THE new walkway at the Lakeland Forum and Enniskillen Castle is a real treat for the eyes.
As our gallery below shows, the £1.9m projecy has an extensive riverside walkway, an events area and a new Castle Promenade along the River Erne’s shoreline.
The development, which was first mooted several years ago, marks the first step in initiating the Enniskillen Master Plan to create a fully accessible route for both cyclists and pedestrians to enjoy and stretches from the rear of Enniskillen Castle around the water’s edge and linking in with the existing pedestrian routes for the main retail areas.
The new trail runs from Enniskillen Castle (at Castle Street) right along the River Erne, behind the Lakeland Forum, connecting with the Erneside Shopping Centre bridge area and finally going under Wellington Road bridge on to the Queen Elizabeth Road until the Enniskillen Library roundabout.
Speaking when the project was first announced last year, acting chief executive of Fermanagh District Council Robert Gibson commented: “It is a nice project which will present that area in a nicer way than it is at the moment. For instance, the path there is fairly old and has been repaired over a number of years. It is well used at present, but this will create an attractive walk, with seats, and there will be an ‘events’ area as well.”
Check out our gallery below:
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