The Area

“The Bothy” is situated in Rousky, a small hamlet along the Owenreagh Valley, in the Sperrin Mountains, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The area is ideal for relaxed walking, fishing, cycling and a host of other outdoor pursuits. The Sperrin’s network of small streams and rivers along with a plentiful supply of Salmon and Trout make it ideal for the angler. After an active day relax in front of the open fire or come along to a lively traditional seisiún. After a leisurely day spent exploring the hills and valleys enjoy a barbeque and catch the stunning sunsets.

Other Attractions

– An Creagan Visitor’s Centre

– Ulster American Folk Park

– Gortin Glen Forest Park

– Gortin Glen Lakes

– Drum Manor Forest Park.

– Beaghmore Stone Circle.

– Wellbrook Beetling Mill (National Trust Property)

– Scenic Drives, Country Walks, Archaeological and Historic Features within easy reach of “The Bothy”

Food & Entertainment

The surrounding villages and towns offer a variety of restaurants with excellent food eg.Gortin (4 miles), Creagan (7 miles), Carrickmore (10 miles), Omagh (14 miles), Cookstown (18 miles). The area is well served with pubs, giving an opportunity to meet with locals and enjoy the craic and entertainment provided.


Shopping: There is a local shop within a mile of “The Bothy”. The village of Gortin with its small supermarkets is 4 miles away. A greater range of shops including several supermarkets are available in the local market towns.

Places of Worship

There is a Roman Catholic Church within the hamlet of Rousky while there are several churches of other various Christian denominations in the neighbouring towns and villages.