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Lissan House

3 Drumglass Road, Cookstown BT80 9SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8676 3312
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Easter Visit

This house is a hidden gem! I loved it because it was so different to National Trust places. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynsey K
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A beautiful gem in County Tyrone.

This house is spectacular both inside and out. The surrounding gardens make for a beautiful walk... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Ben R
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
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“tea room” (7 reviews)
“dining room” (5 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
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3 Drumglass Road, Cookstown BT80 9SW, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 8676 3312
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This house is a hidden gem! I loved it because it was so different to National Trust places. The highlight of our visit was the tour given by John-Paul. He was very engaging and even kept my little boys (9 and 5) entertained. Lissan House...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This house is spectacular both inside and out. The surrounding gardens make for a beautiful walk and the venue is great for many events. It is a lovely place for weddings. The grand ballroom is impressive and it truly is a remarkable experience to get...More

4  Thank Ben R
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited Lissan House this afternoon at last!!! It's been on my wish list for ages but we never seemed to get round to it. Travelling from Bangor it's a reasonable trip for an afternoon but so, so worth it. On entering the house you...More

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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. The Staples family referred to Lissan as "this golden place" and it's lovely when our visitors recognise Lissan's beauty and charm. I always feel it has a very welcoming atmosphere. Jayne is a fantastic tour guide and I'll be...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting family fur ghe weekend we were delighted to find that Lissan House had an open weekend. The history was fascinating and the charm and character of the property delightful. We stayed and had tea and scones - light and fluffy with jam and...More

1  Thank Heather T
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

So glad you enjoyed your day at Lissan and thank you for taking the time to review us. Please do spread the word about our wonderful property and do come back soon! All the best, Sharon

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Attended a wedding function when we arrived we were treated to a warm welcome and as my wife was disabled she got i must say special treatment .the food was first class and the waiters could not do enough for you seconds plentiful .over all...More

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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review, we are delighted you had a wonderful time at Lissan and do hope to welcome you again soon, Sharon.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A group of us went to perform with our choir for an evening in this old house. Certainly can imagine what it was like to live in this era. History of family and there past interesting. If staying in the area certainly worth a visit....More

Thank Ann S
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review of Lissan House Ann, the choir was wonderful. All the best, Sharon

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We attended a Murder Mystery Night In Lissan last November which was brilliant - the house is perfect for an evening event like this and the cast of the show played their parts so convincingly that we were totally baffled. It is good to read...More

1  Thank Harriet E
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Dear Harriet, Wonderful to hear you enjoyed being at Lissan so much! Looking forward to meeting you this month, All the best, Sharon

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Pre- booked afternoon tea for a family birthday celebration, we were seated in the stunning ballroom at Lissan House which the staff had decorated with fresh flowers. Through out the afternoon the staff were excellent, they were very welcoming and the ensure that this was...More

Thank Sophie_Swaile
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Sophie, We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here at Lissan; please do come again! All the best, Sharon

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were seated in the wonderful ballroom which was decorated with fresh flowers. Staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly! The food was amazing- delicious sandwiches, scones and the most amazing cakes and tray bakes. Fresh coffee and tea served throughout the afternoon. Afternoon...More

Thank Laura S
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Laura, It was a pleasure to welcome your family to Lissan and we look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Sharon

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

A quirky house run by an independent trust that both suffers from the lack of investment that the National Trust brings to its properties but at the same time benefits from being different to the typical NT house. The volunteers are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and proprietorial...More

Thank Clive E
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Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Clive, Thank you very much for your lovely review; it's wonderful to know Lissan's volunteers are appreciated, they give their time and expertise so generously. We would love to welcome you again! Many thanks, Sharon

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