Ardress House

Ardress is nestled in the apple orchards of County Armagh and offers afternoons of fun and relaxation for everyone. Built in the 17th century as a farmhouse, Ardress was remodelled in Georgian times and has a character and charm all of its own.

• Elegant Neo-classical drawing-room with plasterwork by the Dublin plasterer Michael Stapleton
• Attractive garden with scenic woodland and riverside walks
• Home to an important collection of farm machinery and tools
• Rich apple orchards
• On display is the 1799 table made for the speaker of the Irish Parliament upon which King George V signed the Constitution of Northern Ireland on 22nd June 1921

Visitor Facilities –
Historic house: Farm yard: Garden: Shop: Guided tours: Suitable for picnics: Programme of events: Access for visitors with disability: Facilities for families: Learning: Dogs welcome on leads in grounds/garden only.

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

2014 Opening Times:

Farmyard and House
15 Feb -18 Feb 12 - 5pm Mon, Tues, Sat & Sun
15 Mar - 29 Jun 1 - 6pm Sat & Sun
21 Apr - 27 April 1 - 6pm Mon to Sat
3 Jul - 31 Aug 1 - 6pm Thu to Sun
6 Sep - 28 Sep 1 - 6pm Sat & Sun

Lady’s Mile Walk
Open daily all year, dawn to dusk

House: admission by guided tour, last admission one hour before closing. Open Bank Holiday Mondays and all other public holidays in Northern Ireland.


2014 Prices:

Farmyard & House

Gift Aid on Entry
Adult: £5.00
Child: £2.50
Family: £12.50

Standard Admission
Adult: £4.54
Child: £2.27
Family: £11.36

Group: £4.00
Group/Hrs: £5.50

Farmyard Only
Adult: £3.00
Child £1.50
Family: £7.50

Standard Admission
Adult: £2.72
Child £1.36
Family £6.81

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Armagh Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

Train: Enterprise train to Portadown from Belfast or Dublin.
Bus: Ulsterbus No. 67 between Portadown and Dungannon, alight at Haddens Corner, 1 mile walk.
Car: On B28, 5 miles from Moy, 5 miles from Portadown (3 miles from exit 13 on M1).
Drive time: Belfast 40 minutes.
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