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Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

For other towns of this name, see Cookstown .

Cookstown is a town and townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is the fourth largest town in the county and had a population of nearly 11,000 people in the 2001 Census. It is one of the main towns in the area of Mid-Ulster. It was founded around 1620 when the townlands in the area were leased by an English ecclesiastical lawyer, Dr. Alan Cooke, from the Archbishop of Armagh, who had been granted the lands after the Flight of the Earls. It was one of the main centres of the linen industry West of the River Bann, and until 1956, the processes of flax spinning, weaving, bleaching and beetling were carried out in the town.

Cookstown's famous main street , is 1.25 miles long and 135 feet wide, one of the longest, and widest in Ireland.
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Things to See and Do in Cookstown

Ardboe Old Cross

Arboe, Cookstown, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland
A 10th Century Cross situated on a rocky height on the shores of Lough Neagh. It is a national monument which is believed to be the first High Cross of Ulster. The cross stands 18.5 feet high and 3.5 feet wide, Its 22 panels depict various biblica...

Wellbrook Beetling Mill

20 Wellbrook Road, Corkhill, Cookstown, Co Tyrone, BT80 9RL, Northern Ireland
A costumed guide leads you through a hands-on demonstration of the linen process in the 19th century. Suitable for all ages, good shop. Last working water-powered beetling mill in Ireland.Adults stg2.60, Children stg1.30, Family stg5.70, ...

Hotels in Cookstown

Glenavon House Hotel Glenavon House Hotel

52 Drum Road, Cookstown, BT80 8JQ, Co. Tyrone
Situated on the banks of the Ballinderry River on the outskirts of the historic market town of Cookstown, is the Glenavon House Hotel.

Greenvale Hotel Greenvale Hotel

57 Drum Road, Cookstown, BT80 8QS, Co. Tyrone
Situated 10 minutes’ walk from the historic centre of Cookstown, Greenvale Hotel features an on-site restaurant, free private parking and a garden for guests to relax in.

The Royal Hotel The Royal Hotel

The family-run Royal Hotel is situated in the centre of Cookstown, just 12 miles north of the M1 Motorway, which runs directly into Belfast. It features a large patio and garden area, free parking and an on-site nightclub.

Tullylagan Country House Hotel Tullylagan Country House Hotel

40b Tullylagan Road, Cookstown, BT80 8UP, Co. Tyrone
Set in 30 acres of landscaped gardens, this 19th-century manor house hotel is located at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains. The Tullylagan River runs through the hotel’s estate and all rooms have beautiful countryside or garden views.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Cookstown

Belfast House Belfast House

1-3 Orritor Street, Cookstown, BT80 8BE, Co. Tyrone
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Belfast House offers accommodation in Cookstown. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room includes a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room.

Drumenny Guest House Drumenny Guest House

Drumenny Road 110, Ardboe, Cookstown, BT80 0HN, Co. Tyrone
Drumenny Guest House is set in Arboe, 41 km from Belfast and 32 km from Armagh. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site. You will find a kettle in the room. A TV is featured. You will find a shared lounge at the property.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Cookstown

Eaglesfield House Guest Apartment Eaglesfield House Guest Apartment

Eaglesfield House 20 High Cross Road, Donaghey, BT80 8UZ, Co. Tyrone
Located 27 km from Armagh, Eaglesfield House Guest Apartment offers accommodation in Donaghey. The unit is 36 km from Antrim. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Scott Scott's Barn

27 Tullyboy Road, Cookstown, BT45 7YE, Co. Tyrone
Scott's Barn offers accommodation in Cookstown, 50 km from Belfast. The property is 35 km from Armagh and free private parking is available. Free WiFi is featured .

Restaurants in Cookstown

Brewry Lane Grill Brewry Lane Grill

58 William Street, Cookstown, BT80 8NB, Co. Tyrone

Dragon Garden

40-42 Loy St., Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

Glenavon House Hotel Glenavon House Hotel

52 Drum Road, Cookstown, BT80 8QS, Co. Tyrone
Many have sampled the superb cuisine, service and hospitality in the two Glenavon House Hotel restaurants - The Cellar Grill and Bistro Vino.

Jeffersons of Cookstown

14 Burn Road, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone


244 Drum Rd, Cookstown, BT80 9HP, Co. Tyrone
Nellopuas Restaurant serves a classic British menu along with a good choice of drinks. With its laid back ambiance.

Otter Lodge Otter Lodge

26 Dungannon Road, Cookstown, BT80 8TL, Co. Tyrone
Situated on a beautiful riverbank location, Heather and Harold Moffett's award-winning bistro is open for light lunches and evening meals seven days a week and renowned for consistently good food and wines at very keen prices. Featured in the 'Bridge

The White Pheasant

3a Burn Rd, Cookstown, BT80 8DJ, Co. Tyrone

Tullylagan Country House Tullylagan Country House

Tullylagan Road, Tullylagan, Cookstown, BT80 9AZ, Co. Tyrone
Rural country house and restaurant, set in 30 acres halfway between Dungannon and Cookstown. The restaurant has a warm, relaxed atmosphere and serves high quality food made with the finest local produce.

Windsor Restaurant

The Royal Hotel, 64-74 Coagh Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

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