Are you ready for an unforgettable journey through time and culture? Explore the mystical Omagh & the Sperrins, there is something for everyone to discover here.
This itinerary promises breathtaking landscapes, historic treasures, and authentic Northern Irish experiences!
Start your day at the Ulster American Folk Park, a captivating living history museum offering visitors a unique journey through time and across the Atlantic. This immersive cultural experience vividly illustrates the story of Irish emigration to America during the 18th and 19th centuries. Visitors can explore authentically recreated Irish and American landscapes, complete with period-appropriate buildings, artifacts, and costumed interpreters. This interactive museum allows you to step into the shoes of Irish emigrants as they bid farewell to their homeland, endured the arduous transatlantic voyage, and embarked on a new life in the United States.
In the afternoon explore An Creagán, a charming cultural and heritage centre located in the foothills of the breathtaking Sperrin Mountains. This unique destination features a range of activities and experiences, from guided nature walks and wildlife encounters to craft making and music sessions. Explore life in the early times with a visit to the onsite Bronze Age settlement and nearby ancient monuments dating back to the Neolithic period. Stop for lunch in the onsite cafe with a fantastic range of casual bites and nourishing local produce delights to choose from.
Make your way to The Abingdon Collection in Omagh that evening. This hidden gem boasts a fantastic collection of vintage and classic cars, World War II memorabilia and an impressive array of toys, models and books from a bygone era. Visitors to this private collection will marvel at the attention to detail evident in every display and will not only admire the collections but also gain insight into the passion and dedication of their collector.
This itinerary offers a glimpse into the rich history and heritage of the area. Feel free to adjust it based on your interests and the time you have available. The entire region is steeped in history, and this itinerary is just a starting point for your exploration of its fascinating past and beautiful natural surroundings.
Start the day off and explore the rugged beauty of the Sperrin Mountains, said to be the dwelling place of giants in Irish folklore. Marvel at the breath-taking landscapes and hear the legends that echo through these hills. Let Martin from Foyle Trails take you on a journey to discover the fascinating ritual landscapes and ancient habitats of West Tyrone.
On this unique experience curious visitors will discover the history and folklore of Giant’s Graves, Cure Wells, Fairy trees, Celtic Rainforests and Bog Body Immersion sites.
Keep those walking boots on and explore Omagh via the Omagh Historical Trail and explore the fascinating past of Omagh, a town steeped in history and tradition. Our Omagh Historical Trail takes you on a journey through time, revealing the stories and landmarks that have shaped this vibrant community.
Wander through the heart of Omagh and discover its iconic landmarks, from the historic Courthouse and Market Street to the elegant Strule Arts Centre. Each building has a tale to tell.
Looking for the perfect dining experience? Look no further! Stop off for your evening meal at the sumptuous at the Silverbirch Hotel and treat your senses to an unforgettable evening of exquisite flavours and warm hospitality.
Arrive in Enniskillen, the charming county town of Fermanagh, known for its rich history. Start your day at Enniskillen Castle, a historic fortress overlooking the River Erne. Explore the castle’s museums, Fermanagh County Museum and Inniskillings Museum. Enjoy award winning exhibitions featuring the prehistory and natural history of Fermanagh, the county’s traditional rural life and local crafts.
Visit Castle Coole, an 18th-century neoclassical mansion and estate. Explore the grand house and its beautiful grounds. Visitors get the opportunity to glimpse into what life was like in the home of the Earls of Belmore. Discover the story of the people who lived and worked below stairs as you explore the splendid suite of servants rooms and service quarters of this magnificent property.
No trip to Enniskillen would be complete without a visit to Blakes of the Hollow. With its rich history dating back over 135 years, this iconic establishment has become a beloved landmark in the region. Step inside, and you’ll be transported to a warm and inviting atmosphere where the cosy interior exudes old-world charm. From the friendly banter at the bar to lively traditional music sessions, “The Hollow” encapsulates the very essence of Irish pub culture. A recent modern addition includes the Game of Thrones® Door of Thrones,Door 4. So whether you’re looking for a pint of stout, a lively night of craic (fun), or a quiet corner to savor the ambiance, a vist to Blakes of the Hollow is a must!