Visit the childhood home of the much-loved Victorian novelist William Carleton, well versed in Irish folklore and described by Yeats as ‘the greatest novelist of Ireland’. An annual literary festival held in August in the Clogher Valley celebrates Carleton’s work.
Why not take a driving or walking tour along the scenic Carleton Trail, sign-posted throughout the Clogher Valley, with many interesting heritage sites along the way. Carleton’s Cottage also features on the newly launched Clogher Valley Heritage Trail.
Address: Carleton’s Cottage, Springtown, Augher
Directions: Travelling from Augher follow the signpost taking to the right in the centre of Clogher Village for the Carleton Trail.
For more information telephone Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre, Dungannon
Tel: 028 87 728600