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Carlingford Marina

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Address: | North Commons, Carlingford, Ireland
Phone Number: 353429373072
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Carlingford Marina is a 170 berth marina on the coastal inlet of...

Carlingford Marina is a 170 berth marina on the coastal inlet of Carlingford Lough. Carlingford Marina is a safe haven for visiting boats, providing a much needed stop over between ports in Dublin and Belfast. Carlingford Marina also offers 8 self catering apartments to visitors by sea or by land. Each apartment can sleep up to 5 people - has its own kitchen, living area and bathroom - and awards its guests with spectacular, panoramic views out over the marina, the lough, and the mountains either side.

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Sunday morning stroll

Clean and nice for a walk around if the weather is good, really nice scenary for photos! Pretty quiet in the morning time!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
Lisa F
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Clean and nice for a walk around if the weather is good, really nice scenary for photos! Pretty quiet in the morning time!

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Thank Lisa F
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your review! Yeah, it's particularly quiet round here in September and October - just as the sailing season ends. Perfect for a nice, peaceful stroll. :) Bliss Hope to see you again soon! Jonny More 

warrenpoint
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344 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately whilst in Carlingford it was lashing rain but we still walked to the Marina. The tide was in and I really enjoyed the scenery. Worth walking to for the views and fresh sea air.

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Thank shelly-ann
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Hi Shelly-Ann, Good on ya for getting out for a walk, despite the lashing rain! In my opinion; Carlingford Lough looks its best on a clear and crisp winters morning. If you find yourself back down this way again between November and January, I'd highly recommend a walk along the Greenway. Bring a good coat, hat and gloves! More 

Perth, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Probably the ugliest marina I have ever seen, it actually seems abandoned. We had a drink in the bar, that was nice enough with good WiFi and nice views if you didn't look down. We also started the walk but we only did a couple a kilometres before turning back, it's all fenced off like a prison yard with what... More 

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Thank Alavotre
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Hi Alavotre, Wow... Ugliest ever? I'm a bit hurt! It's a fair point though. We're a bit rough around the edges still... As the project develops we'll be able to focus more on the "frills" as opposed to just the functionality. If you were to compare us to Marinas in Dubai or the South of France; 2 stars is generous!... More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lovely Marina, beautiful quaint village filled with little quaint irish bars and quaint Irish people. Delightful and we'll worth a visit.

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Thank yelselsinned
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Thank you Yelselsinned, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time here! Don't be a stranger! More 

monaghan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

lovely place to stroll to and on a good day watch the water activities. put it on your list of places to go to when your in Carlingford

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Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the marina on Thursday to launch our boat and moore it for 4 months. The staff on site made us feel welcome, they were very easy going and helpful.

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Thank Mark M
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Thanks Mark! It's great to have you here! The weather this weekend looks quite good, so no doubt you'll be out for a rip around the Lough! See you then! More 

Rostrevor, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had an early bird at 6:30pm and it was just great. Also I got a 50% reduction on berthing fees at the marina because I was only staying for a meal. Highly recommended!

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Thank kcranley
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Hi KCranley, Thank you for the kind words!! Sitar Cafe Bar and Indian Cuisine has been collecting some fantastic reviews since it opened. The food is top notch! It's great too that you're making use of the 50% reduction in short term visiting fees! The normal price for a "Short Term Berth" is €10, and that covers berthage for up... More 

County Louth, Ireland
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

When in Carlingford, it is one of the spots to visit and walk around. Even nice on a bad day. If you enjoy boats it is a lovely place to be

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Thank Petrina F
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Thanks Petrina F, How fabulous would Carlingford be if it was sunny all the time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The marina has started taking in campervans for €10 a night . It overlooks carlingford Lough so it has a beautiful view to awaken to every morning . It has facilities such as toilets , hot showers , helpful staff and a fantastic Indian restaurant on site . It is a five minute walk to the town and has the... More 

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CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Thanks Emmajane M! Camper-van parking is a new thing we've started here at Carlingford Marina. At the moment we are opening up our car park as an AIRE camper-van site with limited services such as toilets and showers. The plan / the hope is to develop part of our boat yard as a fully serviced camper-van site! The design we... More 

Annagassan, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We love Indian cuisine and have enjoyed it all over the world; Sitar sits alongside the very best. The restaurant front of house team are extremely proficient, friendly, and attentive. The Kitchen team are extremely skilled in the art of creating fine food and willing to cater beyond that which is on the menu.The dishes we enjoyed this evening were... More 

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Thank annagassan1
CarlingfordMarina, General Manager at Carlingford Marina, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Brian! I'm delighted to hear you had a good experience with Sitar! The reviews they've been getting are phenomenal, we're very impressed with them. I'll pass your kind words onto them! Thanks again More 

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