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The Argory

Lime Tree Walk takes you along the avenue of pollarded lime trees under-planted by snowdrops and spring flowers. This walk passes The Argory Oak Plantation, returning to the house by the main drive. Wheel chair friendly.




2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 19

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Riverside, Woodland


Variety of surfaces

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Blackwater River – Herons and Kingfishers frequent the area

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From the car park near reception and The Argory Court Yard, follow the path towards the stone Pavilion building with the narrow windows. Join the path at the Pavilion with the river on your right and the ha ha wall on your left. Stay on this path and within 5 minutes you will be under the canopy of lime trees. In Spring you will also be surrounded by a carpet of snowdrops.

At the end of the lime trees you can go past Meadow Cottage on the right and walk back along the River Blackwater or turn left towards the entrance drive and Lady Bond's Walk.


* Please note that National Trust entrance pricing applies for this walk. Please see the link below for details *

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Ulsterbus no 67 Portadown to Dungannon, alight at Charlemont and walk 2 and a half miles to The Argory.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

The Argory lies 4 miles from Charlemont. Drivers can leave the M1 at exit 13 and follow the brown signs.

Getting to the Start (on Foot)

Cyclists can reach the estate on NCN 95 and for canoeists there is an access point on the River Blackwater at The Argory and Bond's Bridge.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 3

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Café (wheelchair accessible)
Disabled toilets


Tea room, toilet facilities, picnic area and playground

Opening Times-
Courtyard café and shop
4 Feb to 5 Mar - Sat and Sun 12-5pm

House, courtyard café and shop
11 Mar to 9 Apr - Thu to Sun 12-5pm
10 Apr to 23Apr - Mon to Sun 12-5pm
27Apr to 28 Apr - Thu to Sun 12-5pm
1 Jun to 30 Jun - Wed to Sun 12-5pm
1 Jul to 31 Aug - Mon to Sun 12-5pm
1 Sep to 30 Sep - Thu to Sun 12-5pm
1 Oct to 22 Oct - Sat to Sun 12-4pm
26 Oct to 1 Nov - Mon to Sun 12- 4pm

Open all year - Mon to Sun 10am-5pm



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Ratings and Comments

Mr & Mrs P. Flavell 29 July, 2012 @ 12:14

Enjoyed our visit last week, please give our thanks & regards to Edith for a very interesting tour of the house.

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