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A voyage of discovery and unforgettable scenery as you cross the lough of myths and legends.

Located midway between Dublin and Belfast, Carlingford Lough Ferry connects the dramatic Cooley Peninsula at the beginning of Ireland's Ancient East in the Republic of Ireland with the majestic Mountains of Mourne, the gateway to Northern Ireland.

Surrounded by epic scenery and shrouded in mystery, with a rich tapestry of legend and folklore hidden in its hills.This largely undiscovered region is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover the myths and legends of the iconic Carlingford Lough and explore the scenic route with a journey on board Carlingford Lough Ferry during this 20-minute crossing.

With departure terminals just one hour from Dublin and Belfast, vehicles can board the ferry at Greencastle, Co Down, or Greenore Co Louth and begin an unforgettable voyage of discovery across the one of Ireland’s most scenic and legendary Loughs. Experience unparalleled sights of the majestic Mourne Mountains sweeping down to Carlingford Lough and the dramatic Cooney Peninsula, and enjoy unique 360-degree panoramic views from the visitor viewing deck during your 20-minute crossing.

Carlingford Lough Ferry offers a unique opportunity to showcase this stunning area of conservation and provides a convenient link between Ireland’s Ancient East and the Gateway to the Mourne Mountains. As Ireland’s newest roll-on roll-off ferry, Carlingford Lough Ferry offers a spectacular lough crossing that will greatly enhance any visitor experience and unlock the secrets of this stunning coastline.

The ferry can accommodate a range of vehicle types including cars, vans, camper vans, caravans, minibuses and coaches.

Ferrys depart hourly from each terminal throughout the year and every half hour during the summer months with up to 30 sailings per day during peak season.

Tickets can be purchased on the ferry or in advance online. Online bookings benefit from a 10% discount.

Sailings operate all day every day, however start and finish times vary by season. Check online prior to sailing. www.carlingfordferry.com.

 
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  • 80 Greencastle Pier Road
  • Greencastle
  • Down
  • BT34 4LR

Top Reasons To Visit

  • A scenic and convenient lough crossing linking Greenore in Co Louth to Greencastle in Co Down
  • Spectacular scenes framed by Percy French “where the Mountains of Mourne mountains sweep down to the sea”.
  • An ornithological wonderland for bird lovers and an abundance of wildlife
  • An enhanced travelling experience by crossing a Special Area of Conservation and a RAMSAR site of international importance
  • A range of on-board tasting experiences available, including the world-famous Carlingford Oysters
  • Scenic Ferry Crossing Across Carlingford Lough

    Scenic Carlingford Lough crossing featuring epic scenery through an area shrouded in mystery, with a rich tapestry of legend and folklore hidden in its hills. Ferry departs from terminals at Greenore, Co Louth and Greencastle, Co Down. Duration 20 minutes. Prices from €15 single and €25 return.

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