Omagh is a lively town with lots of things to do in and around the area, and has historical sites, a variety of architecture, museums, entertainment and attractive surrounding countryside. For a meal out, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from for a variety of tastes, and the nightlife is lively with lots of pubs and clubs. There is also the Strule Arts Centre which has a good range of regular entertainment such as music, comedy and drama.
You’ll find a large variety of shops in the town for all your shopping needs, along with shopping centres, such as the Showgrounds Retail Park with a wide range of stores, and there are also regular markets in the town. For business, conference centres in Omagh include the Alley Arts and Conference Centre and City of Derry Airport is the nearest airport for international air travel.
Omagh Car Hire
Wherever you are in Omagh, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Omagh car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
For places to visit during your stay in Omagh here are some suggestions:
The Ulster American Folk Park
You can visit this fascinating museum to learn about the emigration of Irish people to America between the 18th and 20th centuries, with exhibits displaying what they left behind, their journeys across the ocean and their new lives in America. You can see buildings including Irish cottages, a school and churches and see farming exhibits together with animals, and there’s a replica of an immigrant ship. There’s also a reconstructed American houses and shops, and you can see demonstrations of traditional skills including spinning and forging.
Nally Heritage Centre
This is an interesting centre displaying the history of the area and its people. and covers subjects which include sport, politics, culture, transport and industry.
The Abingdon Collection
You can make an appointment to visit this private collection with interesting displays about World War II which include military exhibits such as uniforms and helmets, and there is also a vehicle collection with many classic cars and motorbikes to see.
Barron Top Farm
You can come here to visit this delightful farm with animals such as deer, rabbits, ducks, ponies and goats, and you can help feed. There’s also a fun playground and soft play zone for younger children, and you can have a ride on the ponies.
Gortin Glen Forest Park
Here you can enjoy the beautiful dense forest, streams and surrounding landscape, with a number of different marked routes for walkers and cyclists to take to explore the park and all the features and views and you can also see deer living in the park.
This is a lovely area where you can enjoy the lakes, mountains and valleys, and you can walk around and explore the beautiful surroundings. You can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the lakes and all the natural wildlife in the nature reserve.
Omagh Leisure Complex
This complex offers a large range of activities which swimming pools, jacuzzi, sauna, gym, indoor and outdoor running track, pitches and bowling green.
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