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Armagh, Co. Armagh

Elegant Georgian buildings surround this city’s impressive oval tree lined mall, and turn any corner and you will be sure to see superb examples of Georgian terraced houses.  Ireland’s religious centre for 1,500 years and the seat of both Protestant and Catholic Archbishops, the city of Armagh predates Canterbury as a Christian religious site. 

Armagh was also the legendary seat of the Celtic Kings of Ulster.  Local visitor attractions include the Armagh Cathedral, St Patrick’s Anglican Church, the county museum (+44 (0) 28 3752 3070, open all year), the Armagh Observatory (+44 (0) 28 37 522928), and Palace Stables Heritage Centre (+44 (0) 28 3752 1801, open all year) and the impressive Armagh Planetarium (+44 (0) 28 3752 3689). 

Other places of interest include the Navan Centre (+44 (0) 28 3752 1801), which allows visitors to discover the archaeology and mythology of the area or the Benburb Valley Heritage Centre (+44 (0) 28 3754 9885, open March to September), which houses a former linen mill and collection of machinery used in linen making. 

Nearby Carnagh Forest (+44 (0) 28 3755 1277) has many picturesque walking trails, with fishing lakes and an angler’s inn. 

Anglers will also enjoy the Blackwater River, which is one of the most famous rivers in Ireland for salmon. 

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Navan Centre & Fort - Armagh County Armagh Northern Ireland
Navan Centre & Fort
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