20 Springhill Road, Moneymore,
Magherafelt, Co. Londonderry
t: 028 8674 8210
Described as one of the “prettiest houses in Ulster”, Springhill’s welcoming charm reveals a family home with portraits, furniture and decorative arts that bring to life many generations of the Lenox- Conynghams who lived here from 1680. Visit the costume collection which houses some exceptionally fine 18th - 20th century pieces.
Informative tours breathe life into the fascinating past of this welcoming family home.
There are ten generations of Lenox-Conyngham family tales to enthrall you, an intriguing link with the Titanic through a letter written on board, not forgetting the stories of one of Ireland’s most documented ghosts, Olivia. The old laundry houses the celebrated Costume Collection, which features some fine 18th- to 20th-century pieces that highlight its great appeal and enthralling past.
Special interest tours:
Shocks and Surprises
Join us for an entertaining glimpse into the lives of individual members of the Springhill residence. As stories are told and secrets are shared, you'll be guided around the house by authentically costumed characters from 1680 right through to the Second World War. Duration 1 hour 30 minutes .
The Springhill Costume Collection is quite simply one of the most important of its kind. A feast for the senses, this eclectic tour highlights items such as dresses embroidered with beetles' wings and straw! Hear fascinating stories behind the fashions and handle reproduction costumes to discover how they were made. Duration 1 hour 30 minutes.
Step on board the Titanic Tour at Springhill for this unique opportunity to hear the intriguing stories about the Lenox-Conyngham family and their connections to the world-famous ship, the Titanic. A full day tour includes a visit to The Argory for a light lunch followed by a house tour. Duration 1 hour.
Charges may apply, for more information please contact the property.