With a restaurant and a cookery school this family-run Georgian House lies only 50 yards from Medieval Carlingford. Overlooking the mountains, it features rooms with family antiques and free Wi-Fi.

Nestled in 2 acres of walled gardens, this listed building welcomes its guests with authentic Georgian ambience. Guests can relax by the log fire in the lounge or have a drink in the intimate bar.

Guest rooms are located in the Garden Annexe a few yards from the main building. All rooms enjoy fine views of Slieve Foy Mountain or The Mourne Mountains and Carlingford Lough. Each comes with an en suite bathroom with a bathtub and complimentary Handmade Soap Company of Slane' 100% natural toiletries.

The award-winning restaurant serves shellfish from the lough and locally sourced lamb for example. Bread, ice cream and sauces are made on site and the house even has its own herb and vegetable garden.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Ghan House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Mar 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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  • Do you have EV car charging?
    Many thanks for your interest - yes - EV car charging is free to guests who book on our site with us or phone us to make a booking. We have two x EV c..
    Answered on 1 May 2022
  • Are we booked for two rooms, 4 people under the name Hettenbach or Russell
    Good morning, Could you confirm the dates of your booking with us please and I can then check if our restaurant is open? Kind regards, Orla
    Answered on 30 June 2022
  • We need two beds
    We do have twin rooms available. Please specify that you require a twin room when booking.
    Answered on 15 February 2021
  • Public transport to your location
    There are train and bus stations in both Dundalk and Newry - both of these large towns are approx. 20 mins drive from Carlingford. Taxi's can then be..
    Answered on 13 December 2021
  • We need 3 beds is this possible Thanks Mary no
    Mary - yes - one of our garden bedrooms just 10 metres to the side of Ghan House - Queen size bed & bunk bed - full 6ft in length. Also a room with K..
    Answered on 2 March 2021
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Hosted by Paul Carroll & the Ghan House team.

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Paul Carroll & the Ghan House team.
Ghan House is a fully restored Georgian House with 3 acres of walled gardens within a treelength of Medieval Carlingford. All double beds are Queen size or larger. All double & twin bedrooms have bath & power shower en-suite and mountain views. Free Wi-fi. All TV's are flatscreen 'Smart' multichannel TV's and are 32" or bigger. 2AA Rosette restaurant - advisable to book in advance - when you book your bedroom - closed Mondays & most Tuesdays. Log fires. Dublin & Belfast are just a one hour drive.
We all treat everyone as how we would like to be treated ourselves when we go on holiday.
Medieval Carlingford on our doorstep - with castles, old town gate, Dominican Friory, medieval laneways & wall, harbour & Slieve Foy mountain. Seashore & mountain walks. Carlingford Greenway - amazing walk/cycle/pram/wheelchair along the side of Carlingford Lough - with gorgeous views & safety away from the road. Dublin 1 hr. Belfast 1 hr, with Titanic museum. 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites within an easy 1/2 day/day trip; - 5,000 yr old burial chambers at Newgrange & Knowth, 45 mins drive - The amazing Giant's Causeway - 135 mins drive Trim & Trim Castle - 50mins. Monasterboice round tower & Celtic crosses - 35 mins Mesmeric Mourne Mountains - a short ferry journey - 30 mins.
Languages spoken: English,French
Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Irish

    Open for: Dinner

Facilities of Ghan House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Tennis equipment
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

Ghan House takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 18:00


07:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 5 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Ghan House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

The restaurant is closed on Mondays & most Tuesdays , is advisable to book in advance.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Ghan House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Ghan House

  • Ghan House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Horse riding
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Tennis equipment
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at Ghan House include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ghan House by:

    • Car 1h

  • The prices at Ghan House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Ghan House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Ghan House has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Ghan House is 400 yards from the centre of Carlingford.

  • Check-in at Ghan House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.