Cookstown is a town and town land in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. One of the fourth biggest towns in the county with a population of around 11,000. Cookstown was once one of the main centres of the linen industry West of the River Bann, and until 1956, the processes of flax spinning, weaving, bleaching and beetling. Cookstown has a range of stepped history just like the many mountains, one particular area known as the Sperrin Mountains Cookstown brings together grand mountains, glens rivers and loughs. The Sperrins take their name for ‘sky’ and five of the summits rise over 2,000ft. The area of land is rich in flora and fauna; it is also possible to see deer in the woodland.