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The Argory
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The Argory was built in the 1820s and its hillside location has wonderful views over the gardens and 320 acre wooded estate bordering the River Blackwater. This former home of the MacGeough–Bond family has a splendid stable yard with horse carriages, harness room, acetylene gas plant and laundry. Take a stroll around the delightful gardens or for the more energetic along the woodland and riverside way-marked trails.

• Fascinating courtyard displays

• Garden, woodland and riverside walks with wonderful sweeping views

• Snowdrop walks and superb spring bulbs

• Adventure playground and environmental sculpture trail

• Enjoy afternoon tea and award winning scones in Lady Ada’s tea room

Visitor facilities –

Historic house: Garden: Countryside: Shop: Refreshments: Guided tours: Suitable for picnics: Country walk: Programme of events: Access for visitors with disability: Facilities for families: Learning: Dogs welcome on leads in grounds/garden only: Available for functions.

Opening times

Grounds only (for walks)

1 Jan - 31 Dec 10am - 5pm Daily

House admission by guided tour (last tour one hour before closing). Open bank holiday Mondays and all other public holidays in Northern Ireland.

2015 Opening Times:

Grounds, Courtyard , Café and Shop

7 Feb - 1 Mar 12 to 5pm Sat & Sun

16 Feb - 17 Feb 12 to 5pm Mon & Tues

House, Grounds, Courtyard, Café and Shop

14 Mar - 31 May 12 to 5pm Sat & Sun

30 Mar - 12 April 12 to 5pm daily

3 Jun - 28 Jun 12 to 5pm Wed - Sun

1 Jul - 31 Aug 12 to 5pm daily

5 Sep - 27 Sep 12 to 5pm Sat & Sun

3 Oct - 1 Nov 12 to 4pm Sat & Sun

26 Oct - 30 Oct 12 to 4pm Mon - Fri

Price list

2015 Admission (Gift Aid On Entry):

Grounds and House

Adult: £5.25

Child: £2.50

Family: £13

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The Argory

144 Derrycaw Road
County Armagh
BT71 6NA
Phone number
T: (028) 8778 4753
Web Address

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