Things to see and do - Armagh
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Armagh Travel guide
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The religious capital of Ireland, Armagh sits in a fertile landscape dotted with orchards. Rich in fine Georgian buildings, Armagh is dominated by its two cathedrals, the respective sees of the Irish Anglican and Catholic archbishops. The county town since time immemorial, Armagh was proclaimed a city by royal decree in July 1994 in recognition of its contribution to the country’s spiritual life, but remains at heart a very pleasant small town.
Tourist attractions Armagh : Things to see and do
The Mall East
The Mall is the most attractive urban feature of Armagh with a long stretch of lawn, a cricket pitch and pavilion, lined with elegant terraced houses. In the 8C, as its old name, the Commons, indicates, it was used for grazing. The Mall was used for ..
Navan Fort is an impressive earthwork dating from the late Bronze Age. Surrounded by sacred sites and settlements, it was the most important place in Ulster at the time and believed by many to be Emain Macha, the legendary capital referred to in the ..
64 rd. Ardress
An austere 17C manor house which was extended and embellished by the architect, George Ensor, in the 18C. The elegant house has a farmyard with a well-populated chicken run and numerous outbuildings including a traditional dairy, pig sties and forge...
2 Friary Road GB - Armagh BT60 4FR
In the heart of Armagh, the Armagh City Hotel is just 15 minutes’ walk from Armagh Astropark. With a modern leisure centre and free parking, there is also a traditional restaurant. The spacious rooms at Armagh City each have a private modern bathroo..
English Street GB - Armagh BT617LB
Built in the 18th century, The Charlemont Arms Hotel offers modern accommodation in the centre of historical Armagh. It has a traditional restaurant, free parking and a cosy bar. Rooms at the family-run Charlemont Arms are spacious and tastefully de..
Palace Stables, Palace Demense GB - BT60 4EL Armagh
Set in the stables of the former Primate of All Ireland's house and run by a young team. Characterful, rustic interior with a vaulted ceiling, a stone floor and booths in the old stalls. Wide choice of classic dishes with personal touches.
3-5 Market St. GB - BT61 7BW Armagh
Rustic designer restaurant overlooking the market place. The chef spent time in Australia, so alongside comforting classics and Asian-inspired dishes, you'll find meats such as kangaroo and ostrich, some cooked on the Josper grill.