Cole's Monument - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
42 Forthill Rd, Enniskillen BT74 6AW, UK
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About Cole's Monument
Cole’s Monument stands in the grounds of the Forthill Park; a beautiful five & a half acre wooded park in Enniskillen. The monument was built in the centre of the park in memory of the late General the Hon. Sir G. Lowry Cole from 1845-57. The monument takes the form of a Doric column, topped by a statue of General the Honourable Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole.
Attractions Near Cole's Monument
A beautiful park which was pleaantly wooded with walks, shrub gardens and children's play area in central Enniskillen. The Cole’s Monument stands here. It is one of the iconic attraction in the middle of the street and it offers a peaceful nature too.
The Buttermarket became a unique addition to Enniskillen town almost 30 years ago, when an early 19th century dairy market was restored, and new life was injected into the cobbles in the form of a quaint, picturesque Craft Centre.It comprises of nineteen art and craft units and a coffee shop, housed in the restored early 19th century dairy market. The Buttermarket's unique position in the heart of Enniskillen makes it the central focus for the thriving craft industry in Fermanagh.
St. Michael's Catholic Church, Enniskillen is a French Gothic revival style church built in 1870–1875 under the direction of the Belfast architects O'Neill & Byrne. This was one of the iconic attraction in this area and a main pilgrimage site too.
Enniskillen Castle, situated beside the River Erne, was built almost 600 years ago by the ruling Gaelic Maguires. The historic site houses Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum. The castle remained in Irish hands until it fell to the crown's Irish ally, Niall Garve O'Donnell in the summer of 1602. Its award winning exhibitions cover the prehistory and natural history of Fermanagh, the county’s traditional rural life, local crafts and the celebrated pottery at Belleek.
The Inniskillings Museum is one of the 2 museums at Enniskillen Castle, and will tell you the story of the 2 regiments from the town of Enniskillen. The Museum tells the story of the town of Enniskillen's two regiments - the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards and the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The town of Enniskillen is the only town in the British Isles which had two regiments in the British Army.
Erne View is the largest in a row of holiday cottages on the shores of Lough Erne. The cottage boasts stunning views, an open fire and a wet room suitable for any guests with mobility issues.
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Discover More Attractions in Fermanagh, Where Cole's Monument Is Located
County Fermanagh is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, one of the six counties of Northern Ireland, and one of the nine counties of Ulster. It is Northern Ireland’s westernmost county and covers an area of 1,691 km². Its capital is Enniskillen housing the tourist attractions Enniskillen Castle, Cole's Monument, the Ardhowen Theatre, and St. Martin's Cathedral.