Carlingford is situated on the shores of Carlingford Lough, directly across from Co. Down. The preservation of its medieval character has ensured it to prevail among Irelands finest Heritage Towns. Its many archetectural features include the Thosel, the Mint, Taaffes Castle and the Dominican Friary. The combination of a medieval past with modern conveniences makes Carlingford an essential place to visit.
King John's once might fortress, now in ruins, commands the entrance to the lough.
The town itself is a huddle of old streets, which grew around the castle. Carlingford was a wealthy place during the Middle Ages, famed from its oysters.
The town is a recommended place to start the 19-mile Táin Trail, which heads northwest through thick forest and returns from the southwest along the ancient Golyn Path between the peaks of Slieve Foye and Barnavave.
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Carlingford , Co. Louth, Ireland
Housed in a beautifully restored medieval Church, the exhibits show the development of Carlingford from its Norman origins.
Carlingford, Louth, Co. Louth
In picturesque Carlingford, The Four Seasons Hotel overlooks the Cooley Peninsula, with beautiful views of Cooley Mountains and Carlingford Lough. The hotel is a 1-hour drive from Dublin and Belfast.
Ghan House, Carlingford, Co. Louth
With a restaurant and a cookery school, this family-run Georgian House lies only 50 metres from Medieval Carlingford. Overlooking the mountains, it features rooms with family antiques and free Wi-Fi.
3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Co. Louth
In Carlingfordâs centre, Belvedere House offers award-winning local cuisine at its Baytree Restaurant, and elegant, themed rooms with heated towel rails. Guests have access to the adjacent leisure facilities, and free Wi-Fi is provided.
Grove Road, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Set in 3 acres of gardens, Grove House Bed & Breakfast is located in the medieval village of Carlingford, County Louth. It offers a choice of breakfasts from the menu, free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Belmont, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Situated between the Mourne and Cooley Mountains, Mourneview B&B offers panoramic views of the rolling countryside in a tranquil location.
Castletowncooley, Riverstown, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Located at the foot of the Cooley Mountains, Riverside Lodge B&B offers free on-site parking and is just 10 minutesâ drive from the medieval town of Carlingford. Guests also benefit from a free shuttle to and from Carlingford.
Millgrange, Carlingford, Co. Louth
With a rural mountain location, Millgrange Cottages feature a selection of stone cottages adjacent to Greenore Golf Club and within a 2-minute drive of the medieval town of Carlingford. Free private parking is available on site.
Carlingford, Co. Louth, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Carlingford, Co. Louth
Foot of Slieve Foy, Carlingford, Co. Louth
The restaurant - in the drawing room or ground floor dining room has views of the gardens and Mourne Mountains. We use herbs from our herb garden and are fortunate enough to have an abundance of superb shellfish from the lough ~ oysters, mussels, coc
Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Louth
Tholsel St, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Known best for it's award winning food, PJ O Hare's is Carlingford's best known and most popular gastro-pub among locals and visitors alike.
Market Square, Carlingford, Louth
At Mc Kevitts we pride ourselves on quality home cooked meals using the finest locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.