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48 Hours in Tyrone & The Sperrins

Barnes GapWhy Go?

County Tyrone is steeped in history and culture and is a haven for things to see and do! From Neolithic monuments and restored mills to National Trust properties and forest parks. Not forgetting the heather-clad Sperrin Mountains that provide a sense of space, peace and solitude. Beautiful landscapes and historic towns will provide the backdrop to the friendliest welcome, the most convivial company and the best 'craic' you will encounter anywhere during your trip.

An CreaganThe great outdoors

A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Sperrins is perfect for a wide range of outdoor activities, no matter what you're looking for! Add a little adventure to your day from off-road driving and skydiving, to paint-balling and horse-riding, explore the mountains and wilderness, or just enjoy a gentle stroll. If you prefer to explore at your leisure then take a journey on one of the four Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes - included in the National Geographic’s prestigious list of the world’s top 101 scenic drives for 2012. Along your journey you will enjoy the breathtaking views of this beautiful region.

Download the Sperrins Driving Routes here.

Ulster American Folk ParkWhat to See

The Ulster American Folk Park, a 'must see' attraction, is an outdoor museum which tells the story of the millions of people who emigrated from these shores throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Take a trip also to An Creagán Visitor Centre - distinctively designed to mirror the archaeological sites of the area and provides an opportunity to step back in time.

Festival time in Tyrone and the Sperrins is something special. Whether it's traditional and folk music festivals, literary events, archaeological or walking events, be a part of it and a warm and friendly welcome awaits you.

OmaghRound it all Off

From romantic picnics in Forest Parks to candlelit dining at one of the Good Food Circle Restaurants throughout the Tyrone region, there's a first class dining experience to be had - why not visit for details. With superior shopping, fascinating attractions for all the family and value for money accommodation, there has never been a better time to enjoy the lovely and lively region of County Tyrone and the Sperrins.

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