Visitor Attractions

In the Clogher area:

The Cathedral Church of St Macartan by  Mark Bailey

The Cathedral Church of St Macartan © Mark Bailey

Clogher Cathedral, Knockmany Chambered Cairn, St Patrick’s Chair and Well, Carleton’s Cottage

Further afield:

Ulster American Folk Park and Emigration Library (Omagh), Tullyhogue Fort (Cookstown), Armagh cathedrals and Observatory, National Trust properties in Fermanagh and Armagh, county museums in Monaghan, Armagh and Enniskillen.

Cinemas and theatres/arts centres in Armagh, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Monaghan and Omagh.

The present cathedral, built between 1740 and 1744, is thought to be the fifth church on a site which dates back to the time of St Patrick and his disciple Macartan.


Local activities

Walks at Carnmore, Cooneen, Fardross, Knockmany and Tully

Todd’s Leap Outdoor Activity Centre, Ballygawley

Blessingbourne Mountain Bike Trail, Fivemiletown

The Forest Stables Pony Treking, Cooneen

Equestrian Centre, Glaslough

Golf courses at Aughnacloy, Fintona and Fivemiletown

Clay and game shooting, Urbalshinny Sporting Lodge, Beragh


Castle Hill, an Iron Age hill fort

Castle Hill, an Iron Age hill fort. © Richard Warner. This is the hill described by Mrs Delany.

Key Annual Events

Clogher Valley Agricultural Show, the largest 1 day show in Ireland, last Wednesday in July. (

William Carleton Summer School, one of Ireland’s most significant literary festivals, first week in August. (


Local Hotels

Corick House Hotel & Spa (2 miles)

The Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown (6 miles)

There is also a wide choice of restaurants in the area.