They say all life’s greatest things come in small packages, and that couldn’t be truer of Fivemiletown. Like most of Northern Ireland’s hidden gems, this little place is often left unexplored, which of course only means more of us locals! But, in a bid to be a little less selfish, we’ve decided to share with you some of Fivemiletown’ s best attractions. You’re welcome!
Cycle Trail at Blessingbourne
It doesn’t matter if you haven’t been on a bicycle since the early 90’s, or if you are a regular cyclist – the cycle trail at Blessingbourne is simply beautiful. So grab two wheels and head off to enjoy a great trail in a beautiful setting. When you’ve finished up here, check out the Carriage and Lace Museum that is also situated on the estate, it’s a fascinating place and won’t disappoint young or old!
Love fishing? Welcome to your haven – Fermanagh is world class for Fishing. With its abundance of Loughs and Rivers, our waters offer game anglers the opportunity to fish for salmon and wild brown trout as well as stocked rainbow and brown trout. The famous sonaghan, ferox and gillaroo can also be found in these diverse waters. And if all that means nothing to you and fishing isn’t your thing, the lakes of Fivemiletown are a short 5 minute walk away from the Valley hotel and it’s truly beautiful. Head down to the lake to reel in some delicious fish, or simply relax by the water and enjoy the tranquillity of it all.
A breath of fresh air and the great outdoors – you will be spoilt by the Ulster way, located just a short 2 miles away. Of course, you know who’d really enjoy a walk like this? The dog! Well, no one loves a happy pup as much as we do and we can’t bear the thought of him/her missing out. We supply dog kennels at the hotel, so they can come for a sleepover, wake up and enjoy the adventure with you!
Who needs an excuse? 3 ladies boutique shops and an antique gift shop offer you a wide range of beautiful gifts and original little knick knacks. And when you’re finished, you can relax and enjoy a nice caffeine break in our Bar Loco Bistro. to recharge your batteries and get ready for whatever is next is the buzzing Fivemiletown area.
There’s also golf at Clogher Valley Golf club very close by, Glennoo Shoot Ireland is a short 3 miles away and horse-riding for both kids and adults at Forrest Stables just a quick 10-minute jaunt from the hotel. Fivemiletown is simply bursting with fun and outdoorsy things to do, as well as unusual, quirky and very cool activities for all the family. Come and join us for a mid term mini break! (And bring the dog too!)