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Carlingford Viewpoint is the perfect place to stay while visiting County Louth and Ireland's North East Coast whether on an activity break or a relaxing sightseeing holiday.
Carlingford Viewpoint is ideally situated with spectacular views of Carlingford Lough and the Mourne Mountains while overlooking the medieval town of Carlingford, just a five minute walk away.
Carlingford Viewpoint has been a 2 Star Fáilte Ireland approved Guest House for over 30 years and strives to provide guests with a warm friendly Irish welcome and homely place to stay.
All of the bedrooms are en-suite and include TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The property can cater for individuals and groups of up to 26 people.
Carlingford Viewpoint offers secure private parking for guests and all major credit cards accepted.
Carlingford is a magical place, the main town on the Cooley Peninsula, a land steeped in Myths and Legends. Full of “old world” character, it is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Ireland. Named by the Vikings in the 9th century and later settled by the Anglo-Normans who were the architects for the medieval town layout we see today with the imposing King John’s castle dominating the harbour.
Carlingford was an important trading port on the Irish East Coast throughout the medieval era into the late 18th century, with the development of canals and road networks to Newry the port was eventually by-passed. This demise can only be viewed in a positive light as the lack of further economic growth through the following centuries has preserved Carlingford for today’s visitors to enjoy.
Boasting no fewer than eight medieval buildings including the Tholsel, Taaffe’s Castle and the Mint there will always be a pleasant surprise in store as you wander through the town.
With so many things to do in Carlingford and on the Cooley Peninsula every taste is catered for including guided walking tours of Carlingford and Greenore, Bus tours of the Carlingford and Mourne region, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Fishing, Hill walking to name but some. Carlingford’s Restaurants are renowned for their quality and value and provide a great way to unwind after a day of activities or sightseeing.
Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula, County Louth, are located just over an hour’s drive from Ireland’s two major cities of Dublin and Belfast.