Ghan House

Carlingford, Co.Louth, Co. Louth
Tel: +353 (0)42 937 3682 Email: Website:

Built in 1727, Ghan House is a fully restored, family run Georgian House and Restaurant now in its 20th year of continuous business with 16 years of awards and nominations. It is one of the oldest private houses of its type in Ireland, with 3 acres of walled mature gardens
Located a tree length from medieval Carlingford, with its' narrow streets, town gate, castles priory & ancient walls. Ghan House is just one hour from both Dublin and Belfast.
The 2 AA Rosette awarded restaurant utilises the herb & vegetable gardens and celebrates its' position on Carlingford Lough with the local seafood and Cooley mountain lamb and beef.
Whether you stay in the old house or one of the garden bedrooms views of Carlingford Lough, the Mourne mountains or Slieve Foy come as standard.
John & Sally McKenna's "Best 100 Places to stay in Ireland" - every year since 1999
"Best 100 Wedding Venues in Ireland 2013 & 2014" One Fab Day 


Paul and Joyce Carroll


  • Take Junction18 on main Dublin to Belfast M1 to Carlingford.
  • On the left,10 metres after 50kph sign on entrance to Carlingford is a stone entrance and gravel drive to Ghan House.
Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.

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