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Jamboree Summer Sesh

Ireland’s Original Indoor Music Festival – Jamboree in the Park returns to the Ecclesville Centre in 2022 for the Bank Holiday Weekend on Sunday 28th August with the first ever ‘Summer Sesh’. Tickets on sale now.

About The Event

After our MASSIVE weekend in April, we couldn’t wait to Winter to welcome you all back and have the BIGGEST Summer Party with brand new acts to the Jamboree Stage for the first ever Jamboree Summer Sesh on Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday 28th August 2022!

Fans who will be travelling across Ireland will not be disappointed by one of Jamboree’s biggest ever line ups featuring More Power To Your Elbow, The Knights, Ceol & The Tumbling Paddies.

Returning to the sell-out event will be the festival stage and sound system and of course the signature dance floor which will allow nonstop dancing throughout the evening along with the famous rodeo bull if you are brave enough to take it on.

Early Bird Tickets on sale now! Doors will open at 6pm with first act on stage at 6.30pm.

For all of the latest Jamboree in the Park news and information, keep an eye on here or follow us on social media @jamboreeinthepark

 

Omagh Show

The Showcase for the Farming Industry

Tyrone Farming Society look forward to the180th Annual Omagh Show which will take place on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 July 2022. Records indicate that it was first established in 1832, in an effort to encourage and sustain local agriculture.

Omagh Show’s enduring success can perhaps best be described as a true reflection of determination and motivation of its supporters throughout the years. Now ideally located on a purpose built facility on the outskirts of Omagh town, this thriving Annual Show remains a source of much pride for its community.

Each year Omagh Show goes from strength to strength. Records indicate that it was first established in 1832, in an effort to encourage and sustain local agriculture. Omagh Show’s enduring success can perhaps best be described as a true reflection of determination and motivation of its supporters throughout the years. Now ideally located on a prime site on the outskirts of Omagh town, this thriving Annual Show remains a source of much pride for its community

 

Ulster Fleadh 2022

Fleadh Uladh is a Provincial cultural festival for traditional music, song, dance and language in Ulster. Fleadh Cheoil, which literally means “feast of music”, is a magnificent mix of competitions and cultural events which showcase each element of Irish traditional culture. The event brings together music enthusiasts from across all 9 counties of Ulster and further a field to celebrate the indigenous cultures of Ireland. The event will run across 8 days from Sunday 17th – Sunday 24th of July 2022.

The Summer Country Show 22

Back by popular demand “The Summer Country Show” returns for another night of toe-tapping magic featuring a glittering array of talent all on one show. The stellar line-up which wouldn’t look out of place in Nashville includes the energetic Shawn Cuddy , yodeling Kenny Archer ,the hilarious Gary Gamble, the star of TV Caitlin , the entertaining Curtis Magee and the popular Shaun Loughrey . Each of the stars will perform there trademark hit songs in the company of the fabulous Keltic Storm band. One thing is for sure if its Country Music you like then this is the show for you!

Superstar Wrestling

The bone-crunching superstars of Wrestling, are bringing a host of top international wrestling stars to the ring to face the very best of home-grown talent and fans’ favourites, in a two hour rip-roaring entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

 

If you’ve been before, you know how good it gets. If you haven’t, give it a try; we guarantee that the kids will be talking about it for weeks afterwards.

 

Family-friendly prices to make this the best value ticket in town.

 

Doors 6.30pm, Bell time 7pm

Suitable for 6 – 11 year olds – must have an accompanying adult

Kevin McAleer

Direct from the West End of Tyrone, comedy legend Kevin McAleer emerges from two years solitary confinement in the back of his own head to share his unique insights with the outside world. Joining him on stage will be his hilariously boring Uncle Colm from the multi award-winning Derry Girls. If Colm starts to hog the mic, we could be in for a long night.

Mysterious Tyrone with Foyle Trails

Folk Ways and Ritual Landscapes Our Hidden Heritage

We have no wide prairies nor great forests of native pine.                               (From Bogland – by Seamus Heaney)                                              

We do however, have ancient landscapes full of myths and legends that have survived from pre – historic times. On this experiential tour you will discover the quirky stories behind sacrificial Bog Body habitats and the ritual significance of Giant`s Graves and Stone Circles from expert local guide Martin Bradley.  Explore pagan sites that are rich in local folk lore where even the history of how, these ancient sites, have survived for over two thousand years make fascinating tales on their own Martin will also bring you to Pagan Wells and Fairy Trees where you will also discover the myths and stories that are woven into the history of these sacred sites.

On this tour visitors will enjoy unique story telling experiences where ecology, archaeology and folklore merge to provide a series of fascinating insights that help explain the origins of many of Ireland`s cultural traditions.

A 6 hour mini  bus/walking tour, with a one hour stop for lunch.  

Minimum 2 – Maximum 9 participants.    Groups of 4 or more please book 7 days in advance.

Please Note: These experiences require a moderate amount of walking across wet uneven terrain and the crossing of one stile.  Sturdy walking boots/outdoor clothing are essential as is a curious mind and a sense of fun.   Water proof boots can be supplied if you have not brought any with you.

BOOK HERE

Gortin Glen Camping

Gortin Glen Glamping is self-catering pods with breath taking views across the Sperrin Mountains, in a designated area of outstanding beauty and within walking distance of the Gortin Glen Forest Park and Glenpark Estate. If you are looking for peace and quiet “Gortin Glen Glamping” is the place for you.
All pods sleep 4 with a double bed and large sofa bed. Bed linen and towels are provided. Each pod has gas central heating with ensuite bathroom, smart TV, fully equipped kitchen with 2 ring gas cooker, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, crockery and cooking utensils. There is also a Fire Pit/BBQ.
No pets are permitted.
Gortin Glen Glamping is situated only 3 miles from the village of Gortin while Plumbridge, Newtownstewart and Strabane are all within a 10 mile radius providing easy access to the Northwest. Omagh town is only 7 miles away providing an abundance of shopping, restaurants, pubs, Leisure Centre, 2 Local Cinemas and Strule Arts Centre to cater for all your needs.
Take time to relax and unwind in our beautiful holiday accommodation fully furnished and equipped to enjoy that “Home from Home” experience, whether it’s a golfing holiday, walking holiday, biking, fishing or simply a family holiday.

The Blind Cobbler

Nestled on the corner of John Street, Omagh we are best known for our famous cocktails, quirky surroundings and tasty food and giving a warm welcome to anyone who steps through our yellow doors.

With good vibes and live music every weekend from both talented local artists and intimate gigs with international stars we are proud to be the go-to destination in Omagh.

At The Blind Cobbler we’re all about making it yours. Whether you’re looking for an elegant cocktail, simple spirit or a perfect pint our experienced and talented mixologists are here to help. We crafted one of Tyrone’s most innovative and creative cocktail menus around.

At The Blind Cobbler dining is a relaxed sociable experience. Offering different dining styles to suit the occasion whether it be a quick lunch, relaxed family dinner or a large celebration we have a menu to suit. Serving lunch & dinner Wednesday – Saturday from noon.

 

Bluegrass Omagh

Celebrate 30 years of Bluegrass Omagh on 28th & 29th May 2022 and enjoy world-class music played by your favourite American, Canadian, European, UK and Irish bluegrass bands. Set within the unique settings of Ulster American Folk Park, the festival plays homage to the heritage and legacy of the great waves of emigrants who left the shores of Ulster in the 18th and 19th centuries. Not just through musicianship, but through the hearty welcome, wholesome food and artisan craftwork. A weekend not to be missed!

Welcoming thousands of fans over the last three decades, Bluegrass Omagh has become one of the biggest bluegrass events outside of North America, receiving world-wide praise from musicians and visitors alike. Check out the website to find out everything you need to know about the festival.

 

International Appalachian Trail

The Irish section of the International Appalachian Trail is a coast to coast walk that follows some of the beautiful landscapes this island has to offer. From the epic cliffs of Slieve League, to the rugged wilderness of the Sperrin mountains; from the world famous Causeway Coast to the breathtaking Glens of Antrim. Take the next step in the world’s largest international trail network; find your nearest section of trail by visiting iatulsterireland.com #IATUlsterIreland

Stories in the Stones

Stories in the Stones is a unique, intimate and highly entertaining story telling seisiun where Brendan will share with you a little insight into Peader Joe and his life living in Sperrins.  A special feature of this experience is your opportunity to enter into the cottage and see how Peader Joe might have lived.  This modest stone cottage dating back to the 18th century is a wonderful example of how life was lived in days gone by.

Brendan will regale you with stories of the Sperrins and its abundantly wonderful archeaolgical features from giant graves, to Beaghmore Stone Circles, tombs, ringforts and more.  You will be highly entertained by Brendans collection of  myths and legends, with a few tall ones (questionably true) thrown in for good measure.

Sample some of the homemade breads and cake made by the talent chefs at The White Hare Restaurant over a cup of tea. When the stories and kettle runs dry, you will have the opportunity to walk around the farm exploring this unique setting.

Stories in the Stones will shine a new light on some of the Sperrins most celebrated ancient archaeological features and enthuse you to explore this ancient landscape and its abundance of ancient monuments.

 

Every Thursday – book here https://bit.ly/3rjWN1J

The Bungalow

A Flavour Of Omagh

Explore the thriving Market Town of Omagh taking in the independent food & drink scenes on foot.

Whether you’re a visitor or resident, we’ll take you on a guided food & drink adventure to discover “A Flavour of Omagh”.

Savour the sights, sounds and absolutely delicious offerings that our wonderful county town has to offer.

📢𝐍𝐄𝐖 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐋 𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄 **𝐍𝐎𝐖 𝐎𝐏𝐄𝐍** 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐁𝐎𝐎𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆
➡️Friday 10th June, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
STROLL ~ TASTE ~ SIP ~ ENJOY
𝗖𝗼𝘀𝘁: £50 per person
*Participants must be over 18 years old
Whether you’re a visitor to the area or resident of the town you will enjoy this food & drink adventure making regular stops to sip, taste & enjoy a real flavour of Omagh.

Grandparent and Toddler Sessions – An Creagán

Grandparent and Toddler

Thursday mornings from 10am-11.30am . These sessions encourages outdoor natural play for grandparents caring for young children. Lots of fun to be had, roaming, exploring and fun around the campfire. Then finishing off with tea and coffee in the centre.  Expect to get messy, dress for the weather. This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome, no need to book!

Therapeutic Horticulture at An Creagán

Therapeutic Horticulture

Monday 28th March for 10 weeks from 10.30am-1.30pm. This course uses gardening, plants and the wider environment to help individuals develop personally and socially and to improve confidence, overall well-being and a sense of connection to nature, self and others. Relaxation and mindfulness practices are incorporated into each session. This is a FREE event but booking is essential on 02880761112 or info@ancreagan.com

Green Volunteering at An Creagán

Monday mornings from 10am-3pm. Green volunteering gives the opportunity to get healthy, help the environment and improve your skills through practical projects. Come along and join in. Work will include planting native trees, conservation work on the nature reserve and setting up the new Community Tree Nursery. Lunch will be provided. This is a FREE event.

Steve Cooney and Dermot Byrne

Steve Cooney is best known for his development of an influential style of guitar accompaniment to traditional Irish dance music which he developed in West Kerry, and for which he won the National Entertainment Award with Séamus Begley in 1997.

Born in Melbourne Australia in 1953, he came to Ireland in 1980 and maintains his connections with the Aboriginal culture there, into which he was initiated. He has ancestral links with Tipperary, Cavan and Galway. He has participated in making more than 250 CD’s, either as a guitar or bass player or as producer and engineer. Also a poet and songwriter, he has worked with many iconic international artists in rock and country music but his primary focus is Irish traditional music, and fusions of that genre. He recently released a CD of solo guitar interpretations of ancient harp tunes, Ceol Ársa Cláirsí: Tunes of the Irish Harpers for Solo Guitar. He is also recording fusion music with his band Éiníní. He completed a Ph.D. in 2018 at NCAD on an intuitive musical notation system that he developed for early learners and those who experience difficulties with staff notation, and he lectures in tertiary institutions on the calculation of harmony and syncopation.

In 2020 he was given the RTÉ Folk Awards ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award.

He is currently preparing the release of the CD ‘Rhapsody and Rascality’ with his band Éininí.

Dermot Byrne’s seemingly effortless playing, combined with great subtlety, and a faultless ear, makes him one of the great accordion players of his generation. He is one of Ireland’s foremost traditional musicians having been awarded the Irish Television station, TG4’s Traditional Musician of the Year  2013.  From Buncrana in the Inishowen peninsula, the most northerly part of Donegal, he played accordion from a young age with his father the inspirational Tomás O’Beirn, (Tommy Byrne) an enthusiastic promoter of the tradition. Dermot has had the good fortune to meet all the greats of Donegal music, including Johnny Doherty, Con Cassidy and Tommy Peoples making a great impact on the young Dermot, who went on to develop a unique style.  A long-time anchor of Altan, Byrne’s subtlety as an accordion player has always marked him apart.  In between he has found time to collaborate with Parisian harpist Floriane Blancke with Brendan O’Regan, Brid Harper and Steve Cooney, Dezi Donnelly and Jim Murray.

As well as his mastery of the Donegal style and repertoire, Dermot can turn with ease to other styles and traditions such as French musette, or South American choro music. Dermot has guested on collaborations with many great musicians including Seamus and Manus McGuire, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Pierre Schryer, Tim O’Brien , The Stunning, Salsa Celtica and the late jazz violinist, Stephane Grappelli. His eponymous solo recording, which he has reissued recently, has received great critical acclaim.

Price:

Earlybird: £12.00
Standard: £15.00
U16: £8.00
Family (2 adults 2 U16): £32.00

Book Now: https://www.dunuladh.ie/whats-on/dun-uladh-events/240/

Goitse

The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Named Live Ireland’s “Traditional Group of the Year”, Chicago Irish American News’ “Group of the Year”, as well as winning the prestigious “Freiburger International Leiter” award in Germany, Goitse have become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles.

Goitse has released five critically acclaimed recordings and maintains a year round touring schedule that includes performances throughout Ireland and the UK, Germany, France and the United States. Their latests CD, ‘Úr, was named ‘traditional album of the year’ in the ASLR celtic music awards. Their distinctive sound lies in the quality of their own compositions interspersed with traditional tunes from the countryside of Ireland and abroad, which make each performance unique. Laying the foundations for the music are World and All-Ireland Bodhrán champion Colm Phelan and Conal O’Kane, who is fast making a name for himself as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. The gripping rhythm section sets a powerful drive for the music while the sweet, charismatic voice of Áine Mc Geeney draws audiences into a song the way few performers can. Áine was named female musician of of the year in the ASLR awards in 2020 and the composer of the year in 2021.

Together, the quintet Goitse makes what Irish Music Magazine calls “Music that’s brimming with energy and creative zeal.”

Price:

Earlybird: £12.00
Standard: £15.00
Family: £32.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
Child: £8.00 (Under 16)

Book Now: https://www.dunuladh.ie/whats-on/dun-uladh-events/243/ 

Connie’s Tranquil Haven

Connies Tranquil Haven has been established for over 15 years. We offer professional and personal services using the highest quality products. With the help of experienced and friendly staff, you can avail of a number of beauty and complimentary treatments in a tranquil and homely surroundings. Complimentary Unisex Health and Beauty Salon with Hot Tub Facilities.

Opening hours

Tuesday 9am-9pm

Wednesday 9am-6pm

Thursday 9am-9pm

Friday 9am-6pm

Saturday 9am -4pm

Sperrin View Annex

Retreat Heights

O’Neill’s Bar & Bistro

A family run traditional Irish bar and bistro in the heart of the Sperrin’s in the beautiful, scenic town of Gortin. Traditional food is served Wednesday – Sunday, with the bar open 7 days a week. Eat in, or dine out! Booking is encouraged and outside catering is available on request. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere with a range of delicious food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as an array of hot beverages.

 

Shop Local

Shop local

As we recover from the impact of Covid 19 on our communities, the importance of shopping and spending locally this year is higher than ever. Investing back into Omagh and the Sperrins Region will be wee buns once you’ve read this list of must-see places where you can shop this festive season. The prices are competitive and it’s the perfect time of year to pick up some yoke for a bargain.

Omagh Winter Wonderland 

This exciting and unique event will run from Friday 3rd December 2021 until Sunday 2nd January 2022. In addition to craft stalls and food vendors, there will be a beverage tent, a performance stage for music and drama, a 36 metre LED Ferris Wheel, family fun fair rides and a Christmas trail. . Opening times are expected to run from Monday to Thursday 5-9pm, Friday 5-11pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-11pm. Santa’s grotto will be open until 9pm each day up until the 23rd December.

Keep your eyes peeled for further news regarding festive events happening at the Ulster American Folk Park and Glen Park Estate too! Be sure to keep up to date with current Covid Restrictions and remember to stay safe this festive season while out exploring Omagh and the Sperrins Region.

omagh winter wonderland christmas

Jack McGinn & Co

Located on the Dublin road in Omagh, Jack McGinn & Co sell everything from furniture, carpets & vinyl flooring and upholstery. Offering excellent service and a great range of products it’s the local go to place if you’re looking to treat yourself this festive season and finally give your home the makeover you’ve dreamed of.

Jack McGinns furniture shop omagh

Omagh Craft Collective

This non profit social enterprise promotes local crafts people from the Omagh and surrounding areas by running a permanent Gift Shop in Omagh Town Centre.

Offering a Christmas club allowing you to put gifts aside, don’t delay in treating someone special to a unique hand made gift this festive season.

Russells of Omagh

Russells of Omagh are a family run, independent retailer specialising in high quality footwear and a range of ladies and children’s clothing at affordable prices, catering for the whole family. Established in 1906, Russells are the longest established shop in Omagh, County Tyrone.

With an unrivalled selection of over 3000 styles of footwear including popular brands Converse, Rieker, Vans, Dr Martens, Pod, Ecco, Quiksilver, Skechers and many more, all foot shapes are catered for from wide or problem feet to footwear tailored for diabetics, through to hiking and running shoes.

Russells Omagh Shoe Shop

Slevins Chemist

Going above and beyond for all their customers, Slevin’s Chemist are there to help you feel better and look great with a range of products and brands such as Lancome, Sanctuary and an extensive range of fragrances including Gucci, Hugo Boss and a host of others. With plenty of special offers on their products you need to check out Slevin’s Chemist this festive season, and take advantage of these great prices today.

Slevins Omagh Chemist

Dunmoyle Forest Spa

At Dunmoyle Forest Spa every treatment is specifically designed to offer a unique experience at their beautiful location in Co. Tyrone. Definitely worth a visit for the ultimate relaxation and an exceptional experience. A beautiful private forest location and superior products ensure that you receive a remarkable treatment with a difference. Why not book your ‘Alternative Party’ this Christmas and savour your luxurious surroundings.

Dunmoyle Forest Spa Omagh

Fit 4 Life Omagh

Fit 4 Life Omagh is much more than just a gym, with a wide range of classes taught by qualified fitness professionals in a dedicated studio filled with the latest fitness equipment to get you fighting fit and in great shape. Also offering 1-2-1 personal training sessions or a 6 week ‘strong camp’ there are plenty of options for you regardless of your health, fitness or lifestyle.

Fit4life gym omagh

Natur & Co Social

Natur & Co Sports and Social Wellness club features a luxurious Fitness Studio, Recovery Suite, Infrared Sauna Studio and Cold Water Therapy room. With a rooftop bar serving fantastic food and drink options for after your activities it’s the perfect place to destress and unwind. Treat yourself and a loved one this Christmas to a great day out at this club.

Natur Co Social Omagh infared sauna gym coffee shop

Stay Local

Stay Local

If you’re looking to enjoy the local scenery and spend money with local businesses within our own town in Omagh and the Sperrins this Christmas, then this is the list for you. Whether you’re looking for a staycation or a good day out, don’t waste any time faffin’ about this Christmas and check out this list of local businesses to visit or stay with this festive season.

Dead On Places To Stay

An Creagan

Escape to the country to this gorgeous hidden gem. Whether you want to get active and explore the outdoors, or get away from it all to the quiet and tranquility, this is the perfect place for you. Take a hike through the forest, chill by the fire or have something delicious made from quality local produce in The White Hare Restaurant.
With plenty to do for all the family, including wild woods where children can roam free and experience nature first hand, you don’t want to miss out on this fantastic experience.

an creagan accommodation tyrone

The Hideaway Retreat

The Hideaway Retreat offers a break like no other for individuals and couples. Unique and luxurious inside and out, enjoy a scenic stroll at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains or unwind in a hot tub for the ultimate relaxation with beautiful views out of every window.
With a hot tub, sauna and outdoor lounge area in the fresh country air this is the perfect cosy getaway serving delicious local foods to treat yourself no matter what you fancy.

hideaway retreat accommodation omagh tyrone

Glen Park Estate

With an option of 7 luxurious rooms or the fully serviced caravan park & campsite, Glenpark Estate makes for a fantastic staycation. Located in a breathtaking area neighbouring Gortin Glens Forest Park just outside Omagh, it’s the perfect spot for hikers, mountain bikers and walkers.
An onsite luxurious licensed restaurant & bar serves a range of delicious local foods, and the location includes a children’s soft play, a farm shop and an open farm with rare breed animals which is fun for all the family!

What To Do When The Weather’s Boggin’

The Abingdon Collection

With over 50 years of passionate collecting, including militaria, motoring and collectable exhibitions, you don’t want to miss out on a trip to the Abingdon collection this year.

Full of history and interesting artifacts to enjoy and learn about this attraction is fun for the whole family. Travel back in time through 1940-1970 and explore a day out with a difference at this hidden gem located just 4 miles from the centre of Omagh.

abinngdon collection museum omagh tyrone

Strule Arts Centre

This award-winning contemporary arts venue and conference centre offers a range of activities such as theatre performances, comedy, music, dance, workshops, exhibitions and so much more.

Explore exhibitions such as Railways to the west, Chain of love, a Rooftop museum or visit the cafe for a delicious bite to eat. With outstanding views located in the heart of Omagh it’s definitely worth a visit.

strule arts omagh

 

Omagh Leisure Complex

Omagh’s Leisure Complex is the perfect solution to Northern Ireland’s unpredictable weather. With an array of leisure and fitness facilities that includes a 25m Swimming Pool, 14m Learner Pool, Toddler’s Pool, Family Friendly Village Changing rooms, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Room – there is something to suit every member of the family. Don’t let a rainy day in Northern Ireland dishearten the kids and treat them to a fun filled day at Omagh Leisure Complex.

swimming pool omagh leisure centre

The Best Places For A Wee Dander

Gortin Glen Forest Park

Located just 6 short miles from Omagh, this gem at the western gateway at the Sperrin Mountains is one for the books. With 5 trails of different lengths there’s an option for anyone, if you’re looking for a short dander or a day full of exploring nature, Gortin Glen is the place for you.

With an onsite destination playpark, trim trail, BBQ and picnic area, and public toilets, this beautiful forest park should be on your list of places to visit this year. Get your shred on with Campbase Adventures based in the Forest Park and make use of the mountain bike hire and uplift services for whatever age you are!

gortin glen mountain bike walk hike

Loughmacrory Lough

A walk around the freshwater shore of Loughmacrory is the perfect way to unwind by the waters filled with kingfishers and brown trout, surrounded by local wildlife such as swans, wild geese and ducks that spend time near the north side of the lough.

An absolutely stunning and scenic route so be sure to bring your camera and snap some insta-worthy shots.

loughmacrory lough

Something For The Kids

Ulster American Folk Park

The Ulster American Folk Park located in Omagh is bursting with history and fun for all the family where you can learn about everything from the Old World of Ulster to the New World on the American frontier.

Explore rural Ulster on the trail around authentic shops and buildings and explore the Brig Union ship, or take a workshop in traditional crafts from forge work to wool spinning, turf cutting to willow weaving, woodcraft to patchwork quilting.

ulster american folk park omagh museum

Omniplex Cinema Omagh

Take your little ones to our local Omniplex cinema to immerse themselves in the magic of a new movie. A modern, centrally located 7-screen cinema with special festive showings upcoming, treat yourself to some popcorn and cinema snacks and relax for a few hours.

omagh omniplex cinema

 

If you visit any of the places on this list you’re guaranteed to have some good craic, but be sure to keep up to date with current Covid Restrictions and remember to stay safe this festive season while out exploring Omagh and the Sperrins Region.

 

 

Eat Local

Eat Local

None of us can deny the allure of a classic Tayto cheese and onion sarnie, but sometimes the occasion calls for something a bit fancier. Thankfully, Omagh and the Sperrins Region have a fantastic range of cafes and restaurants serving delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients.

So, whether you’re knackered after a day at work or you’re looking to get dolled up for something a bit more adventurous than your usual from the local chippy, you’re guaranteed to find something on this list to check all your boxes.  

The Sandwich Co.

With a completely unique atmosphere and character, as well as the highest level of quality in terms of location, service, and food, The Sandwich Co. is the perfect place to stop for a classic sandwich and coffee combo. 

The Sandwich Co is community focused, family orientated and supports the local community, using fair trade and locally sourced ingredients.

The Sandwich Co

The Millstone B&B and Restaurant

This gem nestled at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains is in close proximity to all the local amenities you need for a great day out, surrounded by beautiful local scenery. 

Serving the most delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients from the friendliest staff you could meet in hospitality, this restaurant should be at the top of your list of places to try this year. 

millstone omagh restaurant

 

Brie’s Barista

Right in the heart of the Gortin Glen Forest Park, Brie’s Barista Bar is the perfect spot to stop off for some refreshments while out on your adventures in nature. 

bries gortin glens cafe

 

Loved by all the locals, this welcoming little spot serves what is often referred to as the best coffee by far and some special sweet treats from Sugar Shack NI.

Sally’s Of Omagh

The popular location of Sally’s has a lot to offer! With a bar, club and bistro lounge it’s a great place for any occasion. Catering to both small and large groups and offering special meal and cocktail offers this place is definitely worth a visit. 

Regular live entertainment and a fantastic atmosphere make this one of the most celebrated venues in County Tyrone. 

sallys of omagh restaurant

Rue Mainstreet

This local pub and bar serves delicious authentic foods and is a popular location with the locals. Perfect for beer and coffee lovers this eatery provides an intimate atmosphere where you can relax and unwind at the end of a hard week. 

A great menu filled with variety and food served by friendly and inviting staff make Rue a fantastic option if you’re looking for a tasty meal in Omagh town.

rue main street omagh restaurant

 

Serendipity Café

This gluten free, vegan and vegetarian friendly cafe serves up a fantastic selection of breakfast, lunch and brunch options for everyone. 

A cosy, quirky and inviting little tearoom that impresses on arrival. Serendipity serves everything from pancakes to paninis and is a must see if you’re looking for a bite to eat. 

serendipity restaurant omagh

The Blind Cobbler

Beautifully nestled on the corner of John street in Omagh this gem is best known for its quirky vibe, delicious food and speciality cocktails. Instantly met with a warm welcome this location provides weekly live music from talented local artists and is the go to destination in Omagh. 

This relaxed venue offers different dining styles to suit any occasion. The Blind Cobbler  is a great place to host a party or event this year if you’re planning something special. 

Blind Cobbler Omagh bar restaurant

 

The Aul Bank Coffee Shop

With brilliant food and a friendly service this gem is a great addition to the small and rural village of Gortin. Serving quality artisan foods made from local produce, this charming coffee shop is in an idyllic location. It is the perfect spot to stop off and enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks, sweet treats and delicious lunch options. 

auld bank gortin coffee shop

Back Street Eats

Open Thursday through to Sunday this street food location is a must try serving mouth wateringly good dishes from tacos & burritos to dirty fries. There’s nowhere else quite like it and once you try it once, you will be back! 

You won’t be disappointed by the fantastic food they serve here with their quick and friendly service.

back street eats omagh

White Hare Restaurant

The White Hare coffee house and restaurant is not to be missed with their special 2 and 3 course offers. It’s a tasty and affordable option for a fantastic meal out. 

With classic pub grub and traditional bites the relaxing ambience in this unique location is an experience you won’t soon forget. Local prime cut meats and local produce from the onsite community garden are just a few of the unique offerings this eatery has to boast of. 

Be sure to keep up to date with current Covid Restrictions and remember to stay safe this festive season while out exploring Omagh and the Sperrins Region.

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Brie’s Barista Bar

Right in the heart of the Gortin Glen Forest Park, Brie’s Barista Bar is the perfect spot to stop off for some refreshments while out on your adventures in nature. Walk the Gortin Glen Forest Park and then warm your heart with the perfect hot drink for all the family.

Loved by all the locals, this welcoming little spot serves what is often referred to as the best coffee by far and some special sweet treats from Sugar Shack NI.

Omagh Craft Collective

Promoting local crafts people from the Omagh and surrounding areas by running a permanent Gift Shop in Omagh Town Centre. Founded in 2010 and establised over the past ten years by running an annual pop-up shop at Christmas each year.

From the 1st October Omagh Craft Collective will have a permanent shop in Omagh. We are a social enterprise ( non profit making) supporting crafters to bring their hand crafted goods to the market place.

We will have gift cards for the first time as being permanent they can be used before or after Christmas to treat your loved ones.
Christmas Club will be available to put gifts aside
We will update this post as and when we introduce our new steps
Looking forward to seeing all our friends again shortly

The Kitchen

The Kitchen opened its doors on Omagh’s Castle Street in 2015 with a small budget and a big dream – to do food differently.

We have always believed that food should nourish the body and the soul; that healthy food can also be deliciously indulgent and exciting, and that the simple joy of eating is best shared with friends and loved ones.

Just as the kitchen is the heart of the home, we wanted to put The Kitchen at the heart of our community, creating a warm and inviting haven where our patrons feel immediately at ease. Our menus focus on the freshest, in-season produce and high-quality ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible and combined to create simple, delicious dishes inspired by global cuisine. We pride ourselves on offering extensive choice for those with specific dietary requirements including sugar, dairy and gluten free diets as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

Above all we are proud of the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that has seen so many of our regular patrons also become our friends, and transformed The Kitchen into a space that never fails to lift the spirits and soothe the soul. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Market on Main Street Omagh

Artisan market takes place on the first Saturday of every month outside Rue and The Ostlers on Main Street, Omagh. Local crafts, food and giftware.

 

Birchwood Fishery

Birchwood is a trout fishery which is neatly settled in the countryside, just a mile out of Drumquin. With its man-made lakes being supplied with a crystal clear supply of spring water, being fed through all 4 lakes. Fish range from 2lbs up to 22lbs. We also have self-catering accommodation which sleep up to 5 people. Open Thursday until Sunday from 8am.Contact Dorothy on 02882 831526 for any further information or booking accommodation

Meadows Camping

A sheltered spot basking in the sun, with a babbling brook running by the site offers beautiful walks by the river or through the ancient woodland. In a tranquil farmland setting nestled close to the beautiful market village of Gortin at the foot of the Sperrin mountains. The Meadows is a wonderful hideaway site at one with nature at its best. Our idyllic hideaway has all the on site facilities you need and want.

Glen Park Estate

Glenpark Estate is located at the foot of the Gortin Glens Forest Park just outside Omagh, Co. Tyrone in Northern Ireland. The site of the former Ulster History Park now offers hotel rooms, a caravan park & campsite, a licensed restaurant & bar, children’s soft play, a farm shop, access to the beautiful grounds, an open farm featuring rare breed animals and is also a venue for weddings and events.

Caravan Pitches

24 freshly landscaped pitches set in beautiful woodland on the edge of the Gortin Glen Forest Park.

All pitches have electricity, water and access to a communal bathroom block (toilets and showers). There is a games/common room open daily until 11pm.

Please note that campsite bookings do not include access to the grounds.

Camping

Pitch your tent with us and enjoy the wonders of nature with the bonus comfort of access to our on site bathroom facilities and campsite common room.

Please note that campsite bookings do not include access to the grounds.

Sperrin View Cottage

Grannan School House SC

Set in Trillick in the Tyrone County region, Grannan School, Trillick, Fermanagh and Omagh, Tyrone features a garden. The property is 30.4 miles from Donegal, and complimentary private parking is featured.

The holiday home comes with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views.

A terrace is available for guests at the holiday home to use.

Cavan is 31.1 miles from Grannan School, Trillick, Fermanagh and Omagh, Tyrone, while Enniskillen is 9.9 miles away. The nearest airport is City of Derry Airport, 43.5 miles from the accommodation.

Fox Country House

Nestled in lush rolling countryside with beautiful, tranquil views from every angle, this is the perfect stylish location to unwind and de-stress. Huge garden with nooks perfect for children to explore. Central location close to Lough Erne and the island town of Enniskillen and perfect for day trips to Donegal and the Wild Atlantic Way.

Killyclogher House

The self catering property is located in a tranquil neighbourhood located 5 minutes outside Omagh.

There is ample free parking at the property and there is access to public transportation. Nearby attractions include the Ulster American Folk Park, Strule Arts Centre and Gortin Glen Forest Park. Renovation on the property has just been completed to the highest standards.

Clogher Valley Golf Club Guest Accommodation

This seven bedroom house is situated one mile from Fivemiletown towards Enniskillen on the main Belfast to Enniskillen Road and is located right beside Clogher Valley Golf Course, We also have a licensed bar and restaurant which are open to the public and have facilities to cater for weddings, parties and many other functions.

Altanarvagh House

Beautiful 5 bedroom self catering accommodation , nestled in the scenic Clogher Valley Co Tyrone . Modern and tastefully decorated with ample space to host families/groups. Set in spacious and secure gardens with play area

Orchard Cottage Self Catering

Kingarrow Loft

Self Catering Accommodation located on the Kingarrow Road, Omagh.

Sperrin Haven

All bedrooms have hanging space and cupboards along with a dressing table in each room. The vocal point of the property is the large spa area with a Jacuzzi and Infrared Sauna and Spa Loungers to relax in. An open plan kitchen is filled with all your essentials including Coffee Machine and Cocktail Set and Popcorn Maker. Cot, highchair and baby items available on request. There is private parking and a kids outdoor play area. All towels and linen are supplied.

Erganagh House Gate Lodge

Erganagh Gate Lodge is a charming holiday retreat situated in the hamlet of Gortnagarn, near Gortin, in the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This traditional lodge has its own private garden and plenty of space inside to relax after a day of exploring this unique and spectacular region. Freshly decorated with its own quirky style, a super-comfy sofa, full central heating, fast WiFi and 43″ smart TV. And if you don’t feel like cooking, just stroll down to the village pub for dinner!

The space

The house is a bit like a tardis–there’s a romantically-decorated double bedroom with a pocket spring mattress and luxury bedding; a country-style twin room with a 2m day bed (latex mattress) and handmade Vono divan; a large family bathroom and an en-suite bathroom. Spacious sitting room with dining area, smart TV with Netflix and other Apps, plenty of books and games. Well-equipped kitchen. Enjoy morning coffee or evening drinks in the private garden, or just watch the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.

Tourism NI Certified; Good to Go Certified.
Member of Historic Houses and Ulster Architectural Heritage.

Flexible check-in/out and same day booking, depending on availability and my commitments! Please send me a message to enquire.

Guest access

Parking for one car in the designated space alongside the stone wall. There is a bus service but a car is advisable for getting around.

Other things to note

This area of the Southern Sperrins is a magical hidden gem!

Glen Park Estate House

Glenpark Estate offers 7 exclusive hotel rooms in our main building. Perfect for a staycation, romantic short break or family escape just outside Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

Come stay with us to explore the breathtaking grounds and surrounding areas. Stroll around our beautiful estate grounds, dine on fresh, local food in our restaurant and enjoy a drink in our bar, we have everything you need for a wonderfully relaxing break away from it all.

The neighbouring Gortin Glens Forest Park makes us the perfect rest stop for hikers, mountain bikers and walkers.

Each spacious en-suite room has been designed and furnished to the highest standard and will truly offer you the perfect escape.

Campbase Adventures

Check out Omagh and the Sperrins newest adventure – Mountain bike hire and uplift service located at Gortin Glen Forest Park.

Users can avail of top quality mountain bike hire for all ages and abilities including kids, hard-tails and full-suspension with all required protection equipment available for hire also. Hop on to a safe & professional uplift service with a variety of comfortable mini-buses/vehicles and bespoke bike trailers. Available at Gortin Glen Forest Park and for private hire.

Soon to be added is a bike shop on site as well as a MTB Membership Area at Gortin Glen Forest Park. This will give everyone a chance to MTB like a pro!

 

The Hideaway Retreat

Unwind & immerse yourself in pure luxury

An easy, rustic charm weaves through our country hideaway, bringing hygge by the bucketload with sink-into seating, warming organic tones, industrial accents and a cosy built in fire. Throughout the space, a combination of warm greys and dramatic blues blend with the countryside greens through the windows, giving guests the feeling of roaming through the fields from the moment they stretch out from beneath the soft bedsheets.

​On stormy nights, batten down the hatches to enjoy board game marathons and the heavenly scent of homemade cocoa bubbling away on the hob. There’s popcorn on stand-by for film nights and a jar of marshmallows for hot chocolates. At night, the comfy beds will be calling you to dive into their cosy linens and soft faux furs.

Kilskeery Lodge

12 guests6 bedrooms9 beds4 bathrooms

Fantastic six bedroom modern country spacious house with open plan living set in two acres of gardens with two private fishing lakes, games annexe and a 6 person hot tub. Close to Lough Erne and a great base to explore Northern Ireland and it’s treasures.

The space
Fabulous open plan modern country house suitable for multi generation families or friends wanting to escape

Guest access
House and large garden with two fishing ponds

Grannys Irish Cottage

Situated in Omagh in the Tyrone County region, Granny’s Irish Cottage has a patio and garden views. The accommodation is 25.5 miles from Moy, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The holiday home is located on the ground floor and has 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, a microwave, a washing machine, a fridge and an oven. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge.

The holiday home offers a sun terrace. A children’s playground can be found at Granny’s Irish Cottage, along with a garden.

Old School Gortin

This quaint cottage rests in Gortin and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.The Old School is a converted school house resting within Gortin. It comes with one super-king-size bedroom with en-suite bath, basin and WC and a super-king-size bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Completing the interior is an open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with fire. Outside, there is ample parking and a garden with furniture. The Old School is a superb base for exploring this part of Northern Ireland. Amenities: Oil central heating and fire. Washing machine, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, electric oven and hob, microwave, TV and WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Small outside area. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking allowed. Pub and shop 0.3 miles Region: Northern Ireland is a superb holiday destination with a fantastic coastline and wonderful countryside to discover. Visit the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, the Bushmills Distillery and Belfast, the provinces capital city. Town: Gortin is a village within County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, just 23.6 miles away from Cookstown. Within the small village you will find three pubs, restaurants and a few shops. The surrounding area is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty called The Sperrins, which offers a magnitude of walking and cycle paths to explore. Further afield attractions include he towns of Omagh, Cookstown and Draperstown.

 

Riverview House

Located in Omagh in the Tyrone County region, Riverview House has a patio and river views. This holiday home features a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

This holiday home is equipped with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a shower.

A terrace is available on site and hiking can be enjoyed within close proximity of the holiday home.

Enniskillen is 26.1 miles from Riverview House, while Ballybofey is 28.6 miles away. The nearest airport is City of Derry Airport, 31.1 miles from the accommodation.

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Gortin Holiday Apartment

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Gortin Apartments welcome you. The apartment is light and airy with 2 bedrooms, wet room, living room and kitchen.

The apartment is upstairs. Whilst there is no smoking allowed in the apartments there is a covered area outside.

We provide a welcome pack to ensure your holiday feel like a home from home.

Our area is ideal for nature lovers, walkers, families & romantic breaks.

Our two bedroom apartment is called ‘Owenkillew’ after the Valley in which Gortin is set. Our other apartment is Glenelly, Paul is from Glenelly and Kate is from the Owenkillew valley hence the choice of names. Both valleys are renowned as Areas of Outstanding Beauty.

The apartments are on the first floor, up a covered stairwell.

The property has been built to the highest safety standards and includes fire doors throughout, is fully double glazed, has oil fired central heating and electricity costs are included in overall costs.

There is a dab radio, tv, fully equipped kitchen complete with microwave, fridge

Interaction with guest

We will be there to greet you on arrival and assist you with any queries you may have., just give us a call one hour prior to arriving as we don’t live onsite. As my husband and I are locals born and bred, we are only to happy to help you with our local knowledge of where to go and what there is to do in the area.

Arden House

A warm welcome awaits you at Arden House. Tastefully refurbished, this terrace town-house is located in a residential cul-de-sac less than 5 minutes from Omagh town centre. Our self-catering holiday home is fully equipped with modern appliances to make your stay relaxing and comfortable.

Arden House is ideally suited for a short-term stay, catering for up to 5 people. The property has: Upstairs – 2 double bedrooms, a single bedroom, shower room with toilet. Downstairs – an open plan living area with modern fitted kitchen and toilet.

In addition to the facilities listed below, we provide:
Complimentary bed linen & towels
Complimentary heating & lighting
A flat screen smart TV
Complimentary WiFi
Travel cot & high chair [available on request]
Board games and books
A small enclosed

Children & Infants

  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Private Garden
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Dishwasher
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Washing Machine

Altanarvagh House

Take time out as a family in this beautiful home set in the heart of the countryside, only 6 miles from Clogher or 10 miles from Omagh.

The house is modern, comfortable and a wonderful space to recharge, with beautiful gardens , patio and bbq as well as a play area for the kids and a gym for those feeling energetic!

Or just chill and relax in front of the stove with a good movie.

Don’t forget the jacuzzi bath to ease away any stress.

A real treat for the soul

Only family bookings.

The space
The house is modern and comfortable and a retreat from the hustle of life.
It is set in tranquil gardens with own play area, patio area and bbq with secure gates and parking . Rooms are furnished to a high standard . Ample space for groups big and small with four bedrooms upstairs with main bathroom and two ensuites and one bedroom down stairs with access to a toilet. There is also three living spaces . Relax in the gardens or kick back and put the feet up in front of the wood burning stove and watch a movie with the Smart TV.

Lots of hidden extras for all our lovely guests and you will not be disappointed.

Rural setting but only 6 miles from Clogher and 10 miles from Omagh. Local shops 5 mins drive.
Knockmany Forest 6 miles
Corrick House Hotel and Spa 6 miles
Lavender Spa 8 miles
Todd’s Leap 9 miles
Blessingbourne Estate 8 miles

A great location to explore Tyrone and Fermanagh.

An ideal location for a travelling angler with a 20 minute drive to the famous Fermanagh Lakeland’s. Secure parking and overnight storage for boats , jet skis etc .

Pet friendly environment with facilities available and plenty of space to roam stunning countryside!

Guest access
Full Access to the home and gardens and garage/gym with ample space to roam .

Other things to note
Given the rural location , a car is required. However I do have contact for local taxi service if required. Family members live next door. Property is ideal for family staycation. Not accepting large group bookings

Killyclougher House

This self catering property is located in a tranquil neighbourhood located 5 minutes outside Omagh.
There is ample free parking at the property and there is access to public transportation. Nearby attractions include the Ulster American Folk Park, Strule Arts Centre and Gortin Glen Forest Park. Renovation on the property has just been completed to the highest standards.

Children & Infants

  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Private Garden

Leisure Facilities

  • TV & Games Room onsite
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Room / Unit Features

  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Washing Machine

Kilcootry Barn & Loft

A newly renovated and beautifully decorated stone barn conversion.

Spacious with Vaulted Ceilings, Exposed Beams & other Original Features.

Kilcootry Barn is a 150 year old stone barn which is set on a 6 acre retreat in a private, rural setting.

This beautifully furnished and fully equipped property offers luxurious self catering accommodation for the discerning visitor.

Something different, Something special.

Kilcootry Barn sleeps 5.

  • Double Bedroom 1 – King Size Bed.
  • Double Bedroom 2 – Double Bed
  • Open plan Living / Dining / Kitchen.
  • Bathroom with separate shower.
  • Flat Screen TV with Freeview & DVD Player in every room.
  • The hand crafted kitchen with granite worktop is well equipped with everything you would need including Microwave, Fridge Freezer and Electric Hob & Oven.
  • Front door opens out to large landscaped garden with patio area and barbecue facilities.

‘The Loft’ at Kilcootry Barn

  • The loft is a 3 Star Self Catering hidden gem providing character and charm.
  • Sleeps 4 (Very suitable for family)
  • Double Bedroom 1 – Double Bed (Ensuite with shower)
  • Double Bedroom 2 – 2 Single Beds
  • The Loft combines modern comforts such as wood burning stove.

The Laurels

The Laurels B&B Lodge is situated in a quiet rural area 2.5 miles from Omagh, and offers state of the art B&B accommodation at affordable prices. The Lodge has been newly built in 2011 and has all modern facilities. Your hosts at The Laurels are Joyce & Bill who have many years experience in the accommodation sector. The Laurels is the perfect base to discover all the Sperrins region has to offer. Outdoor hot tub available.

Pinewood Lodge

Set in the shadow of the Sperrins with the American Folk Park just a short distance away, this country house, offers luxurious accommodation with tastefully decorated en-suite double bedrooms and further family room with single and double beds. Ideally located close to the Enniskillen Road in Omagh, giving easy access to Fermanagh, Sligo and Giant’s Causeway and only a ten minute walk from the town centre. Relax in our large lounge or stroll in our colourful gardens. Expect a wonderful Irish breakfast of locally sourced ingredients and our personal touch of a cup of tea or coffee on arrival.

Mullaghmenagh Meadows

B&B is situated on the outskirts of Omagh beside the cinema, the house is clean, modern and located in a quiet private development within 1 mile to the town centre, within walking distance to the cinema and Omagh town, its quiet and clean.

Guest access
Guests will have access to the kitchen, bathroom and downstairs toilet.

Arvalee Retreat

My modern home is a haven of peace and tranquility with the rolling countryside offering privacy, great and great views: Perfect to relax and unwind. A central base to explore the surrounding area and Northern Ireland. Bedrooms are spacious and super comfy.

1 room has on suite, 2nd has use of private bathroom. Toiletries supplied. Outside area has BBQ and seating area: A hot tub which seats up to 6 people (extra cost). Onsite parking.

Town centre with its great shopping and restaurants is 2.5 miles. Local attractions include Ulster American Folk Park, Gortin Glen Forest Park.

The Copper Tap

Premium Bar & Restaurant based in Omagh Co. Tyrone

Beaghmore Stone Circles

Discovered during peat cutting in the 1940s the site at Beaghmore consists of 7 stone circles. All of the rings are associated with cairns and a stone row runs towards these cairns.

It is possible that Neolithic occupation and cultivation preceded the erection of burial cairns and ceremonial circles and alignments: some irregular lines and heaps of boulders resembling field-fences or field-clearance may predate the ritual structures. At some stage peat started to form over the site, and it may conceivably be that the cairns and rows were erected in a futile propitiatory attempt to restore fertility to the soil by attracting back the fading sun.

 

Rosie’s Self Catering

Entire place

You’ll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Rosie’s Self Catering

4-star Holiday home with barbecues, free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free holiday home. The holiday home boasts a fireplace and offers free WiFi and a kitchen. For a bit of entertainment, a flat-screen TV comes with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences, such as a washer/dryer and a dining area.
This holiday home offers 2 forms of accommodation with fireplaces and washers/dryers. This individually furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Accommodation at this 4-star property has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include baths or showers.Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

Gortin Glen Forest MTB Trails

With a healthy blend of red and blue trails, Gortin’s natural inclination towards hills means riders will earn those epic views, and more importantly, over 14km of smooth flowy sections ideal for those looking to shred at speed or just get an epic introduction to the world of mountain biking.

With views from the top of Mullaghcarn and Ladies Viewpoint, you can be assured of the best seat in the house to enjoy the Sperrins.

BLUE TRAIL DESCRIPTION

A more gradual climb from the car park on a shared fire road brings you to a junction where you can choose from one of two blue trails.

You’ll either turn left and join The Roller Coaster – a section you can pick up some real speed on through the forest until some small turns and features near the bottom.

Or you can opt for Kelan’s Chase, where you’ll encounter another climb toward’s Ladies View Point before a long descent filled with fast flowy fun, tight corners and some short pedalling sections.

CONDITIONS

The trails are now open and riding well.

 

RED TRAIL DESCRIPTION

The main red section is where you earn those views – climb out of the bottom car park through the Glen until you reach the Mullaghcarn ascent.

From here it’s another short, sharp climb that rewards you for your efforts in incredible views of the Sperrins. Take a moment to enjoy them before dropping onto “The Mountain” – a flowy cascade of berms and switchbacks the lead into a super fast and open run.

After some tight corners, you’ll rejoin the forest in Sika’s Run in a series of moderate rock drops and steep descents, before reemering at the car park.

The River Run trail involves following the fire road for the blue trail from the car park, before turning left and joining the blue trail for a short period. You then break off right and enjoy another scenic descent through the forest, this time with the river on your right.

CONDITIONS

The trails are now open and riding well.

The Home House

The Home House is nestled in the picturesque Glenelly Valley overlooking the tranquil village of Plumbridge. Situated on a working farm the Home Home offers a cosy feel with modern amenities.

This family home was built in the early 1900’s and has been recently renovated while maintaining its character and traditional feel. Boosting two cosy bedrooms and three double beds the property can accommodate up to six people. The pet friendly house has a multi-fuel stove, central heating, living room, dining room and a kitchen fully equipped with everything you need. Sheds adjacent to the property are perfect for storing equipment if you into cycling, fishing and walking.

Situated just a mile from the village of Plumbridge the Home House is in the perfect base to explore all the Sperrins and wider region has to offer. If you are an outdoor enthusiast and want to hike, bike, fish or walk your way around the Sperrins you can do just that. Alternatively, if you would like to take things a little easier the south facing Home House provides the perfect location to get away from it all, relaxing in the beautiful surroundings of the Glenelly Valley.

Hill View Cottage

Hill View Cottage is located at 109 Newtownsaville Road, Eskra, Omagh, Co Tyrone BT79 0BP

Self Catering accommodation that can host up to 6 people.

This is a farmhouse bungalow set in its own grounds on a hilltop location, overlooking the rural landscape of Tyrone.
Just a short distance to local tourist attractions and main market town of Omagh.

Contact: Eamon Mc Kernan:07714215550

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BT/EE Store – coming soon

We are delighted to announce that BT/EE are opening a new store in Omagh’s High Street very soon!

Serendipity Artisan Cafe Bar

Beautiful Artisan Cafe situated in the hsitoric town of Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

The Auld Bank Coffee Shop

Welcome to The Auld Bank Coffee Shop
Situated on the site of the old Ulster Bank in Gortin, and often referred to as The Auld Bank, hence the thinking behind the name and keeping with the local history. We aim to bring friendly, welcoming and most of all enjoyable surroundings as you sip your favourite drink and have a taste of our very own homemade sweet treats and delicious savoury bites.

Meadows Camping Field

Nestled close to the beautiful market village of Gortin, at the foot of the Sperrin mountains. The Meadows is a wonderful hideaway campsite.

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The Meadows Camping Field

Nestled close to the beautiful market village of Gortin, at the foot of the Sperrin mountains. The Meadows is a wonderful hideaway site, at one with nature at its best. A sheltered spot basking in the sun, with a babbling brook running by the site offers beautiful walks by the river, in a tranquil farmland setting.

The Meadows is on the Central & South Sperrins Scenic route. We are close to everything you need for a great holiday!

The Clock Tower & Govenor’s Lodge at Baronscourt Estate

Driving West over the scenic Sperrins of County Tyrone, you arrive at the beautiful Baronscourt Estate. Both holiday cottages are within the historical grounds of Baronscourt and have been beautifully converted and refurbished within the original Stable Yard set within its enchanting rural surroundings.

These Northern Ireland Tourist Board 4* rated cottages will appeal to families who enjoy the luxury of self catered accommodation away from the bustle of every day life, but still within easy reach of the local village and town. Fisherman who love being out on the Lakes and River all day with the knowledge they are coming back to warmth and relaxation. Couples who are wishing for that perfect country ‘getaway’, and anyone who enjoys the outdoors, walking, fell running, cycling, fishing, shooting, or just relaxing by the fire.

With large windows letting in natural light and the beautiful views over the park land sweeping into the cottages, these stunning cottages have kept the feel and charm of the Estate and its surroundings. Open plan but cosy living with well equipped kitchens is perfect for entertaining and preparing delicious meals for family and friends. Wood burning stoves, open fires and original décor give a relaxing feel to your stay. There is ample parking outside both of our cottages making it easily accessible and welcoming. The village of Newtownstewart is only 4 miles away with a pub and shops for all the essentials, and the main town of Omagh is only a 15 minute drive away.

The Clock Tower, aptly named, is beautifully presented within the original Stable Yard dating back to 1819. This charming building has been refurbished and can comfortably accommodate up to four people.

Accommodation
The ground floor is extremely spacious, open-plan, and has a fully equipped kitchen/dining area, with magnificent views over the parkland and the Stable Yard. On the first floor is the main living room with a wood burning stove, a lovely cosy place to come back to after a day’s fishing or shooting. This also has beautiful views over the un-spoilt parkland where the lawn in front can be used for sitting outdoors or overlooking the courtyard. The two twin bedrooms are situated either side of the living area, one with an en-suite bathroom, the second with a shower room and WC.

Extras
O.F.C.H throughout, a wood supply for the stove, and a TV and DVD player.

The Governor’s Lodge, so-called from the time it was used by the Governor’s Guard is situated to the left of the Clock Tower and dates from the same period. This delightful building is also a self catered and can easily accommodate up to four people. It has been refurbished and has a wonderful refreshing but cosy feel to it.

Accommodation
The ground floor has a spacious dining room with a wood burning stove, giving a lovely atmosphere and warmth. A modern, compact, and a fully equipped kitchen leads off the dining room. The living room has a lovely country feel about it and has an open fire, with magnificent views over the un-spoilt parkland and a lawn at the front,, a great place to relax after a busy day. On the first floor there are two twin bedrooms, one with an adjoining bathroom, the second with an en-suite shower room.

Extras
O.F.C.H throughout, a wood supply for the stove, and a TV and DVD player.

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Omagh Historical Trail

Learn about Omagh’s exciting and varied history as well as some famous people with the Omagh Historical Trail map.

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Historic Sites in Tyrone

Discover historic sites through-out Tyrone including Harry Avery’s Castle, Beaghmore Stone Circle, Cappagh Old Church, Creggandevesky Court Tomb and Knockmany Passage Tomb.

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The Millstone Bar & Restaurant

Delicious local produce at reasonable prices right beside the Gortin Glens. Outside Catering Available at the keenest prices.

Sheila’s Cottage Self Catering

Sheila’s Cottage is a newly renovated 3 bedroom (sleeps 6) property situated in a quiet rural location between the villages of Gortin and Plumbridge.  It is on an elevated site and has fabulous views of the surrounding countryside.  It is approximately 12 miles from Omagh and it’s a great location/base for touring or exploring Northern Ireland and Co Donegal.  All local attractions are easily accessible from this location – e.g Ulster American Folk Park, Gortin Lakes, Gortin Glens Forest Park etc are all closeby.

The cottage has a sitting room with an open fire, kitchen with dining area – kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.   There are three bedrooms – Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, Bedroom 2 has a double bed and Bedroom 3 has 2 x single beds.  There is a bathroom with a bath/power shower.  The property has oil fired central heating and there is free Wi-Fi available.

Our weekly rates range from £295 to £450 depending on the time of year.  Weekend rates range from £60 per night to £100 per night – again depending on the time of year (minimum 2 night stay)

To make a booking please contact Maura on (028) 816 47634 or 0775 1062998

O’Brien’s Bar & Restaurant – The Mellon Country Inn

Over-looking the Strule River and the Sperrin mountains, O’Brien’s Bar & Restaurant provides a breath-taking panoramic view of the stunning countryside. In addition to views from every seat in the restaurant, guests can expect a warm welcome, with great service. As a family run business we love to cater for families, and our Kids Menu has lots of options to keep yours happy.

Food Served from 7.30am-9pm daily (8am Sundays).

Catering for all dietary requirements.

 

 

 

Johnny Brady – New Years Eve at Lola’s

New Years Eve In Lola’s
Dance the night away to Johnny Brady
Doors open 21.15

The Crosshill Gallery

The Crosshill Gallery specialize in providing a wide range of high quality contemporary art including Originals, Glass Art, Limited Editions & Open Editions. We also make bespoke mirrors.

Framing Service
We provide a personalised framing service where we can frame your treasured memories or your prized possessions including jerseys, medals, or even baby shoes. We have a wide variety of frames to choose from to suit all your framing needs.

Artwork
We have large selection of artwork in our gallery and on our website to suit a range of different budgets.

Mirrors

We have a wide variety of Framed Mirrors including, Leaner Mirrors, Dress Mirrors & Wall Mounted Mirrors. We can also make bespoke mirrors tailored to your requirements including bevelled mirrors.

Glass Art
Our stunning Glass Art will brighten up any home, its striking colours & design really catches the eye. We currently have a selection of different Glass Art products including framed pieces, bowls, table art & mirrors with a Glass Art Frame.

Michelle Butler Ceramics

Nestling in the shelter of the Sperrin Mountains, just north of Omagh, is a Stone Barn and Cottage.  The home of Tyrone Ceramicist Michelle Butler.  From her barn studio Michelle produces exquisite, rustic, original ceramics.

Michelle is a design graduate of The Falmouth School of Art.  Since graduation she has specialised in the design and production  of  Ceramics.  She has been producing her unique brand of Irish Ceramics since December 1998, when she started her business in the Omagh Enterprise Centre. Then in 2005, she established Sperrin Ceramics Studio in the refurbished Stone Barn at her home.

Michelle Butler Ceramics creates a unique range of handcrafted ceramic items from large pots to jewellery. Drawing inspiration from this beautiful rural location, Michelle has created a signature style with her Celtic Stone and Iron Stone collections that are highly sought after.

Michelle has developed a unique style which reconciles the influences of primitive Celtic Art and forms.  All pieces are hand crafted from a textured stoneware clay. Her signature finish of rich metallic oxide adds both depth and lustre.  The use of a variety of glazes adds to the pattern, relief and overall effect, creating ideal ceramic gifts.

Michelle’s Jewellery is an embodiment of all these influences in smaller exquisite forms.  A smoother whiter stoneware clay is used for these beautiful, smaller items to give increased detail and charm.

 

Omagh and Sperrins Visitor Map

A map of Omagh and sperrins is available from link below:

Omagh and Sperrins Map

Sperrins Scenic Touring Routes

Four scenic touring routes are available to explore throughout the Sperrins region. A link to each is available below:

Southern Sperrins Touring Route

Central Sperrins Touring Route

Eastern Sperrins Touring Route

Northern Sperrins Touring Route

 

 

 

Cosy Country Self Catering Cottage

The house is situated in the rural area of Mountfield and is surrounded by gorgeous scenic views. We have a small village with pub and shop/post office available The local towns from here are Omagh & Cookstown . We are also close to the Ulster American Folk Park (12 mile) , An Creagan Visitor Centre (8.7 mile) and The Gortin Glens (10.2 miles) .
Omagh & Cookstown have something to suit everyone Nightlife,pubs,clubs,country dances ,Restaurants, Shopping ,Cinemas, Leisure Centers, your guaranteed not to get bored.

The Doc’s Self Catering

Enjoy some quiet relaxing time in the countryside surrounded by nothing but cows, horses and green fields!

Kelly’s Inn Guesthouse

Kelly’s Inn is a family run hostelry operating since 1937. Over the years this roadhouse has become reowned for its good food and warm hospitality. We have many facilites to suit everyone’s requirements – Accommodation, Weddings, Conferences and Meetings, Functions Large or Small, Bus Tours.

Some of the many attractions nearby: Knockmany Forest Park, Ulster American Folk Park and Fintona Golf Course.

Room quantity

3 x Double Ensuite with Bath

10 x Double & Single Ensuite with Bath

1 x Double & Single Ensuite with Shower

Facilities
Restaurant on Premises
WiFi
Parking Available
Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
Ironing Facilities
Euro Accepted
Ground Floor Bedroom(s)
TV In Bedrooms
Laundry Service

Golden Hill Guesthouse

Goldenhill is a modern purpose built guesthouse located 4 miles south west of Omagh. Its hillside location offers stunning panoramic views over 4 counties and the peace and quiet of the countryside. Positioned centrally with Tyrone, Goldenhill is an ideal base to explore Northern Ireland and the northern counties of the Republic.

The Guesthouse offers 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms in single, double, twin and family room configurations. All rooms come with modern facilities including free Wi-fi and flat screen freeview TV’s.

Rooms and units

Rooms and units
Room quantity and type Sleeps
1 x Single Ensuite with Shower 1
1 x Twin Ensuite with Shower 2
3 x Double & Single Ensuite with Shower 3

Facilities

  • WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Euro Accepted
  • TV In Bedrooms

Old Mountfield Road

The Cosy Townhouse is a boutique styled living space, a great place to just relax, but also ideally located as a base to explore Omagh and the surrounding area.

Guests can enjoy the cosy warm log fire and exclusive use of a modern fully equipped kitchen.

Local tourist attractions include the Ulster American Folk Park, Gortin Glen Forest Park, Todd’s leap Activity Centre: The leisure Complex is less than a 2min walk away from the front door as is the town centre.

Access to and from the property is effortless: Bus station is a 4 minute walk and parking is readily available.

Barreta Bar & Grill – Silverbirch Hotel & Business Centre

Barreta Bar & Grill has developed an extensive menu of fine wines and drinks. Fans of craft beer can sample a range of local brews from the dedicated craft beer menu. Enjoy  live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Courtyard Bar – Silverbirch Hotel & Business Centre

Host a stylish get together in the chic surroundings of the Courtyard Bar. The perfect backdrop for a variety of events including birthday celebrations, drinks receptions or cocktail parties, hosting up to 40 guests. Features include a decorative panelled ceiling, beautiful pewter bar counter top and a distinctive patterned tiled floor and dedicated private outdoor terrace.

Bertha’s Bar – Silverbirch Hotel & Business Centre

Bertha’s Bar is a stylish classic space that is a nod to the traditional old-world bar. Features include classic herringbone flooring, a walnut bar with soft grey painted panelling. Antiqued mirrors and vintage photos decorate the panelling and create the ultimate talking piece. Enjoy a cocktail or sample one of the great range of Ales and Lagers available.  Bertha’s makes  the perfect backdrop to host a birthday, engagement parties and special occasions and can host up to 30 guests (available for private hire).

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