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Self-catering holiday cottages in County Tyrone, Ulster, northern Ireland
A vision of Irish beauty: a land of bog and heather, rugged mountains and enchanting forests. The Sperrin Mountains are a sanctuary of peace and quiet, a place of still beauty where walkers can follow the Central Sperrins Way and mountaineers can scale the more challenging rock faces.
Horse riding and cycling are also popular in the area. County Tyrone has plenty of golf courses. The county is blessed with many sparkling lakes and rivers. Coarse angling is available on Lough Catherine and Lough Muck; game angling is available in the Drumragh and Camowen Rivers.
Echoes of the distant past remain in haunting monuments such as the 18 foot high, 10th century Celtic High Cross at Ardboe. It is considered by many to be the finest High Cross in the whole of Ireland. An even older monument stands at Beaghmore. Here you will find the mysterious Beaghmore Stone Circles, a significant place of worship for our Bronze Age ancestors.
For a change of rhythm, why not try the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh. This recreation of the sights and sounds of 18th and 19th century emigrant life comes complete with a full size replica emigrant ship, American log cabins and Irish thatched cottages. The park staff are in costume and character and even some of the snacks on sale are based on traditional 18th and 19th century food. The park also holds the biggest Annual Appalachian and Bluegrass Music Festival outside the USA.
Craftman made Irish gifts can be purchased at Tyrone Crystal. Come and watch the skilled glassblowers practise their amazing skills and admire the world famous hand-made crystal.
Self-catering holiday cottages and apartments to rent in County Tyrone, Ulster:
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