Welcome to Visit County Armagh Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in County Armagh

Visit County Armagh PlacesVisit County Armagh places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best County Armagh places to visit. A unique way to experience County Armagh’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore County Armagh as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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County Armagh (named after its county town, Armagh) is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland and one of six counties of Northern Ireland. The county covers an area of 1,326 km and has a population of 174,792. It is known as the “Orchard County” because of its many apple orchards. When you visit County Armagh, Walkfo brings County Armagh places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


County Armagh Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about County Armagh

Visit County Armagh – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 25 audio plaques & County Armagh places for you to explore in the County Armagh area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best County Armagh places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

County Armagh history

Armagh was the territory of the Ulaid (also known as Voluntii, Ultonians, Ulidians, Ulstermen) before the fourth century AD. It was ruled by the Red Branch, whose capital was Emain Macha (or Navan Fort) near Armagh. The Red Branch play an important role in the Ulster Cycle, as well as the Cattle Raid of Cooley. Armagh is one of four counties of Northern Ireland to have a majority of the population from a Catholic background.

The Troubles

The southern part of the county has been a stronghold of support for the IRA, earning it the nickname “Bandit Country” South Armagh is predominantly nationalist, with much of the population opposed to any form of British presence, especially that of a military nature.

County Armagh etymology

The name “Armagh” derives from the Irish word Ard meaning “height” and Macha. Macha is mentioned in The Book of the Taking of Ireland, and is also said to have been responsible for the construction of the hill site of Emain Macha (now Navan Fort near Armagh City)

Why visit County Armagh with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit County Armagh PlacesYou can visit County Armagh places with Walkfo County Armagh to hear history at County Armagh’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo County Armagh has 25 places to visit in our interactive County Armagh map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout County Armagh, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at County Armagh places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to County Armagh & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 25 audio facts unique to County Armagh places in an interactive County Armagh map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit County Armagh Places Map
25 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  County Armagh historic spots

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Walkfo County Armagh tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in County Armagh


Best County Armagh places to visit

County Armagh has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied County Armagh’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo County Armagh’s information audio spots:

County Armagh photo St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh (Roman Catholic)
St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland. It was built in various phases between 1840 and 1904 to serve as the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Archdiocese. The Cathedral stands on a hill, as does its Anglican counterpart.
County Armagh photo Pearse Óg GAC
Pearse Óg Gaelic Athletic Club (Irish: Na Piarsaigh Óga) takes its name from the Irish revolutionaries Pádraic and Willie Pearse. The club’s crest includes a sword in flames surrounded by the green and gold club colours and a skyline of Armagh city.


Visit County Armagh plaques

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County Armagh has 1 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo County Armagh plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit County Armagh using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each County Armagh plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.