Louth, Ireland

Carlingford Medieval Tour

Carlingford Medieval Tour

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7 tour stops


Station House

Carlingford Overview

3 min

King John's Castle

First Norman Castle of the North East

3 min

Taaffe's Castle

Rich Merchant's Castle

1 min

The Mint

Prestigious merchant house with permission to mint coins

1 min

Tholsel Gate

Only remaining medieval entrance into the town

1 min

Holy Trinity Church

Heritage Centre, formerly Church of Ireland

2 min

The Priory

Carlingford monastery founded by the Dominicans in 1305

3 min


Welcome to beautiful medieval Carlingford. This Norman town is the pride of the North East and steeped in history. There are castles, a monastery, a mint and various churches reflecting a colorful past. Walking about the village the visitor can sense a community at ease with itself in the present and proud of it’s past.

Itinerary 1.2 km / 1:06

Offline map included

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