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Great history

We did not do the official visitor centre or tour, but just used the interpretive signs to climb to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mj_grov
Spectacular

Arrived st this beautiful and interesting place. The setting is gorgeous. We visited with the two... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Joan R
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Considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Northern Ireland, this historical structure is identified as Emain Macha, the seat of the ancient kings of Ulster, and named after the Princess Macha.
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Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 3752 9644
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not do the official visitor centre or tour, but just used the interpretive signs to climb to the top and admire the view (magnificent on a sunny day) and history.

Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived st this beautiful and interesting place. The setting is gorgeous. We visited with the two interesting and informative Druid women who showed us their living spaces and helped us make some local cloth. It was fun and the surroundings are what I think Ireland...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Excellent walking tour of the site by a lovely lady who explained the history and legends very well - just cannot recall her name - she had a Canadian accent. All in all an enjoyable experience for those interested in ancient history and the roots...More

Thank championgunners
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Very good museum space showing the history of Ireland, the views from the top of the fort are excellent, and the cafe is great for a meal afterwards.

1  Thank Dormouse708
Reviewed 22 December 2017

One of the ancient Royal sites of Ireland. Middle of winter, no tour guide, and the interpretive displays were closed for refurbishment …. so really just a mound on the hill !! Snow covered in this case !! There is are two audio visual options...More

1  Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went here to see Navan fort.lovely coffee shop.well priced and good variety available.live show was excellent with staff dressed in iron age clothing. Stayed in character throughout.very informative and learned a lot.kept teenage daughter occupied by saying she should be married at her age.fort is...More

Thank Martina C
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great day out at Navan fort. Very interesting and informative. Plenty to keep your attention. Very good cafe on site, good quality food and beverages. Well worth a visit.

Thank GerardDev
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Navan Fort just on the outskirts of Armagh, is a a very pleasant surprise. Steeped in history and well worth a visit, ideal for adults and children . Great interactive centre and a visit to an iron age dwelling, which was fabulous, well presented by...More

1  Thank Gerrri99
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Navan Fort offers great views if the weather's good, and it was lovely lying on the grass looking up at the clouds. You don't have to buy a ticket to the Centre to visit the mound. Highlights of the Centre are the tour around a...More

1  Thank jimbtho
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I was really surprised at just how big the mound is. Apparently it is the remains of an iron age temple which was built as a sacrifice before being burned and buried. The endeavour of the ancient people of the area in pursuit of their...More

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