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Cookstown Christmas Lights

Cookstown Christmas Lights

Christmas is special in Cookstown and the town dresses to enjoy its part in the festivities with the wonderful illuminations along the main street. Add the ambience and atmosphere in the shops throughout the town and our Saturday market, you’ve everything you’ll need to enjoy a spectacular festive season.

Beaghmore Stone Circles

Beaghmore Stone Circles

County Tyrone in Northern Ireland is peppered with thousands of archaeological sites. The most impressive are the Bronze Age Beaghmore Stone Circles and cairns, approx. 10 miles north west of Cookstown, in the southeast of the Sperrin Mountains.

Benburb Castle

Benburb Castle

Benburb Castle is a fortified bawn built by Sir Richard Wingfield during the Plantation in 1611 on a limestone cliff overlooking the River Blackwater, the border between County Tyrone and County Armagh.

Castle Caulfield

Castle Caulfield

Blink and you would miss this visitor attraction in County Tyrone. The substantial remains of Castle Caulfield were built by Sir Toby Caulfield between 1611 and 1619 on the site of an earlier O’Donnelly Castle.

St Macartan’s Cathedral Clogher

St Macartan’s Cathedral Clogher

St. Patrick is said to have presided over the church of Clogher. According to tradition a monastery and diocese were founded in Clogher circa 490 by St. Macartan on the orders of St. Patrick. The present building was erected on the site in 1744.

Parkanaur Manor House

Parkanaur Manor House

Parkanaur is a large, rambling romantic Tudor Revival house which has evolved through the years. The Manor House is open to the public offering facilities for conferencing, functions and events.

Hill of The O’Neill & Ranfurly House

Hill of The O’Neill & Ranfurly House

One of Ireland and Europe’s most important heritage sites – Hill of The O’Neill. From here the famous O’Neill dynasty utilized a stunning 360˙view of the province of Ulster to rule Gaelic Ireland for over 300 years.

Carlton’s Cottage

Carlton’s Cottage

Visit the childhood home of the much-loved Victorian novelist William Carleton, well versed in Irish folklore and described by Yeats as ‘the greatest novelist of Ireland’. An annual literary festival held in August in the Clogher Valley celebrates Carleton’s work.

Ulster American Folk Park

Ulster American Folk Park

Immerse yourself in the world famous story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. Follow the emigrant trail as you journey from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship leading to the log cabins of the American Frontier.

Lissan House

Lissan House

An enchanting country residence set within a 250 acre demesne. Home of the Staples family for nearly 400 years and reputedly the longest habitation by any single family of a country house in West Ulster.

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Downpatrick Town

We flew our drone over Downpatrick town and captured a couple of aerial 360° photographs. Look out for the marker points in the aerial virtual tours, some of which will allow you to jump from the sky down into some of the various visitor attractions found in the town.

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