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- This is a brilliant visit!! We visited here quite a while back, but we all still laugh at the experience. Definately recommend this :)Written 24 July 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This adventure centre was very enjoyable.
I went with my class to carlingford adventure centre for 2 nights. The first instructor we got was Alice. She was very conscious of the children but still made everything fun. She explained everything to us in a simple way and when we were leaving she was the only person that everyone took the time to say goodbye to. Please make sure that she sees this as we miss her very much.
Hi Ed Sheeran (if you are reading this) Axel would like to give you a fist bump and we want to tell you that Emma was taken care of 🤣.
Thanks for being the best instructor ever!
We love you Ed Sheeran!Written 12 July 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Very welcoming. Great friendly staff. Was at a family function over 2 nights. Some stayed in apartments others in aire. Very happyWritten 7 August 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Amazing views, well organised, shame it's not open more often but well worth the trip! We saw a seal one time, which was really niceWritten 30 April 2022
- Fabulous Views
Slieve Foye mountain
Easy to get around
lovely walk waysWritten 13 September 2021
- Great service. Simple and effective.
Contacted the team with a list of things we needed for our trip,
they organised the accommodation and activities.
We were not messed about. Very good indeed.Written 5 August 2021
- A local Historic, Norman, 12th Century Castle (built by Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath). Called after King John.I found the castle when looking for Carlingford Marina. Like many local attractions, it could be better signposted.
Tours can be arranged from the Carlingford Visitor's Centre - but these don't start until 11 am - and are infrequent.
It is situated on a lough-side hill about ten minutes walk from the Visitor's Centre.
Access to the inside is locked - unless you join an organised tour; however, you can enter the grounds and photograph the castle from the outside.
Its lough-side position is ideal for photography - of the castle, the lough and the surrounding hills. Canoeing and yachting activity can be observed from the castle.Written 28 August 2020
- Lovely little place to visit while walking around Carlingford. This park is seaside and filled with different pieces of folklore that were fun and entertaining to read about. My favorites were Finn McCool's chair, the invisible tree and the stocks, which my partner lovingly allowed me to take a picture of him all hemmed up and ready for the rotten tomatoes! Kids will love the fairy garden and so will adults!Written 7 July 2022
- This is my partner's calming place and when he brought me here for the first time, I understood why. This is one of the most beautiful places I've seen and even though it was chilly and windy the day we visited, that didn't overshadow our time thereWritten 7 July 2022
- We walked around the church ruins which had a welcoming feeling as you got closer which only went when we left.
The ruins have been well maintained.Written 21 July 2019
- This is a special place for me and no I'm no bible thumper (forgive my bad grammar) but like many of you I am part of a community yet seldom seen so in my case I'm part of Carlingford more
than most its been part of me since I was born in 1962 and my family for generations so I have some authority on Carlingford. North Commons is my heritage home still is my aunt's uncles granddad grandmother and generations before that are all part of St Michael's Church. I believe in my God but a poor Mass goer (bad grammar again) but I am spiritually aware. St Michael's church is a magical place of spirituality. I often sit alone and reflect on my past present and future. I can often hear and see the people long gone to their reward yet they still live amongst us.My present family and friends who I enjoy immensely I see and hear too in my minds eye and the future what will come behind us I see this too with the new born arriving at a alarming rate. St Michael's is here for you too its not a secret society its door are open to everyone. Take in the smells the creaking doors and my beloved steps to the gallery. The statues are as old as Christ himself I reckon but don't take my word for it. Try and take in a mass and listen to the beautiful soft Carlingford accent in unison it takes your breath away. When its all over head to the harbour and take a long look at the Lough and then try to deny God and if you still do, so what he'll still love you and Caringford will steal you heart forever. Today I'm here thinking of my late dad whom I miss immensely but yet I can see him in the church head lowered deep in prayer in the fullness of his health for that alone I am forever grateful.Written 6 April 2018
- Absolutely loved this visit, the grave itself has a lovely story, the scenery around this area is amazing, we tracked up the side of the mountain and reached a point where the views over carlingford Lough were absolutely amazing! We all highly recommend it, it's 100% worth it!Written 10 May 2019
- Brilliant evening here have been for take away pizza mostly and it's always top class. This eve just decided to sit in and took our dog. Gorgeous evening and sat outside the atmosphere was brilliant live music, cool ambience and a wedding also going on in another part of the venue. Staff are brilliant it was really busy but they were so patient and attentive. Food was brilliant as always. Pizzas are excellent. Can't wait to go back.Written 6 August 2022
- This is the nicest part in Carlingford, as you dive in the old medieval days. Nice shops and old landmarks.Written 12 June 2019
- Lovely walkway for walking or cycling
Very clean path ways
Beautiful views of the Cooley Mountains and Slieve Donard
Lovely views of Warren pointWritten 13 September 2021
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