Portadown or Port a' Dúnáin is a town within the district of Craigavon, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. It lies within the western part of Bann River in proximity with the freshwater lake, Lough Neagh. Not much is known about the area's ancient history. Nevertheless, it was determined that the Irish Gaels populated the area during the olden times prior to the year 1610. The town is famous for the 1990s Drumcree Standoff, its cultural heritage and scenic environment. Top Attractions within and nearby Portadown: Craigavon Museum
is located at 2 Tullygally Road, Craigavon, Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The venue features a large number of archaeological findings, artifacts, documents, maps, photographs and many other historical items that were arranged in a manner that tell about the area's history in a very engaging manner. A visit to the museum is highly recommended for people of all ages . Edenvilla Park
is situated in Bachelors Walk, Portadown, BT63 5BQ and is a wonderful place to visit for fun and relaxation. Not to be missed are the greenhouse with it's birds and tropical plants, wooden sculptures, topiary plant maze and of course the secret garden. Other facilities include a children's play area, toilets, parking, vending machines for refreshments and admission is free. Millennium Court Arts Centre
is one of Northern Ireland's finest art spaces. It is located along William Street, Portadown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The centre currently has two purpose built gallerys that showcase a wide variety of artworks from Monday to Saturday. For more information kindly visit its website milleniumcourt.org
. Moneypenney's Lock
is an estate with an 18th century restored building, a bothy and charming grounds that lies in proximity with the Newry Canal in Portadown, Northern Island, United Kingdom. The site is one of the top explored places near the canal for its historical value and exhibitions. Portadown Town Hall
can be found at 15 Edward Street, Portadown, Craigavon, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The building dates back the year 1890. The venue is popular for its impressive Victorian architectural style and facilities that include an auditorium, theatre and minor hall ideal for watching both professional and amateur theatre performances and conducting seminars and or events. The Newry Canal Way
stretches from Portadown until Newry with a total distance of twenty (20) miles. The canal offers picturesque views for those who wish to leisure walk along its firm paths and a number of astounding attractions located near it e.g. the Acton Lake and Moneypenny's Lock.