Argory, built in the 1820s, this handsome Irish gentry house is surrounded by its 130-hectare (320-acre) wooded riverside estate. The former home of the MacGeough Bond family, a tour of this Neo-classical masterpiece reveals it is unchanged since 1900. Outside there are sweeping vistas, superb spring bulbs, scenic walks and fascinating courtyard displays. A second-hand bookshop, adventure playground and Lady Ada's award-winning tea-room.
Tyrone Visitor Attractions
Ardboe Cross is one of the finest examples of the Irish High cross in Ulster, and is situated in Ardboe, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is sited on a small hillock close to the western shore of Lough Neagh, was erected in the 9th or 10th century and is all that now remains of a 6th century monastery.
Beaghmore Stone Circles, Cookstown it is a complex of early Bronze Age megalithic features, stone circles and cairns, 8.5 miles north west of Cookstown, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, on the south-east edge of the Sperrin Mountains.
Benburb Valley Park and Castle, Dungannon lies seven miles from Armagh City and eight miles from Dungannon. It is located near the river Blackwater from Milltown to Maydown Bridge. Sitting in 90 acres of woodlands, Benburb Valley Park has five listed buildings on the park site.
Castle Caulfield, situated in Castlecaulfield, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Built by Sir Toby Caulfeild between 1611 and 1619. The oldest part of the existing building is the gatehouse, which has Tudor-style doorways. Caulfeild Coat of Arms can be see over the entrance. The building is three storeys high with attics, many large mullioned windows and tall chimneystacks. The castle was burned in the Irish Rebellion of 1641 but was repaired and reoccupied by the Caulfeilds until the 1660s. Oliver Plunkett is known to have held a service at the castle in 1670.
John Simpson who was born in County Tyrone, at Dergenagh, near Dungannon, in 1738. He emigrated to Ohio in the American colonies in 1760, and was the maternal grandfather of Ulysses Simpson Grant. The farmhouse at Dergenagh was where the maternal ancestors of Ulysses Simpson Grant, the victorious commander of the Union forces during the Civil War and 18th President of the United States (1869-1877) raised their families, tended their animals and harvested their crops. Today the homestead and farmyard have been restored to the style and appearance of a mid-19th century smallholding and stand as fine examples of their type.
Wilson Ancestral Home is a thatched white-washed house on the slopes of the Sperrin mountains Co Tyrone was home to the grandfather of Woodrow Wilson the 28th President of the United States 1913-21. It contains some of the original furniture, the tiny outshot bed (sleeping nook) in the kitchen is close to the fire, where cooking pots and kettles still hang. The main room has larger curtained beds and a fine portrait of Judge James Wilson, the president's grandfather, hanging over the fireplace. James Wilson left this house for America in 1807 when he was 20.
Killymaddy Tourist Amenity Centre, Dungannon, Co Tyrone Kilmaddy Tourist Amenity Centre, offers a range of facilities set in landscaped grounds, close to the main tourist amenity building. Within a 10 mile radius are many places of heritage and cultural interests. Located close to the Sperrins and the Clogher Valley.
- Blessingbourne Coach & Carriage Museum, Fivemiletown
- Island Turf Craft Shop & Visitor Centre, Coalisland, Co Tyrone
- Killymaddy Tourist Amenity Centre, Dungannon, Co Tyrone
- Benburb Castle founded by Shane O'Neill, added to by British planters and now restored in its 17th century state is also in the park, along with the Benburb Valley Heritage Centre which is in a restored linen mill.