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Lissan House

3 Drumglass Road, Cookstown BT80 9SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8676 3312
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A very pleasant experience

I visited Lissan House as part of a large group on 19th June 2017. On arrival we were warmly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
A wonderful day

We had our wedding reception here on the 27th of May. Sharon, the manager, and her team were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dungannon, United Kingdom
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3 Drumglass Road, Cookstown BT80 9SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8676 3312
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Lissan House as part of a large group on 19th June 2017. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by Sharon, the House Administrator, who told us a bit about the history of the estate and introduced us to our guide, Jane, an amazing...More

Thank clarea74
Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. I will make sure Jayne and our wonderful volunteers get to see your lovely note.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our wedding reception here on the 27th of May. Sharon, the manager, and her team were superb. Nothing was too much trouble, and Sharon was attentive throughout the day, without being intrusive. Lissan House was beautifully presented, and provided a wonderful backdrop for...More

Thank HellyON
Lissan H, Manager at Lissan House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted you had a wonderful day, it was our pleasure to welcome you and your guests to Lissan House and we hope you will visit us soon.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I visited Lissan House in 2005 when it was occupied by the last Staples family member to live there.I had the honour of sleeping in Sit Robert's room! I visited again in 2006. It was once a centre piece of local pride and social activity....More

Thank Garth S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

love this area,so peaceful and relaxing on the walkways around the house by the riverside,i real getaway treat just 10mins drive from the town.

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Mulled wine, afternoon tea and Christmas carols a guided tour of life in Lissan house over the years by "Hazel Radcliffe-Dolling"aka Roma Tomelty an inspired and inspiring event .

1  Thank Pubtc
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on Sunday passed. I can honestly say i have never been here before and i am from the town. We went as a family and the kids had a great time. We walked around the beautiful house the difference wee walks was...More

1  Thank Louise B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lissan House was runner up for a BBC Restoration Award some years ago --- unfortunate for them as some of the house is falling into disrepair. That said, I have to agree with other reviewers that there was nothing stuffy about the tour --- we...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic night will def be back, everyone so friendly on arrival, the tour was fantastic food choice good and music after well worth the money oh and champagne in arrival highly recommend to anyone thinking of going a night not to be missed

2  Thank Merrece M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We revisited Lissan House for the first time in many years having first been there on business in 1971. A most interesting and enjoyable day with a warm welcome from the volunteers, who run this community trust. After a very pleasant visit to the tea...More

Thank Rodney059
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Lissan House is a breathtaking home, both architecturally and historically which just keeps delivering surprise after surprise. Far from being stuffy or precious (like some National Trust properties I could mention) the house exudes a special warmth and the memories of the generations who have...More

Thank bestfamily2016
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Connor J
Is the house open for tours in October 2016?
29 September 2016|
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Response from m m | Reviewed this property |
yes and haunted but by a sad spirit not a bed one some rooms r closed of but do what I did sneak in and u will find a coffin bizarre but don't b scared fab history