When planning your next vacation, you would do well to look at all the advantages there are of vacationing in Cookstown. Cookstown has a variety of things to see and do and is a great place for your next trip.


Cookstown has a variety of eating establishments which the traveler will enjoy while on a vacation. Some of these restaurants include Otter Lodge, Glenavon Hotel, Greenvale Hotel, Tuulylagan Country House Hotel, Bistro 24, Bengal Spice, Dragon Garden, The Braeside, The Tilley Lamp, and even the well-known McDonald's if you just want a quick bite to eat. For those who would like to visit a drinking establishment there are some very good options in Cookstown, such as the Mint Cafe Bar, Salt Nightclub, Martins Bar, and The Cellar Bar at the Glenavon Hotel.

Sites to See

If you would like to tour an old castle while on your visit to Cookstown, Killymoon Castle will fill the bill nicely. This castle overlooks the Ballinderry River and was built in 1803. Although there is no public access, Killymoon Castle can be viewed from the outside. The Wellbrook Beetling Mill is an interesting sight to see, it is the last beetling mill in Ireland. Beetling was a process in manufacturing linen. The Costume Museum at the Springhill House offers tours to visitors. This house was built in 1680 and has extensive gardens that visitors can walk around.


Cookstown has a lot of shopping for the visitor who likes to pick up a few items. Station Square Retail Park has a number of good shops to choose from. The main street of Cookstown has many shops to choose from and it is fun to walk down the street choosing shops to go into. A shopping market is open in the town on every Saturday. This market began in 1628 and a fun atmosphere is all around while you shop.

Cookstown is a great destination for a vacation. If you have not had the pleasure of a visit to Cookstown, you owe it to yourself to visit this area and see the sights that Cookstown has to offer.