Atmospheric Irish gentry house and wooded riverside estate.The Argory was built in the 1820s. This handsome Irish gentry house is surrounded by its 130-hectare (320-acre) wooded riverside estate.
The former home of the MacGeough Bond family, a tour of this Neo-classical masterpiece reveals it is unchanged since 1900. The eclectic interior still evoking the family's tastes and interests.
Outside there are sweeping vistas, superb spring bulbs, scenic walks and fascinating courtyard displays.
A second-hand bookshop, adventure playground and Lady Ada's award-winning tea-room provide retreats for children and adults alike.
Garden, woodland and riverside walks with wonderful sweeping views
Snowdrop walks and superb spring bulbs
Discover the rejuvenated walled garden and its produce
Children's adventure playground and play areas
House is a treasure trove of Victorian and Edwardian interests
Hear stories of Captain Shelton's heroism at sea
Lady Ada's tea-room
Light lunches and snacks available
Gift shop and second-hand bookshop
Parking, 100 yards
Suitable for school groups
FAMILY & CHILDREN:
Hip-carrying infant seats for loan
Children's play area
Adapted toilets in main toilet block
Map of accessible grounds route
Directions to The Argory
3 miles from M1, exit 13 or 14 (signposted). Coaches must use exit 13; weight restrictions at Bond's Bridge.
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