Ghan House

Avg. Rating (5.0 based on 19 reviews)
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Capacity
2-110
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€57.50
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4 Star Hotel
Ghan House is an 18th century country Georgian house set in private, walled grounds for exclusive use. Up to 60 guests in the drawing room or up to 110 guests in 3 dining rooms. The ballroom has wall to wall dance floor. For smaller intimate weddings where dancing is not required - Private Dining is possible - for 2 to 54 guests. Civil Ceremonies in Ghan House for 50 guests in front of the log fire or the adjacent Heritage Centre for 110. Up to 110 guests can enjoy an outdoor champagne reception in private walled grounds with views of the mountains - with log fires and candlelight awaiting inside. 1 hour from Dublin & Belfast and just a tree length from Medieval Carlingford.

Description

Ghan House in Medieval Carlingford is an eighteenth century Georgian country house set within walled grounds where exclusive use of the whole house and grounds makes for an ideal Wedding & Civil Ceremony venue

For dates available - please contact Paul, Orla or Sarah directly at Ghan House on +353 (0)42 937 3682

Ghan House is just an hours drive from Dublin and Belfast with views of Carlingford Lough , Slieve Foy mountain & The mountains of Mourne.

The unique aspect of Ghan House is that you can have exclusive use of the whole house & gardens ~ which means, no other guests apart from your own!  We have beautiful views of Slieve Foy, the Mountains of Mourne & Carlingford Lough - from the gardens, all the public rooms & bedrooms.  In addition we have 8 ft high stone walls enclosing the gardens, adding to the privacy & uniqueness.

For weddings up to 110 guests where the unique atmosphere of a Georgian House lends itself to a very sociable day; we offer:

  • Champagne reception on the lawns – overlooked by the adjacent Heritage Centre which is licensed for Civil Ceremonies for up to 110 guests.  Ghan House has also held Civil Ceremonies for up to 50 guests.
  • Dancing in the ballroom
  • Log fires & candlelight

Our head chef Stephane was awarded "Best Chef  2015 & 2019", we also won 'Best Hotel & Country House Restaurant in County Louth' - for 3 continuous years ~ The Restaurant Association of Ireland and have been awarded2 AA Rosttes  for the restaurant 2011 - 2019.

The bedrooms have been selected by John & Sally McKenna's Bridgestone Guide -'Best 100 Places to stay in Ireland' for 21 continuous years from 1998 to 2019 and we were named "Gourmet Getaway of the Year 2019" & "Fine Dining Hotel of the Year 2019" at the Irish Hotel Awards

The Drawing Room holds up to 60 guests and has a fully tuned grand Piano. There are magnificent views of Slieve Foy, Carlingford Lough, the mountains of Mourne and the castellated walled gardens of Ghan House .

Most of the weddings held at Ghan House have 60 to 110 guests where up to 3 other dining rooms are used ~ utilising the whole house. Later on the band or DJ sets up in the ballroom.

The Ghan House alternative to the big hotel function room makes for a very intimate, sociable wedding!

To arrange a "show around" of this wedding venue, please phone or email us  and Paul, Orla or Sarah will get back to you within 24 hours.

 

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Reviews for Ghan House

Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 - based on 19 reviews

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by on Tue, 30th April, 2019
07/06/2018

We celebrated our wedding in Ghan House and it was lovely, really lovely. Beautiful views of Carlingford Lough were matched by the beauty of the venue itself. Hosted by Paul and the extremely accommodating, friendly staff the day couldn't have gone better, as you can imagine these events can be extremely stressful at times but the professionalism and courteous manner ... Read More

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by on Thu, 25th April, 2019
12/28/2017

Exceptional, beautiful, intimate, personal, hospitable venue. We couldn't have asked for more. From our very first contact, we were made feel important. Traditional hospitality and customer service. So personal and friendly. It's a beautiful hotel, exquisite food, excellent location and hosts are so accomodating and make you feel special. Yet all the while economically very reasonable. I wouldn't have changed ... Read More

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by on Sat, 20th April, 2019
10/06/2018

The Ghan House was the only choice for us. Not only because we had a long tradition of eating here for special occasions, but the location, hospitality, food, staff and ambience are second to none. We knew we were guaranteed the intimate, relaxed day that we were looking for. Everything from going to book, to communicating in the run up, ... Read More

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by on Mon, 15th April, 2019
03/03/2018

I can't speak highly enough of Paul,Sarah and the team at Ghan House. We had our family & friends dinner on March 3rd 2018 to celebrate our marriage. First is the house. WOW! The moment you walk in, you get the sense that this is not just a business, this is the pride & joy of the owners. Every detail ... Read More

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by on Fri, 12th April, 2019
08/04/2017

We only went to see one wedding venue, Ghan House. When we arrived without an appointment Paul stopped what he was doing immediately to show us around and we loved what we saw and heard. Their concept of a laid back wedding with full use of the house was exactly what we were looking for. The communication up until the ... Read More

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