Carlingford today

Less than an hours drive from Ireland's two major cities, Carlingford nestles between Slieve Foy, Carlingford Lough and the Mourne mountains. A unique blend of natural beauty, spectacular panoramas, myths & legends combine with a modern day cultural infrastructure;

9 reputable restaurants -7 cosy pubs - 15 special places to stay - craft & antique shops - adventure centres - yacht charter - Cookery School and much more.

Walking the medieval streets of Carlingford, you can still see most of the original ancient buildings - all within a 5 minute walk. Carlingford is at the centre of much more too;

Within an hours drive;

1 Newgrange - the famous 3,000BC prehistoric
burial chambers

2 Proleek Dolmen standing stones

3 Ancient Hill of Tara - seat of the High Kings of Ireland.

4 Battle of the Boyne site

5 15 golf courses

6 The spectacular Mountains of Mourne

7 Slieve Gullion forest drive

8 Mellifont abbey - first Cistercian monastery in Ireland, 1142

9 Trim Castle - largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, 1172

Within two hours drive:

10 Giant's Causeway - a World Heritage Site

11 Spectacular Antrim Coast drive

12 Strangford Lough