Unearth Hidden Gems with Armagh Guided Walking Tours and Archbishop’s Palace Tour

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Take a guided walking tour of the Ancient Cathedral City of Armagh any Thursday-Saturday at 11am, Sunday at 2pm from Thursday 15 June until Sunday 10 September 2023.
Take a guided walking tour of the Ancient Cathedral City of Armagh any Thursday-Saturday at 11am, Sunday at 2pm from Thursday 15 June until Sunday 10 September 2023.

Grab your trainers and learn more about the city, its history and heritage.


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–Saturday at 11am, Sunday at 2pm, from Thursday 15 June until Sunday 10 September. The meeting point is the main entrance to Armagh County Museum on The Mall. Each tour will last approx. 90 minutes, with the tour conducted entirely outdoors.

Sensible footwear and clothing is recommended and please note some uneven, steep or narrow streets will be part of the tour.

The beautiful Archbishop’s Palace Armagh, which will be open to visitors on selected dates during the summer. Visitors can learn more about this history and heritage of the building.
The beautiful Archbishop’s Palace Armagh, which will be open to visitors on selected dates during the summer. Visitors can learn more about this history and heritage of the building.

As an addition to the walking tour programme this year, there will be a guided tour of the Archbishop’s Palace on Sunday 18 June, 02 July, 06 August and 03 September at 2pm. This tour will provide a glimpse into the Palace building, its history and heritage and an insight into the life of Archbishop Robinson who built it.

Armagh Guided Walking Tours cost £6 per person; the Archbishop’s Palace Tour also costs £6 per person. Tickets must be booked online, and this can be done easily at visitarmagh.com/walkingtours.

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