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Great archaeological site

Navan Fort, dating excitingly back to different eras (at least, early Iron Age) is situated in a... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Very Educational.

Spend a few very enjoyable hours here learning about our descendent from around two thousand years... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Carrickmacross, Ireland
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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.
Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 9644
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Navan Fort, dating excitingly back to different eras (at least, early Iron Age) is situated in a walking distance from Armagh town. I would like to suggest that visit the small museum, take a guided tour and then climb to the hill.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Spend a few very enjoyable hours here learning about our descendent from around two thousand years ago. Your taken on a guided tour of their village by a lady dressed as they would have being. We were shown how they make all their weapons and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paddyCarrickmacross
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited Navan centre on Wednesday for coffee as i had long drive ahead of me lovely surroundings very clean and well kept ...can't say that for inside ladies toilets where flithy mirrors not cleaned either was toliets ...restaurant tables not clean and floor dirty cutlery...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We came here as a group of 8 including adults and children we didn’t have any prior information on the place. Every member of staff we encountered were really lovely, from the receptionist, actors and tour guide. This place is really informative and talks about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mcrtravelfamily
Reviewed July 18, 2018

What an amazing afternoon we spent at Navan Fort.The welcome we received by Ciaran was genuinely warm and truely friendly.The girl in the cafe was also polite and made us feel very comfortable. We moved on to the outside hut and what a fabulous experience...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mj_grov
Reviewed April 24, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 263joanr
Reviewed April 19, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank championgunners
Reviewed January 24, 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Dormouse708
Reviewed December 22, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
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