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Visitor Information
We look forward to welcoming you to Seamus Heaney HomePlace; a home for inspiration, echoing the life, literature and legacy of Seamus Heaney.

HomePlace opened on Friday 30 September 2016. To help plan your visit we have included some key visitor information.

Things to do nearby
Seamus Heaney HomePlace, located in Mid Ulster, is surrounded by a wealth of places of interest to provide you with the perfect day out.

Hidden Heritage
When you visit the Seamus Heaney HomePlace you will not be too far away from a heritage trail, heritage site, visitor centre or park.  Explore the district and discover what notable ancestors we have, follow in the footsteps of artists, writers and presidents or marvel at some of the wondrous work left behind from people who walked our countryside thousands of years ago.

Activities
After visiting the Seamus Heaney HomePlace, take time to experience the Mid Ulster landscape and countryside that inspired Seamus Heaney.  Whether you want to relax, take a stroll, fish, cycle, play golf, or maybe try something a little more adventurous like tandem zip-lines, zorbing, off-road driving, or a high-wire tree top course, you will never be short of something to fill your day.

Local Events
There is always something happening in the Mid Ulster District, from community fun days, vintage rallys, music festivals to large sporting events. Check out what's on here.

Unmissable Entertainment
Traditional live music, musical acts, ballet, dramatics, stand-up comedy, VIP cinemas, workshops, this is only a hint of the unmissable entertainment available for adults and kids alike in the Mid Ulster District. 

Where to Stay
Finding a place to rest your head during your stay is very easy.  It’s deciding where to stay will be the hardest part as there is a vast array of unique accommodation to choose from across Mid Ulster.  Whether it’s a hotel in beautiful countryside, a friendly B&B, quirky guesthouse, self-catering or caravan and camping in rural settings – one thing is for sure you will be greeted with the warmest of welcomes. 

If you are unsure for where to stay, help is at hand at our Visitor Information Centre where our friendly staff are available to provide assistance and advice.

Where to Eat
Eating out is one of life’s simple pleasures, and it’s even more enjoyable with such a great selection quality restaurants, bars hotels, and caf├ęs.  Choose from fine dining, artisan foods, high-tea, modern bistros, pub grub, there is something for every palate.