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Canoeing for Families on Lough Erne

A definite day out with a difference, get the family together and head down to Share Discovery Village for a free morning out paddling the spectacular Lough Erne Canoe Trail.

On arrival you will be kitted out with everything you need to get on the water including wetsuit, paddle, buoyancy aid and of course the all important canoe! After a quick safety briefing it will be time to hit the water and paddle along part of the Lough Erne Canoe Trail towards Trannish Island Bothy. You’ll learn paddle strokes, play games, get wet and have lots of fun along the way!

On arrival at Trannish Island there will be time to stop for a quick rest and take in the local scenery, and explore the wonderful island before returning back to Share. One thing is for sure – you and your family are guaranteed to have a splashing good time! This event is suitable for families of all ages and abilities.

Day

Sunday 21st September

Location

Share Discovery Village

Session Times

14:00 to 16:30

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with younger children

Fitness Level

Easy

Key Info
  • Qualified Experienced Instructors
  • Safe Fun Activity Session
  • Explore Lough Erne Canoe Trail
  • All equipment provided
Bookings have now closed for this event.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Share Discovery Village if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 2867722122
Emailreception@sharevillage.org

What to Bring

Old Trainers

Towel

Waterproof Clothing

Sense of Humour

Sun Cream

Hat

Suitability

Suitable for families

Suitable for all abilities

Suitable for all ages

Children under 8 should be accompanied by an adult

What's Included

All Equipment

Canoe, Paddle, Buoyancy Aid, Wetsuit

2.5 Hour Canoe Session

Qualified Instructor

Meeting Point

Share Discovery Village

Smiths Strand

Lisnaskea

County Fermanagh

BT92 0EQ

Directions to Location

1. Belfast

Take the M1 Motorway West, until it joins the A4 near Dungannon.

Follow the A4, at the Ballygawley round-about, head towards Enniskillen. This road takes you through Augher, Clogher and Fivemiletown. Approximately 13 miles after Fivemiletown, take the turn off for Maguiresbridge, follow the signs for Lisnaskea (3 miles). In Lisnaskea, turn Right at the SPAR Supermarket. Approximately 3 miles out this road will be the Share Holiday Village on the right.

2. Dublin

From Dublin take the exit for N3/M3 North. This will take you through towns such as Navan, Kells, & Virginia. As you near the town of Cavan, you will pass the Kilmore Hotel on your Right and will come to a large round about. Go around to your Right, following signs for Enniskillen. Stay on this road for approximately 30 minutes. As you near the town of Derrylin, turn Right following signs for Lisnaskea. The Share Holiday Village will be approximately 4 miles on the Left.

3. Dublin Airport

From the airport, take the M50 West. Look for signs for the M3/N3 to Cavan. Take the N3/M3-North. You will drive through towns such as Dunshaughlin, Navan, Kells, & Virginia. You will travel on the M3/N3 for approximately 1½ hours. As you near Cavan you will pass the Kilmore Hotel on your Right. You will then come to a very large Round-About, follow this around to the right, following the signs for Enniskillen. Stay on this road for approximately 30 minutes. As you near the town of Derrylin, you will see a sign for Lisnaskea and the Share Holiday Village. Turn right at this sign to Lisnaskea, the Share Holiday Village will be approximately 5 kilometers on this road, on the left. You will see a sign. Please check in at the red brick reception building to the left of the car park.