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Looking for something to do? Carlingford has something for everyone.
Lots to Do and See


Carlingfords known for great festivals & we always have something happening every weekend
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The Charming Medieval Village of Carlingford is situated on the East Coast of Ireland, in the heart of the Cooley Peninsula, a border town in County Louth or what is known to the natives as Irelands’ ‘Wee’ County. Located halfway between Capital Cities Belfast and Dublin visitors will encounter a hub of heritage, folklore, and activities on the shores of Carlingford Lough, resting at the foot of the Slieve Foy Mountain. Carlingford and Omeath are certainly one of the most unique places you will ever visit. Steeped in History and ready to welcome you.
The Village is located in northern side of the Peninsula, Right in the middle of the mountain ranges of Cooley, Gullion and Mourne, The location calls you to explore their magnificence on foot, horseback or cycling with a huge variety of looped walks and bicycle routes available. Local adventure centres offer you rock climbing, abseiling canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing in the waters of Carlingford Lough and the Irish Sea.

Why Visit Carlingford?

Countless Visitors

When you want to come and stay, Carlingford is offering top quality Hotels, Hostels, B&B’s and Self catering accommodation. Something for a romantic weekend or a family break away.

Captivating History

Carlingford is steeped in history from famed Celtic Legends to Knights and Kings of olde. Tour the village and step back into a unique part in time. Guaranteed to entertain everyone not just history buffs

Beautiful Scenery

The Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula area was Awarded the coveted “European Destination of Excellence” for Breathtaking scenery. It truly is a beautiful place to behold, so why wait? Book a trip today.

Quality Food

Carlingford Village offer affordable, cafés, restaurants and bistros that provide food to all our visitors. From Michelin Awarded Restaurants to homely tea rooms offering cosy dining and delicious treats.

Great Nightlife

Carlingford have a great nightlife for everybody, Music,Bands, DJ’s and much more. If you want a place to be entertained. We have it.

Lots of Activities

Rock climbing, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Surfing and so much more.Stag or Hen Parties can enjoy a thrilling trip in Carlingford

Belfast to Dublin

Only an hour between Belfast and DublinCarlingford is easy to get to. But guaranteed to be an experience different and rememberable from the rest.

Holiday Packages

We offer packages for golfing weekendsHens & StagsFamily trips and sports bonding packages. We do the hard work so you dont have to.

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Upcoming Events in Carlingford


My Funny Valentine

8:00 am — 5:00 pm
Ghan House

‘My Funny Valentine’ ….and other romantic songs from the David Shannon repertoire. Interwoven around a 5 course dinner, candlelight & log fires. A real alternative romantic night out! David Shannon grew up in Ireland and has been singing professionally for more than 19 years, In this time he has played the leading roles in some…


Carlingford Kayak Run and Fun 5K For Childline

12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Carlingford South Pier

Carlingford will host its first Kayak Run in aid of Childline on March 12th. There will also be a Fun 5K Walk/Run suitable for all ages on the day which will take place on the Greenway with a voluntary entrance contribution. The Kayak Run will consist of the following: -Kayak from the slipway beside the…


National Leprechaun Hunt & World Record Attempt April 17th

2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Village Green
Carlingford is famous for many reasons; beautiful views, great activities and the history of The Tain Saga. But perhaps one of the most famous is our long heritage with the little people, The Leprechauns. Under the slopes of Slieve Foye mountain live the very last Leprechauns of Ireland, all 236 of them! We are inviting...

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Carlingford offers culinary delights from all of its proprietors, From Michelin Rated restaurants to famed Steak Dishes. Carlingford really does offer that special something for food lovers. All of the providers in Carlingford source their ingredients locally ensuring you get the very best in season produce available. Every year Carlingford celebrates the “The Taste of Carlingford” A festival which highlights the great food and food preparation Carlingford has to offer. With top cafés, restaurants, bistros and Gastro-pubs. Carlingford has something to offer.



Dive right in! Carlingford boasts some of the best activities in the Island of Ireland, Everything from Horse riding, Swimming, Sailing. Fun activities for all the family or your friends. Carlingford consistently delivers both enjoyable experiences for the outside and indoor, maybe you wish to be told the way to create cocktails? or you want to learn pottery making? Carlingford offers it.



We offer great holiday packages for families planning a trip in Carlingford. There is so much to do, from golfing, sports, swimming, sailing, fishing, horseriding and much much more. Get the week or weekend away you won’t forget. Carlingford really has established itself as one of the top locations to visit in Ireland, Its been featured on theJournal, TheDaily Edge, Irish Central and many more. Come and see it for yourself.