At The O’ Neill Arms Country House Hotel you are never too far away from a tourist attraction, historic property, visitor center or park. What’s even better is that some of these fine attractions are free!
Are you planning a family stay at The O’ Neill Arms Country House Hotel this summer or are you just looking for a romantic getaway for two? Whatever the occasion we have something for everyone.
Keep reading to find out more….
Drum Manor Forest Park
This remarkable area is an outdoor venue serviced by a large car-park with toilets, gardens and lawn areas, Drum Manor Forest Park offers waymarked trails and forest plots exhibiting a wide range of tree species. Great for a family hike, picnic or ramble, take binoculars and camera, good views and some natural wildlife spotting opportunities.
Annaginny Farm Park
Annaginny Farm Park is a lovely family run business, with an exciting range of animals! Why not visit the giant Emu’s and say g’day to the Wallabies!
The park is home to everything from little Goats to large fish Aquariums. Let your little ones bounce around like the Wallabies and try to run as fast as an Emu! There’re so many other animals for you to meet, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
After, let the little ones go wild on the bouncy castle while you get cracking on making a yummy BBQ! You could even go sit back and relax around one of the 5 fishing lakes, casting a line if you feel lucky… The perfect family day out.
The Argory is an atmospheric Irish gentry house surrounded by its 130 hectares (320 acres) wooded riverside estate. A tour of this Neo-classical masterpiece reveals it as unchanged since 1900 so there’s a really nice sense of immersive history in place here for young imaginations.
At the Argory, you can trace over 160 years of history, including finding out how the whole house and estate only came into existence because of a quirky stipulation in a will! Explore its history from its Georgian beginnings as a family home to being a hero’s retreat in the Victorian age. The Birkenhead room has children’s interactive displays and there’s also a kids’ quiz to get in on too so there’s plenty to Keep the kids busy.
Peatlands Park was specifically established to raise awareness of peatland habitat issues so it’s a great stop for secret schooling as well as for a casual nature lovers’ visit. The peat here has been forming for around 10,000 years and there are over 16km of paths leading visitors through the various habitats within the park.
The park is rich in insect life, particularly butterflies, moths, dragonflies, and damselflies plus many woodland and wetland bird’s nests here. Badgers and hares are also present though harder to spot, while lizards and newts can be found in the open bog areas. These are cool but pretty fragile so best to observe rather than capture!
There we have it.. lots for your and the family to get stuck into while enjoying your Mid Ulster stay at The O’ Neill Arms Country House Hotel and with rooms starting from just £69 per night, what’s not to like.
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