Things to Do
Baronscourt Estate makes is in an ideal location to explore the North West and County Donegal.
Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh – www.nmni.com
Strule Arts Centre, Omagh – www.struleartscentre.co.uk
Four Elements Adventure (archery, canoeing, etc) – www.4elementsni.com
North Coast – www.northcoastni.com
Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway – www.freewebs.com/giantscausewayrailway – visit Ireland’s oldest licenced Whiskey Distillery in Bushmills and then travel on the Causeway Tram to see the very popular Giants Causeway which has astonished visitors for centuries with this 40,000 hexagonal stone colums.
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy Portrush/Portstewart/Castlerock/Coleraine
Derry/Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 – www.derryvisitor.com
Visit the oldest and only remaining completely Walled City in Ireland and learn of its history and fine buildings, excellent shopping and dining/entertainment.
Speciality crafts and artisan food market takes place on on the first Saturday of every month in the heart of the city walls.
Magherafelt Annual Food Market – www.magherafelt.gov.uk
Marble Arch Caves, Florencecourt – www.marblearchcavesgeopark.com
Enniskillen Castle Museums – www.enniskillencastle.co.uk
Newtownstewart Golf Course – www.newtownstewartgolfclub.com – Fantastic 18 hole golf course, 5 mintutes drive away – there is a practice ground as well as an excellent Golf Pro with some of the latest computerised golf swing assesment technology for all abilities.
Just Kayaks – www.justkayaks.ie – Offers rafting, open canoe courses, Foyle tours in a clipper canoe, white water rafting and kayaking on water throughout the Tyrone and Donegal areas. All you need to bring is your swimgear and a towel – all equipment is provided. Tel 077752194414 or ROI 0872202577
Places to Eat and Drink
The Hunting Lodge Hotel – 028 8166 2888 – to the west of the Baronscourt Estate serves good food daily from 1pm in the Poachers Bar, and evening meals Fridays to Sundays in the restaurant with Sunday carvery lunch.
10 Square, Main Street, Newtownstewart – 028 8166 1900 – good food daily from 5pm and also Sunday lunch. Early bird menus and special offers available daily.
Foothills, Main Street, Gortin – 028 8164 8157 – evening meals and Sunday carvery lunch.
Oysters, Patrick Street, Strabane – 028 7138 2690 – evening meals