Coming to Carlingford
Why Stay longer?
Reason; Carlingford is located in an area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, Better known as Carlingford and the Mournes, and you can easily visit the Slieve Gullion Region, the Cooley Peninsula, and the Mourne Mountains,
The Famous Boyne Valley, Home of Bru Na Boinne, all located very close from Carlingford
The small and historic town of Carlingford is located equidistantly between the city of Belfast and the City of Dublin.
Visitors of all kinds, travellers, tourists, merchants, soldiers, knights and sailors have been traveling to Carlingford for over 800 years to see its legendary beauty, as its a gateway to the North of Ireland. It is easy to see why they came then and why they continue to come now. Here at McKevitts, we are unbelievably fortunate to be located in a place of such natural beauty and splendor. As you stroll out the front door onto the old medival street of Carlingford, you can see the old moutain of Slieve Foye towering over us. Theres many things to see and Do in Carlingford Village and the Cooley Peninsula.
- Carlingford Castle, better known as King Johns Castle.
- Carlingford Abbey,
- Slieve Foye Mountain
- The Abandoned Village
- The many fantastic scenic walks
- Carlingford » Omeath » Newry Greenway
- Horse riding, Golf, Cycling, Fishing and much more
- Watch the Seals, Dolphins, Herons and many duck and bird species that call the Lough Home.
- Carlingford Heritage Centre
Right in the Heart of Carlingford
The town of Carlingford is set on the Cooley Peninsula which is a world famous touring route celebrated for its scenery.
Belfast City and Dublin City are only an hour’s drive to the both north and south of the townand the drive. The charming town of Omeath and the rugged majestic landscape of Cooley Peninsiula would take your breath away.
These are just some of the day trip options available when based in Carlingford.
There are many more and we are happy to make recommendations or assist you with information before and during your stay with us.
We are happy to provide local maps and recommend routes and refreshment stops to our guests. Packed lunches can be organized for small or large groups with advance notice. Information on day trip operators, timetables and costs are all available from Hotel Reception.
More information on Carlingford, Check out Visit Carlingford and Cooley Peninsula