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Shepherds Retreat Glenlark

(Ref. 1120712)

Gortin near Greencastle, County Tyrone Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "It was a lovely place to stay realy quiet and such great views to wake up to"

    Reviewed by GaryAug 2023

  • "Great place."

    Cosy and in middle of nature.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2023

  • "A really lovely hut beautiful woodwork, but needed a welcome folder with ..."

    A really lovely hut beautiful woodwork, but needed a welcome folder with information about the cooker, the shower, the TV and what was in the local area, other than that it all was very peaceful and a lovely place to stay

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2023

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  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Central heating
  • Combi microwave/oven, fridge
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Front garden with furniture, gravel and fire pit
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • 1 well behaved dog accepted
  • Shop and pub 7.6 miles
  • Note: The cottage is on a working farm

The property

Greencastle 7.6 miles.

Nestled on the outskirts of Gortin, is this lovely shepherd hut, Shepherds Retreat Glenlark.

Enjoying a superb location behind the owner’s home, with far-reaching views of the Sperrin Mountains and surrounding countryside, Shepherds Retreat Glenlark is a fantastic base for couples seeking a relaxing hideaway.

Upon arrival, you will find off-road parking and a wonderful front garden with furniture and a fire pit, ideal for dining alfresco or enjoying evenings around the fire with a glass of wine.

Step into the open-plan living space, where you will find a small, well-equipped kitchen for rustling up tasty dishes, ready to savour at the breakfast bar for two, before relaxing on the bench seating in front of a much-loved show on the TV.

After an adventure-filled day, head through to the well-appointed shower room where you can freshen up, before climbing into the sumptuous double bed to catch up on some well-deserved rest.

Your local amenities can be found in Greencastle, where you can treat your other half to a delicious meal and local ales at Eddie’s Bar, or stock up on essentials at the convenience store.

Continue onto Gortin, where you can enjoy leisurely strolls along the Owenkillew River, enjoy a date night at the popular Hidden Pearl Restaurant and Wine Bar, picnic in St Drézéry Park, or enjoy leisurely hikes through the Gortin Glen Lakes and the Gortin Glen Forest Park.

For a wider selection of amenities and attractions, head over to Omagh, where you can dine at the welcoming eateries of The Copper Tap & 1806, The Aviary Bar, The Weigh Inn Bar & Lounge, tour the historic sites of Governor’s House Omagh Gaol and Crevenagh House, or test out your swing at Omagh Golf Club.

Further afield, you’ll discover Enniskillen, home to Enniskillen Castle Museums, St Macartin’s Cathedral, The Inniskillings Museum and Buttermarket.

Your next Irish adventure awaits at Shepherds Retreat Glenlark.

About the location


Omagh 12.6 miles; Dungannon 19.1 miles; Enniskillen 38.2 miles.

Greencastle is a lovely hamlet resting between Rousky and Sperrin at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains. The hamlet offers a welcoming pub, Eddies Bar and a well-stocked convenience store for picking up essentials. For a wider selection of amenities, head into Omagh, where you will find a good selection of attractions including, the Governor's House Omagh Gaol, Strule Arts Centre, Omniplex Cinema, Omagh Golf Club and Crevenagh House. Dining options include The Copper Tap & 1806, The Kitchen, Grants of Omagh, and The Weigh Inn Bar & Lounge, as well as a variety of supermarkets, convenience stores, takeaways and cafes. Continue onto Dungannon, where you will find the fascinating Hill of The O’Neill & Ranfurly House, Windmill Wood & Park, Dungannon Golf Club, Viscounts, Seed and Ellie’s. Further afield, you’ll find Enniskillen, home to the attractions of National Trust – Castle Coole, Enniskillen Castle Museums, Buttermarket, Ardhowen Theatre, The Firehouse and Crowe’s Nest.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas