THERE is quite a bit to like about Louth, not least the brand new ‘sea louth’ scenic seafood path which exhibits the ‘Wee County’ and its 70km-plus shoreline off to spectacular impact.
he sea louth path runs from Drogheda as much as Omeath- and vice versa – and options 14 scenic viewpoints, 9 seafood producers and over 40 taking part eating places. Listed below are seven issues to not be missed alongside Louth’s stunning coast.
Be sure you try Carlingford, with its medieval cobbled streets and fabulous eating places serving world-class native seafood, together with Carlingford Oysters and Cooley Oysters sourced contemporary from the Lough. Work up an urge for food on the Carlingford Lough Greenway, which kicks off at Caringford Marina and runs alongside the coast as much as Omeath. Bike rent is accessible from On Yer Bike and Carlingford Greenway Bike Rent.
Select from three Blue Flag Seashores: Clogherhead, Port Seashore and Templetown. Tucked away down a winding highway on the Cooley Peninsula, Templetown is an actual hidden gem, excellent for households as it’s sandy, sheltered and south-facing.
3. Tradition quest
Obtain the Louth Tradition Quest app and embark on a futuristic treasure hunt exploring County Louth, from the Cooley Peninsula to the coastal city of Baltray, deal with the cities of Dundalk and Drogheda on foot. For additional info, see antain.ie
Stroll the promenade at Blackrock, a lovely seaside village which overlooks Dundalk Bay and the Cooley Peninsula. The village has a relaxed environment with attractive artisan outlets, bars, cafés and award-winning eating places – three of that are taking part within the sea louth path and function restaurant stamp assortment factors.
5. Catch of the day
See the place the each day catch is landed at Port Oriel in Clogherhead, a Particular Space of Conservation and an Space of Excellent Pure Magnificence, with A-Grade waters and views to die for. Fisherman’s Catch not solely personal the boat however fry the catch proper there overlooking the harbour.
Discover historic Drogheda on a guided strolling tour within the firm of the knowledgeable guides from Drogheda Museum Millmount. Excursions resume from the Could financial institution vacation, and canopy landmarks such because the Tholsel — initially a picket construction in medieval occasions and now residence to the Drogheda Vacationer Workplace, St. Peter’s Catholic Church – now well-known because the shrine to the martyred Saint Oliver Plunkett. Try millmount.web.
7. Digital Vikings
Annagassan was the capital of Eire in Viking Occasions, and a brand new digital actuality expertise at The Glyde Inn takes you again there by means of the eyes of ‘Bjorn the Bear’. Afterwards, get pleasure from a seafood banquet. Try theglydeinn.ie
- For extra info, go to sealouth.ie.