Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
Dungannon is a market and textile manufacturing town which has become famous for the world renowned glassware works of Tyrone Crystal.
Visitors can take one of the guided tours around the Tyrone Crystal Factory (+44 (0) 28 8772 5335) to find out about every step in the crystal making process.
Other local attractions include the Dungannon Heritage Centre (+44 (0) 28 87 724187), the Ulysses S Grant Ancestral Homestead (+44 (0) 28 85 557133) and the Donaghmore Heritage Centre (+44 (0) 28 8776 1306), which is housed in the old national school and has been converted to display photographs, town land maps and artefacts from local industries.
Nearby Peatlands Park (+44 (0) 28 3885 1102) is a transport museum displaying trains and includes a tour over the peatlands on a narrow gauge railway.
Local activities on offer include horse riding at the two riding schools which provide tuition and cross country courses, whilst golfers can enjoy the 18 holes at Dungannon Golf Course (+44 (0) 28 8772 2098) and anglers can spend some relaxing fishing time on the Dungannon Park Lake fishery (+44 (0) 28 8772 7327).