Welcome to Ghan House, Carlingford

 

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Friday 19th December 2014 ~ One night accommodation in a double garden bedroom with full breakfast and a candlelit 4 course evening dinner in our 2 AA Rosette awarded restaurant ~ €105 per person (Usually €130pp)

Contact us on +353 (0)42 937 3682 or info@ghanhouse.com to book.

 

Please note;booking.com may indicate that we are fully booked every Saturday (& some other days) which we may not be - please contact us directly if your visit will include a Saturday. And it is better if you wish to eat in our restaurant to book both together directly with us;-

 

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A little bit about us

Built in 1727, Ghan House is a 4* AA rated, fully restored, family run Georgian House now in its 20th year of continuous business with 16 years of awards and nominations (see bottom of page).

We are one of the oldest private houses of its' type in Ireland a tree length from Medieval Carlingford with 3 acres of walled mature gardens.

All of Carlingford's ancient buildings dating as far back at 1210; from King John's Castle, the Dominican Friary, Mint. Taaffe's Castle and old town wall are within a 2 minute walk from our front door. The Tholsel, Medieval Carlingford's old town gate is just 30 metres from our walls.

We are in a wonderful location just one hour from both Dublin and Belfast and two of Ireland’s three World Heritage sites are within easy driving distance - just 45 minutes to Newgrange and a 120 minute drive to the stunning Giant's Causeway.

In addition the recently opened Titanic museum in Belfast and the Dublin Convention Centre are both just a one hour drive from our gates. Ghan House is an oasis of Georgian ambience, gardens and fine dining with beautiful views from every room of Carlingford Lough, The Mourne mountains or Slieve Foy . We have 12 bedrooms in total ~ 4 in the Main House (1 single and 3 double) and 8 Garden bedrooms located 10 yards to the side of the Main House.  The combination of old world charm allayed with modern requirements seamlessly dovetail together to give a thoroughly unique experience.

The individuality of the house lends itself to weddings, usually on an exclusive use basis, private dining for special birthdays & hen nights and corporate hospitality - all enjoying the comforts of a private bar, log fires & candlelight.We also have private parking, a lockable shed for bicycles and 2 little homes in the stable for dogs.

We have a small dedicated team - Orla & Sarah in the office, Jenny & Olavi front of house, Theresa and Dearblaith serving breakfast and of course our award winning kitchen team led by Head Chef, Stephane le Sourne. All of this is overseen by Paul Carroll. His mother Joyce Carroll is semi-retired ~ she attends to the herb & vegetable gardens, the flowers in the house, some cookery demonstrations and visits to approximately 11 grandchildren.

 

Please note; booking.com may indicate that we are fully booked every Saturday (& some other days) which we may not be - please contact us directly if your visit will include a Saturday. And it is better if you wish to eat in our restaurant to book both together directly. +353 (0)42 937 3682 or info@ghanhouse.com

 

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Good Hotel Guide Recommended

 

 

2 AA Rosettes 2011 ~ 2014
 
AA 4* Accommodation
 
Winners of 'Best Hotel & Country House Restaurant in County Louth' for 3 continuous years~ Restaurant Association of Ireland
 
16 continuous years of 'Best 100 Places to Stay in Ireland' - 1998 to 2014 ~ John & Sally McKenna's Bridgestone Guide
 
"Best 100 Wedding Venues in Ireland 2013 & 2014" ~ One Fab Day Wedding Guide