Updated: Jul 25
For the adventurous stag who loves the great outdoors, water sports, golf, great pubs and great craic, then Enniskillen in stunning Co. Fermanagh is your perfect destination. We might be biased, but Co. Fermanagh is one of the most beautiful counties in Ireland, and perfectly central when you have people coming together from across Ireland and beyond.
Let us give you some ideas to help you organise an action packed, memorable weekend for that stag who is looking for something a little bit more interesting.
Here’s our Step-by-Step Guide to putting together the best Stag Do in Ireland for you and your mates:
1. HOW TO GET HERE
By Plane: The nearest airport to Enniskillen is Derry (LDY) Airport which is 52 miles away. Other nearby airports include Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (61.4 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (73.8 miles) and Dublin (DUB) (85.6 miles). Visit Skyscanner to check out the best deals.
By Car: 1hr 40mins by car from Belfast and 2hr 30mins from Dublin.
Enniskillen is easy to reach by car or bus from the main cities in Ireland. For more information, click here.
2. STAG ACCOMMODATION IDEAS IN OR NEAR ENNISKILLEN
Lough Erne Resort - For golf lovers or 5 Star luxury seekers.
Belmore Court and Motel - To be in the heart of Enniskillen town check out the No.1 Tripadvisor accommodation in Co. Fermanagh.
Finn Lough - Get closer to nature - if you want accommodation that is upmarket, beautifully finished and surrounded by breathtaking scenery - Finn Lough is the place for you.
Castle Archdale - Camp out and BBQ near the adventure seekers playground!
The Killyhevlin Hotel & Lodges- Set on the edge of Lough Erne with a mix of hotel and self catering accommodation, this Hotel is perfect for bigger groups.
3. STAG WEEKEND ACTIVITIES IN FERMANAGH
A stag do in Enniskillen can choose from every activity imaginable from water-sports and canoeing to caving or even waterskiing. Adventure seeking guys can make a splash in Upper Lough Erne at Share Discovery Village’s thrilling inflatable, Wibit Water Park, challenge their ability at 4 x 4 off road driving or take to the skies for a seaplane lesson over the Fermanagh Lakelands.
Golf - Take in a round of golf at Lough Erne- one of Ireland’s best golf resorts.
Hiking - For those that like to earn their pints, then the famous Stairway to Heaven will work up a thirst. Cuilcagh Way is a way-marked 20 miles/33km route. There will be pints waiting for you in Charlie's after that for sure!
4. WATCH THE SPORT
Head to the most famous sports bar in Enniskillen - Charlie’s Bar of course!
With 16 screens and showing everything from Premiership to GAA, Horse Racing to Rugby, you can be guaranteed to take in the action surrounded by great pints and a buzzing atmosphere all weekend long.
Give us a shout to check out what's on!
5. THE CRAIC
Enniskillen nearly has more pubs than shops, so a pub crawl is definitely an option. You are guaranteed a warm welcome and plenty of craic wherever you go.
For Guinness Lovers, Charlie's Bar is known for pouring the best pint of Guinness in Enniskillen if not in Fermanagh and beyond. Don’t take our word for it, The Guinness Guru’s view. Charlie’s is famous for two things, Guinness and Live Music, and guarantees a night full of proper Irish music and craic, a proper Irish Pub, so expect a bit of jiving and plenty of banter.
If you fancy something, well, a bit fancier, cocktails will be flowing in Magee's.
If you want a full on nightclub experience for that last night of freedom, head on to Pat's or Industry Nightclub (above the Crowe's Nest).
6. THAT'S A WRAP!
These are just the headlines. There is so much happening in Enniskillen to keep any stag weekend in Fermanagh busy and what's more, we are 30 mins from the nearest beach! We can guarantee you that a weekend in Enniskillen will make the most memorable and fun weekend for any cool group of stags who want the craic and a bit of adventure. If you have any specific questions or want more advice, drop us an email and we will be happy to help!