The Ancient Cathedral City of Armagh is undoubtedly one of the most visually stunning and historically intriguing locations on the island of Ireland. From pre-historic landscapes to an unmatched Georgian architecture, modern day Armagh is built against a rich backdrop of antiquity, clearly visible through its iconic buildings and beautiful open spaces.
One of the best ways to discover the delights of the city, and become immersed in its culture, past and present, is through an official guided walking tour.
Under the guidance of an experienced tour guide, you can walk through Armagh’s vibrant and varied history as you hear stories and anecdotes about the area, learn about the city’s renowned Georgian architecture and take a leisurely stroll along the distinct cobbled streets as you uncover some of the city’s hidden gems along the way
Guided walking tours operate Thursday – Sunday from 20 June to 1 September 2019 with the exception of Friday 12 July. The tours cover the story of Armagh – Archbishops, Royalty, Macha, Angels, Gargoyles and Hills, Architecture, Robinson, Mall, Art, Georgian and Heritage and more! Tours depart from Armagh Visitor Information Centre located at 40 English Street at 11am and 2pm from Thursday – Saturday and at 2.30pm on Sunday. Each tour will last approx. 90minutes.
Sensible footwear and clothing is recommended and please note some uneven or narrow streets will be part of the tour.
Armagh Guided Walking Tours cost £4.00 /£3.00 for children/concession per person and can be booked online at www.visitarmagh.com/walkingtours or in person at Armagh Visitor Information Centre on 028 3752 1800.