Activities in Carlingford
Our Recommended Holiday Activities in Carlingford
Carlingford is a beautifully bright town, surrounded by medieval walls and unspoiled nature. Whether you’re holidaying as a family, a group of friends, or with business, there’s plenty of activities to suit everyone’s tastes - from walking to boating to climbing at the Skypark. Starboard House is ideally located just outside of the hustle and bustle of the town center but close enough that everything is within easy distance.
Walking & Cycling Holidays in Carlingford
The Cooley Peninsula is right on the doorstep, making Starboard perfect for a hillwalking holiday. This luxury home would serve as an ideal base for beautiful loop walks around town, like Rockmarshall or The Tain Way. Starboard House offers an exclusive entrance to the Carlingford Omeath Greenway, which is the perfect trail for cyclists of all abilities to take in the stunning views of Carlingford Lough. The Greenway stretches for 7km and offers various access points along the stretch so you can cycle or walk for however long you would prefer. Bikes can be hired locally.
Golf Holidays in Carlingford
Starboard House is conveniently located for a golfing holiday. Used as a base, Starboard offers great access to greens in Armagh, County Louth, and County Down. Situated in Carlingford itself, Greenore Golf Club is located on the shores of Carlingford Lough – offering some spectacular views.
Fishing Holidays in Carlingford
The best time of year for fishing in Carlingford is summer, with amazing tope fishing opportunities offering anything from mackerel to dogfish. The are multiple slipways on the lough along the southern shore or you can hire out a boat locally.
Additionally, if fish isn’t your style, there are lake-based activities and boat tours available year-round.
Carlingford boasts the largest Aerial Adventure Course in Ireland – The Skypark! This activity hub offers a 30 obstacle, 7 zip wire, adventure course as well as ground-based activities like archery.