Walking

Walking trail

River walk

Walking trail

Look out for kingfishers darting across the water during your walk. Follow the River Blackwater around the estate and cross the industrial age-Bond’s Bridge.

Good for dog walkers / families / geocaching / running

The River Blackwater

Map

River Walk at The Argory

Start:

144 Derrycaw Road, Moy, Dungannon, County Armagh, BT71 6NA

1

From the carpark follow the sign for Bond's bridge / ferry path. This starts at the bottom of the carpark.

2

At the end of the path there is a set of large steps. At the top of the steps turn left and go through the kissing gate onto the river bank.

A view of the the kissing gate and river bank

3

Follow the path along the river and keep an eye out for fluttering kingfishers. They lazily fly over water and swoop down to spear fish with their sharp beaks.

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4

As the path comes to an end along the river turn left onto the causeway which runs between the meadows. At the end of the causeway you will approach Meadow Cottage. Turn left again and follow the avenue back to the carpark.

Spot a Kingfisher at The Argory

End:

Car park, OSNI grid ref: H874579

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Terrain

There are a variety of surfaces including woodland and riverside.

During winter months it is advisable to wear suitable footwear.

Dogs are welcome at The Argory but must be kept on a lead.

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Contact us

Telephone: 028 8778 4753

Email: argory@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-argory

 

 

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How to get here

Address
144 Derrycaw Road, Moy, Dungannon, County Armagh, BT71 6NA
By road

3 miles from M1, exit 13 or 14 (signposted). Coaches must use exit 13; weight restrictions at Bond's Bridge. Parking: 100 yards

By bus

Portadown to Dungannon (passing close Portadown train station), alight Charlemont, 2½ mile walk

By bicycle
NCN95, 7 miles
Cycle route information
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Facilities and access

  • Parking, tea-room, gift shop, bookshop and toilets
  • Adapted toilets in main toilet block
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Ramps available
  • Map of accessible grounds route
  • Playground
  • Picnic area