The Argory

Walking Route

Lime Tree Walk takes you along the avenue of pollarded lime trees under-planted by snowdrops and spring flowers. This walk passes The Argory Oak Plantation, returning to the house by the main drive. Wheel chair friendly.

Distance:

2 miles

Start Point:

H871582

Finish Point:

H871582

Point of interest:

Blackwater River – Herons and Kingfishers frequent the area

Nearest town:

Dungannon

OS map:

Sheet 19

Terrain:

Variety of surfaces

Route:

From the car park near reception and The Argory Court Yard, follow the path towards the stone Pavilion building with the narrow windows. Join the path at the Pavilion with the river on your right and the ha ha wall on your left. Stay on this path and within 5 minutes you will be under the canopy of lime trees. In Spring you will also be surrounded by a carpet of snowdrops.

At the end of the lime trees you can go past Meadow Cottage on the right and walk back along the River Blackwater or turn left towards the entrance drive and Lady Bond's Walk.

 

* Please note that National Trust entrance pricing applies for this walk. Please see the link below for details *

Facilities:

Tea room, toilet facilities, picnic area and playground

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Accessible terrain:

The River Walk and The Lime Tree Walk are gravel surfaced and are accessible by wheelchairs apart from the wettest weather when they may become muddy. Best accessed from the main car park at The Argory. Both walks are fairly level with a very slight gradient.

Accessible signage:

Walks are signed with embossed wooden signage. There is a braile map in the car park just outside reception.

Publication:

None

Publication availability:

n/a

Getting to the start by public transport:

Ulsterbus no 67 Portadown to Dungannon, alight at Charlemont and walk 2 and a half miles to The Argory.

Getting to the start by car:

The Argory lies 4 miles from Charlemont. Drivers can leave the M1 at exit 13 and follow the brown signs.

Getting to the start on foot:

Cyclists can reach the estate on NCN 95 and for canoeists there is an access point on the River Blackwater at The Argory and Bond's Bridge.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Dungannon Tourist Information Centre
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