Ghan House

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Built in 1727, Ghan House is a 4* AA rated, fully restored, family run Georgian House now in it’s 18th year of continuous business with 14 years of awards and nominations (see bottom of page)

We are one of the oldest private houses of its’ type in Ireland a tree length from Medieval Carlingford with 3 acres of walled mature gardens.

The Tholsel, Medieval Carlingford’s old town gate is just 30 metres from our walls.

All of Carlingford’s ancient buildings dating as far back at 1210; from King John’s Castle, the Dominican Friary, Mint. Taaffe’s Castle and old town wall are within a 2 minute walk from our front door.

We are in a wonderful location just one hour from both Dublin and Belfast and two of Ireland’s three World Heritage sites are within easy driving distance – just 45 minutes to Newgrange and a 135 minute drive to the stunning Giant’s Causeway.

In addition the newly opened Titanic museum in Belfast and the Dublin Convention Centre is a one hour drive

Ghan House is an oasis of Georgian ambience, gardens and fine dining with beautiful views from every room of Carlingford Lough, The Mourne mountains or Slieve Foy . The combination of old world charm allayed with modern requirements seamlessly dovetail together to give a thoroughly unique experience.

The individuality of the house lends itself to weddings on an exclusive use basis, private dining for special birthdays & hen nights and corporate hospitality – all enjoying the comforts of a private bar, log fires & candlelight. We also have private parking, lockable shed for bicycles and 2 little homes in the stable for dogs.

We have a small dedicated team – Orla & Sarah in the office, Jenny & Olavi front of house, Theresa and Dearblaith serving breakfast and of course our kitchen team. All of this is overseen by Paul Carroll. His mother Joyce Carroll is semi-retired ~ she attends to the herb & vegetable gardens, the flowers in the house, some cookery demonstrations and visits to approximately 11 grandchildren.