New for summer 2013
First guests BBC N.Ireland stayed and loved it with a quote from the BBC News Co-ordinator & assistant to Head of News BBC NI " I was overwhelmed by their praises (Journalists & camera guys) about your fabulous hospitality and absolutely beautiful lodge & apartments"
New Extension to Mountain Bike Trails doubling in size to approx 14km - Keep an eye on Facebook for latest updates and when they are officially open
Blessingbourne Carriage and Costume Museum
A unique collection of original carriages and lovely Victorian costumes from the Manor House.
Booked groups welcome, tea/coffee and delicious homemade scones and shortbread available for booked tours in our converted Coach House
Challenge yourself to an exhilarating 6km Mountain Bike Trail set in the beautiful grounds of the scenic Blessingbourne Country Estate.
Launched in 2011 as Northern Ireland's premier Mountain Bike venue, Blessingbourne offers testing single track riding and family friendly route combinations. The Blessingbourne trails have been created by the world class Phil Saxena, course designer for the Beijing Olympics.
"I've been racing bikes for a long time ... I honestly can't believe the standard of the trails ... It just rolls so well, even on the up hill bits ... Its a perfect combination" Colin Ross
(Former Irish Downhill Mountain Bike Champion)
Choose from a selection of trails to challenge all, from family fun to the more serious moutain bike riders who wish to test and improve their skills.
Warm up on the fabulous Pump Track at the head of the trail before you head off to explore this 550 acre country estate. The trail meandering through pretty woodlands, skirting the edge of private lakes and nature reserve, offering fabulous views across the lake of the majestic Victorian Manor House. The head deep into the woods again, with beautiful views over the scenic Clogher Valley.
May - August: 10.00am - 10.00pm
September - April: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Download our leaflets showing a map of our Mountain Biking Trail and a guide to the various routes on offer.
Riders using these trails do so with the clear understanding of the risk involved and in the knowledge that the Council will not be held responsible for any injury or loss resulting from the use of this amenity.