Welcome to Ghan House, in Medieval Carlingford
We are proud members of Irelands’ Blue Book and Good Food Ireland – we are small with just 12 bedrooms – National Winners of ‘AA Guest Accommodation of the Year 2020’, large drawing room for socially distanced restaurant & large walled gardens, Medieval Carlingford a tree length away & the wide open spaces of the mountains, seashore & Carlingford Lough Greenway – we accept Blue Book, Good Food Ireland & Dundalk ‘Shop Local’ Vouchers.
We’re open*! – both for accommodation & evening dining (indoor)for residents.
As we are full most nights with residents, to keep social distancing and for our guests to enjoy their own table for the evening (we do not offer a ‘2nd sitting’) 1 or 2 tables are available each night for non residents for our restaurant – indoors – so best book in advance!
We will be closed (both accommodation & restaurant) for renovations to 3 bedrooms & bathrooms from Mon 10th Jan to Sun 23rd January inclusive.
Restaurant closed every Monday & Tuesday + the above dates & Sunday 9th January.
Times & restrictions as per new government Covid restrictions announced 17th December 2021 – starting Monday 20th December to 30th January 2022;
1) Guests staying at Ghan House & utilising the bar & restaurant – all as normal!
2) For non-residents
Restaurant open from 5pm;
– 6 course Midweek Tasting menu last orders will be 5.30pm
– Main restaurant menu last orders will be 6pm
In line with these new restrictions, the restaurant & bar will close at 8pm – for non-residents only – sorry!
Get away & relax with large dining rooms – the Drawing Room & Ballroom for breakfast, high ceilings. Spaced tables & chairs.
And many seashore & mountain walks to breathe in & smell the fresh air!
Built in 1727, Ghan House is a 4* AA rated, 2 AA Rosette fully restored, family run Georgian House, now in its 28th year of continuous business with 20 years of awards and nominations.
One of the oldest private houses of its type in Ireland, it is a tree length from Medieval Carlingford with 3 acres of walled mature gardens and 8 acres of stables & horse fields.
We are in a wonderful location just one hour from both Dublin and Belfast airports.Covid-19 – what we are doing.
Two of Ireland’s three UNESCO World Heritage sites are within easy driving distance – just 45 minutes to Newgrange and a 135 minute drive to the stunning Giant’s Causeway. Trim castle, the ancient towering Celtic crosses at Monasterboice, Faughart healing stones, Proleek Dolmen and Clontygory Court Tomb are all a short trip away, making Medieval Carlingford a great base to explore the area!
4* rated bedrooms
All double beds are queen size or larger with extra thick mattresses, allergy free duck down & feather duvet & pillows.
Views of the mountains and gardens, modern bathrooms with power shower and bath, free 45Mbps wi-fi, hair drier, steam iron & separate board, along with homemade biscuits and the Handmade Soap Company of Slane toiletries – all come as standard.
We are proud 2020 AA national winners ‘Guest Accommodation of the Year’.
Ghan House has achieved the certificate of excellence due to consistently great reviews from TripAdvisor. We also have fabulous reviews from booking.com giving us a score of 9.6 for location. Find out more
Ghan House 2 AA Rosette restaurant since 2011, winners ‘Best hotel restaurant in Co. Louth” and “Best Chef in Leinster” boasts stunning views over the gardens and the Mourne Mountains. We celebrate all that we have around us – the Carlingford oysters & mussels, lamb & beef from the Cooley or Mourne mountains and herbs from our herb garden. Find out more
If you want the whole of Ghan House to yourself & your guests – then you can!
Our wedding packages for over 30 guests include exclusive use of the whole house & gardens, which means no other guests apart from your own! Alternatively, for smaller weddings, you can hold your Civil Ceremony followed by dinner in your very own private dining room. Find out more