Region: Northern Ireland

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Share Discovery Village, 221 Lisnaskeda R, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh BT92 0JZ

Contact: +44 (0)28 677 22122



Share Discovery Village Is Ireland's Largest Residential Outdoor Activity and Adventure Centre welcoming over 15,000 visitors each year. Based on Smith's Strand near Lisnaskea in County Fermanagh - Northern Ireland.

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?
Yes Welcome to SHARE See home page of website

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?

Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?
Environmental Programmes
SHARE offers a range of Environmental Programmes for all ages starting from 4 year olds to adults!
Programmes can be tailor made to suit the groups needs.

Carbon workshop.
Workshops with a focus on Climate change and renewable energies. Fun and interactive sessions that are complimentary to the national curriculum and relevant to the students’ everyday lives. As an integral part of the workshop your students will go on a guided tour of our Reed-Bed sewage system and see how our wood-pellet boilers, wind turbines and solar panels all work. Inspiring discussion of the pros and cons of energy efficency

Kingfisher Wildlife paddle.
An adventurous paddle on the tranquil and wildlife diverse Lough Erne canoe trail. Your students will learn basic navigation skills while negotiating the maze of islands on the Upper Lough, learning about and photographing the local biodiversity on the way.

Fossil Hunt
Lough Erne is rich with many different fossils. 330 million years ago Ireland was covered by a tropical sea.
When exploring the islands it is not uncommon to find various fossils on the shore line.
Why not come on a paddle and use your detective skills to search for preserved shells, corals and crinoids?

Camp + Bushcraft
Ray Mears eat your heart out! Learn various wilderness skills, take a trip on the Lough Erne Canoe Trail and spend a night in the Trannish Island Bothy.

Leave No Trace
The Leave No Trace programme is designed to help young people value the natural environment,to understand the impact of their activities, and to enable them to make decisions to minise that impact while still enjoying their activities with freedom. The programme is based around 7 Princilples: 1- Plan Ahead & Prepare, 2- Be Considerate of Others, 3- Respect Farm Animals & Wildlife, 4- Travel and Camp on Durable Ground, 5- Leave What you Find, 6- Dispose of Waste Properly, 7- Minimise the Effects of Fire

SHARE offers a range of levels of training and accredited assessments in Canoeing, Kayaking, Windsurfing & Sailing.

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
Customers come to SHARE to get a hands on learning experience

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?
Share Discovery Village is a BCU – British Canoe Union Accredited training centre and a RYA Royal Yachting training Centre

What group sizes do you cater for?
Group size 8 - 500

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
Videos cannot be taken in the swimming pool or changing rooms

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Risk Assessments can be provided for all activities provided

Does your venue have an education officer?
Day bookings can be made through the Day Bookings team – Email: or tel: 028 67722122

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
All staff are first aid trained

Please list facilities available.
• 2 play parks
• Forest walk for teachers
• An indoor swimming pool
• A gym – for over 16s only
• Catering is provided by an onsite Catering team
• There is wifi onsite
• There are vending machines for sweets
• Common Rooms will be provided for groups
• There are rooms that can be used as class rooms
• Indoor and outdoor areas to eat a packed lunch

What are your disabled facilities?
Share Discovery Village is an accessible site. The centre was originally designed for people with disabilities to come on their holidays to SHARE. All staff have completed Disability Awareness Training

What are your opening days and hours?
The Center is open all year round
Office hours for booking – Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
‘A shared space for shared activities’ Jane McGeoghan Mount Lourdes Grammar School 2016

‘A great confidence building experience for children’ Teacher, Regent House Grammar School 2016

‘Enjoyable, well organised and friendly & efficient staff – enjoyed by all’ St Mogues College, Bawnboy, Co Cavan 2016

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
Individual programmes are put together for each group, these programmes are made to suit the individual needs & requirements of each group!

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Boat Trips Bushcraft Cycling Climbing Crafts Duke of Edinburgh Award Film Making Green Awareness Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Leisure Centres Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Paintball & Laser Tag Performing Arts Workshops Picnic Areas Residential School Trips SEN Sports Team Building Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Art and Design Environmental Studies PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December