County Armagh is the seat of both the Protestant and Catholic archbishops of Ireland, and, as such, serves as the spiritual capital of the country. Armagh was also the location of St Patrick's original stone church, and the present-day Anglican cathedral is built on the very same site. Not surprisingly, both Armagh's Anglican and Catholic cathedrals are named for St Patrick.
Visitors to County Armagh will want to visit the great mound of Navan Fort, which served as the stronghold for the kings of Ulster from around 700 BC. The ruins of the 13th Century Franciscan Friary will also be of interest, and if you are lucky enough to find yourself in Armagh in the later half of May, make you way to Loughgall in the north-east of the county, where you will will find the apple blossoms of the "Orchard of Ireland" in full bloom. For the angler, Blackwater River Park offers some of the best fishing spots in all of Ireland.
There are a range of other activities and attractions on offer in County Armagh as well, including camping at Gosford Forest Park at Markethill, golfing at Clare Glen, and the 19th century neoclassical 'Argory' on the Blackwater River.
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