Activities in the Local Area
Fivemiletown is a thriving small town at the south-western end of the Clogher Valley, just an hour and half from Belfast and less than half an hour from the county towns of Omagh and Enniskillen. It enjoys a central location with good road links and combines the best of countryside peace and relaxation with the option of plenty to see and do if you prefer to keep busy.
Golf is not the only sport or activity you can enjoy during your visit to Fivemiletown. Check out the following Activities and Things to Do in the Fivemiletown & Clogher Valley area.
Packed full of technical trail features such as berms, table tops and rock drops, the trails at Blessingbourne cater for all ages and abilities and always provides a fun day out.
Blue Trail – 4km
This flowing blue trail is packed full of twists and turns with some exhilarating swoopy sections through the estate woodland.
It can be taken as fast or as slow as you like and so is suited to families/groups holding a range of abilities.
Red Trail – 8km
This exciting red trail is packed full of technical trail features including log rides, rock drops, table tops and berms.
Geared up with more experienced mountain bikers in mind, this trail boasts a number of more severe optional black features which will be sure to get your heart racing.
The Blessingbourne Pump Track is a short criss-crossing circular trail of rollers and berms where you use your weight distribution on the bike to flow over the features without having to use your pedals.
Purists might tackle this pump track without pedaling however it is generally used as a great place to fine tune techniques and line choices before heading out on the trails.
The trails have been created by the world class Phil Saxena from Architrail, course designer for the Beijing Olympics. Blessingbourne can offer skills courses and light refreshments for booked groups, bike hire is also available at £12 per person/half day, booking is essential. Trails are open all day and available to night ride.
5 mintes drive : http://www.blessingbourne.com
Glennoo Game Sports is one of Ireland’s Premier Sporting destinations offering bespoke fishing, shooting, hunting and deer stalking packages over 26,000 acres of unspoilt natural beauty.
Nestled in the breath-taking rugged beauty of the South Tyrone Mountains and Valleys near Fivemiletown. The Glennoo topography offers a vast array of sporting opportunities from driven pheasant, driven partridge and driven duck shooting over a mixture of spruce and ancient woodland to walked up partridge, snipe and woodcock days over heather covered moorlands and valleys.
The landscape enables Glennoo to display birds from a variety of heights, angles and speeds making for an exhilarating days sport.
Deer stalking is offered on the Glennoo moors and their private waters offers an abundance of salmon, wild brown trout, rainbow trout and pike.
15 minutes drive : www.glennoo.com
B.H.S. Approved riding school and trekking centre, boasting some of the best routes in Ireland through the forests and foothills of Fermanagh and Tyrone. Extremely quiet horses & ponies to suit complete beginners as well as a range of schooled horses for advanced riders. Qualified staff. Accommodation available locally.
Open: Monday – Saturday by arrangement.
Prices start from £10.
10 minutes drive : www.facebook.com/theforeststables
The vast waters of Lough Erne are around 20 minutes from Fivemiletown. Home to some of the best fishing grounds in Northern Ireland and the venue for International Fishing Competitions attracting fishermen from all over the world, Lough Erne consists of two distinct areas; Upper Lough Erne and Lower Lough Erne. To make sure you get the most out of your fishing trip to Fermanagh, a local fishing guide will know what areas are fishing best at any given time of year.
Colin from Erne Angling is a Professional Game Angling Instructor and Fishing Guide. With over 40 years fishing experience on Lough Erne he provides packages for Guided Pike Fishing, Trout Fishing and Casting Tuition.
Only Orvis Endorsed Fishing Guide in Northern Ireland
APGAI Ireland Qualified Instructor
FFF Master Casting Instructor
20 minutes drive : www.erneangling.com
From the moment guests arrive through the grand drive way to Colebrooke Park, they will experience a sense of tranquility and calm, which signifies the essence of Colebrooke Spa. Guests can enjoy the home-from-home environment and have the choice of a wide variety of luxury Decleor treatments Retreat Packages as well as unique treatments using Prunty Beauty products. Peat from the Colebrooke bog has been scientifically tested and the active ingredients from within it, with proven anti-aging properties, have been extracted and form part of some of these treatments.
During their time at Colebrooke Spa visitors can enjoy the idyllic setting while soaking in the Outdoor Hot Tub and enjoy the benefits of a Sauna in the unique Cedar Wood Barrel Sauna.
The unique and private setting of Colebrooke Spa makes it the ideal location for Groups, Colebrooke have developed a range of Packages perfect for celebrating special occasions including Group Retreats! With a variety of Day Packages including ‘Doe, A Deer, Delightful Detox Package’, ‘Colebrooke Relaxation Package’ and many more, guests will be spoilt for choice! Colebrooke offers a personalised service and can also tailor make packages to suit your needs.
10 minutes drive: www.colebrookespa.com