Carlingford is rich in outdoor recreational activities, walking, water sports, horseriding & golf.
Hill walks in the Cooley mountains. Various hillwalks available – the Tain way is a national waymarked route, over 40kms circuit through the Cooley mountains. Grange looped walks commence nearby at Grange Church.
Other walks include moderate to easy lowland looped walks or a leisurely stroll along the shore at Whitestown and Ballagan.
Maps and guides for all walks are available on Irish Trails.
A Greenway, 6.2km along the former railway line from Carlingford to Omeath is beside the shoreline with views across the Lough towards the Mourne mountains. It provides walkers & cyclists with a safe track & spectacular scenery.
Water sports. Available at Carlingford Adventure centre. Phone 00353 (0) 42 9373100.
Cycling. Bikes to rent from On Yer Bike. Phone 00353 (0) 42 9373793/ 087 6487337.
Sea Angling. 0(28) 41763669. 0(48) from Ireland.
Spa & Leisure centre. Four Seasons hotel. Phone 00353 (0) 42 73500
Golf. Greenore golf club. 18 holes. Phone 00353 (0) 42 9373212.
Ballymacscanlon House Hotel. 9 holes. 00353 (0) 42 9358200.
Horseriding. Ravensdale Lodge. Phone 00353 (0) 429371034.