Things to see & do

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  • Brave the Halloween trail at The Argory © NTPL/NTPL

    October half term

    Join us this half term for some Hallowe’en activities to keep the whole family busy

  • Autumn is a great time of year to visit © NTPL/National Trust / Bernie Brown

    Free open day

    Come along to The Argory on Saturday 13 September for FREE

  • Looking for a new way to explore the Argory? © NTPL/National Trust / Bernie Brown


    You can canoe down the Blackwater river and start your thrilling experience today.

  • Children playing in the Argory © NTPL/NTI/David Levensen

    Play time

    We’ve got a play area to keep the little ones occupied.

Colour your autumn

Children exploring nature

Children exploring nature

What better way to discover autumn’s secrets than on foot? Join us for the Great NI Walk as we celebrate the best that autumn has to offer. The children can tick off some of the seasonal things on the ‘50 things to do before your 11 3/4’.

Woodland walks

Enjoy garden, woodland and riverside walks

Enjoy garden, woodland and riverside walks

At the Argory there are three main walks.

  • The lime tree walk (20 minutes)
  • Lady bonds walk (20 minutes)
  • The Blackwater river walk (40 minutes)


Muddy paws welcome

Dogs welcome at the Argory  © National Trust

There's nothing like taking in the outdoors on a good walk with your dog. All we ask for, here at The Argory, is that all dogs are kept on their leads throughout the grounds and gardens at all times.

It's a dog's world!

Stop for a drink in The Argory   © National Trust

At The Argory we take pride in looking after our four-legged friends. In the Courtyard, we offer water stations for dogs and litter bags are available in the gift shop.