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

 
Ashford Castle History
A history of Ashford Castle's most famous guests

We explore what makes Ashford Castle such an enticing retreat for some of the biggest names in history.

14th March 2019

The Women of Red Carnation Hotels
The Women of Red Carnation Hotels

Meet the women at the forefront of one of the world’s most admired hotel collections.

07th March 2019

Unique Lodge of the World
National Geographic Unique Lodges

Reserved for extraordinarily unique properties around the world, both Ashford Castle and Bushmans Kloof hold this prestigious title.

04th March 2019

The Perfect Proposal
Planning the perfect proposal at Ashford Castle

From the perfect setting to the celebrations afterwards, let the hotel help you plan the perfect moment for popping the question.

14th February 2019

What to do at Ashford Castle this spring

From indulgent wine dinners to scaling trees, discover our round up of the best activities taking place at Ashford Castle this spring.

04th February 2019

Off Road Adventure
Off-road adventures at Ashford Castle

Discover the fun of off-roading, now available as an activity at Ashford Castle.

29th January 2019

fireplace decorated with christmas decorations
A wonderful winter wedding in Ireland

There are few more magical settings for a winter wedding than the jaw-dropping background of The Lodge at Ashford Castle. The highly experienced team will plan a bespoke wedding with plenty of personal touches.

28th November 2017

Ashford Castle Shop
Inside the Castle Shop

Step inside the Ashford Castle shop to discover a showcase of the best Irish craftsmanship and artisanal products, from a bespoke Monopoly board game to an Ashford Castle Scented Candle, made by one of the world’s oldest candle manufacturers founded in Dublin in 1488.

25th October 2017

Photography Tips
Five ways to take the perfect holiday photograph

Red Carnation’s Creative Manager, Philippa des Moulins, shares her top tips for capturing the perfect holiday snap.

15th August 2017

Golden Keys Concierge
Red Carnation Hotels and the Golden Keys Concierge

How a Golden Key Conceirge makes Red Carnation Hotels service the best there is.

12th May 2016

Ireland
Ireland's Finest Fashion Designers

Explore the best fashion Ireland has to offer.

10th May 2016

Guernsey
Chef Philippe Farineau: Executive Chef at Ashford Castle

Chef Philippe Farineau tells us about his passion for combining French and Irish cuisine.

24th July 2015

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