The sweet village of Benburb sits on the dramatic banks of the River Blackwater, a favorite for canoeists and anglers. The park at the edge of town follows the river to a tree-lined gorge where a partially restored 17th-century castle high on a cliff keeps an eye on the scene. From there, a half-mile walk brings you to the Benburb Valley Heritage Centre, a restored linen mill, and the Benburb Castle, all within the grounds of a Servite monastery. It's a historical smorgasbord.