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Stepped in history

A must visit site for Co Armagh. Hilda's apple tart is famous for miles around. The history of... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Ian F
N Ireland

A group of us visited on a pre arranged trip. Hilda gave us a talk about the history of the house... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 Derryloughan Road, Loughgall BT61 8PH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3885 1344
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

A must visit site for Co Armagh. Hilda's apple tart is famous for miles around. The history of the orange order is indicated and informative. In the old cottage you will not need a coat as the fire is always blazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A group of us visited on a pre arranged trip. Hilda gave us a talk about the history of the house and her family. Had a lovely mid morning tea which included Hilda’s famous apple pie (or tart as the locals call it) which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting The Orange Heritage Museum as it was so close. It’s free entry but donations are welcome and in my opinion it’s certainly worth a few pounds to keep this hidden gem alive! There is a good amount of parking and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My wife and I visited the house on the recommendation of a friend. We didn't book a tour, but merely drove up and took some photographs. I have several books on the subject matter, but it was interesting to see the cottage and site for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paulieboy
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very educational trip for the Junior Boys of the Birches. Hilda give a brief lecture to the boys on the history of the Winter family and the Cottage, you could have heard a pin drop. The boys then spent the next 30-45 mins exploring the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank joelmcateer
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing place to visit looking back on the history of our orange culture.ooh and i have to say they serve up the best apple.would highly recommend a visit.xx

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank miss_jojo_campbell
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

As a family we enjoyed a delightful morning learning about the origins of both the cottage and the Orange Order in front of the open fire. The tour of the house was fantastic and extremely informative. Hilda also provided us complimentary homemade apple tart and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank excelse
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my mum took a look around here and I must say it it's unbelievably humble. As a member of the Order I am so utterly proud to say I've been. Hilda couldn't of been nicer & had plenty of stories to tell us....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ross R
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Following a visit to The Museum of Orange Heritage at Loughgall our group visited Dan Winters Cottage ,Met by Hilda Winter, a living encyclopaedia of all things Orange , We had a memorable evening seeing around her collection of historical artefacts ,finished off with a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank juneken71
Reviewed 11 August 2016

lady was very knowledgeable, a lot of history in the house. so much to see. free to go into though donation accepted

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lacey D
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