Dromore is a small, historic cathedral town located in the north of the District. The town takes its name from the Irish ‘druim mor’ meaning 'great ridge'. The town and the surrounding countryside have many sites worthy of visit for those with an interest in both ancient and modern history.
The most popular sites include:
- Cathedral Church of Christ the Redeemer
- Dromore High Cross
- Dromore Mound
- Gillhall Estate
- Market House
- Old Castle
- Town Stocks
Famous sons of Dromore include Harry Ferguson, the inventor of the Ferguson tractor who was born at Growell, about four miles from Dromore and Sam Ferris, the distance runner who ran in three Olympic marathons and from whom Ferris Park in the town takes its name.
Life in Dromore revolves around the town's Market Square with its numerous family run shops and businesses. Leisure activities are well catered for by Mill Lodge Carp Fishery, Dromore Community Centre and angling on the River Lagan.