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Carlingford was just lovely, and the view of the Mountains of Mourne from Carlingford on the day we went were spectacular. Unfortunately, the castle wasn't open to tour, but we were still able to get lovely pictures of it from the pier.
This is really the ruin of an once famous castle. Due to its conditions access is not allowed. In terms of location on the seafront is difficult to beat or actually miss if you are visiting Carlingford
The area around the Castle is stunning Carlingford is a very pretty area but this castle isn't much of a castle more of a ruins it was being worked on when I was there so I couldn't get into it but from what I could...More
Fascinating that a Castle can become famous after only some King has visited there. This (a little bit ruined) castle is known after King John has been visited there, at ancient times. But building itself is really old, built at 12th century. We visited it...More
There is a lot more history behind this castle than what the visitors information gives. Let's have in mind this is a 1000 year old castle, back in the times of the norman invasion. The views from the cliff are amazing and Pj O'hares pub...More
Even though it was cold, it's definitely worth a peak around as it's such a beautiful view of the castle itself and then the lough as you meander around the walls. We were able to get some beautiful photos and it's enchanting how it's so...More
We drove out from Dundalk on the advice from the Lady running Fairlawns B & B she said nice place to visit. On arriving at Carlingford we saw the castle, there is no entry to the castle and it has scaffolding up part of the...More
When you are down at the harbour in Carlingford, the castle draws the eye and adds to the picture perfect views across the sea lough to the Mourne mountains. Up close there is not much to see and you can't go inside. Nice viewpoint. Not...More