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Navan Fort

Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 9644
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One of the old Royal sites of Ireland ...

One of the ancient Royal sites of Ireland. Middle of winter, no tour guide, and the interpretive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Almostgreynomad
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Sydney, Australia
Excellent

Went here to see Navan fort.lovely coffee shop.well priced and good variety available.live show... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Martina C
via mobile
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 3 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 20 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 8 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

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 10 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

Thank John A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Have visited Navan fort all my life its magical and very special to me and my family. My son even proposed to his girl friend there. Always a joy to visit.

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great place to go, lovely area and cafe, gift shop too. Got a great welcome on arrival, well worth a visit. Will be going again

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Center interactive exhibitions offers truly amazing insights into the Iron Age history of the area. The rather lengthy walk to and around the Fort itself is definitely worth the effort. The view from the mound are an added attraction.

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very cheerful welcoming staff! Rosaleen was friendly and helpful to adults and children alike. The cafe area was good and coffee flavoursome, scones delicious.. School groups appeared to be well catered for and welcomed. The Center was in 3 parts really! Headphones on and into...More

Thank jaynemacquarrie
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