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Carlingford and Cooley Peninsula


Carlingford Tourist Office Old Railway Station Carlingford Louth

Carlingford is a magical village, full of character and is one of the best preserved medieval villages in Ireland.  Its history, narrow medieval streets, lanes that lead to the harbour, majestic Slieve Foye mountain and the famous mountains of Mourne across the lough all combine to make Carlingford unique in Ireland. 
The natural beauty can equally be appreciated on land or sea. Guided walking tours, walking or cycling along the Carlingford Lough Greenway, hill walking in the Cooley Mountains, horse trekking, sailing, canoeing and a variety of water sports can all be enjoyed here.  

Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula has a host of reputable restaurants, cosy pubs and great accommodation.  Visitors can enjoy the spectacular panoramic views, taste the famous Carlingford Oysters and listen to the wealth of myths and legends which make this area unforgettable.

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