Nature Trail Celebrates 30 Years in Business

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Nature Trail, located in Omagh’s Castle Street, is celebrating 30 years trading as a health store.
Since the early 1920’s Gormley’s shop in Castle Street has been the lively hub of community shopping selling groceries, newspapers and toys.

Nature Trail was founded by Frances Gormley, wife of the late Jim Gormley. In the early 80’s, during the illness of their late son, Seamus, Frances found health foods and natural remedies difficult to source outside of Belfast and, even then, not readily available.

So began her journey that led to the opening of the health store in Castle Street on the day that would
have been Seamus’s 30th birthday, October 30, 1985.

In 1997 Jim and Frances’s daughter Mary, moved the business to Bridge Street and then, in 2012, relocated the shop back to its original location at the renovated 39 Castle Street.

Today, Nature Trail is a busy health store where you will find an extensive range of products from all the main health suppliers along with many of those more difficult to find. “People have become much more
aware of the increased use of additives and the lack of nutrients in processed and refined foods. Customers can choose from an excellent variety of healthy organic and vegetarian foods particularly catering for customers on gluten-free diets and those with special dietary needs”, Mary explained.

Nature Trail also stock an extensive range of high quality supplements and herbal remedies covering ailments such as allergies, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, insomnia and joint care to name a few.

There is also a wide range of natural skincare products including hair colouring free from ammonia and

Mary and her staff regularly attend training programmes offered by the health industry and customers
can avail of their expert assistance. Mary is a trained consultant in Asyra health screening which highlights allergies and food intolerances issues.

Private consultations are available by appointment in Nature Trail.


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