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Shepherds Retreat Glenlark

Gortin near Greencastle, County Tyrone (Ref. 1120712)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Philippa

    “We really enjoyed our holiday.”

    The Shepherd’s Retreat is very cosy, nicely decorated and had plenty of storage space. The location is remote and peaceful, a beautiful spot! Thanks

    The Shepherd’s Retreat is very cosy, nicely decorated and had plenty of storage space. The location is remote and peaceful, a beautiful spot! Thanks

    - Philippa, May 2024


  • 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. Please note that a new roof and some other renovation works are going on at a neighbouring property until end of June 2024.

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