Ghan House, Carlingford

Ghan House is an eighteenth century Georgian house built in 1727 by William Stannus, a politician from Dublin who was of Scottish descent.

Fully restored with 3 acres of walled gardens a tree length from Medieval Carlingford. 2 AA Rosette restaurant, 4* bedrooms & Cookery School.

1 hour Dublin, 1 hour Belfast

Private parking, lockable shed for bicycles and 2 little homes in the stable for dogs.

The uniqueness of the house also lends itself to weddings on an exclusive use basis, private dining - for special birthdays & hen nights, and corporate hospitality - enjoying the comforts of a private bar, log fires & candlelight.

All of our bedrooms have the following as standard -

  • Mountain views & garden views

  •  Double and twin bedrooms have King size (5ft x 6 1/2ft) bed or larger and bath & power shower en-suite. 1 double bedroom on the ground floor has walk in wetroom power shower.

  • Family antiques & orthopaedic mattresses

  • 32" Digital flat screen, 'smart', internet enabled television in every bedroom

  • iPod dock, steam iron, hairdryer, free wi-fi

  • Tea/coffee, bottled water, homemade biscuits

  • Bathrooms ~ Handmade Soap Company of Slane' 100% natural soap, shower gel & shampoo, conditioner & body lotion. Shower cap.

  • Extra fluffy towels & gowns

Private Dining
2AA Rosette restaurant at Ghan House, for special occasions, has the choice of 3 very special private dining rooms

We have 3 private dining rooms available for exclusive use for special family occasions such as 40th, 50th, 60th and 70th birthday parties. We do not charge 10 ~ 15% extra for groups over 6 (as in most other restaurants). We leave service charge at your discretion!

In addition, exclusive use can be had of all the dining rooms, bar, lounge and gardens - €2,000 to €4,000.Please click here for more details

 1) The Ground Floor Dining Room

Our Ground Floor Dining Room has views of our gardens and the Mourne Mountains to the front of the house.  As with all of our private dining rooms, it has a log fire and a relaxing Georgian ambience.

This room has its' own 4 speaker system that can be wirelessly connected to your 'phone/ipad to play your own playlist.

It seats up to 20 guests on 1 large table or 2 banquet style tables of 18 each - 36 guests.

Exclusive use of this room is €150

 2) The Ballroom

Our Ballroom benefits from great views of Slieve Foy mountain, our gardens & Carlingford Lough.

This room can seat 24 guests on 1 large table,  40 guests on 2 long banquet tables or 36 guests on 6 ovals

Exclusive use of this room is €150

 3) The Drawing Room

Our magnificent Drawing Room offers views of Carlingford Lough, the Mourne Mountains & our gardens and has stunning rococo ceiling & log fire.

This room has Bluetooth enabled 4 speaker system - stream your favourite music or Spotify play list!

It seats 34 guests on 1 large table, 54 guests banquet style or 46 guests on 6 ovals.

Exclusive use of this room is €500



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Tel: +353 (0) 42 937 3682

Ghan House
Old Quay Ln,
Liberties of Carlingford,
Co. Louth,
A91 DXY5,