Find out exactly how an award-winning hotel is run, plus all you need to know about our wonderful staff, insider tips and the very latest news

 
The Living Wall Exterior
Our top five sustainable initiatives

From eliminating single-use plastics to promoting sustainable, local partnerships, here we illustrate our ethical initiatives.

 

Lough Mask Distillery
Lough Mask Distillery on the spirit of County Mayo

Eoin Holmes, the Co-Founder of Lough Mask Distillery, has been devoted to Lough Mask since childhood. Here we discover why.

16th October 2019

Seasonal cooking
Why seasonal cooking has become so important

We take a look at why seasonal menus are better for the environment and offer diners variety, with input from Red Carnation Hotels' chefs.

 

Historical Holidays
Historical holidays with Red Carnation Hotels

A medieval Irish castle and a Guernsey hotel that endured the German occupation during the Second World War are among our top stays for history lovers.

05th September 2019

Pastry Chef
Pastry chef Paula Stakelum on the perfect dessert

We interview Ashford Castle's award-winning Executive Head Pastry Chef.

30th August 2019

Ashford Castle Gifts
The 7 most coveted Ashford Castle gifts

Find out where to shop handmade and artisanal souvenirs, including Mrs Tea's Boutique and Bakery.

13th August 2019

Micro Wedding
The rise of the micro wedding

We explore the increasingly popular wedding trend.

05th August 2019

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Candle History
From 1488 to today: Rathbornes’ candle history

We meet one of Mrs Tea's exceptional suppliers and hear the brand's captivating story.

 

26th July 2019

Beautiful Wedding Locations
Our most beautiful wedding locations

Spectacular scenery and immaculate service abounds at Red Carnation Hotels' most picturesque wedding locations.

19th July 2019

Bar Experience
Incredible bar experiences at Red Carnation Hotels

From year-round tasting sessions to exclusive pop-ups, discover what our most exceptional bars have to offer.

 

 

Nature Getaways
Amazing nature getaways with Red Carnation Hotels

We divulge our most captivating breaks for naturalists.

04th July 2019

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