Lissan House and demesne is an enchanting 267 acre estate of woodland and parkland, situated at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains. An oasis of beauty and tranquillity, it offers walkers and lovers of nature a truly enjoyable experience.
Point of interest:Lissan House, walled garden, ice house
Getting to the start by car:Take the B162 north from Cookstown, following signs for Draperstown/ Lough Fea.Turn left onto the Drumgrass Road after 2km. The entrance to Lissan House is immediately on your left.
Route:2014 saw the completion of new gravel and woodchip paths throughout the entire estate, allowing the public to explore the Lissan estate like never before. A world within a world, walkers can stroll along the iconic‘dark avenue’, bask in the glories of the beautiful parkland, or take a seat and absorb stunning vistas of the Tyrone countryside. Famous for the annual display of bluebells, walkers can enjoy the surprise of magical colour at every turn. Whilst exploring the estate, walkers can also see our restored icehouse, our restored turbine house, and walk across the ‘White Bridge’, designed by Davis Duckart. Parking on the estate is free, and tea and coffee is served in the dining room of the mansion house during the summer season, where our shop is also located. The estate is open all year, and walkers are most welcome!
Facilities:Parking area present
Publication:Gateway to the Sperrins - A Guide for Walkers
Publication availability:Available for download from this page