economic history.  

Typically, school groups visit Enniskillen Castle, Portora Castle, Monea Castle and Tully Castle.  Students are given a detailed guided tour of each castle and the skills to “read” the architectural features of each of the castles.  

To book onto our Plantation Castle Education Tour, please contact our Development Officer, Catherine Scott

Ulster-Scots Plantation Archaeological Project


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Fermanagh Stories

Showcasing the history of the lakelands, signposting other important attractions & telling unique local stories (Image © Conor Conlon)

Fermanagh Stories