Natural Beauty in Omagh & the Sperrins!
Omagh & the Sperrins is a place where time slows down and the great outdoors becomes your canvas for exploration and adventure. Experiencing the natural landscapes in Omagh and the Sperrins is a truly captivating and rejuvenating adventure.
The great outdoors in Omagh & the Sperrins is not just a destination; it’s a way of life, a sanctuary for the adventurous spirit, and a haven for those who seek the purest form of natural beauty. Here is a brief itinerary we have put together to guide you along the way
Start the day off exploring the landscape at Gortin Glen Forest Park, which provides a wonderful opportunity to connect with nature, offering a peaceful retreat and a chance to appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Whether you’re a solo traveler, a nature lover, or a family looking for outdoor activities, Gortin Glen Forest Park has something to offer for everyone
After an enjoyable walk of the Gortin Glen Forest Park why not indulge in a warm cup of coffee. Brie’s Barista Bar coffee shop offers a cosy and inviting atmosphere where you can unwind after your outdoor adventure. Enjoy the comfortable seating, soothing background music, and even a warm fire, creating a perfect ambiance to relax and rejuvenate.
Finish your day with a beautiful visit to the mesmerising An Creagán. With an informative visitor centre on site and a wonderful cafe, one could forget that they are surrounded in archaeological and mythological wonders. Steeped in historical significance, An Creagán offers visitors a chance to explore the unique environment of the Sperrins
One of the most peaceful places on earth is the serene Gortin Lakes. The two lakes are laid out in the formation of the figure eight and the gravel path around the lakes undulates gently offering the tranquillity of the still, deep water on one side and the natural habitat and vegetation on the other. The path is easily followed with a number of seating benches placed so walkers can take a rest and take in the majestic views.
Renowned for its stunning landscape, your afternoon stop off is the with your intriguing guide Martin at Foyle Trails. This ancient and diverse region contains scenic landscapes, colourful natural habitats and many fascinating archaeological sites that all provide the back drop for his numerous tales of folklore and rural traditions..
Finish your evening with a a view of the Sperrin Mountains which are renowned for their natural beauty, characterised by rolling hills, scenic valleys, forests, rivers, and lakes via the convenience of your car! Boasting a rich archaeological heritage, with numerous ancient monuments, megalithic tombs, stone circles, and historic settlements dating back thousands of years the Sperrins provide valuable insights into the area’s prehistoric and early historic civilizations, making it an important archaeological landscape.
Day Three in the Fermanagh Lakelands
The Fermanagh Lakelands are a hiker’s paradise, with trails like the Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail, located in the heart of the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark, guiding you to panoramic views from the “Stairway to Heaven.” The Boardwalk is not merely a trail; it’s an invitation to disconnect from the hustle of everyday life and reconnect with the awe-inspiring beauty of the great outdoors.
That afternoon visit the Marble Arch Caves, a stunning natural attraction in Fermanagh. Step into an otherworldly realm where stalactites and stalagmites hang and rise like natural sculptures, captivating visitors with their intricate formations and dazzling beauty. Guided tours lead intrepid explorers through a labyrinth of underground passages, revealing the magic of nature’s artistry in the form of cascading waterfalls, underground rivers, and chambers adorned with shimmering mineral deposits. It’s an underground odyssey that promises to leave an indelible mark on your sense of wonder and appreciation for the natural world.
Later in the day, journey to Crom, a National Trust property located in Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh. Crom Estate is a sprawling tapestry of ancient woodlands, shimmering lakes, and lush meadows that provide a sanctuary for a diverse range of wildlife. Meandering paths through the estate invite visitors to explore its natural wonders, with each turn revealing picturesque scenes and captivating vistas across Upper Lough Erne.
Don’t miss your opportunity to explore the natural wonders of Omagh & the Sperrins. Book your adventure today and embark on a truly unforgettable experience! Depart with lasting memories of the Omagh & the Sperrins and its incredible natural landscapes.